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The Value of Trees

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Artist and Tree Activist Gillian Ware on preserving and respecting the arboreal world

"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way." - William Blake  Two hundred years later, Blake's words ring truer than ever. In Santa Monica, city officials are moving forward with a plan to remove 54 mature fig trees as part of a new urban design project. Artist Gillian Ware, who divides her time between the UK and Los......read more

The Washingtonian: Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer Bring SHFT to Washington

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The cofounders of the environmental awareness and lifestyle site joined Senator Chris Dodd for an evening with the Motion Picture Association of America

After a visit to the White House to discuss environment and energy policy, SHFT's co-founders presented five SHFT short films at the MPAA with a reception hosted by MPAA CEO Senator Chris Dodd.  ...read more

Areaware Bottle Opener

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Designed By Brendan Ravenhill $12.00

Designed by Brendan Ravenhill for Areaware, this bottle opener is designed with ultimate functionality in mind. Carved from walnut wood and featuring a contrasting black painted handle, the simple bottle opener contains two small magnets—one that allows the opener to stay on a refrigerator door when not in use, and another that catches the bottle cap after its been opened to avoid the......read more

Blue Marbled Cup by Workaday Handmade

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Slip-cast earthenware from Brooklyn-based ceramicist Forrest Lewinger $38.00

Workaday Handmade is Forrest Lewinger, a Georgia-raised ceramicist who makes perfectly unrefined pottery from his studio in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. This WH Blue Marbled Cup is a nice example of his aesthetic, which never seeks to hide the hand of the maker. The matte cups feature a blue and white marble glaze that gives off a trippy, clouded effect. The overall result is a carefree,......read more

Bento Bowl by San Yoshi Lacquerware

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Portable food storage in recycled plastic $18.00

Layer your whole lunch in this portable storage system styled after the traditional Japanese bento box. The top compartment stacks atop a lidded lower compartment to separate and transport a meal or on-the-go snacks without mixing contents. San-Yoshi products are made of 70 percent recycled PET and 30 percent heat-resistant ABS plastic, making them durable, shatter-resistant, and microwave,......read more

Braided Hemp Rug from Restoration Hardware

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Textured rug great for any floor $299.99

This tightly loomed highly textured rug is made from durable eco-friendly hemp.  It has a very neutral nubby feeling and acts as a subtle accent to the rest of the loft.  It's inherently durable, feels good to the feet, and carries a long-lasting versatile feel. ...read more

Ruby Suns "Desert of Pop"

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Director Samuel Kristofski eschews digital software in favor of physical craft

In a filmmaking environment where directors can do pretty much anything with digital tools, we always welcome videos that steer clear of software in favor of classic, handmade craftsmanship. This lo-fi clip for The Ruby Suns' "Desert of Pop," from NZ director Samuel Kristofski, does just that. Combining live action with ink-and-watercolor animation, the video is entirely handmade, with......read more

Coffee/Tea Mugs by Slow Studio

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Simply beautiful tableware from Massachusetts maker Natania Hume $30.00

Natania Hume, a potter based in western Massachusetts, makes contemporary-rustic tableware under the Slow Studio brand. (The “slow” in the name is a reference to the slow food movement, a sustainable approach to food and eating that Natania's objects are designed to complement.) And as you can see from these Slow Studio mugs, her work is beautiful. With each piece made one at a......read more

Nesting Bowl Set by Heath Ceramics

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A trio of ruby red nesting bowls from California's clayware kings $85.00

This year, Heath Ceramics rang in the holiday season by reimagining some of its traditional shapes in bright, festive red. The red-glazed dinnerware collection includes this set of three nesting bowls that, if you ask us, add a welcome dose of color to the kitchen any time of year. The trio includes a cereal, dessert, and mini bowl, all crafted at the company's factory in Sausalito, California.......read more

Tumblers by Falcon Enamelware

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Iconic British brand departs from classic colorway with these multihued cups $9.50

Originally established in 1920, Falcon Enamelware is an icon of British home life. After a period of hibernation, Falcon is back, bringing a 20th century design classic to a contemporary homes everywhere. The company's enameling process involves fusing porcelain onto heavy-gauge steel, resulting in a material that's durable, smooth, and chemical-resistant--i.e. great for the kitchen.  These......read more

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