Posted on March 13, 2009 Under Art

I came across this piece of goodness by a recently graduated graphic designer named Hanisted out of central Brazil, who took ink to crackers and turned out a topping that's refreshingly unpackageable. It's a miracle that pen didn't perforate them.…

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Novo Mundo(s)

Posted on March 4, 2009 Under Art

Startling, arresting and full of emotional quality, French photographer Florent Demarchez shows reality in high contrast. His talented eye has gotten him the Jury Prize at the International Environment Picture Festival for Nights on Earth, his series that shows industrial…

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Toy 'N Block

Posted on February 16, 2009 Under Design

We love our designer toys as much as any other collector. The Plasma Dunny: we've got first dibs. The adorable Chinese New Year Yoka: we give it a mini-hug before going to sleep every night. But if they were side…

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Posted on February 11, 2009 Under Design

As you know from reading our site, we love our wall decals so much we'd adopt them into our family if they were human. And so it's with great excitement I came across Gecko, a Brazilian sticker company, whose designs…

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Stella Artois N'Box

Posted on February 2, 2009 Under Food

To promote their beer in Sao Paulo, Stella Artois is leaning away from straightforward marketing and pushing a new concept called Stella Artois N'Box. Running now through Feb. 19, Stella is offering exclusive, luxury experiences inside a shipping container stationed…

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50 Graus' Labyrinth

Posted on January 26, 2009 Under Art

Brazilian environmental activists 50 Graus have struck again, in the same place they hit last year when they left ice penguins to melt under the sweltering sun in the Sao Paulo's biggest park. For "Labyrinth," they set up a maze…

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Rojo Limited Edition Posters

Posted on January 19, 2009 Under Art

Wow. One of our favorite indie art publishers Rojo (as in Rojo Magazine, yo) just released a hot lil' set of posters for 200 first-comers. The 10 posters from MWM, Bruno 9li, Neasden Control Centre, Evgeny Kiselev, Catalina Estrada, Dalek,…

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Posted on January 19, 2009 Under Art

It's clearly America week, so you can be darn proud of it (again) wherever you are in the world. Sao Paulo's Choque Cultural kicked off an incredible Americana exhibit this weekend featuring some precious legendary names through their ever-growing partnership…

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Too Cool To Die

Posted on January 7, 2009 Under Music

It took me about 10 never-ending minutes to figure out how the heck I should tackle this post. The subject's too multidimensional, I thought, so I should divide the ideas into separate ones -- but alas, they'd lose their connection.…

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Pop Surreal

Posted on January 5, 2009 Under Art

Brazilian illustrator Rafael Silveira's new book Pop Surreal, featuring his sweet surrealism-inspired artwork, is out now. Produced in limited edition through national publisher Arte & Letra, each copy comes in a special box that looks like an LP cover and…

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