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45rpm Goes Organic

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Revered Japanese label introduces organic winter collection to its North American offerings. More hot than warm.

With Dash, the all-organic winter collection from R by 45rpm, the Japanese brand gives lovingly detailed denim, sweaters, knitted caps, button-ups and totes the eco-treatment. Needless to say, organic clothing made in Japan brings a hefty price tag, so don’t be shocked when they ring in your purchase. ...read more

Handprinter Measures Your Eco Impact

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Upstart app looks to track your carbon footprint

I'm on my first visit to New York City since Hurricane Sandy hit, and I can still feel it in the air. The doorman where I'm staying tells me he lives in Rockaway, right on the beach. The hurricane blasted the boardwalk into the row of houses on his block; he's going to take a year off to rebuild his home. Back in the Berkshires, where I spend much of the year, we've had a devastating tornado......read more

The Square: Photos by Seokmin Ko

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Reflections of landscapes

In The Square, an ongoing project from Seokmin Ko, the Seoul-based artist explores landscape and/of the self, holding a square mirror in varied surroundings then photographing the results. Positioned just so, the mirror perfectly reflects the frame of road, field, or sea where it is centered. The only clue of the artist's presence are the hands gripping each side of the mirror. The......read more

Island Residence by Peter Rose & Partners

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In a Massachussetts vacation home, sustainable design strategies abound

Boston practice Peter Rose + Partners has recently completed the Island Residence, a summer vacation home situated among dense woods on the island of Chappaquiddick near Edgartown, Massachusetts. Say the architects: "The house is part of a collection of environment‐ and landscape‐centric interventions that blur the boundaries between structures and landscape, and between inside and......read more

Food Tripping Across America: Ann Arbor, MI

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Hidden gourmand delights abound in Ann Arbor Town

Dear Ann Arbor Town, as it has been immortalized by the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club, offers a vast and thriving market for an assortment of culinary experiences. Start your day off strongly with an experimental brew at Comet Coffee, where the baristas are always tinkering to make the boldest, most flavorful coffee. Grab a cup to go and wander through the curiously whimsical......read more

Nest: Ecologic Pavilion by Studio 1984

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Pastoral vibes abound in this low impact retreat in Alsace, France

With "Nest," Paris-based architects Studio 1984 have created a nature retreat that would make Thoreau and Emerson proud. Designed for the Archi 20 competition, the small pavillion pays homage to traditional agricultural structures in the French Alsace region where it was built. But while the reference to rural heritage is strong, the building features future-forward technical innovations in......read more

Christy Lee Rogers: Reckless Unbound

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Seriously beautiful underwater photos

Blurring the distinction between contemporary photography and painting, this new selection of photos from Christy Lee Rogers captures a barrage of bodies being submerged in tropical Hawaiian waters at night. The images show a mastery of the chiaroscuro qualities of light, recalling the classic Rubens masterpiece, Massacre of the Innocents. With the subjects bent and distorted, bathed......read more

Neptune Norte: A LEED Platinum Beach Residence in Encinitas

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Green features abound in this five-bedroom, ocean view dream home

In the market for a beach house? Got green ideals and a few million to spare? If so, then we've found your dream home. It's in Encinitas, California, and it hits all the right notes (save for affordability). Called Neptune Norte, the 5,000+ square foot residence was designed and built by brothers Jeff Adams of Wave Crest and Steve Adams of Adams Design Associates, who managed to land the house......read more

Crusted Butternut Squash

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Autumnal vibes abound in this dish from Sprouted Kitchen

We've made no secret of our unabiding love for Sprouted Kitchen, where Sara Forte serves up tasty delights using local, seasonal ingredients, with some truly pro food photography provided by her husband, Hugh. This Crusted Butternut Squash is a variation on a pumpkin dish from Plenty, the acclaimed vegetarian cookbook by London restauranteur and food critic Yotam Ottolenghi. You don't get more......read more

Aerial Trees Make Abstract Art

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Dangling cameras from kites, Dutch photographer Gerco de Ruijter blurs the boundary between landscape and abstraction.

As a rule, tree farms are less interesting to us than forests. The perfectly spaced rows of trees have nothing on the wild natural jumble of a free standing forest. But there's an exception to every rule, and, errr, this is no exception. Hanging cameras from kites and fishing poles, Dutch photog Gerco de Ruijter captures aerial views of tree farms that come off looking like geometric abstract......read more

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