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The Sneaker Commandments

Posted on June 7, 2007 Under Fashion

"Collaborations. Everyone's at it "“ stores, brands, websites, blogs, magazines, toy companies, musicians (often in the very loosest sense of the term) and pretty much anyone who wants to get involved." The collaboration has long since departed from the time…

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La, La, La, La, Library

Posted on June 5, 2007 Under Music

Say goodbye to the P2P music gathering hassle and hello to LaLa's new online music library. You might recall LaLa as the CD trading, artist aiding, music site that aimed to change the way consumers trade old music. With a…

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North American International Auto Show: Top 3

Posted on January 9, 2007 Under Design

We had the fortune of being General Motors' guest to the 2007 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, and the world's largest auto show was an eye opener in more ways the one. We got a first-look at…

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Thundermutt Series 14 Launch

Posted on October 1, 2006 Under Design

BA-Reps, an illustration agency based in New York launched a limited edition collection of designer toys last week by artist Tristan Eaton, Gary Baseman, Stephen Bliss, Dave Needham, and Andrew Rae. This collection is an addition to the popular Thundermutt…

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Monsieur T Fall/Winter ‘06

Posted on September 27, 2006 Under Fashion

Our friends over at Monsieur T in Portland, OR have been creating great skateboard and indie art-scene-inspired screen printed tees since 2004. We got a sneak preview of their new Fall/Winter '06 line at their launch party and art show…

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TANNER from Hecklewood

Posted on September 26, 2006 Under Design

Hecklewood, the maker of fine tees and hoodies has upped the ante with their new TANNER leather products including nice slim wallet/card holders and finely crafted messenger bags. "TANNER leather goods are designed and constructed to be functionally sound, utilitarian,…

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System Kings

Posted on September 25, 2006 Under Art

From the minds of Jared K. Nickerson (J3 Concepts) and Leigh Flurry (Font Deli), System Kings is an "idea" that consists of exclusive artists brought together by their motivation to express art beyond its typical convention. It is not an…

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ACL Wrap Up Part II

Posted on September 21, 2006 Under Music

Saturday's beautiful weather was not to be outdone, but the music continued on through the weekend with Sunday bringing more and more of what we had come to expect "“ amazing artist and passionate performances. The Shins were the first…

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Pentax Optio W20: Party Proof

Posted on September 21, 2006 Under Gadgetry

There aren't a lot of waterproof digital cameras among the point and click crowd, but the Pentax Optio W20, which boasts 7.0 megapixels, is sure to save you from puddles, tubs, and rain, because it is fully waterproof up to…

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Posted on September 20, 2006 Under Life

We have to admit that our adolescent desire for the inflatable "Moon Walk" has never really left us. A friend of ours told us about a sport, Bossaball that seems to be embracing this desire for the birthday party apparatus…

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