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Imagine Peace Cuff by Yoko Ono

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An accessory with a message from Maiden Nation $80.00

Yoko Ono borrowed a phrase from her great, departed husband to create this bracelet fpr Maiden Nation, the online marketplace committed to women's empowerment. Reflecting the graphic power of John Lennon's message, the Imagine Peace cuff is inspired by the Japanese tradition of using negative space in a positive way. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelet are dedicated to supporting and......read more

ImagineNations 'Where The Wild Things Are' Globe

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A global homage to the great children's book. $298.99

Applying her considerable talents in decoupage, Wendy Gold has managed to take a great thing (a globe) and make it even better. The Bay Area designer's new line of ImagineNation globes are handcrafted using vintage globes with obsolete geography, on which she applies found, recycled paper to create spherical works of art. This one, featuring images from Maurice Sendak's "Where the......read more

Thinking Like the Dutch

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Urban development re-imagined on the Sandy-affected coast

To understand water management, there is no better country to learn from than Holland. The famously waterlogged nation has a system of dikes, dams and windmills that dates back to the Middle Ages, and it’s also where you’ll find the most innovative thinking about coast management today.  So when Shaun Donovan, Obama’s housing secretary, was selected to head up  the......read more

Emeco Nine-0 Stacking Chair

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Classic aluminum chair reimagined by the late designer Ettore Sottsass $535.00

What's not to love about Emeco? Founded in 1944 as a maker of chairs for the Navy, the Pennsylvania company still makes the same chairs at its original US factory using the same process. The sturdy, attractive chairs are said to last 150 years, and as of a few years ago, they are all made from 80 percent recycled aluminum. These stacking chairs belong to Emeco's "Nine-0" series, designed by the......read more

Tristram Lansdowne's Surreal Imagined Worlds

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Meticulously crafted works by the Toronto painter

We're loving these strange, surreal works from the portfolio of Tristram Lansdowne, a Toronto-based painter who depicts floating spaces that range from impossible landscape forms to haunting urban zones. His newer paintings and etchings, collected in a recent show entitled Fata Morgana (defined as a complex mirage that seen in a narrow band right above the horizon), explore landscape,......read more

Vik Muniz Recreates Famous Paintings with Recycled Paper

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New works reimagine celebrated paintings in magazine scraps

You might know Vik Muniz as the man who makes massive installations out of landfill trash. There is even a documentary about his compelling garbage art. Now the Brooklyn-based artist is back on the scene with a new collection of amazing recreations of classic paintings made from torn magazine scraps. For Pictures of Magazine 2, on display at Galerie Xippas in Paris, Muniz used fragments of......read more

The City 2.0: Winner of the 2012 TED Prize

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Innovation group challenges people to re-imagine the city of the future

More people are living in cities than ever before, and the global urbanization movement is showing no signs of slowing down. By 2008, the number of people living in cities surpassed the amount of people living in rural areas for the first time in history. In terms of sustainability, the inexorable urbanization trend poses both challenges and opportunities for a more eco-friendly......read more

Matthew Levesque's Reimagined Gardens

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Local, repurposed materials open up new possibilities for gardens.

Matthew Levesque is on a crusade to prove that landscape design doesn't have to be boring or expensive. In his new book, "The Revolutionary Yardscape: Ideas for Repurposing Local Materials to Create Containers, Pathways, Lighting, and More," Levesque offers inspiration and tips on using unexpected materials to spruce up the area around your home. The book is filled with images and......read more

Futuristic Forests

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O2 Treehouse builds geodesic domes in tree canopies, where not even Bucky Fuller imagined them. Talk about space-age sustainability.

Founded by future-focused architect Dustin Feider, O2 Treehouse designs and builds geodesic domes for leafy habitats. The company is guided by principles of sustainability; domes are hung in the canopy using a cable suspension system, so not a single hole is drilled in the host tree during installation; also, because the polygon design distributes stress evenly across the entire structure, the......read more

Atoms For Peace "Before Your Very Eyes"

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Supergroup's latest video cuts a psychedelic line in the sand

With psychedelic patterns and swirls pulsing across a landscape of natural, unnatural, and even human dimensions, the latest music video from Atoms For Peace offers a mesmerizing complement to a haunting song.   Following an outdoor performance in Hollywood last week (on the birthday of two of the band's five members, no less), the venue's screens lit up to read 'DON'T GO.'......read more

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