Peel Gallery

Posted on April 24, 2009 Under Art

We love to check out some of the local art galleries when traveling. Peel Gallery in Houston felt like a very obvious choice, based on some of the images from their website. When I arrived I was shown some absolutely…

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Posted on March 26, 2009 Under Eco

Atlanta-based designer Brooke Serson Cernonok has come up with a creative way to "upcycle" your old cashmere sweaters: she turns them into one-of-a-kind plush bears, bunnies and elephants. You can donate your sweaters to Teddylux and leave it at that,…

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Magnetic Art

Posted on March 26, 2009 Under Art

Magnetic poetry became passe long ago (sorry to burst your bubble Mr. Fridge Poet). Motifo is selling packs of magnetic pixels to turn your refrigerator into a work of art. Their cool black, white, and gray pack, or the warmer…

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Sound Advice Project

Posted on March 20, 2009 Under Design

As much as they might want to, parents can't keep their children at home all the time. Eventually, they grow up and start experiencing the world as adults -- a state in which they're likely to forget their 'rents words…

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McGrath's Bloody Valentine

Posted on February 13, 2009 Under Life

Los Angeles-based artist Liz McGrath sets her "eye for the strange beauty in the grotesqueries of life" upon Valentine's Day. Unto her collection of hand-painted miniature butcher knives, she has added two special editions for the holiday. The Personalized Heart…

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T for Two

Posted on February 4, 2009 Under Fashion

Showing your significant other just how much you care is an important part of any relationship (hint: Valentine's Day is next Saturday). Might we recommend the T for Two? The dynamic T-shirt duo comes in two styles and features a…

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18 Reasons Membership

Posted on December 29, 2008 Under Life

Poor January babies; they seem to get so little love in the birthday gift department once the holidays are over. But a Bay Area friend turning another year older soon may appreciate a one-year membership to 18 Reasons, a community…

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Bubble Calendar

Posted on December 29, 2008 Under Design

Now that we've got Christmas out of the way it's time to focus on 2009. What better way to pop through the new year year than with bubble wrap. Seriously, who doesn't love bubble wrap. That's why we are all…

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Chrismukkah Bonus Day 2: ISO

Posted on December 19, 2008 Under Art

The Prize: Multimedialist (tis the season to invent labels) Scott Hanson wants to hook you up with an Iso50 Gift Pack that includes a poster and T-shirt from his formidable collection of graphic design work. And while we're on the…

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Cameesa + AshiDashi

Posted on December 18, 2008 Under Fashion

AshiDashi makes what are probably some of the coolest socks we've ever seen. They even have socks that look like meat! And for Chrismukkah, apparel site Cameesa is teaming up with them. Artists are encouraged to submit designs, and Cameesa…

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