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Unearthed Clay Paints

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Non-toxic, biodegradable paints available in six earthy pigments $49.00

If there was ever a consumer product that was ripe for a sustainable shift, it's conventional paint. Standard latex house paints are not only energy-intensive to produce, but also come loaded with toxic chemicals that make disposal a nightmare. Enter Unearthed Paints, a company producing biodegradable, natural paints using ancient recipes. Unearthed Clay Paints come in six options that are......read more

Silt Collection by VW&BS

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Ancient craft meets contemporary aesthetics in this stackable tableware set $315.00

Multidisciplinary design studio VW+BS uses ancient production methods and materials to create the totally modern-looking Silt Collection, a tableware set made of raw, unglazed purple clay. For millenia, purple clay pots and cups have been used to serve tea in China. "The unglazed material has the effect of softening the taste of the water in the same way as activated charcoal," said the......read more

Espresso Cup by Helen Faulkner

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Cute blue-glazed ceramics from Kilkenny, Ireland $16.00

Irish potter Helen Faulkner makes these adorable ceramic espresso cups at her studio in County Kilkenny. The cups, which we spotted on The New York Times' holiday gift guide, are colored in a cheery blue glaze, the perfect way to brighten up your morning. They are available via Makers & Brothers, a Dublin company that distributes Irish handicrafts. Dimensions: 2.75"D x 1.75"H Made in......read more

Clay Planters

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From Terrain $58.00

Made from durable fiberclay for water and frost-resistance, this sleek planter is lightweight, recyclable, and specially designed so plants can breath and flourish. - Fiberclay - Indoor or outdoor use - Drainage hole included - Imported Small: 11.5”H, 12”W, 12”L, 11”D Medium: 14.5”H, 15”W, 15”L, 14”D Large: 17”H, 18”W, 18”L,......read more

Grizzly Bear "Ready, Able"

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Allison Schulnik directs outstanding vid for Grizzly Bear

Mindbending piece of stop-motion claymation by LA artist Allison Schulnik, set to second single off Grizzly Bear's hit album Veckatimest, released last year. Creating animation this mesmerizing is not easy work, as Schulnik explained in LA Weekly: "I did an average of about 18 frames/second. I think I animated about 8 minutes, cut it down to 4:30. So I sculpted around 9,000 frames.......read more

Atlas Genius, "Trojans"

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A catchy tune gets an amazing claymation treatment courtesy of Tyler Nicolson

"Trojans," the supremely catchy debut single from Aussie brother band Atlas Genius, has been generously outfitted with new video courtesy of Tyler Nicolson. The Montreal-based animator/director, whose excellent "No Noodles" animation recently appeared on SHFT, delivers another charming stop-motion claymation piece. In the vid, a cute old guy hangs with some colored, moving clay blocks. As the......read more

Leaked Document Exposes Obama's Climate Strategy

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Confidential memo outlines key messages the Obama administration wants to convey at UN climate talks in Mexico in November.

The Guardian has published the text a leaked document revealing the US government's increasingly controversial strategy in the global UN climate talks. The document was left on a European hotel computer and passed to the British newspaper. The text unveils the Obama's administration's hardline, "take it or leave it" approach to the agreement, signaling that the US intends......read more

Heat Waves in a Swamp

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Charles Burchfield's unique, mystical vision of nature captured in new touring retrospective.

Widely acclaimed during his lifetime, American painter Charles Ephraim Burchfield (1893 - 1967) is curiously under-appreciated today. But an ambitous new touring retrospective, curated by artist Robert Gober, may change that. HEAT WAVES IN A SWAMP, which opens in June at New York's Whitney Museum, features over one hundred works by the visionary artist. Working predominantly in watercolor,......read more

Favela Painting

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Artists give Rio community a radiant makeover.

In Santa Marta, a hillside favela in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, two artists from Holland are using a massive art intervention to transform the community. Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn originally came to Brazil in 2005 to shoot a documentary on the vibrant favela music scene. They never left. The two stayed in Rio to form Favela Painting, an organization dedicated to creating "striking......read more

Dulux Walls

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Creative project brings color to communities around the world.

For Dulux Walls' Let's Colour Project, director Adam Berg shot everyday citizens brightening their communities by painting schools, streets, homes and squares in vibrant colors. A total of 120 different colours were utilized in four weeks of footage shot in four countries: Brazil, France, the UK and India. The wonderful song is "Go Do" by Jonsi (of Sigur Ros fame)....read more

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