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What to Wear in NextCity

What to Wear in NextCity

Posted 09 February 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, environment, fashion, health, marketing, nyc, observations, retail, shopping, technology | No Comments

Tinfoil hats are so passé. So what should you wear to Faraday’s Cafe? Check out the latest collection of electromagnetic field blocking and “anti-identity theft” clothing at DDCLAB (427 W 14th St, New York NY 10014 map). Here’s the text from the windows: EMF: Electro Magnetic Field Block Anti•Identity•Theft•Fabric Electric Resistivity measure of how strongly […]

NextCity: The Art of the Possible

NextCity: The Art of the Possible

Posted 09 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, art, better world, creativity, culture, design, environment, fashion, gardening, happiness, interconnected, people, science, sustainability, technology | 2 Comments

Adam Greenfield, author of Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing, Speedbird, Urban Computing and its Discontents, and the upcoming The City is Here for You to Use, moderated an excellent panel discussion that included Christian Nold (who we loved at Pop!Tech), Eric Rodenbeck of Stamen Design, and J. Meejin Yoon of MY Studio and Howeler + Yoon Architecture. Here are the notes I took during the talk.

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

Posted 01 November 2007 | By | Categories: consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, links, observations, photography, Product, product review, technology, typography, video | No Comments

Eye-Fi Wireless Camera 2GB SD Memory Card This is brilliant – a 2GB SD card for your camera that automagically uploads images to flickr (and many more services) when on a wifi network. (Thanks Photojojo!) (tags: photography wifi wireless camera cool gadgets flickr mobile photo technology) Undercover Jun Takashi’s Brain Bag Definitely my it-bag for […]

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Posted 13 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, consumerism, creativity, culture, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, movies, observations, travel, video | 1 Comment

According to “Is That a Lama Behind the Camera,” Anupama Chopra’s great article in the New York Times on Bhutan’s budding film industry, last year a record 24 films were produced in the tiny Himalayan kingdom, population 700,000; in 2003 the total was only six. Even though there were only ten films produced in the […]

NY Design Week Highlights: Haute Green & ICFF

NY Design Week Highlights: Haute Green & ICFF

Posted 21 May 2007 | By | Categories: consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, furniture, love, nyc, observations, senses, shopping, taste | No Comments

corona solar lighta solar powered outdoor LED lighting system that can be staked to the ground, attached to a wall or placed on a tabletop. uses no glues or fasteners and is easy to diassemble for recycling.

Malignant Mole Bikini

Malignant Mole Bikini

Posted 20 May 2007 | By | Categories: art, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, health, observations, people, science, senses, technology | No Comments

As part of her Contemporary Memento Mori thesis series, Fiona Carswell creates interactive wearables that reference time and our relationships to our own body…. When exposed to UV light, dark moles appear in various places on the bikini.

links for 2007-03-13

Posted 13 March 2007 | By | Categories: art, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, environment, fashion, funny, health, links, science, senses, sustainability, technology, travel, webstuff | 2 Comments

To think that we can “solve” climate change without addressing poverty, human rights, democratization, conflict, epidemic disease, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, food issues and the like is to suffer from carbon blindness.

…cool tool allows you to create free live talk shows via phone/web with simultaneous text chat that then become podcasts.

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.

links for 2006-08-05

Posted 05 August 2006 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, fashion, happiness, interconnected, links, love, senses, shopping, taste, typography | No Comments

Love Made Visible blog highlighting beautfiul things and priya’s exquisite taste in design (tags: design blog fashion art shopping style trends) OrangeBeautiful lovely letterpress and bookbinding (tags: stationery letterpress paper invitations design print) SCENT of Colors japanese photo blog organized by colors, mostly floral and botanical (tags: pictures flowers colors photoblog blog plants images photography)

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.

kiss me! high-tech+touch secret message silk wedding costumes

Posted 26 July 2006 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, environment, fashion, love, nyc, passions, technology | No Comments

I’m no fan of the wedding industrial complex, but i’ve falling in love with this complex industrial-design wedding costume.

malia mills: bikinis, body love and best customer service ever

Posted 11 June 2006 | By | Categories: branding, consumerism, emily approved, fashion, nyc, shopping | No Comments

If you’re an athletic woman on the curvier end of the spectrum, finding a bikini top that’s not a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen is a challenge. Believe me, I tried on everything at Saks and Bloomingdales for us — nada. Athleta made a big deal in their latest catalog about one top for DDs, […]

meatpacking district/west village weekend update

Posted 08 May 2006 | By | Categories: fashion, food, nyc, shopping | 1 Comment

The wraps are off Banchet Jaigla’s beautiful flower bar, right next to Banchet Flowers at 809 washington st. Can’t wait to sip champagne among the vanda and cattleya.Have you ever smelled a shepherd’s basket?