Our filtered look at creativity and innovation for 18 February 2015 Trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser
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Engaging Beer Can and Bottle Design: Six interesting approaches to branding from Japanese cat brew to limited edition Guinness
While the following beers were vetted by taste first, something continued to please the team here at CH: the way they were presented. Whether it’s curious art, exquisite fonts or just clean, classic branding, the following six beer companies struck……
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RIVA TURBO X Bluetooth Speaker: A product that aims to bring back a time when sounds were analog
RIVA TURBO X Bluetooth Speaker: A product that aims to bring back a time when sounds were analog
by Justin Kaehler Audio company RIVA is hoping to “rescue the world from mediocre audio” with its new TURBO X bluetooth speaker. It’s a mission statement for founder Rikki Farr, a man who is part of rock’n’roll history: a record producer who also……
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Chakrubs Crystal Sex Toys: Chic, dye-free objects for thoughtful pleasure made from stones like black onyx and rose quartz
As an alternative to the vast array of technologically advanced sex toys, New York-based Chakrubs offers quite the opposite: simple, chic crystal sex toys. The stones have been carefully sourced from around the world, then shaped and polished without……
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Magnificent Objects: The Artist as Collector: Inside the collections of famed creators, from Damien Hirst to Hiroshi Sugimoto
The latest exhibition at London art gallery and cultural center Barbican takes a deeper look at the fascination with collecting items (be it art, postcards, cookie jars or taxidermied animals) that unites a number of post-war and contemporary artists……
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ListenUp: Lesley Gore: You Don’t Own Me
To pay tribute to Lesley Gore—who sadly died this week at just 68 years old—we have chosen to play one of her most popular songs on repeat. “You Don’t Own Me” is one of the earliest pop versions of girl power and “embraced feminism way ahead of its……
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Link About It: Past Presidents’ Go-To Drinks
Our Founding Fathers really knew their way around booze, and thanks to Brian Abram’s new book “Party Like a President,” you can now make the same concoctions George Washington and Ulysses S Grant were sipping. Vanity Fair took the recipes to Leo Robitschek……
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Interview: Paul O’Neill of Levi’s Vintage Clothing: We speak with the sublabel’s Senior Designer on selecting pieces for reproduction, finding inspiration in music and his favorite 501s
As the originator of the classic American blue jean, Levi’s is a brand built on quality and function with a steady vision of the past, present and future of apparel. Though our sights are most often focused forward, towards the latest in innovation……
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