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World Water Day Photo Feature: The Chinese Dust Bowl

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Benoit Aquin's surreal color photographs capture the otherworldly beauty of a land without water.

The Chinese Dust Bowl is an arid 400,000 square mile wasteland representing the largest ever manmade conversion of productive land into desert. It has been called "one of the greatest environmental disasters of our time." Benoit Aquin's eerie, hazy photographs call awareness to "scarce water resources, desertification, and ecological refugees in China" by revealing the devastating effects of......read more

'My Things' by Chinese Photographer Hong Hao

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Controlled chaos reflects Chinese consumer culture

We think the photography says it all. But here's some background from Hao's gallery: Hong Hao is a Contemporary photographer from Beijing. He studied printmaking and created his first major series, a group of prints resembling Chinese maps, executed with a remarkable attention to detail. With My Things, Hong individually scanned hundreds of common objects and arranged them into......read more

Human Collages Encased In Layers Of Glass

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From Our Good Friend Dustin Yellin

SHFT's second art pop up in New York several years ago featured an orange tree encased in resin and placed on a pedistal we made of a found tree trunk. His pieces of nature or simulated nature encased in resin were a unique and beautiful thing to behold. As all artists evolve and expand, Dustin has now moved on to the the human form. Psychogeographies, his newest exhibition commissioned by the......read more

Small Industrial Felt Bowl

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Freakish photo series of a weirdly amazing costume festival in Bulgaria. $24.00

The work of French photographer Estelle Haniana The "Parking Lot Hydra" book, published by Decathalon, is available from Printed Matter. (ed. - Scratch that, it's sold out.) (Via Quality Peoples)...read more

Golden Bowl

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From Creel and Gow $150.00

Flecked with bits of fossilized stone, this palm-size piece from Creel and Gow, one of New York’s most interesting curiosity shops, is delicate and lovely but also quite versatile: at home on a vanity or coffee table, holding small treasures or nothing at all....read more

Brooklyn Informed: Barcade

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In Williamsburg, a trifecta of awesomeness: craft beer, classic video games, and wind power.

We know Brooklynites are getting tired of everybody invading their home, but with all the place has to offer, you can't really blame people for wanting to move there. Take Barcade for example. The Williamsburg hangout features not only a huge selection of micro brews, but also a bunch of old school arcade games to fulfill all your 8-bit desires. Not only that, but the whole joint is powered......read more

Bowling Arm

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Discarded cricket balls upcycled into chunky leather bracelets $44.00

From the cricket field to your wrist, these Bowling Arm leather bracelets make creative and colorful use of expired Australian cricket balls. We may not understand cricket, but upcycling we can always get behind. The Bowling Arm project is the brainchild of Aussie industrial designer and artist Simone LeAmon, under her O.S. Initiative studio umbrella, through which she designs......read more

Olive Wood Nesting Bowls

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Beautiful bowls handmade from sustainably-harvested wood $85.00

Dwell calls these Olive Wood Nesting Bowls from Le Souk "the best gift ever." It's hard to disagree. The beautifully-designed, space-saving bowls are handmade in Tunisia, where olive oil is a major cash crop and there are strict rules about cutting down olive trees. The wood comes from trees that no longer produce harvestable fruit, and once they're cut down, they are immediately......read more

Orange Bowls by Vegetabowls

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Colorful earthenware bowls slip-cast from molds of actual oranges $68.00

For every dozen or so Etsy stores hawking homemade crafts, there is one that offers something truly special. Melanie McKenney's Vegetabowls, spotted recently on Etsy, belong to that unique minority. Using molds from real fruits and veggies scored from her local farmer's market, Melanie creates slip-cast earthenware bowls that look just like the pieces of produce from which they are cast. Each......read more

Cloudware Bowls by Haand

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Handcrafted, contemporary ceramics inspired by North Carolina skies $35.00

Operating from a 120-year-old farmhouse in Orange County, North Carolina, Haand creates high quality, handmade homewares that are functional and elegant in equal measure. These slipcast Cloudware Bowls are our favorites among many amazing pieces. Inspired equally by historic Wedgwood Jasperware and the sky in North Carolina, the powder blue bowls are each one of a kind thanks to the casting......read more

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