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Olivo Barbieri: Dolomite Project

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Northern Italian mountain range depicted in spectacular fashion

Flipping through Olivo Barbieri's book "Dolomites Project 2010," it's easy to see why the northeastern Italian mountain range was recently declared a UNESCO natural heritage site. The craggy cliffs of these 250 million year-old mountains are surely some of the most sublime places on earth. That's not, however, the point of the Barbieri's project. The esteemed Italian artist views the......read more

Pharox Solar Kit

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Give the gift of light. Buy one solar light kit, send one to Africa. $49.95

SHFT is teaming up with Empowered by Light to help transform the lives of Zambian families in need. For a limited time, buy one Pharox Solar Kit, and SHFT will donate one to Empowered by Light's Project: ZAMBIA program, providing renewable energy solutions to Zambian homes with no access to electricity. The Pharox Solar Kit includes a small solar panel, a low-energy LED light bulb, and a built-in......read more

The Truth About Climate Change

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Legendary naturalist Richard Attenborough explains what convinced him about climate change.

In this clip, a graph attributes the rise in global temperature to human activities....read more

Disorder

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A skateboard project by Will Dias written and directed by Filipe Zapelini

The crowd is his element, as the air is that of birds and water of fishes. His passion and his profession are to become one flesh with the crowd. [...] To be away from home and yet to feel oneself everywhere at home; to see the world, to be at the centre of the world, and yet to remain hidden from the world—impartial natures which the tongue can but clumsily define. The spectator is a......read more

Vessyl by Yves Behar

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Fuseproject-designed smart cup detects the nutritional contents of your drink $99.00

The latest groundbreaking design from Big SHFT star Yves Behar is Vessyl, a smart cup that keeps track of what you drink by displaying the fat, sugar, caffeine and caloric content of any liquid poured into it. San-Francisco-based scientist Justin Lee commissioned Behar’s studio Fuseproject to come up with the design. The result of the collaboration is a sleek-looking cup with a spill-proof......read more

Youngs Farm Jam

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New-look web shop from Project No. 8 features fresh spreads from a Long Island farm $12.00

Project No. 8, the NYC brand behind the concept shop at the Ace Hotel, recently revamped its online shop and introduced new edibles like this array of delectable jams from Long Island's Youngs Farm. The 120-year-old orchard is revered among locals for its homemade pies, creates jams and preserves made from the same seasonal bounty. The selections include classic fruit jams like raspberry, peach......read more

5 Awesome Urban Projects

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From coast to coast, American cities are shaping a sustainable future

From writer Rachel Signer and our friends at Collectively: When it comes to climate change, we usually look to world leaders and national governments to take responsibility for building a more sustainable future. But with the formation of organizations like Cities Climate Leadership Group, or C40, a global network of city mayors focused on sustainability,......read more

Dirty Projectors "Impregnable Question"

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Final clip from 2012's 'Swing Lo Magellan' follows a long-distance runner in Yellowstone National Park

For Dirty Projectors' sixth and final video from last year's Swing Lo Magellan, director Adam Newport-Berra shot on location in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (pre-government shutdown). The director, who also worked on the NYC band's similarly woodsy "Stillness Is the Move" video, casted his brother Alex as a long-distance runner in the video the Swing Lo track "Impregnable Question,"......read more

Apolis Middle East Project

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LA company ignites cross-border footwear collaboration between Israel and Palestine

This short video tells an inspiring story of a cross-border, cooperative triumph over exclusionary geo-politics. It starts in Los Angeles, where Apolis is based. The design/advocacy brand hires third-generation shoemaker Shlomy Azolay to craft its Co-Op Leather Sandals in Tel Aviv, Israel. Azolay, for his part, partners with West Bank-based footwear producer Mohammad “Hijazi”......read more

The Big SHFT: Yves Behar, Designer for Life

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The leading light of sustainable design walks us through some of his most game-changing projects

Yves Behar and his team at fuseproject are the go-to design group that companies turn to for game-changing ideas. From the $100 XO laptop and Puma's waste-saving Clever Little Bag to the sleek Leaf LED lamp and SAYL Office Chair for Herman Miller, Yves' work merges must-have design with a firm commitment to social and ecological responsibility. That's what makes him one of the design world's......read more

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