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Unreal Candy

Posted on June 25, 2012 Under Food

Unreal Candy is on fire. Look for it. Try it. Eat it. Unjunked. Read more in this great WSJ article about the company. Disclosure: I'm an investor.

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Quirky Crates on Fab

Posted on June 13, 2012 Under Design

The Reinvention of the Milk Crate, launching exclusively on Fab right now. Congrats Quirky!

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Bamford x Dr. Romanelli x Cartoons

Posted on June 12, 2012 Under Fashion

Beetle Bailey and Popeye on a black PVD Bamford Rolex? Wild. I told George if he did Mickey hands he would have me. The Army vs Navy Watch Collection will be released in very limited numbers at colette (Paris), Dover…

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Calypso Crystal: Twitter Giveaway

Posted on June 11, 2012 Under Design

I've written about my love for the Calypso products in the past, particularly the amazing Italian leather iPhone case. I'm excited to announce a giveaway in partnership with CalypsoCrystal, and a fun one at that. Here's how to enter: Send…

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Im-pressed Stationary

Posted on June 8, 2012 Under Design

Im-pressed was founded by Traci Keen just last year, but she has already built up a pretty wide and fun selection of stationary, greeting cards, and the like. A career change from corporate finance led her to the letterpress– away…

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Rinser Toothbrush

Posted on June 8, 2012 Under Design

Inventor Scott Amron is at it again, this time turning tap water into a fountain for rinsing after brushing. No disposable cups to buy or throw away. No glass to wash or take up counter space. No changing hands to…

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Swap-O-Matic

Posted on June 4, 2012 Under Life

This brilliant experiment was created by Parsons School of Design student Lina Fenequito. The Swap-O-Matic vending machine is designed for user to give, take, or swap anything that fits inside the compartments. People have traded items like original art, poems,…

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Audi’s Truth in 24

Posted on May 31, 2012 Under Art

The Le Mans 24 Hours is a legendary race where drivers cover 4,800 kilometers in 24 hours – almost as many as the Formula One racers in a whole year. The film “Truth in 24 II” (trailer above) documents the…

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NYC’s Rappers

Posted on May 31, 2012 Under Music

It's safe to say NYC invented the Hip Hop thing. Great map, totally fascinating to see all the close ties. Via Very Small Array.

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Deck of Cards: Monja Gentschow

Posted on May 28, 2012 Under Art

Beautiful and haunting cards by German designer Monja Gentschow, available for 25 Euros here.

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