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Modular in Brooklyn

Like legos for grown-ups, these clever and modern modular pieces offer a multitude of decorative options for your home or office. ModulA.R.T. was created by Donald Rattner in order to represent a new way to create, collect and think about contemporary art. The goal of A.R.T is to “make high quality, original art more accessible...

Oddities in Brooklyn

The clean, minimalist design of this site highlights the dozens of beautiful articles at INDEX in Brooklyn. INDEX is “an evolving catalogue of materials and articles, some unique and some ordinary, but all exceptional in their purpose, character and origin.”  Items are for display, sale and rental.

Francesca in Brooklyn

I have more film in my fridge than food. Lovely photographs by film-based photographer Francesca Tallone. Surface Magazine Avant Guardian winner in 2006, Francesca now shoots regularly for art-focused fashion mags like Antler. Most recently she participated in Silent Noise, a one-night art auction in Brooklyn on June 3rd, 2010. It’s fun to watch the...

Bugged Out in Brooklyn

Check out the work of Brooklyn-based photographer Thomas Prior. He’s not only the producer of some darn gorgeous images, but this thirty-year-old charmingly halfheartedly keeps up a blog called the curving hip, the soothing shade. Talented, humble and funny. Thomas seems like good guy to have a beer with or hire to shoot your next...

Sunny Brooklyn

Sunny shots from Brooklyn for your Saturday via NYC-based photographer Valery Rizzo. You should check out this great blog while you’re at it.

Sustainable Design in Brooklyn

While in Las Vegas last week for the apparel shows, I stopped by sales and branding agency Indigo Showroom‘s booth. While looking through their client roster, I discovered Uhuru, a Brooklyn-based furniture company focused on environmental sustainability with an avant garde design sense. Uhuru was founded in 2004 by RISD grads Jason Horvath and Bill...

Deserted Block in Brooklyn is Art Space

A portion of Willoughby St between Bridge and Duffield in Brooklyn is being demolished this fall to make way for a large development project. “Rather than have an entire block of empty boarded up storefronts, local arts group Ad Hoc Art and non-profit community development organization Metrotech BID partnered to transform the row of stores...