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It's Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro and Carnival is already in full swing. The annual Sambadrome spectacle begins tomorrow. What is Sambadrome? It's the annual Carnival competition of Rio's top samba dance crews. Costumes, floats, synchronized dancing, music, drumming,...
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San Franciscans are big on recycling. Blue bins for recyclables, green compost bins for food scraps, brown bins for garbage destined for landfill. Still, according to the Department of the City and County of San Francisco, 4,500 pounds of textiles...
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Here is a design story that recently caught our attention. A London-based design studio called Studio Swine relocated to Brazil for several months and created housewares from discarded and recycled materials. One of the collections called 'Can City' involved creating...
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A few years back, we were at a trade show in Las Vegas and a nice gent from Nashville stopped by with a unique question: 'do you think you could make a guitar strap from pop tops'? He explained that...
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