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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 […]

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

Posted 16 April 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, funny, marketing, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

I had noted “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley as a book to read, but without a sense of urgency. … I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley from Book Videos on Vimeo .

Salad Days in New York

Salad Days in New York

Posted 31 March 2008 | By | Categories: about me, emily approved, flowers, food, happiness, news, photography, shopping, taste | No Comments

My photo of Yuno’s Farm’s salad mix with broccoli raab flowers above is featured in this week’s New York Magazine in an article called “Salad Days” on page 104. The article reveals that Nevia No, “co-owner of South Jersey’s Yuno’s Farm, exotic seed seeker andartful arranger of what might be the most beautiful produce stand in town,” returns to Union Square with “a bevy of tender greenhouse greens, plus overwintered broccoli rabe and spinach.”

links for 2008-02-22: Design to Inspire

links for 2008-02-22: Design to Inspire

Posted 22 February 2008 | By | Categories: animals, art, creativity, culture, design, furniture, links, shopping, technology, typography | No Comments

More images of the show . (tags: moma art patterns scale nano informationvisualization technology ) Gotham » A Font We Can Believe In Obama’s main “change” banner font is Gotham, designed by Hoefler & Frere-Jones for GQ to be something that would look fresh, yet established, to have a credible voice to it. … Mission accomplish (tags: typography politics obama gotham fonts typeface ) Endemic – New Zealand Design Store online outpost of devonport, auckland, nz based Endemic, devoted to artist and designer made fashion, publications, art toys and a wide range of playful imaginings. (tags: playful design creative shopping newzealand endemic artbooks )

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 […]

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 […]

Ask Emily: Gifts for New Moms

Ask Emily: Gifts for New Moms

Posted 22 May 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, design, emily approved, flowers, food, senses, shopping | No Comments

Hi Ryan,My favorite welcome home gift for new mommies and babies is Manhattan Fruitier’s beautiful organic fresh fruit basket with a teddy bear, rubber ducky and crocheted booties. Feel free to add in flowers and chocolate as you wish.Manhattan Fruitiermanhattanfruitier.com105 E 29th St, New York NY212.686.0404 and 800.841.5718Best flowers for Manhattan delivery: 1.

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.

What’s for Dinner, Dog: The Honest Kitchen

What’s for Dinner, Dog: The Honest Kitchen

Posted 18 April 2007 | By | Categories: animals, ask emily, emily approved, food, health, love, product review, shopping, sustainability, taste | 2 Comments

George of DiPaola Turkey Farms explains the benefits of local, free-range, humanely raised, antibiotic free turkeys to Cosmo at the Abingdon Square Greenmarket in New York City. Photo by Emily Davidow.[all the juicy stuff will soon be pasted in here.

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.

Book Notes: The Ticking and Korgi

Posted 04 March 2007 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, shopping | No Comments

The Ticking’s gorgeous cover design compelled me to pick it up, but Renee French’s touching story of Edison Steelhead and his relationship with his father kept me reading all the way to the end. If you like the creepy-warm works of Edward Gorey or Tim Burton, you’ll love The Ticking.Thrilled also to discover Korgi, Christian Slade’s lush graphic adventure tales of a girl named Ivy and Sprout, her Corgi on from the same publisher.

Ask Emily: Get Well Gifts for Geeks

Posted 04 March 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, funny, health, love, science, shopping | No Comments

flowers are cliched, and sometimes not allowedfood’s tricky — they’re on a special diet.heal with humor — try giant microbes.here are a few i’ve been intimate with over the years:GiardiaE.