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Trace Reflection Table

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Designed by Basil Bouris. $12,000.00

NYC-based furniture studio Trace crafts saliva-inducing pieces from locally-sourced, reclaimed, and responsibly-managed woods. The Reflection Table is created from two consecutively cut pieces of a maple tree that grew on the banks of the Hudson River in Tivoli, NY. The two-part design allows for multiple configurations of the two pieces within a space. A story drawer houses the table’s......read more

Maple Cube by Tonewood

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A Vermont company gives maple syrup a delicious makeover $17.00

Done right, harvesting maple sap is sustainable in eternity. The trees stay standing, producing sap generation after generation, without the "help" of agri-chemicals. And what goodness they produce! Raw, natural maple syrup is one of food's greatest pleasures. Now, Vermont's Tonewood has expanded maple's applications to include delectable sweeteners like wafers, cubes, creams and flakes. The 7oz......read more

Crown Maple Syrup - Petite Trio

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Three delicious varieties of artisan organic maple syrup from a farm in Dutchess County, NY $15.95

At Madava Farms in New York's Hudson River Valley, 800 acres of sugar and red maples take advantage of ideal soil and weather conditions to produce the perfect sap for maple sugaring. Crown Maple Syrup is the delicious, organic result. With an artisan's eye for craftsmanship, Crown Maple produces three distinct varieties of amber maple syrup, each with its own flavor profile. The company's......read more

Big Jug of Organic Maple Syrup

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Complete your pancake party with pure organic maple syrup from Best Made Co. $68.00

Forget Aunt Jemima's, real organic maple syrup is where it's at. Best Made Co., which has evolved from an axe-maker to a maker of all things woodsy, knows it. For its "Big Jug," the NYC-based craft company sourced US grade-A medium amber syrup from North Family Farms of New Hampshire. Produced using renewable energy, biodiesel, and sustainably-harvested firewood, this is likely the greenest......read more

Skateback by Grove

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Skateboard wood waste fashioned into a vibrant case for iPhone 4/4S $49.00

Every week, we're told, one skateboard factory produces enough waste material to fill a city bus. With Skateback, a stylish iPhone case made from skateboard wood waste, Portland-based design companies Grove and MapleXO are doing their part to put a dent in it. And the collaborative effort is no run-of-the-mill design. Available in three colorways--vibrant, calm, and neutral--the striped......read more

Unchopping A Tree

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Powerful and beautiful video piece by Maya Lin debuted in Copenhagen.

This gorgeously produced video from world-renowned artist Maya Lin really packs a punch. We love Maya Lin's work in general - her earth wave at Stormking was something the SHFT team got very excited about. A pile of heavy-hitting doners contributed to this piece, which was produced by Radical Media - one of the top production companies around. Part of Maya Lin's last memorial entitled......read more

The New Christmas Tree Economy

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A green shift is underway this holiday season. Sustainable evergreens are changing the way we buy Christmas trees.

Great piece in Design Observer from a couple months ago exploring the new economy of the Christmas tree, which is being redefined by growing environmental consciousness and recession frugality. Highlighting some of the tensions that exist in the Christmas ritual - pagan vs. Christian, natural vs. artifical - the essay goes on to underline some of the welcome trends in Christmas tree production......read more

Aerial Trees Make Abstract Art

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Dangling cameras from kites, Dutch photographer Gerco de Ruijter blurs the boundary between landscape and abstraction.

As a rule, tree farms are less interesting to us than forests. The perfectly spaced rows of trees have nothing on the wild natural jumble of a free standing forest. But there's an exception to every rule, and, errr, this is no exception. Hanging cameras from kites and fishing poles, Dutch photog Gerco de Ruijter captures aerial views of tree farms that come off looking like geometric abstract......read more

Trees Wrapped in Spider Webs After Flood

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Spiders flee to trees to create cotton candy arachnid islands.

Um, wow. WOW. After unprecedented monsoons caused massive flooding in Pakistan in 2010, millions spiders near the village of Sindh found refuge in above ground in trees, where they wrapped the branches in ghostly webs. Although the disaster didn't grip the attention of the media the way the Japanese earthquake has, it was a devastating event, killing nearly 2,000 people and affecting almost 20......read more

Laurel Schultz: Arboreality

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Seattle artist shoots from trees' points of view

Is there anyone among us that hasn't imagined what life would be like as a tree? Didn't think so. In Arboreality, Seattle photographer Laurel Schultz gets us a little closer to the feeling. By climbing into the canopy to click off shots, Schultz gives us a new perspective on these living beings we often don't notice, inviting us to bridge the gap between nature and culture by imagining......read more

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