If you are in Boston sometime before September 23, think about taking a hot air balloon ride. “Boston
by Balloon” is a five week event sponsored by AeroBalloon USA and the Boston
Parks and recreation Department that gives people a truly unique opportunity to
do an activity that is out of the ordinary and environmentally friendly. Rides
are $12 and take place from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
You can create your own unique light fixture with a Bendant Lamp from Mioculture. The light is surrounded by bendable steel so you can shape it to your liking. It’s a bit pricey for $165, but still very cool.
I know you want to learn how to play the saw, you’ve been dying to haven’t you? Well, I found a tutorial that teaches you how to play so now you have no excuse. Pick up your saw and bow and make some beautiful music!
According to an article in Newsweek the designer denim market will soon fizzle out. Not that denim will go out of style (never!), but it will be harder for companies where the only product is denim to survive. Buy your favorite designer jeans now before they go off the market!
This is a great opportunity for you to see all of the best movies before anyone else can. Last year’s festival included Vera Drake, Bad Education, House of Flying Daggers, The World and even Saraband. This year’s festival will include Breakfast on Pluto, I am, Regular Lovers and much more! Tickets go on sale on Sunday September 11 by phone and at the box office, and on Monday September 12 they are available online.
From September 8 through October first a 36 week sketchbook
correspondence will be exhibited at the Lower Manhattan Cultural
Council. The sketchbook was passed between four artists, two from
Ireland and two from New York. Each entry is a response to the previous
one and none of the work was ever discussed, it should be pretty
The PixelRoller project results in an innovative tool, which combines the world of design and technology.The PixelRoller is a hand held paint roller that is designed to print pixels from a digital image.The result is an outstanding! Supported by the Audi Design Foundation, these guys at Random International are going to be perfecting the PixelRoller for the next year.
The Australian design collective Design is Kinky, is bring Semi Permanent to New York September 9 & 10.Semi Permanent will be hosting a plethora of VIP events, exhibitions, dinners, and speakers all over the Big City.
“The Semi-Permanent NYC Design Conference is two-day global design event that will make its American debut at Lincoln Center this September. Twelve speakers, representing the top of their creative fields, gather to present their work and their views on design. This must-see event for the global design community will draw over 2,500 students and industry professionals each day. Confirmed speakers include Chuck Anderson, Joshua Davis, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, members of Threadless / Skinnycorp, Paul Pope, and many more."
Falling asleep in the sun at the beach will be a problem no more, thanks to the Tan Time Bikini. This new bikini will beep every 15 minutes so you won’t fall asleep, but what about those of us who sleep through the alarm in the morning?? Oh well, for now it’s only available in the U.K.
Karmaloop Boston's ( 160 Newbury Street ) grand opening party at Underbar on Thursday, November 17 2005 was dope!
Reebok was the chief sponsor of the event and Reebok folks were out in full force! Red Bull and Triple Five Soul were additional sponsors of the two fabulous VIP sections where many of their respective crews were nesting around the small tables laden with bottles.