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Tokyo Living 2012

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Yes, it's another time-lapse video. Yes, you need to watch it

Ho-hum, you say, another time-lapse vid. Well, mark our words, you will eat those words, because the overused photo technique has never been better employed than in "Tokyo Living 2012," a video portrait of Tokyo by Masaya Sugimura. Masaya's subtle time-lapse shots perfectly portray the megacity's frenetic pace. And for those of us who have yet to travel there, this is as close as......read more

Gardens NYC: Creative Living

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Garden as canvas.

Ten years ago, when artist Greg Van de Hey felt the creative impulse, he'd make a painting. But now, with two young kids, there just isn't enough time to make art. That's where his garden comes in. Whether it's building a rain barrel, making a grapevine trellis, or making wine, the young dad can always find a garden project that satiates his creative drive. It all plays into......read more

Everything Old is New Again in Amsterdam

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Blom & Blom: Dutch brothers bring things back to life

In a beautifully refurbished warehouse in the North of Amsterdam you'll find the airy showroom and workshop of Blom & Blom, founded by two brothers, Kamiel and Martijn Blom. The duo shares a passion for forgotten items and lost places, refurbishing left-behind furniture that they mostly track down in abandoned factories and military complexes in the former DDR (Deutsche Demokratische......read more

The Perennial Plate: Ten Things We Love About Italy

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The best parts about about the best food country in the world

It's no secret that Italians know how to eat right, and while an amazing food culture is by no means the only thing the country has to offer, it is surely one of the highlights. The intrepid foodies at The Perennial Plate celebrate the great things about Italian food culture with "Ten Things We Love About Italy," an episode shot while traveling through the country. Different regions produce......read more

Jo Peel: Things Change

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Optimistic stop-motion street art in London

For "Things Change," UK artist and Scrawl Collective member Jo Peel spent three weeks filming herself while painting an outdoor mural at Village Underground in London. Using stop-motion animation, she then condensed the footage into a pleasing three-minute clip with a pointed eco message. "[It's] an optimistic look at the idea of human impermanence," she writes. "The buildings and debris created......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Breuckelen Distilling

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Brad Estabrooke's micro-distillery keeps things local.

This week on Brooklyn Informed, the BKI team hooks up with Brad Estabrooke, owner and founder of the Breuckelen Distilling Company in Sunset Park. The 31 year-old native of Maine bailed on a career on Wall Street to open the small-scale distillery near the Gowanus waterfront, where he crafts farm-to-bar gin from organic raw ingredients sourced around New York state. With a grain mill, a......read more

Wild Beasts "Mecca" Video

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Indie poppers float through psychedelic world in latest video

Wild Beasts are good at music videos. You might recall their Talking Heads-inspired clip for "A Simple Beautiful Truth" we posted earlier this year, now the UK band is back with another good one, this time for the third single off of Present Tense, their fourth full-length released in February on Domino. The visuals feature the English group in a gooey, kaleoidoscopic landscape, in a neon-colored......read more

Brooklyn Farmer

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Filmmaker Michael Tyburski profiles the world's biggest rooftop farm

If you're reading this, you're probably already familiar with Brooklyn Grange (if not, start here then go here). In Brooklyn Farmer, filmmaker Michael Tyburski follows the story of a small group of dedicated staff and volunteers, who turned unused space in the city into the world's biggest rooftop farm, producing over 120,000 pounds of food for the local community. Today the farm is looking to......read more

Audrey Louise Reynolds: A Fashionable Selby Film

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Short doc profiles the fashion world's artisanal fabric dyer

As the man behind The Selby, Todd Selby documents interior spaces of hip creative types around the world. The wildly popular project has led the photographer into other projects, including directing short films like this one about artisanal fabric dyer Audrey Louise Reynolds. Reynolds, one of the subjects of Selby's book, Fashionable Selby, is a color expert who collaborates with......read more

New World

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UK animator Oliver Sin uses simple graphics to narrate the history of earth

When he isn't busy working as a designer at Nerv Interactive, UK animator Oliver Sin finds time to pursue personal creative projects. "New World," a delightful animated short that Sin made in 2013, is one such project. The Vimeo Staff Pick tells a visual story of the history of earth, from its creation through to 21st century space exploration. Sin employs a bright color palette, simple graphical......read more

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