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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Virtual Choir

Composer Eric Whitacre's Choral Network
Imagine asking a world wide audience to sing passages from your original music. Then imagine receiving thousands of performances via email. Imagine listening to each performance and, finally, whittling down this enormous field to over three thousand vocalists.
This is what composer Eric Whitacre asked, and below we learn more about the process and find ourselves enthralled by his virtual choir - singing the very beautiful composition, "Water Night".
To find out about Mr. Whitacre and his music, please visit:
Official site: http://ericwhitacre.com
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/l35yqZ
Twitter: http://bit.ly/lKJ4VD


Saturday, November 17, 2012


When a Coca-Cola bottle is recycled too many times, it deteriorates and is no longer useful as a container for the iconic soft drink. So, Nendo, a Japanese company known for transforming something old into something new and functional, has taken the Coca-Cola bottle and reshaped it into tableware.
From their website: "We were captivated by the particular green tint know as 'Georgia Green', and by the fine air bubbles and distortions that are a hallmark of recycled glass, so (we) decided to create simple shapes that would enhance these traits."
Nendo wanted consumers to see evidence of past use by allowing these hallmarks and other distinctions to remain as part of their new tableware - including the iconic brand name.
For more information about these delightful objects and other products, please visit the Nendo website.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Green Gifts

A Referral to Treehugger
From our reading list, we refer you to Treehugger's Holiday Gift Guide 2012 - for all things, "green".
Various categories include: Design, Food, Health and Wellness, DIY, Kids, Fashion, outdoors, etc.
This holiday season, please consider giving green gifts!
For more information, please visit Treehugger.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Friday Tips

Below, we  publish our end of the week tips.
Thought provoking, beautiful artwork from two artists, Donna Ruff and Catherine Nelson - architectural precision by Chartier-Corbasson Architects - and fine furniture by French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
Artist, Donna Ruff

Chartier-Corbasson Architectes

Artist, Catherine Nelson

French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

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