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Bon Iver, "Towers"

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Eerie, bucolic clip directed by NABIL

2012 appears to be Bon Iver's year. We're barely through February, and the Eau Claire, Wisconsin band, led by main man Justin Vernon, has already notched a Grammy for Best New Artist and appeared on Saturday Night Live. With this newly-dropped video for "Towers," off of the outfit's stellar self-titled LP, the list of accomplishments continues to grow. Directed by Nabil Elderkin (who also......read more

Foals, "Bad Habit"

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Two-time collaborators Foals and Nabil deliver a gorgeous, slightly NSFW video for "Bad Habit"

UK band Foals have collaborated with filmmaker Nabil Elderkin on another NSFW video, though significantly less so than the one for "Late Night" from earlier in the year. There's still nudity though, so be forewarned. Don't know much about Foals except that they're British, but "Bad Habit" is (as a Brit would say) an 'eavy chune, with an epic chorus that won't soon leave your head. In the video,......read more

Ford and SHFT launch sustainability film series in New York

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Ford and SHFT launch sustainability film series in New York

Ford Motor Company and sustainability lifestyle platform SHFT.com unveiled the first of 10 digital short documentary films profiling cutting-edge innovators in sustainable businesses at a promotional event last night at the 404 NYC space in Midtown New York. Ford executive chairman Bill Ford introduced the film, along with actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier and film producer Peter Glatzer,......read more

Forbes: SHFT celebrates Toyota Prius' 10th Anniversary

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SHFT celebrates Toyota Prius community's commitment to sustainability at their 10th Anniversary in Malibu, CA.

SHFT.com(www.shft.com) will help curate art, music and sustainable design products to be incorporated into the event. Co-founder Peter Glatzer will speak to the various ways in which the idea of sustainability has impacted our culture in the areas of art, music, new media, product design, architecture and food, as well as produce the gadget lab withWIREDmagazine. SHFT.com is a new media platform,......read more

The Residences at W Hollywood

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Ron Barnes of the W talks SHFT and sustainabilty

We are thrilled to thrilled to partner with The Residences at W Hollywood, the second largest LEED Silver-certified building in the United States. Offering residents the ultimate option in eco-luxe urban living, every aspect of The Residences -- from design to construction materials to technology and landscape -- reflects a commitment to the highest standards of conservation and......read more

Urban Farming

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From Lexicon of Sustainability

We were thrilled when we first saw our good friend Douglas Gayeton's photographic series Lexicon of Sustainability.  Now we're over the moon for the series he's brought to PBS.   In this episode: "Urban Farmer"Novella CarpenterGhost Town FarmOakland, CANovella Carpenter is the author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer, and co-author of The Essential Urban Farmer. She farms......read more

Upstart SF Restaurant Looks to Redefine Food Sustainability

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In a quest to face climate change head on, The Perennial pushes way beyond farm-to-table cuisine

Twilight Greenaway for Civil Eats: In the quest to shave off distance from field to plate, today’s chefs and restaurants have devised a range of creative solutions–from growing tomatoes on their own rooftops to sourcing fruit from their customers’ backyards. The Perennial, a soon-to-open San Francisco eatery, plans to take the business of local sourcing several steps......read more

Sebastian Cox Furniture

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Young UK furniture designer shares thoughts on his passion for craft--and sustainability

Sebastian Cox is a young, independent furniture designer from Lincolnshire, UK who works with coppiced hazelwood and other hardwoods that grow in abundance around his home. In this video we get a look at his design and manufacturing process--from harvesting wood with an axe to crafting pieces in his studio--which is innately connected to his interest in sustainability. What really stands out in......read more

The Big SHFT: David Hertz, Repurposed

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Sustainability is second nature to one of California's most innovative architects

David Hertz is widely recognized as one of green design's leading innovators. At the Studio of Environmental Architecture, the LA-based design firm he founded, Hertz focuses primarily on custom residential projects with particular experience in climate responsive, environmentally sustainable homes. He is perhaps best known for the seminal Wing House, an imaginative Malibu residence constructed......read more

Branson: Businesses Should Stand Up to Climate Change Deniers

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The case for private sector investment in sustainability

SHFT Advisor Richard Branson for the Huffington Post: I'm enormously impressed with Apple CEO Tim Cook for his strong words on climate change deniers, and demanding business should have benefits for people and the planet, beyond just profit. Conservative think tank the National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) -- Apple shareholders -- criticized Cook for pursuing......read more

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