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Subway Friends : A Project by All Day Buffet’s »

Subway Friends : A Project by All Day Buffet’s Jerri Chou

Subway Friends, a brilliant concept about connection, is the brain child of designer Jerri Chou, whose mission is to change the world through creativity and business. Her organization, All Day Buffet incubates, advises, and invests into for-profit/for-good companies. Subway Friends in her words :  This is a little project I started because [...]

Lark: An Entirely New Way to Wake Up On Time »

Lark: An Entirely New Way to Wake Up On Time

It's a long weekend, and we hope you don't have to set an alarm, but this is an interesting idea. Lark has: introduced a whole new way to wake your potential. Not your partner. Lark is the first, patent-pending silent un-alarm clock and sleep sensor. An entirely new way to wake up. Comes with a Bluetooth operated wristband, dual [...]

Mrs. Jermyn Will Reuse Your Shirt to Make Mr. Tedi »

Mrs. Jermyn Will Reuse Your Shirt to Make Mr. Tedi

In the eco world, the terms reduce, reuse, recycle are used in that order as a catch phrase.  Recycling is important, but third in line to reducing one's footprint or reusing what we already have. Mrs. Jermyn is an online shop that attends to all three R's.  Our eye was caught by Mr. Tedi, which is a Tedi Bear made from shirts that no [...]

Take the Scenic Route meets Up, Up and Away »

Take the Scenic Route meets Up, Up and Away

While stumbling through the internet today, we came across this vintage style poster which reminded us of one of our most popular posts here on mixingreality.  In doing some research to find the source of the image, we came across this tidbit : The fictional "Paradise Falls" [...]

Moscow’s Lebedev Studio Designs Cardboard »

Moscow’s Lebedev Studio Designs Cardboard Flashdrive Concept

According to their website, Moscow's Lebedev Studio is a privately held company employing over 200 people. We offer advanced industrial, graphic, web and interface design. As a matter of principle, we don’t work with private persons, political parties, religious organizations, jerk-offs, and those whose views conflict with [...]

Mia Nolting : Your Name in Chalk for $1 »

Mia Nolting : Your Name in Chalk for $1

It's always fascinating to see how artists put their work out to the world. And even more interesting to see how creative people make a living. Mia Nolting's site holds a host of goodies ranging from her design work, to illustrations for editorial, drawings and patterns she creates for free and for sale. But we were struck by [...]

Video of the day : Paul Alexander Thornton : Post »

Video of the day : Paul Alexander Thornton : Post Rapture

This video of Paul Alexander Thornton's process with ball point pen and watercolor compelled me to look at his other work.     There is something comforting about the patterning and repeated line of Thornton's paintings and drawings.  His use of skulls, flowers, birds and color compel us to investigate [...]

Esther Horchner : Skinnydipping in Tea Cups »

Esther Horchner : Skinnydipping in Tea Cups

  Esther Horchner is an illustrator from the Netherlands with a gift for line.  We came across this cheeky little tea set, and immediately thought of the reaction of surprised guests, as they sipped, exposing the ladies under the surface.  Hand-painted on porcelain by the artist , the set has four cups, saucers, and spoons with [...]

Jay Nelson’s Reduced Reused Recycled Art »

Jay Nelson’s Reduced Reused Recycled Art Vehicles

Alright, maybe not reduced, but Maker Faire is this weekend, which inspires me to present Jay Nelson, who embodies the process of making, and then some.   With mad skills, Nelson's campers are artfully patched together, post-apocalyptic, customized vehicles perhaps influenced by his upbringing. "My dad was a USC physics professor [...]

Launching heARTbeat on ecosalon.com »

Launching heARTbeat on ecosalon.com

If one lives long enough, and pays attention, everything seems to come full circle. A few years back, with my other company, we were asked to work on developing a blog project. It was full of win for an eco-marketing company. The brief was ambitious : create the basis to become the go-to green blog for the latest eco news, fashion, products [...]

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