Tag Archives: graphicdesign
Open House: The Threadless Airstream Trailer

Open House: The Threadless Airstream Trailer

Despite the fact that Threadless motto is Nude No More, the Chicago-based company has developed a rabid, cult-like following thanks to their innovative use of crowdsourcing, a hot trend in consumer design. Here’s how it works: Threadless invites designers, artists and anybody with a cool idea to submit their graphics to Threadless, who puts them […]

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This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

This Week: Survival Annex at The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco)

Survival Annex is “a group effort based under the guise of survival.” Curator Aurora Crispin has assembled an excellent array of theme-appropriate small edition products that work very well with The Curiosity Shoppe’s quirky vibe.  And it gave me an idea. Imagine the possibilities of a permanent retail improv troupe, a small company with a […]

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This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

This Week: The Curiosity Shoppe (San Francisco and Online)

When I wrote about The Curiosity Shop’s online shop last fall, Albert left a comment saying, “I wish I had more money to buy random, interesting and weird things for my home,” and I share in his sentiment. So when my friend Marla told me The Curiosity Shoppe was located on the trendy Valencia shopping […]

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Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Today’s musical accompaniment is, what else?  Renegade by Chicago’s own Styx.  Click play on the YouTube player on the right-hand sidebar (if you dare). When Sue Daly started the Renegade Craft Festival in 2003, she had little idea the event, which was held in Wicker Park, would one day become a national mecca for the […]

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