TWENTY1F Fashion for the 21st century: a group of designers, researchers, artists & technologists pushing the boundaries of fashion. We are committed to exploring and documenting the redefinition of the body and society through the hybridization of clothing and (tags: fashion technology textiles body society clothing)
for an investor, maybe not so much, unless you’re going on the Google Story lessons): give $20 to the organization of your choice (within a well selected array including some of my favorites Oceana, Witness, Ashoka and Creative Commons), get 6 issues and an invitation to the launch parties in LA and NY. With refreshing transparency, they reveal how far along they are on their goal, and how many subscribers choose each organization so you can direct your dollars accordingly if you’re torn between worthy causes.
dynamic textile patterns (tags: art dynamic fashion technology textile visualization pattern fabric)
Julia Lohmann Designer exploring threshold between animal and material. Cow benches, Flock and Ruminant Bloom sheep lights. By making objects out of “obsolete” animal materials we’re forced to consider the animal itself. (tags: design product animal material leather cow furniture) More on Gore’s speech Full text of Gore’s powerful speech at NYU Law School on Sept 18th, 2006. (tags: change crisis economy environment global green landscape politics policy speech sustainable)
The Muppet Matrix (tags: funny matrix muppets video muppet 3d mashup humor) Trove of new marine species – World Environment – MSNBC.com Dozens of fish, shrimp and coral species, including two new types of a shark that walks on its fins, have been discovered in waters off New Guinea in the South Pacific, conservationists announced Monday. (tags: fish shrimp coral shark fins species news) Similarity Web for Cradle to Cradle Interesting visualization of Amazon recommendations for any book. (tags: datavisualization design books mashup visual)
tell USDA not to approve contamination of food with illegal, genetically engineered rice USDA is fast-tracking approval of Bayer’s LL601 genetically engineered rice since oops — it’s already contaminated our global food supply. (tags: food safety health agriculture rice genetic_engineering)
Fantastic photography exhibition Acclaimed photographers Steve McCurry, Teru Kuwayama, Sonam Zoksang, Jesse Pesta and Jennifer Macfarlane are exhibiting images from Tibet, Nepal and India reflecting the cultural, religious and national identity of the Tibetan people from September 16th through September 26th.
Podcast featuring classical music performed live in the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museumâ€™s Tapestry Room.
…Increasingly, many products are being designed with features that intentionally restrict the way the user can behave, or enforce certain modes of behaviour.
Ann Richards, the famously silver-tongued and silver-haired former governor of Texas, died Wednesday from complications of esophageal cancer.
…A tetrachromat is a woman who can see four distinct ranges of color, instead of the three that most of us live with.
brilliant melanoma awareness campaign in marc jacobs windows. naked celebrity photograph t-shirts with “protect the skin you’re in,” “protect your largest organ,” and “save your ass,” with proceeds going from the sale of t-shirts (and the photographs by bill ) to NYU interdisciplinary school of medicine melanoma cooperative group.
Following their display, (September 1â€“October 31, 2006) the banners will be recycled into tote bags and sold at auction, with proceeds going to scholarship and mentoring programs that benefit students of the visual arts…. All contain passion, thought, and energyâ€”qualities that only emerge when the worldâ€™s finest creative minds apply themselves to a brief they truly believe in.Interview with Mark Randall and Tim Tompkins, of the Urban Forest Project.
It’s meant as a positive and unconditional expression of luv to be shared, copied, worn, customized, distributed, printed, and otherwise applied, for any non-commercial purpose.
…What we most want is experiences and relationships that give our lives meaning, make them enjoyable, and give us the ability to better prosper.
sings my name sweeter than anyone. and jim noir.