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Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

VIPP treatment

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
VIPP treatment

If there is one thing everyone knows it is that green is the new black! I recently attended an event at DWR where creative personalties had re-imagined a garbage bin – but not just any bin – this was the Danish national treasure VIPP. John Baldessari: "I'm always unsure about — Continue reading

Small Wonders

Categories: Art + Graphics
Small Wonders

Thomas Doyle’s work really blows my mind. He creates often haunting miniature scenes and photographs them. He was recently comisioned by the NY Times to do the cover for the New York Times Book Review. Check out his website to see more images, they have much more impact when seen — Continue reading

Bits and Pieces

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Bits and Pieces

Bits ‘n Pieces is a traveling exhibition of work by international designers, architects, computer scientists, and material and technology researchers. It will showcase projects still in their development stage, as well as furniture, architecture, jewelry, graphic design and products that anticipate the next phase of the digital revolution, focusing on — Continue reading

God’s Architects: A Film

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
God’s Architects: A Film

      Filmmaker Zack Godshall traveled the country to document five self-taught builders creating structures divinely inspired. Read more information about the film, an interview with Godshall himself, and see more photos here.   

Brazilian fun: Havaianas flagship store by Isay Weinfeld, São Paulo, Brazil

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends, News + Events + Contests
Brazilian fun: Havaianas flagship store by Isay Weinfeld, São Paulo, Brazil

Havaianas Sandals, created in 1962, drew their inspiration from the “zori”, traditional Japanese slippers made of rice straw. A product of extremely low cost, for many years they were just rubber flip-flops, a long way from the fashion icon they are today. To design a store at one of the — Continue reading