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would you swing on a bunny?

July 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on would you swing on a bunny?

I would…especially if it was this one: This Hare Swing by Adam McEwen s is a limited edition of 10 and costs a mere $15,000. It’s made of fiberglass, lacquer, and rope and can be purchased at Grey Area.

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Tags: animals · art · artists · design · modern objects

little robots.

June 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on little robots.

Yes, “Little Robots” recalls the work of Marcel Dzama and the now defunct Royal Art Lodge, but damnit, it’s so cute!  

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Tags: animals · art · artists

how to raise and train a dachshund.

April 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on how to raise and train a dachshund.

How to Raise and Train a Dachshund reminds me of this book my father gave me called How to Raise a Dog in the City. With no copyright info in front of me, I’d have to say both books are circa 1960s and serve as high-brow precursors to the Dachshunds for Dummies, et al., series […]

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Tags: animals · etc. · out-of-print

have a handmade holiday: win a print and a tea towel by leah duncan!

November 22nd, 2010 · 48 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! CONGRATS TO Elise C. of Foxboro, MA. who won this one of a kind print and tea towel by  Leah Duncan!“ Originally from South Carolina, Leah Duncan now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and family of cats and foster puppies.  Leah received her bachelors in commercial printing, and has […]

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Tags: animals · art · artists · paper goods

uncontrollable cuteness: bobby dazzler dolls.

November 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This morning I got this text “Google ‘Bobby Dazzler’ immediately” from my friend Matt. Ordinarily I might have waited a few hours, but being as Matt is in London on vacation — which means he texted me from London, which means international texting rates apply — I knew the Google was of utmost importance. Well, […]

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Tags: animals · design

would you drink beer out of a taxidermied squirrel?

October 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on would you drink beer out of a taxidermied squirrel?

Neither would we. But BrewDog of Scotland thought it’d give it a whirl. The microbrewery created “The End of History” — a limited edition brew with a 55% alcohol content. And, because the insanely high alcohol content wasn’t crazy enough, BrewDog decided to package the beers in taxidermied animals. Thankfully for the sake of the […]

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Tags: animals · etc. · food · trends

we heart handmade art: etsy + west elm event wrap up.

October 18th, 2010 · 4 Comments

On Thursday evening, West Elm hosted We Heart Handmade Art with Etsy, inviting local designers and artists to showcase and sell their goods at the West Elm store in The Fenway. Hor d’ouevres were served — the mini pumpkin pies were quite lovely — libations flowed, and all of the participants were allowed to use […]

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Tags: animals · art · artists · Boston · design · fashion

add this modern cuckoo clock to your wall.

September 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on add this modern cuckoo clock to your wall.

Christie Bassil’s Half Time clock is a modern take on the whimsical cuckoo variety. And it’s painfully sweet. Just look at that little bird and try not to crack a grin! What a charmer —  a moderately expensive charmer that is. For just $248 he will call your wall home. Available at  Gretel.

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Tags: animals · design · modern objects

herding cats at IKEA.

September 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on herding cats at IKEA.

What happened when IKEA released 100 house cats into its Wembley store? Watch this video to find out. Here’s the final advert — “Happy Inside” — that resulted from the experiment.

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Tags: advertising · animals · design · film

marcel the shell.

September 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on marcel the shell.

This is possibly the cutest thing I’ve seen in months. Directed by Dean Fleischer-Camp with Jenny Slate’s voice. MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.

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