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Furniture: Salvaged Tree Trunks

We spotted these inspired designs by Russian artist Denis Milovanov, turning salvaged wood into one-of-a-kind furniture. For Milovanov, a “tree stump is not something dead but full of creative potential,” and he seeks out only wood from…



TED: Trash into Toys

We’ve always loved the TED series, and since our participation in TED x Taipei earlier this year gave us an inside look, we’re even more impressed. In this video from a recent conference in India,…



El Camino x Wood Burning Stove

Chevy introduced the El Camino in 1959, part pickup, part coupe, and it soon became (an ironic) classic. ‘El Camino’ means ‘the path’ or ‘the walk’ in Spanish, and now Finnish designer Juhas Sipilä is “walking the…


Hug Your Farmer: New York City Farming

We spotted this great video about some enterprising NYCers trying to cultivate urban farms. [Source: Petrina TV] Nourishing NYC East Harlem nourishingnyc.org Brooklyn Grange Farm Queens brooklyngrangefarm.com Bobo Greenwich Village bobonyc.com People’s Garden NYC City Hall, Manhattan peoplesgardennyc.org



Design: All-Electric Wooden Tricycle

We’re always interested in that curious intersection between modern thinking and heritage design, such as Argentine designer Fernando Ponce’s zero emission electric bi-directional, retro tricycle. Inspired by early 20th century classic tricycles, the design is built around a…


The Perennial Plate’s ‘Real Food Road Trip’

Synergy is a wonderful thing! Chef/food entrepreneur/”real food” activist Daniel Klein has been celebrating many of the same ideas that inspire us, all via his The Perennial Plate, an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous…