• Cut and Shut: Tom Dixon, Ron Arad, & contemporaries making furniture from found objects in 80s / 90s London. [1 of 3]
 

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design 9 Dec 2013

Gareth Williams is co-author of Cut and Shut: The History of Creative Salvage.

 
  • Stuart Haygarth transforms redundant every day objects, such as spectacle lenses and party poppers, into visually stunning lighting designs. [2 of 3]
 
  • Inspired by the idea of carbon neutral fuel, Jay Watson’s Bio Mass lamps are made from ash branches sourced at his Oxfordshire home. [3 of 3]
 
 

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Chermelle Edwards on coffee culture stimuli.

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Craig Shapiro on new technologies improving the world.

 


  • Coffee street style is photo-worthy in coffee shops because Rachel Comey designs clogs. For the-moving-around-sort meeting in the space. [1 of 3]
 

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food 6 Dec 2013

Chermelle Edwards lives in the connection economy. She's chief coffeetographer at smdlr.com and creator of Coffee's Night Out. Twitter  Instagram

 
  • Pantone is more than a color system. The second issue of the biannual Cherry Bombe, talks coffee matching pigments to a brewed spectrum. [2 of 3]
 
  • The worlds first Barista Champion, Robert Thoresen, tackles complacency in a world of filter coffee by looking to Brooklyn for a push. [3 of 3]
 
 

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Ysanne on new music that is amazing.

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food 29 Nov 2013

Richard McCarthy on good, clean, and fair food for all!

 


  • Amazing Radio is the home of new and emerging music. Online, on digital radio, and on your smart phone. Now in the United States of Amazing! [1 of 3]
 

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culture 4 Dec 2013

Best known for her strings for the Smashing Pumpkins, Ysanne loves strings, plays fiddle, and is a multifaceted champion of the extraordinary. Oh, and she has an award-winning food blog, and makes an amazing cup of tea. Website  Twitter  Instagram

 
  • Marika Hackman's amazing song Cinnamon is reminiscent of the great Sibylle Baier. Her E.P., out 12/9, is produced by Charlie Andrew from Alt-J. [2 of 3]
 
  • Alice Boman's poignant song Waiting mixes effortless simplicity with melancholy beauty. It's available on an amazing E.P. with cool remixes. [3 of 3]
 
 

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tech 2 Dec 2013

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culture 27 Nov 2013

Suleika Jaouad on New York City's street culture.

 


  • Entrepreneurs in developing nations might have burgeoning businesses, and now they can prove it by balancing their books and reporting to investors via sms. [1 of 3]
 

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tech 2 Dec 2013

Craig Shapiro is an artist and investor from Washington, DC. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY and is a loyal Washington Redskins fan. TWITTER

 
  • Kano is making computers more affordable and understandable. For $100 you can create your own device and start programming. [2 of 3]
 
  • A web connection can be a matter of life or death. Even the internet needs back up. When disaster strikes, BRCK can keep us connected. [3 of 3]
 
 

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tech 25 Nov 2013

Kyle Studstill on artisan entrepreneurs

 


  • Over 90% of the US’s fruit & veg varietals have vanished in the last 100 years. Slow Food’s Ark of Taste program is on a mission to save traditional foods from extinction. [1 of 3]
 

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food 29 Nov 2013

Richard McCarthy is the Executive Director of Slow Food USA, a non-profit organization working toward good, clean and fair food for all. Twitter

 
  • The holidays are here, and so are loads of leftovers. Civil Eats offers perennial tips on reducing food waste this time of year. [2 of 3]
 
  • Hungry Planet” is Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio’s fascinating peek into what a week’s worth of food looks like in households around the world. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 27 Nov 2013

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Kyle Studstill on artisan entrepreneurs

food 22 Nov 2013

Valentina Rice on foodies who followed their passion.