MANGO Event in NYC: Meet me Thursday, May 12th (12-7pm!) I am hosting this wonderful MANGO event at the MANGO store in Soho: 561 Broadway, New York (Between Prince and Spring St.) Open to the public! There will be plenty of hors d'oeurvres passed around as well as an unlimited flow of...

A better Post-It? And made from wood waste (above) "Shibuya-based Naruse-Inokama Architects, comprised of Jun Inokuma and Yuri Naruse, takes wood waste from houses and turns that into paper. The resultant paper is then formed into a stack of Post-It-like sticky notes that are in turn shaped...

Banksy seems to have reached the absurd hyperbole of conceptual art: the original artist may not even need to conceive the artwork for it to bear his name. Banksy has finally achieved what Warhol and others set out to: the artist is truly a brand without a human identity." ( vandalog )

Killer paper backdrop illusion for your web cam "If you were on a video conference call with Michel Gondry, we're pretty sure he'd join in with one of these. Architect Ryuji Nakamura created the Midget & Giant paper house as part of a workshop at DESIGNEAST 01 late last year." ( core77 )

" ( ted ) 02. Paul Barbera – Love Lost (above) "My name is Paul Barbera, I'm a photographer. Love – Lost is an ongoing Narrative... Working on it as I travel, I will add stories from time to time." ( lovelost ) 03. Marcelo Burlon "It seems like everybody already knows Marcelo Burlon....

They're out there, wondering if they're weird for listening to it all year around, while those who don't like it grouse openly and loudly, particularly when radio stations start playing it before Thanksgiving (as if it'll make the turkey feel unloved). But Christmas is a subject for songs,...

Architecture of WikiLeaks (above) "Thanks to the New York Post article we noticed that this project Pionen White Mountain, which we featured November 24, 2008, is indeed the WikiLeaks Headquarters. Pionen – White Mountain designed by Albert France-Lanord Architects is housed in a former...

I've also included streams for charity singles, Christmas-related music videos, and other new holiday bits (with links, where applicable, to download the rest of the album or Christmas compilation). We've posted some of these earlier this month, but most are new. Enjoy..." ( stereogum ) 02....

The 9 Best Videos Of The Week (above) "think 2011 may be the year of the S&M video, between Rihanna's video, and last week 's K-Holes clip, so expect lots more of that. Besides those clips we've got new and great ones from Fat Tony, Caribou, Architecture In Helsinki, Gil Scott-Heron and...

Norman Rockwell's America exhibits a remarkable collection of selected original art spanning his six decade career." ( DPG ). 03. Solar-Powered Cargo Pants Provide Green Energy on the Go "Solar powered accessories are on the rise, but clothing that can harvest energy from the sun isn't...

 

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