Good Design: Adidas Harvests Ocean Plastic and Prints a Shoe

You love seafood. Did you know that our oceans are overfished to such an extent that we will soon by running out of seafood. Scientists estimate that by 2048 all commercial fisheries will collapse. You enjoy discovering the oceans of the world on cruise ships? It is estimated that by 2025 all of the coral […]

Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art

Everyone loves a story about hidden codes and secret symbols. They’re part of the enduring mainstream appeal of groups like the Freemasons and the Odd Fellows, two fraternities with habits of cloaking their intellectual property and activities in complicated imagery and ritual. Mystery and Benevolence: Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art is an exhibition at […]

De Young Museum Holds Oscar de la Renta Retrospective

San Francisco’s de Young Museum will hold a retrospective featuring the works of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose iconic looks dominated the industry for so many decades. The exhibit will provide insights into de la Renta’s beginning in the fashion industry and his lasting influence on it. The tribute will include an exhibit […]

Athleisurewear Goes Everywhere: Gym, Lunch, the Bank

It’s no surprise the Athleisure fashion trend was born in Los Angeles. Known for its relaxed attitude, LA is a center for all things creative. But don’t be fooled by its relaxed edge. The woman standing in front of you of wearing yoga pants, the one who just ordered a kale smoothie, spent $600 on those […]

Thousands of wire coat hangers converge into an art installation and destination for performance on Governor’s Island.

Hanger Barn: Recycled Art Encourages Hanging Out

An installation featuring 21,456 wire coat hangers sounds like a set up for a joke about dry cleaners or car theft. But, pending official approval and funding, instead, it will be a sculpture on Governor’s Island, going up this summer. Judges from the volunteer art coalition FIGMENT NYC chose the installation, called Hanger Barn. The […]