Man Crates claims to deliver only bragworthy gifts for men, which means no ugly neckties, socks or aftershave. Literally packed in manly crates too (no frilly ribbons or wrapping paper), these gifts are themed according to what kind of man he is: carnivore, survivalist, beer lover, snack enthusiast, gamer or athlete. The Grill Master Crate, [...]
When you send a box off to be shipped, it disappears for a while, lost in the process of being handled and moved by a dozen different postal workers. But what actually happens between the time you mail it off and your friend receives it? Ruben van der Vleuten wanted to know just that. So [...]
I showed with Michael Mapes last year. His boxes house thousands of individual specimens consisting of dissected photographs and biographical DNA in the form of such things as hair, finger nails, scent, eye-lashes, fingerprints, food, botanical elements, fabric swatches, makeup, dirt, handwriting samples and breath. The works are absorbing and the material list just as charming.