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Are Foldable Phones the Future of Mobile?

This year has seen some crazy phone innovations like multiple cameras, higher megapixels, pop up cameras, thin bezels, and even notches or hole punch screen designs. The most innovative has to be the introduction of foldable phones. There have been a few phones released that utilize such a large screen. If you are someone that… Read More

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Custom Made Jackets

Thatcher Wine loves nothing more than the perfect jacket. One that tells a fantastic story and is aesthetically pleasing—on or off the shelf. Thatcher Wine is the founder of Juniper Books, which is not your typical bookshop. Juniper Books specializes in collections of books, custom sets created for bibliophiles and interior designers. Hundreds of anything… Read More

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Getting Inked

This past October, I decided to participate in the 2019 Inktober Challenge because I love pen and ink art, and it seemed like a fun way to challenge myself creatively. For those who don’t know, Inktober is a month-long art challenge created by artist Jake Parker that is focused on improving skill and developing positive… Read More

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Branding Movies for Maximum Impact

In 1979, the year I graduated from high school, I remember seeing posters and ads for a new movie called Alien. Why was this cracked egg floating in space with acidic green vapors leaching out? And what did the headline “In space no one can hear you scream” mean? It left me wondering, anticipating, and… Read More

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A Library of Dresses

French fashion designer Sylvie Facon designs and sews gorgeous high fashion dresses. Each dress is one of a kind, painstakingly hand-painted, delicately embroidered, and accented with beads, baubles, and lace. They are truly romantic and beyond beautiful! As an unexpected decorative element, Facon incorporates antique book spines in some of her dresses. The spines of… Read More

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“The Fork” by Nissin Cup Noodles

Nissin has teamed up with Japanese design firm, nendo, to create the perfect fork for your cup noodles. Check out the beautifully made video for it! The fork, designed after hours of user observation, has many features that one normally wouldn’t think about. nendo designed the fork to have the optimal angle of 128 degrees… Read More

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Otterly Adorable Teabags

Have you wanted to make your tea more enjoyable than it already is? Well, Ocean-Teabags has the answer for you with these teabags based on animals of the sea! Each handcrafted teabag is stylized after different sea creatures. When placed in hot water, it turns into a miniature ocean for your teabag. After numerous trials… Read More

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Kodak’s Moment

I commuted into Grand Central Terminal in the late 1980s. One of my daily pleasures included walking under the gigantic backlit photos (18 feet high and 60 feet wide) of the Eastman Kodak exhibit above the east balcony. I found out recently that fellow RIT alumnus Neil Montanus shot 55 of these Coloramas, more than… Read More

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Would You Live in a Shipping Container?

  I have always been a fan of minimalism and owning less things. I have learned to value quality over quantity. I came across tiny homes a couple of years ago and fell in love with them. I realized that I don’t need that much space for my belongings. I started researching how to build… Read More