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  • friends

    hack 2 school

    Sep 06, 2007

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    You may have seen this around the blogosphere, but I thought I’d give my recommendation as well. Core 77 did this back to school guide with helpful tips for all of you designers and designer wannabes. From key items to invest in to simple photoshop tricks, with some wit and humor thrown in. There’s some (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    craft inc.

    Aug 27, 2007

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    Thought I’d pass along this recommendation to all of our crafty readers. I spotted this book on Lena Corwin’s blog and it definitely sounds like a must read for all of you small business crafty girls. Check out the website and Lena’s review! (…) Read more »

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    margo slinger

    Aug 22, 2007

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    Thank you to Bloesem for intoducing me to the work of Margo Slinger. You have to check out her website of work. It is so clever and funny and beautiful. All of the buttons on her website are little vintage buttons (an one silly rabbit?). The navigation is a little tricky, and it’s easy to (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    trompe l’oiel

    Aug 15, 2007

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    Loveforever posted this photo from our catalog on both her blog and her inspiration board. But, she also questioned, is this lace or lace wallpaper? I had no idea, so I asked the catalog team. They said it was wallpaper, and that it looked so real, it even tricked your eyes when you were standing (…) Read more »

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    nightvision

    Aug 14, 2007

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    Spotted this over on craftzine.com and had to share. Images above are by Audrey Penven. She sews on film negatives in a darkroom wearing nightvision goggles. Pretty amazing. (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    notcouture launch week!

    Jul 31, 2007

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    So I’m sure you’ve already come across notcouture, fashionable offspring of favorite design site, notcot. Well this week notcouture is celebrating their official launch! Be sure to check out both of the sites, and take notice of special discounts for notcot readers from some of your favorite retailers (hint hint hint). And start submitting some (…) Read more »

  • features

    wind bells

    Jul 26, 2007

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    PingMag just did this entry featuring Japanese wind bells. Every July in Kanagawa, people visit the Kawasaki Taishi Wind Bell Market. Can you imagine how magical and peaceful it would be to walk through an entire market filled with these bells? These photos are my favorites, but check out PingMag for more pics and info… (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    you say tomato

    Jul 25, 2007

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    Attack of the giant tomato pincushion! No, it’s a bean bag chair, and you can make it. Spotted on love forever and find the tutorial on how to make your own at etsy labs. I wanna take a field trip there! (…) Read more »

  • food

    sew edible

    Jul 11, 2007

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    This is a cake. Yes, a cake. I found this while browsing on desingersblock. How amazing? (…) Read more »

  • features

    free people art show

    Jun 29, 2007

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    Urban Outfitters Inc. has a building called 543 in the Navy Yard that is the center of employee life. This building is shared by the three brands and is also open to the public. 543 houses our restaurant/cafeteria, gym, yoga studio, coffee shop, and magazine shop among other things. Since it is a space the (…) Read more »

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    craft catch up

    Jun 18, 2007

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    Did you miss the Renegade Craft Fair this weekend? Or maybe you’re thinking about checking out the Chicago scene? Poppy Talk did this cool guide to the fair that can catch you up on what you missed… Above image from rock paper scissors from bang from woolies (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    selvedge

    Jun 18, 2007

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    Check out this post over on love forever. She has picked up the latest issue of Selvedge and posted these beautiful photos from a spread on the women’s clothing of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil. Definitely makes me want to see the rest of the images. (photographs by Fedor Van der Valk) A little about Selvedge (…) Read more »

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