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Evan Kessler:

GRAFT Architects: Camelback Houses

Posted on July 16, 2009 Under Design

The landscape of many suburban towns are dotted with cookie cutter Ranch or Victorian homes surrounded by white picket fences and calling to mind the perfect little world brought to life by films like Edward Scissorhands or The Truman Show.…

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Hybrid Wind/Solar Street Lamp

Posted on July 13, 2009 Under Eco

The old street lamps in your neighborhood may still do their job of illuminating those darkened city streets with a flicker and a buzz here and there, but as time has gone on they've also managed to remain quite the…

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Tom Judd's Eyebrow Hat

Posted on July 13, 2009 Under Art

When used correctly, the ever-expressive eyebrows can be a window into the soul ...or at least into the opinion being formulated deep within. Those who are unfortunate sufferers of facial paralysis might never command the effective power of displaying worry…

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Oh Joy! A Pop-Up Shop

Posted on July 8, 2009 Under Design

Attention Philadelphia! If your penchant for brotherly love has recently morphed into a desire for designer-ly delights; don't despair, you're still in the right city. A sterling opportunity to quench that fresh thirst, although briefly, has presented itself in the…

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The Livestrong Chalkbot

Posted on July 7, 2009 Under Art

The two most important factors in combating a beast such as cancer are courage and hope. Perhaps there's no better embodiment of those two words than Livestrong founder and seven time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. While Armstrong may…

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Bughouse Scratch DJ Coffee Table

Posted on July 6, 2009 Under Design

Your urban sensibility is already apparent in mostly every aspect of your existence. Whether it's the way you dress or the the music you listen to, everyone knows that you're watching the streets. When you escape the sidewalk's influence and…

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MuvBox's Shipping Container

Posted on June 29, 2009 Under Food

The term "fast food" usually applies to the speed in which a frozen hunk of processed mystery ingredients mutates into a wondrously cheap and edible delight; not the rate at which a seemingly innocuous old shipping box transforms into a…

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Monsieur T Summer Collection

Posted on June 25, 2009 Under Fashion

Monsieur T has always provided us with plenty of kick ass tees to rave about on a regular basis. However, with the sizzling season officially upon us, our good friends have upped the ante on their kick ass-ness to not…

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Oh Joy!

Posted on June 18, 2009 Under Life

A longtime source of design whim and wonder, Oh Joy! has frequently supplied us with delightful morsels of innovation and adorableness that are simply to die for. With the dawn of a new season, comes the dawn of a new…

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Recess on Governor's Island

Posted on June 16, 2009 Under Travel

There are plenty in the creative arena who scoff at the idea of sport, likening athletic competition as entertainment for uncivilized mongrels. However, when the chasm between brute force and artistic inspiration is bridged, some wonderful things can occur. The…

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