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BirdProject : Restore The Gulf Habitat Bird by Bird »

BirdProject : Restore The Gulf Habitat Bird by Bird

It's a little daunting sometimes, the sheer volume of things to be conscious of.  Global warming, the global economy, the state of the environment, the BP Oil Spill...remember that, the BP Oil Spill of April 20, 2010...and its aftermath? It does seem to have dropped off mainstream media's radar.  Nonetheless, designer Tippy Tippens [...]

Gitte Nygaard : Binchotan Jewelry Series – Been »

Gitte Nygaard : Binchotan Jewelry Series – Been There Done What

Go take a look at Gitte Nygaard's website to get a sense of her sweeping design ideas. She really has an expansive approach towards art and design, even ornament.  Her work with the concept of carbon as an element, caught our eye. She says so much, simply by utilizing this somber and sophisticated material : It’s rather thought [...]

BGL’s Jeu en atelier or Game Workshop in »

BGL’s Jeu en atelier or Game Workshop in Reclaimed Wood

Feeling a little retro today. From Parisian Laundry, a piece by BGL from 1996 called Jeu en atelier, made of reclaimed wood. Ah, the good old days.

Daniel Hulsbergen Upcycles Two Traditions : Delft Blue »

Daniel Hulsbergen Upcycles Two Traditions : Delft Blue & Baskets

Daniel Hulsbergen is a young designer and artist we find interesting on a number of levels.  His work with patterns explores not only the beauty of well designed repetition, but seeks multi-leveled meaning in its existence. He asks us to look closely and see: Winning and losing, black and white, triumph and fear, hate and love. [...]

The Starn Twins’ Big Bambú Recycled for the »

The Starn Twins’ Big Bambú Recycled for the Venice Biennale

  Identical twins, Mike and Doug Starn rose to prominence in the 80's, when their large scale collaborations utilizing photography and scotch tape earned them a place among the art stars of New York. Their work, which has always dealt with transition and impermanence still resonates with themes of life, death, and fragility. The [...]

Pierre Ospina : A Caterpillar Herd & Blossom »

Pierre Ospina : A Caterpillar Herd & Blossom Bulbs sprout LED lighting

When one is endlessly curious about humanity's boundless flow of creativity, one of the gifts of the internet is that process; whether through images, video or text, can appear instantaneous.  Open source tools give designers, artists, makers so many opportunities to share their ideas from beginning to end to reuse to [...]

Pictures speak a 1000 Environmental Disasters, »

Pictures speak a 1000 Environmental Disasters, Beautifully.

Often I'll have an idea for my posts going into the day.  But mostly, I comb different feeds for inspiration and visual candy every morning.  Today, I was looking at Twitter and saw Simran Sethi had posted this : Pretty/ Devastating: the beauty in industrial destruction. I knew I would not be disappointed.  The results follow, and are [...]

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : May, 2011 – »

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : May, 2011 – June, 2011

It was an eclectic month at mixingreality.com.  We would be remiss if we didn't mention our most crowd pleasing post for the second month running : Spike Jonze's capture of Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck which continues to enchant our readers, after which a number of eco-design posts held the top spots.  They ranged from upcycled newspaper wood [...]

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" [...]

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