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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 2008-05-26: Greening the Grocery Store

Posted 26 May 2008 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, food, links, retail, shopping, sustainability | 1 Comment

Greening the Grocery Store Our throw-away society functions on a presumption: somebody else is taking care of this waste. Investigation suggests otherwise. The landfill is a flawed design. Even recycling, in its current mode, is deficient. Only when people become aware of facts, no (tags: design recycling sustainability graphicdesign graphics green plastic supermarket retail shopping […]

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 […]

links for 2007-11-05: Sartorial Subversion

links for 2007-11-05: Sartorial Subversion

Posted 05 November 2007 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, funny, happiness, links, retail | No Comments

IE Best Buy Polo Shirts at Improv Everywhere I’ll always have a soft spot for the corporate polo, since it was the required uniform in my family’s business growing up. The best ones, of course, are subversive. This is based on Improv Everywhere’s indelible Best Buy mission that had over 60 agents dress in the […]

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Posted 30 October 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, nyc, retail, shopping, taste | No Comments

Photo by Robyn Lee, ‘the girl who ate everything,’ some rights reserved. Reporting from New York Criminal Court, 100 Centre St, Jury Duty, Day 2. Wow, the wheels of justice move slowly. At least you can now enjoy wifi while you’re waiting to be called, so bring your laptop (Twitter, Facebook and Meebo blocked). But […]

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.

my brother, my great spiritual teacher

Posted 03 March 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, funny, happiness, interconnected, love, observations, people, retail | 3 Comments

One of my passions is to collect and sell indigenous religious antique artifacts. I once received a call from a New York City dealer telling me about a rare Ming Dynasty Buddha available at a very good price. He said he would send it to me with no obligations. When the package arrived, I opened […]

Adopting a New Rabbit

Posted 19 February 2007 | By | Categories: animals, better world, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, happiness, health, love, observations, passions, retail, senses, shopping, technology, webstuff | No Comments

I can’t remember the last time I was so excited about a rabbit gadget…. so that’s a total lie.)In any case, the announcement email that they’re finally available is brilliant in that instead of telling me to purchase one, they point out that I can now Adopt A Rabbit and welcome me to the Rabbit Community..Should I be concerned about Sherry Turkle concerned about attachment to cuteness.

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 […]