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Erickson Longboards

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Smooth-riding, custom longboards handcrafted from reclaimed wood. $299.00

If you can get past the terror, there are few feelings more free than bombing a hill on a longboard. It's downright euphoric. Terrifying, yes, but fun as hell. Bill Erickson knows the deal and adds an eco angle to the mix. The Seattle board shaper crafts butter-smooth longboards from reclaimed and sustainably harvested woods. Each walnut beauty is custom-made. Just don't forget your helmet....read more

Driftwood

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Winter animated short by Eric Power

Animator, Eric Power does extraordinary work. With Drifwood, he made the short for Troika Moonshine 300, a group of writers who are tasked with creating short stories (300 words or less) based on 3 words given to them by another artist. Power was allowed to interpret his words visually. The words were: driftwood, poncho, and sacrificial. The piece is a beautiful example of art and nature -......read more

Areaware Cubebot

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Next generation toy/art piece made out of sustainable cherry wood. $35.00

Forget plastic, battery-powered robot toys. The Areaware Cubebot, from designer David Weeks, is the only way to go. Made from sustainable cherry wood and inspired by the Japanese Shinto Kumi-ki puzzles, the Cubebot is a non-traditional take on the toy robot. His elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make him impervious to breakage. And when its time for him to rest, he folds into into a......read more

Egg and Yolk Wooden Robot

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Handmade from recycled wood. $37.00

From Egg and Yolk comes this fantastic little toy wooden robot made out of recycled cypress pine. This guy's arms feet and head can all rotate and he stands about three inches tall. Sanded by hand and finished with natural oil. Sweeeeet....read more

The Heavy on the Wet Deck

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Take a look at some photos from our event on the stunning rooftop of W Hollywood

We officially kicked off summer with a jam at -- or rather on top of -- our new digs at the Residences at W Hollywood. Presented in conjunction with Chris Douridas of KCRW, the open-air evening on the Wet Deck featured renegade UK soul-rockers The Heavy performing tracks off their forthcoming LP, The Glorious Dead. Fueled by boozy concoctions from Kanon Vodka and 123 Tequila, and organic......read more

Vers Bamboo iPhone Case

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Handcrafted hardwood phone slip - beautiful, tough, and sustainable. $35.00

Fast-growing, oxygen-producing bamboo is one of the most sustainable woods on earth. In the hands of a master craftsman, it can also be one of the most beautiful. The clean, durable Bamboo iPhone case from Vers Audio is a case in point. Featuring a top loading, wood-framed display, it provides full use of the device while in the case.   Charitable bonus! For every tree used, Vers replants......read more

Light: LED Installations by Bruce Munro

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British artist trips the light fantastic at Longwood Gardens

If these pictures are any indication, Bruce Munro's first-ever large-scale solo show won't be his last. In "Light," the British artist fills 23 acres of Pennsylvania's Longwood Gardens with six outdoor installations, two interior projects, and a collection of illuminated of illuminated sculptural works. Subtle environmental commentary informs the entire project, from the "Waterlilies" piece......read more

Chris Jordan: Gyre

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Historic woodcut recreated using plastic trash from the ocean

Seattle artist Chris Jordan is well known for creating large-scale works depicting mass consumption and waste. Like most people, we first heard about him via "Midway, Message From The Gyre," his Prix Pictet-nominated photo series showing the deadly effects of oceanic plastic pollution on baby albatrosses. We're new to his ongoing "Running the Numbers" series, in which he recreates historic......read more

Stylish, Sustainable Footwear by Martha Davis

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At San Francisco's Workshop Residence, the multifaceted designer embraces the natural warmth of reclaimed wood

Considering her background in industrial design, it should come as no surprise that Martha Davis takes a structural approach to designing footwear. "My approach is always fairly architectural," she explained to Cool Hunting. "I don't do a lot of decorating." The multifaceted designer, who has more than twenty patents registered in the US, spent the last few months at San Francisco's......read more

Rewriting the Future of Paper

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With its market evaporating, a responsible paper company finds new uses for pulped wood

With more and more of us reading things on digital screens, the future of paper looks very bleak indeed. While trees around the world breathe a cautious sigh of relief, the paper industry is trying to find ways to change its fortune. At Fast Company, Ariel Schwartz informs us about a joint venture between Domtar (a paper company focused on environmental responsibility) and FP......read more

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