The Floating Pool: New York City

Posted on May 30, 2007 Under Travel

This summer will see the launch of the Neptune Foundation's Floating Pool, an erstwhile Lousiana river barge taking its cues from turn-of-the-century public bathing pools which once skirted the waters of New York City. The longtime dream of Ann Buttenweiser,…

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ICFF: Sustainable, Green and Organic Design

Posted on May 23, 2007 Under Design

On Saturday, I had a moderately awkward conversation with someone who couldn't tell me where the teak in his pieces was sourced from. Not wanting to get into a human rights debate in the middle of the Javits Center, I…

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OMG we heart the FAB28URR

Posted on May 17, 2007 Under Design

Heather and I just found a new source of idolatry in the FAB28URR, a 50's style refrigerator by Italian innovators SMEG. Hailed by NYMag as the next SubZero (a claim that, while debatable, we may embrace if only for the…

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DeltaLab Studios

Posted on May 16, 2007 Under Music

Having lived in a town that has one of America's highest band-per-capita populations, I am no stranger to the aspiring musician friend or colleague. While garages serve as excellent rehearsal space and Apple's home software can sometimes produce quality-sounding albums,…

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Visualux @ Superdeluxe

Posted on May 15, 2007 Under Music

Visualux, a "social audiovisual immersive experience," is now approaching its June run at Tokyo club Superdeluxe, and the buzz surrounding the event continues to build for clubgoers and VJs alike who use the nights as a time to learn, play,…

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Light Table Bench 52

Posted on May 15, 2007 Under Design

Pablo Pardo, a popular San Fransisco based designer renowned for the simplicity and elegance that characterize his work, has recently released an updated version of his Light Table Bench 52. Unlike the original, this latest bench adds the feature of…

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Posted on May 15, 2007 Under Life

It was about six months ago when I first picked up one of Recycline's Preserve Toothbrushes at the always-packed Trader Joe's in Manhattan. At that time, it was more a matter of necessity than environmental-conciousness; my current toothbrush had fallen…

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SparkFun's Picture Frame Tetris

Posted on May 15, 2007 Under Gadgetry

I have to admit, the second I saw this wall-mounted interactive Picture Fram Tetris board by SparkFun over at NotCot, I immediately considered commissioning one purely to attract more of that hot geek-boy demographic I've been predisposed to of late.…

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Imitation, Flattery: BKLYN Designs Edition

Posted on May 14, 2007 Under Design

Last year I was involved in the Green Homes Tour and received a heavy dose of sustainable resources and alternative wood choices knowledge and since then, this sort of furniture has continued to catch my eye. While at BKLYN Designs…

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Posted on March 9, 2007 Under Food

"Dedos" may mean "fingers" in Portuguese, but it means innovative design the world of kitchenware concepts. Using shot glass design as inspiration, Felipe Zanardi is changing the actual drinking experience. Zanardi, a Brazilian designer, has changed glassware by putting the…

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