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Let’s Play: Merriment Hardware

When the three friends returned home to their full-time jobs in San Francisco, they began prototyping paddles. But instead of low-quality pinewood typically used, they sourced 100% reclaimed wood, learning to woodwork each piece by hand as they went and… Read More

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Solar Living Center

Hissing up northbound 101 on a wet spring day, the first visible sign of the Real Goods Solar Living Center is a windmill of the rustic American farm variety overlooking an array of gleaming, futuristic blue-black solar panels. A nod… Read More

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Revive Upholstery by Leland Duck

  Leland Duck isn’t your typical upholsterer. He transforms vintage pieces by recovering them in unconventional fabrics such as army canvas tents, vintage Pendleton wool, and waxed canvas. The end result is a wholly original item of furniture and a… Read More

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L.A. Freewalls Project

There’s a giant, decomposing sea lion carcass at 7th & Mateo near downtown Los Angeles. The size of a school bus, its ribs and skull are protruding with inevitable persistence through its deteriorating flesh. According to city regulations it should… Read More

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Happiness is in the Bag

Actress and philanthropist Olivia Wilde has a reputation for helping people in need and giving back to less fortunate communities, particularly in Haiti. This year, the A-lister wanted to further her contributions to Haiti by co-designing a limited-edition bag for… Read More