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Josh Spear: I'm a frequent-flyer-mile-collector trying to visit every country in the world, sushi addict that loves omakase and active investor. Since 2004 this site has been a place for me to share highlights from art, culture, technology and global trends that I care about.

iGet.it Popup Shop

Posted on May 15, 2012 Under Design

iGet.it is an online members-only community offering designer products hand-picked by renowned international curators.  But now they're coming to NYC. This coming weekend they're having a Popup shop at Terminal Stores and The Tunnel, located at West 28th street and…

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Undercover for Uniqlo

Posted on May 14, 2012 Under Fashion

Big fan. Awesome. Must have more Mickey in my life. Via Hypebeast

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Education City Commencement Speech

Posted on May 14, 2012 Under Press

I was invited to give the commencement speech at the Qatar Foundation 2012 Convocation. An incredible honor. Qatar's Education City includes branches of the following universities: Virginia Commonwealth University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas A&M University, Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown…

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Fake Rolex by Shelter Serra

Posted on May 4, 2012 Under Fashion

In his own words: “I designed and created the Fake Rolex as a homage to the ultimate watch of status, The Rolex Submariner. Made in a limited edition, from the highest grade silicone available, this fashionable item is now available…

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Jambox goes BIG

Posted on May 2, 2012 Under Gadgetry

So excited for my friends over at Jawbone with the announcement and launch of the new BIGJAMBOX. Pre-order now for $299.

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IWC Globetrotter

Posted on April 30, 2012 Under Press

Supporting my friends at IWC around the opening of their flagship NYC store, they filmed a series of short videos– small snippets on a fewindividuals who call NYC home. Naturally for my video, I grew out a beard and then went…

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Cocoa Island: Maldives

Posted on April 30, 2012 Under Travel

The COMO Hotels and Resorts are quickly becoming one of my favorite hospitality groups around the world. After several great stays at The Halkin in London, I knew it was time to see how the resorts side of their business…

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Dave White’s Natural Selection

Posted on April 19, 2012 Under Art

My friend Dave White is at it again– this time with a new exhibition (and his largest to date) entitled “Natural Selection” presented by London’s The Hospital Club Gallery and artrepublic. The show will shine a spotlight on a number…

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Posted on April 19, 2012 Under Food

Absinthe Lollipops? Maple-Bacon Lollipops? Amaretto Lollipops? Yep. Pretty wild right? And there are many more where they came from. Lollyphile, made in San Francisco with super-candy love.

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Gesture Based Calculator: Rechner

Posted on April 8, 2012 Under Design

[vimeo video_id="38401630" width="400" height="300" title="Yes" byline="Yes" portrait="Yes" autoplay="No" loop="No" color="00adef"] Check out the Rechner App– a minimalist, gesture-based calculator for the iPhone. Made by some old friends in Boulder. Math is beautiful. Arithmetic is simple. Rechner is both. Experience the worlds…

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