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Brooklyn is an Idea

Brooklyn is an Idea

Great Design September 28, 2012 0

Brooklyn is neither a town or a borough, it’s an idea.  Born from a family of five, its essence comes from working class roots.  It’s ideals are original, made manifest from air, land and

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Original Packaging

Original Packaging

Great Design September 21, 2012 0

(NSFW photos) Nudity can be frightening, comforting, embarrassing, refreshing and a whole spectrum of other things in between. Personally, I can be either extremely comfortable or extremely distressed about being nude, or around nude

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To Curate

To Curate

JN September 19, 2012 0

There’s been a minor fuss recently over the term “curator”.  Museum folk didn’t care to be compared to the Pinterest folk, somewhat protective of the word. Listen, things like this get people in lather…I

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Equality is Fundamental to a Just Society

Equality is Fundamental to a Just Society

Parker September 14, 2012 0

Equality is one of the fundamental pillars in the Great Design of a just society. The Jock Kingdom has long struggled with issues of equality, in the most specific sense when it comes to

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We Are Surrounded by Design. Great Design.

We Are Surrounded by Design. Great Design.

JN September 5, 2012 0

We are surrounded by design, great design, arguably more so than at any time in our past. It’s not just the Apple products, the Nike shoes and the calibrated sports drinks. Great design is

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What I Adore Is The Emotional Component

What I Adore Is The Emotional Component

JN August 28, 2012 0

 What I adore about Great Design is the emotional component.  From a birch tree to an iPad, a thought to an idea, the intricate design of the human wrist to owning a rescue dog,

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Building A Boutique Bag Empire

Building A Boutique Bag Empire

Great Design August 24, 2012 0

This spring, Emily Sugihara, the founder of the chic reusable bag company Baggu, took up surfing and bought a longboard, only to encounter a problem–how to get the thing from her car to the

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iPod Creator Saves Energy

iPod Creator Saves Energy

Great Design August 17, 2012 1

Apple executive Tony Fadell’s firm, Nest, has created what may be the solution to energy expenditure in the home.  The Nest Learning Thermostat became the answer when Tony Fidell, Ben Filson and Fred Bould of

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Shut Your Pie Hole

Shut Your Pie Hole

JN August 8, 2012 0

I recently had supper with someone semi-famous, who works closely with someone famous. Do I have your attention? The evening was filled healthy with conversation. Heavy-duty humor that nestled right up against the biting kind

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Flip Flops, Official Summer Footwear

Flip Flops, Official Summer Footwear

Kelsey Osgood June 22, 2012 0

There are certain unexpected things that can drastically alter our experiences and for Kelsey Osgood, it was flip-flops. Here she takes us on a journey around the world told through the soles of her

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