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have a handmade holiday: win festive paper goods from IN HAUS Press, Gold Teeth Brooklyn, OR Design des Troy!

November 29th, 2010 · 29 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! Congratulations to Liz, Brianna, and Amber who will be sending stylish holiday greetings to all of their friends and families!!! Up For Grabs From Design des Troy 1 set of Happiest of Holidays cards and 1 set of Holiday Triangle Pattern cards (six cards in each set). Samantha and Owen […]

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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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dwell + arkitip = awesome limited edition prints.

November 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on dwell + arkitip = awesome limited edition prints.

Todd St. John To celebrate its 10th Anniversary Dwell magazine has paired with Arkitip to release illustrated prints by 10 different artists of 10 houses featured in past issues. The prints are limited in quantity and priced at $125 each. Click through to see more of my favorites.

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collages by jacob whibley: a nod to a paper-peppered past.

November 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on collages by jacob whibley: a nod to a paper-peppered past.

For me, Jacob Whibley‘s collages are a reminder of simpler times. I think of  grade school — writing weekly journal entries on lined newsprint and grimacing as it tore from the pressure of my eraser or the year I practically lived in the library because I was required to write a book report every single week […]

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have a handmade holiday: win a tea towel by dear colleen!

November 15th, 2010 · 61 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! Congratulations to Marija M. of Minnesota, who is excited to put her new tea towel to good use! Colleen Pugh is an British graphic designer with a witty sense of humor and a penchant for typography. She currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand, and is well on her way to realizing […]

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six flags new orleans photographed by melissa golden.

November 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on six flags new orleans photographed by melissa golden.

Copyright Melissa Golden / REDUX In February 2010, photojournalist Melissa Golden visited Six Flags New Orleans. Her photographs from the assignment were then published for TIME magazine. They depict an eerily beautiful and calm apocalyptic scene of detritus, vandalism, and destruction left in the wake of the storm and the amusement park’s subsequent abandonment. But, Golden’s photos also […]

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have a handmade holiday: win a mini triangle bag by jenny andrews!

November 11th, 2010 · 91 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! CONGRATS TO ERICA T. of Messina, Italy who won the super sweet mini triangle bag by Jenny Andrews! Jenny Andrews gives old leather jackets a second life. She turns them into gorgeous recycled leather bags! The Vancouver-based designer has always had a passion for fashion, starting at a young age when […]

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our gift to you: six weeks of giveaways!

November 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This year, we’re grabbing the holidays by the reindeer horns. We’re keeping our budgets in check and our last minute acquisitions to a minimum. We are not letting the holidays become an arms race. Well, OK, we’re not letting the holidays become a super expensive, purse string-bursting arms race. And just exactly how are we […]

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happy halloween!

October 31st, 2010 · Comments Off on happy halloween!

Powerpuff Girls by Amy Stein We hope you’re all partaking in some spooky festivities this weekend and looking as cool as these two Powerpuff Girls! The photo is by NYC-based photographer Amy Stein from her Halloween in Harlem series. A few of the images from the series are available for purchase on 20×200, which is […]

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the nowness takes us inside jeffrey deitch’s LA home.

October 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on the nowness takes us inside jeffrey deitch’s LA home.

I nearly squealed with delight when I saw the subject line “MOCA’s Jeffrey Deitch at home in Hollywood on NOWNESS.com” pop up in my inbox. I have secretly been hoping that someone would give us a peek into the home of LA’s most exciting new transplant and the new director of LA MOCA. Deitch has […]

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