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New Zealand Types

New Zealand Types

Posted 17 August 2009 | By | Categories: art, branding, creativity, culture, design, new zealand, observations, typography | 1 Comment

Last weekend I stumbled on Helvetiki, this witty marriage of the ubiquitous hei-tiki of New Zealand and Helvetica of the world by Matthew Moriarty at Crawlspace gallery.

This is my brain on XMediaLab

This is my brain on XMediaLab

Posted 26 May 2009 | By | Categories: advertising, better world, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, interconnected, links, marketing, observations, people, sustainability, technology, webstuff | No Comments

Links and notes from XMediaLab in Auckland, a combination think-tank and creative workshop with a focus on the design, development and business of digital media ideas across multiple platforms.

Wild Thymes, Honey

Wild Thymes, Honey

Posted 06 May 2009 | By | Categories: activism, animals, better world, branding, consciousness, consumerism, emily approved, environment, flowers, food, gardening, happiness, health, interconnected, product review, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, taste, typography | No Comments

I’ve been seduced by a terroirist network known as New Zealand Artisan Honey, made up of passionate beekeepers producing honeys in small, quality batches from specific varietal sources among some of New Zealand’s most spectactular locations.

links for 2008-03-05: Just Need 989 More Fans

Posted 05 March 2008 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, links, marketing, sustainability, technology, webstuff | No Comments

1,000 True Fans by Kevin Kelly — The Technium A creator, such as an artist, musician, photographer, craftsperson, performer, animator, designer, videomaker, or author – in other words, anyone producing works of art – needs to acquire only 1,000 True Fans to make a living. (tags: longtail truefans digitaleconomy economicsofabundance abundance)

The Latest Issuu

Posted 20 February 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, art, better world, books, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, photography, product review, sustainability, technology, webstuff | No Comments

Copenhagen-based ISSUU invites everyone to upload and turn their documents into beautiful turn-the-page magazine experiences for free. Once uploaded, people can bookmark, share and comment on it. Text is searchable so the document is easy to find. You can subscribe to an RSS feed of publications. Finally, you can also post and embed Issuu documents […]

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

NZ Notes: Sorry S.P…. I’m leaving you for Antipodes

Posted 06 December 2007 | By | Categories: better world, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, food, happiness, health, marketing, passions, product review, senses, sustainability, taste, travel, typography | 1 Comment

I love bubbly beverages: Champagne and sparkling water are always my drinks of choice. Among the sparklers, Antipodes stands out. Coming from a deep natural aquifer to the surface in Whakatane, New Zealand, Antipodes has real mouth appeal. It’s less aggressively carbonated than my usual brew, San Pellegrino, and it’s easy on the eyes too. […]

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Posted 02 April 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, links, love, marketing, music, nyc, passions, people, photography, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, technology, travel, video, webstuff | 1 Comment

Debbie Millman interviews Maira Kalman for Design Matters.

Shopdropping with the Anti-Advertising Agency

Posted 03 February 2007 | By | Categories: activism, advertising, art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, events, marketing, retail, shopping | No Comments

Shopdropping Workshop with The Anti-Advertising Agency Feb. 10, 2007 12-6pm Eyebeam – 540 W. 21st Street Eyebeam is pleased to present a daylong Shopdropping Workshop led by the Anti-Advertising Agency. Shopdropping (the opposite of shoplifting) is a tactic used by artists and activists to clandestinely place objects in retail stores. “Dropped” objects are usually versions […]

links for 2006-11-27

Posted 27 November 2006 | By | Categories: animals, art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, environment, food, furniture, happiness, interconnected, links, science, senses, shopping, taste, technology, video, webstuff | No Comments

Xerox Seeks Erasable Form of Paper for Copiers – New York Times Brinda Dalal, Xerox “Garbologist,” discovered a notable change in the role of paper in modern offices, where it’s increasingly used as a medium of display rather than storage. Documents are stored on central servers and personal computers and printed only as needed; for […]

460 Degrees Gallery NYC

Posted 21 November 2006 | By | Categories: art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

cameraphone video of video art at lexus 460 gallery, 461 fifth ave, nycInteresting 460 Degrees exhibition at 461 Fifth Ave featuring installation by Arne Quinze and video by Pascual Sisto through Nov 30.

protect your largest organ: the skin you’re in

Posted 10 September 2006 | By | Categories: branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, health, nyc, passions, shopping | 6 Comments

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.

Scents and Sensibility

Scents and Sensibility

Posted 24 August 2006 | By | Categories: activism, advertising, better world, branding, consumerism, culture, environment, happiness, health, interconnected, Product, science, senses, sustainability, sustainable | No Comments

Chandler Burr translates scent into words so powerfully i just want to close my eyes and inhale his prose…. 5″ left me with more questions and a slightly wan aftertaste.

the ultimate backpack: art + solar + helping others

Posted 30 July 2006 | By | Categories: art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, fashion, product review, shopping, technology | No Comments

New backpack coming out this fall from Tumi co-designed by Anish Kapoor to benefit Doctors without Borders, coinciding with the launch of Kapoor’s Sky Mirror installation at Rockefeller Center from September 19 through October 27th (also sponsored by Tumi and organized by Public Art Fund).The backpack features a solar panel on top for charging a phone or PDA. Constructed from red-on-gray FXT ballistic nylon with silver metallic lining, a removable padded laptop sleve and temperature controlled neoprene compartments.