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Reads tagged with “sustainability”

Gadget Sculptures: The Afterlife of Devices
Gadget Sculptures: The Afterlife of Devices

What bionic mosquitoes have to do with vintage cinema and sustainability.

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The Holstee Manifesto: Making The Life You Want To Live
The Holstee Manifesto: Making The Life You Want To Live

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SAVED: Upcycling Through Design and Storytelling
SAVED: Upcycling Through Design and Storytelling

What old tees have to do with indie music A-listers and shrinking carbon footprints.

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KOMAZA: Fighting Poverty Through “Microforestry”
KOMAZA: Fighting Poverty Through “Microforestry”

What 2,000 trees have to do with your weekly mocha frappuccino budget.

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PICKED: Neighbor Dining
PICKED: Neighbor Dining

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PICKED: Faucet Face
PICKED: Faucet Face

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Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees
Bark: An Intimate Look at the World’s Trees

French photographer Cedric Pollet travels the world to document the most beautiful tree barks in a project that is part stunning art photography, part implicit manifesto for biodiversity.

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Marvelous Movember
Marvelous Movember

What Frida Kahlo has to do with Lance Armstrong and neo-hippie jewelry.

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Oil + Water: Posters Printed with Oil from The Gulf
Oil + Water: Posters Printed with Oil from The Gulf

What dirty coastlines have to do with graphic design and talking trees.

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Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects
Search for the Obvious: A Homage to Everyday Objects

A quest for ordinary brilliance, or what sewers, eyeglasses and famous writers have in common.

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