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killer kites by daniel frost.

March 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on killer kites by daniel frost.

Easily the most amazing, original, humorous, meant-to-fly-high kites I’ve ever seen . . . From Daniel Frost‘s “Big Kite Show.”

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Tags: art · artists · design · public art

all i want for christmas: ryan’s wishlist.

December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on all i want for christmas: ryan’s wishlist.

Dear Santa, We hope it’s not too late for last minute requests, but this year, Ryan hopes to find these underneath the Christmas tree . . . 1. A Dremel MultiPro Kit 2. MSA Safety Works Respirator 3. A vintage can of Krylon, any color really, but the more obscure, the better 4. Argyle socks, […]

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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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punchy parra prints.

October 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

When we stayed at The Standard in West Hollywood last year, we went a little overboard in the gift shop — mostly on magazines, most of which were Arkitips. One of the issues we picked up came with an tote bag by Dutch illustrator Parra. Since then, I’ve come to recognize his work and to […]

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Tags: art · artists · design · modern objects · street culture

shoe the bear’s modern saddle shoe.

August 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments

I rather like Shoe The Bear‘s interpretation of the classic saddle shoe for ladies. I couldn’t find a materials list, but it looks like the shoes are made of suede (upper) and wrapped leather (lower). Each season, the Denmark-based shoe company collaborates with a new designer or artist to keep things fresh and interesting. For its Spring/Summer 2011 line, it […]

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Why Todd Selby should photograph our place.

August 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Internets are all atwitter with news of CB2’s The Selby Is In Your Place contest, and, well, we’ve entered our apartment. The basic jist of the contest is to get as many votes as you can to advance to the second round of 50 contestants, at which point winners will be chosen. And the grand […]

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Tags: art · artists · Boston · design · fashion · graffiti · interiors · photography · street culture · trends

can chanel no. 5 grease up your bicycle?

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Probably not. But Chain-L No 5 certainly can.   Now, I’m not entirely sure that Chain-L is all that different from other lubricants. If you’re wondering what sets it apart, check out the FAQ. However, based on looks and creative genius alone, Chain-L is by far the best looking bike lubricant I’ve seen. OK, so […]

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ryan garvey for the theatre offensive.

August 3rd, 2010 · 5 Comments

Rolling in the Pride Parade . . .                 In May, The Theatre Offensive — a local nonprofit that works to educate the community about queer culture and lifestyle through performance art — comissioned Ryan to paint a float for the 2010 Boston Pride Parade. Working under a tight deadline, he dutifully […]

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July 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Created by ROJO®, ®NOVA is a 7-week-long, live art event at the Museu da Imagem e do Som in Brazil, bringing together 100 artists from all over the world to create a comprehensive creative environment for the public. Now in its fourth week, ®NOVA has so far been a visual feast for the eyes. It’s scheduled to run until […]

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muvbox ups the ante for sidewalk food venders.

July 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on muvbox ups the ante for sidewalk food venders.

What may first appear as nothing more than spiffed up shipping containers, these steel capsules double as hip little cafes in Montreal’s Old Port, serving elegant dishes such as lobster rolls and seafood pizza.  The muvbox is built from recycled steel and powered entirely by the sun. I must admit that while everything about this concept is quite clever, […]

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