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Preservation

DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Mercedes Motoring
Cruising around with Mercedes Motoring owner J.G. Francis, we learned plenty about preserved Mercedes-Benzes. With a strong passion for the brand, Francis and his team search the country for vintage Mercedes-Benzes from the '60s to '80s, and then...
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HANDMADE
Botanical Paperweight
Perfectly preserved, this handsome paperweight captures the graceful structure and magical whimsy of a dandelion, one of nature's most useful flowers.
DESIGN
Caicifang: A New Life for Ancient Porcelain
Since the beginning of last century, when the Qing dynasty was in its final years, China had a tradition of recovering old fragments of precious ceramic. In 1902, in the bustling commercial area south of Beijing's Forbidden City, several workshops...
DESIGN
Watchcase: Reinvention in Sag Harbor
Long Island's Sag Harbor, a quiet Hamptons escape, has long maintained a community that holds history and preservation paramount. For the last seven years, a project has been underway to meet local standards and reinvent one of the village's iconic...
CULTURE
Shark Toof
by Vivianne Lapointe LA-based artist Shark Toof has made quite a name for himself for his dangerously bold depictions of the world's most popular and misunderstood apex predator on street corners across the US. When asked about the genesis of his...
FOOD-DRINK
The Preservation Kitchen
From Paul Virant, chef-owner of the Chicago area's Vie and Perennial Virant, comes a collection of recipes and techniques geared towards foods with a long shelf life. "The Preservation Kitchen" traces the Michelin-starred chef's mission to dish...
DESIGN
The Chairs at Clift
Hotels may play to the boutique experience by furnishing the public areas with a sturdy mix of handsome tables and chairs culled from high-end shops like Design Within Reach, but few go as far as San Francisco's Clift. The motley collection of...