Maxwell Ryan
Aug 1, 2005

  • New work from Made in Portland, OR : Organic modern and very northwest.

  • CABoom Day I: Land and Living has great pics and coverage of the house tours...

  • Hoo Doo lamps from Greg Ball & Shoko Cesar: Made of colorplast, a corrugated plastic sheet material.

  • Batman's Shakespeare Bust: A real hidden switch just like Bruce Wayne used to open his secret room. $299 from Entertainment Earth.

  • Sari seating and shelving and storage: "Another project from Hadassah College Jerusalem."

  • The Ashole from Elsewheres: "Simply snap it on a (preferably empty) beer bottle, and it instantly converts to a handy ashtray."

  • Basic House by by Spanish designer Martin Azua: Stores in your pocket and inflates in an instant to provide shelter.

  • Handcrafted and screwless tables from Bottega Montana: On display at CABoom II

  • Lockhart Steele LIVE!: Video love-a-mentary about Lock and Curb - cool format at Inman Stories.
  • Time Waster's Inc: cool slow video collection including "slinky drop" and "stomache punches"
  • Danon removes the plastic lid over their foil wrapper: They estimate that they will save 3.6 million pounds of plastic per year.

    Writer's Almanac:

  • It's the birthday of Herman Melville, New York City (1819).
  • POEM: "Lesson" by Steve Straight

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