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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Aura's Wireless Christmas Lights With just about everything going wireless these days, the team behind Aura thought it was time Christmas tree lights got the same treatment. After becoming fed up with untangling a never-ending mess of lights each...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Tuchus Acceptance Last week Vogue caught onto the (not exactly new) butt phenomenon and declared we are currently living in the "official era of the big booty." Yet between all the Photoshopping, implants and photos of Kim Kardashian's enviable...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Disruptive by Design Telling the story of Oakley, from its humble beginnings to becoming one of the world's leading eyewear innovators, the newly released "Disruptive by Design" is a brand film of rather impressive proportions. Recapping its...
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My Life in The New York Times
As a New York institution and masterful painter, Ross Bleckner is a true artist. His time—much of it, anyway—is spent cut off, alone and hard at work in his studio in Sagaponack, NY. But he has always voraciously read the newspaper to...
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Société Perrier
Sparkling water may not be the source that springs to mind when planning your next night out, but Perrier hopes you'll look to them when sorting out where to go and what to do. The just-launched Société Perrier helps keep the discerning global nomad...
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Four Seasons in Yosemite
Most days find Los Angeles Times photographer Mark Boster on what he affectionately calls "the crash and burn shift," taking photos of courthouses, accidents and crimes to accompany the news of the sprawling metropolis of Southern California. But...
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Agenda and Edit
Known the world over for their well-edited books on culture, Phaidon Press recently relaunched their site and with it new sections highlighting current movements in architecture, art, design, food and photography. The publisher organizes the...
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Monocle Mediterraneo Newspaper
An antidote to disco-worthy iPads and nerdy eReaders unfit for the beach, Monocle's recently published "Mediterraneo" newspaper, like their magazine, goes against the publishing grain for a glare-free summer read. The 64-page extension of the acclaimed...
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McSweeney's Issue 33: The San Francisco Panorama
One of our favorite new-school purveyors of good old-fashioned journalism McSweeney's launched their special edition, 320-page "San Francisco Panorama" this week, making it the latest of the literary journal's quarterly releases...
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Hack2Work: Core77's Essential Tips for the Design Professional
The indispensable design blog Core77 just launched an exhaustive help section called Hack2Work: Essential Tips for the Design Professional. Divided into five sections—Clients, Office, Staff, Process and Promotion—each contains dozens of...
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Fall Picks From Those Who’ve Seen It All
Tasking seven online publications (including yours truly) with sourcing new housewares, the New York Times today highlighted 32 new products — from marble soda cans to modern beveled mirrors — and the people who picked them. Props to...
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Times: A new RSS application
I use my RSS reader religiously but oftentimes suffer from information overload so I'm excited about Times, a new RSS reader released today by Acrylic. Instead of a vertical format reader that resembles your inbox, Times presents your feeds in...
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Doh Boy
Can a toy change the way we eat? That's the question the UK based socially responsible apparel line Howies is asking with their new chunky friend, Doh Boy. His strategy is educational—teach people how to make and eat healthy bread. He comes...
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adicolor Chinatown
The much anticipated adicolor series began its decent on New York City this weekend with the launch of the White Series. Over at the Originals store in SoHo the adicolor box set sold out instantly, as did the pairs customized by KR (Craig Costello...
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Start Mobile Call for Animated Submissions
Start Mobile, the online purveyor of art for your mobile phone, is taking the leap from static to animated content. Utilizing Flash Lite from Adobe (Macromedia), you can create animations that will run smoothly on devices from Nokia, Sony Ericsson...
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Your Helicopter is Waiting
If you've been planning one of those sight-seeing helicopter tours around New York, you might want to wait a couple more weeks. On 27 March, US Helicopter is slated to commence air "taxi" service between JFK/LGA (Newark service coming...
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V for Vendetta Artwork Exhibition
Regardless of whether or not the Wachowski's forthcoming movie take on graphic novel V For Vendetta is any good, the promotional artwork is undoubtedly fantastic. Concept Arts has stayed true to British artist David Lloyd's original comic...
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Ryan Trecartin: "A Family Finds Entertainment"
Judging by 24-year-old artist Ryan Trecartin's infectious, semi-hallucinogenic debut, "A Family Finds Entertainment," reports of video art's demise have been greatly exaggerated. With nods to Jack Smith and very early John Waters...
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Wallpaper* 10th Anniversary
British-based and internationally-read Wallpaper* celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, limited-editions of the magazine are being produced, starting this month with a cover by artist Richard Patterson. On the left is his...
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Faster, Lighter, and Stronger: The New Tricked-Out Surfboards
On 5 December 2005, a day now known as “Black Monday” in the surfboard industry, the major manufacturer of the foam “blanks” that form the board's core, Clark Foam, shut its doors, ending an almost 44 year monopoly on the...
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High Energy Constructs
High Energy Constructs, the latest gallery in Los Angeles' Chinatown, opens tomorrow 18 February, 2006 with a solo show by Colorado-born artist David Brady, 27. The exhibition, called "Max Jewel," is a series of sculptures made with...
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