The Living Tower

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By Snell in New Trends on Tuesday 29 May 2007

Combining residential space and farming in an urban tower, the French architectural firm atelier soa architectes have taken the vertical farm to the next level. The Vertical Farm Project — headed by Dr Dickson Despommier from the Environmental Health Science department at Columbia University — lists this as one of their most promising prototypes for […]

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Guan Zeju

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By Zolton in New Art on Tuesday 29 May 2007

Our friends over at Sex In Art have posted a stunning work by Chinese artist Guan Zeju. There’s such a subtlety and depth of sensuality about her portraits. Truly beautiful.

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Paul Rand

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By Andy in New Trends on Tuesday 29 May 2007

The late Brooklyn-born graphic designer Paul Rand was labeled ‘the greatest living graphic designer’ by Steve Jobs in 1996, shortly prior to Rand’s passing. Best known for compelling logo designs and corporate identities, many of which are still in use today, Rand summarises the purpose of a logo in two short sentences. ‘A logo is […]

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Tigercity interview

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By Zolton in New Music on Tuesday 29 May 2007

We interviewed Joel, the bassplayer with our new favourite band Tigercity. I said on Lost At E Minor your music is like a cross between Steely Dan and Bee Gees. Fair call? ‘Influences from both bands are definitely in there, but I wouldn’t say that covers it. We’re proud to say it’s hard to pin […]

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Wormfarming

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By Snell in New Trends on Tuesday 29 May 2007

In Australia, over half of the household material that ends up at the tip is organic waste.

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