The Plastiki Expedition Toy

Posted on December 8, 2009 Under Design

My friend David is sailing from Los Angeles to Sydney on a boat he calls the Plastiki made entirely of recycled plastic bottles. What a nut case, right? I had agreed to go with him until I went on some…

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Megan Herbert's Wrapping Paper

Posted on December 7, 2009 Under Design

Megan Herbert has produced a range of five gift-wrapping papers created to enhance your gifts for any occasion. An Australian-born illustrator and writer, she is now based in Iceland. In the Summer of 2009 she and designer Sruli Recht (and…

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Japan Brand Pop Up Shop: NYC

Posted on November 24, 2009 Under Design

Felissimo – the design house on 56th street in New York – is opening a JAPAN BRAND holiday pop up shop from Nov 23rd to Dec 24th.  Awesome stuff! One of the items is a limited edition series of extraordinary,…

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Dyson Air Multiplier

Posted on October 13, 2009 Under Gadgetry

Look mom, no blades. The future is here. Silent velcro. Space travel. Fanless... fans. And one of them there doohickeys just miraculously showed up on my desk today. Should I dispose of it in a landfill? Should I convince people…

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Posted on July 30, 2009 Under Music

Nine out of ten music nerds agree, Warp Records is king. Since its inception and initial release in 1989, the label that defined intelligent electronic music has witnessed a wave of advancement in sound production, a rode it all the…

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Studio Roxas's Chiba Warrior

Posted on July 27, 2009 Under Fashion

Being the "favorite uncle" isn't as tough a job as, say, being the father, but there's still a responsibility to bring my new nieces/nephews awesome gifts. For instance, I spotted Isabel Roxas's Chibi Warrior branded merch at the Brooklyn Flea…

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Zine of the Month Club

Posted on June 16, 2009 Under Books

The gift that keeps on giving is sadly underused. I'm not talking about a puppy. I'm referring to what might become a relic if people don't start having obsessions with receiving things in the snail mail again: Gift of the…

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DJ Shadow: The 4-Track Era Bundle

Posted on May 27, 2009 Under Music

To most of us, DJ Shadow is a mind without a past. Everything he touched became a timeless piece, the demonstration of his powers beginning with 1996's Endtroducing, an album that quickly became the soundtrack to the lives of many.…

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Your Mother's Candles

Posted on May 5, 2009 Under Life

With Mother's day fast approaching, those of us who won't be able to make it home to present mom with a box of chocolates and some fresh flowers to show how much we care in person have undoubtedly started feeling…

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MOMA's Destination: Brazil Product Collection

Posted on April 28, 2009 Under Design

Being an outsider sucks. We sometimes feature products on our site, like kicks, that are available only in Brazil, and we're definitely guilty for making you salivate and yearn for them. Today we're psyched to tell you about the launch…

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