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Sonia Romero

Posted on July 6, 2009 Under Art

Since 2003, Los Angeles artist and RISD grad Sonia Romero has been dazzling Southern California with her exquisite, detailed linocuts and silkscreened prints of wildlife and civiliziation's (sometimes precarious) connection with it. The daughter of artists Nancy and Frank Romero…

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Thriller Headphones

Posted on July 1, 2009 Under Design

In the wake of Michael Jackson's death, we've started to focus on the drama that still surrounds the singer - his will, the question of what to do with his non-biological children, why he suffered cardiac arrest, and so on.…

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Coffin Shelves

Posted on June 28, 2009 Under Design

Some might think having your own coffin in your house is morbid, but not William Warren. In fact, the furniture and product designer created Shelves for Life, a build-it-yourself Ikea style bookcase that, after you've expired, can be reassembled into…

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Bag It: Shopping Bag Trends

Posted on June 28, 2009 Under Life

Shopping bags are, for the most part, pretty dull. Not only are they a hinderance on the environment, but they're hardly ever hip enough for us to want to recycle them unless it means dropping them in a blue bin.…

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Typeography Soap

Posted on June 28, 2009 Under Design

If you're truly a typography geek, then why stop at just outfitting your office and your bedroom with lust-worthy fonts? We just spotted this rad translucent soap created by Debbie Chialtas at The Soap Lab on the design site FredFlare.…

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Character: Recycled Letters

Posted on May 6, 2009 Under Art

As you know, we're all about recycling. But, Character, a Finnish design company is all about recycling in an altogether different sort of way. When a store decides to toss their neon signage, Character comes along, snags them, takes them…

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Get Away to Tahiti… For Free

Posted on April 27, 2009 Under Travel

It's time to get the hell out of dodge. Yeah yeah, we know, we're in a recession. But, on the other hand...airfares and hotel rooms are the lowest they've been in ages. Still can't swing it? Ok, well...what are your…

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Posted on April 23, 2009 Under Life

Remember PostSecret? That project that had people mailing their dirty little secrets all over the place to complete strangers? That was fun and all, but if you're more photographically-inclined, you'll probably get a bigger kick out of a similar new…

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Is This Your Luggage?

Posted on April 23, 2009 Under Travel

Lost luggage is the worst. And it seems, no matter what trouble you go to to prevent yours from being misplaced "“ designer bags, vibrant tags, etc. "“ it doesn't really make a difference to the airlines or that person…

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Eeepmon Goes Big In Japan

Posted on April 15, 2009 Under Art

While most artists struggle to be big in the States, others strive for the glory of being big in Japan after they've flopped in America.  Of course, that isn't really the case with (our dear friend) the Canadian-born multi-disciplinary artist eepmon…

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