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Rodarte Wrap Tease

Rodarte Wrap Tease

It’s the holiday season, and we’re all scrambling around for gifts for our friends, family, coworkers, what have you. So much thought and energy goes into the gift, that the wrapping paper is just an afterthought… for most people at least. I try to do something different with my wrapping every year, but I usually(…)

Power Concept: Start Here Mart

I am the first to admit that I love shopping. Reading Marx and discussing “thing theory” in French literature classes has not changed my love of exchanging dough for well designed commodities. But at some point the Marx gets to you, and the deliberate effacement of the human hand in the object starts pulling at(…)

El Casco: Staple Away!

Kaufmann Mercantile, you’ve done it again.  You’ve managed to hit me with another perfectly crafted specimen of an object that’s been around for centuries.  Frustrated with my own sub par stapler, incapable of attaching more than 10 pages at a time, I started my search for a new one. Of course, Staples was not exactly(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

  Art These vintage portraits of intriguing people make us want to write a short story. Thanks Miss Modish! Start with a beautiful fashion photograph add animation and literally feel the wind in your hair over at From Me to You. For all you graphic design lovers here is a rad map of Manhattan using(…)