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Watch a Designer Turn Drink Cans Into Chairs on a São Paulo Street

It's one thing to make a product using aluminium or plastic recycled at a plant. But recycling cans into chairs, on the same street they were found, is something else. That's exactly what the resourceful designers at Studio Swine did on a recent to São Paulo. Read More >>

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This Short Film About Coffinmaking Brings Beauty to Tragedy

Marcus Daly is a Washington-based carpenter on a mission: to produce the most environmentally friendly handcrafted wooden caskets he can. This short film, by Dan McComb, reveals the beauty of his work. Read More >>

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8 Objects That Signal a New Industrial Revolution

Are we on the verge of a third industrial revolution? The editors at The Economist certainly think so. But while rapid prototyping and the open source movement have been around for decades now, we had yet to see anyone take a truly comprehensive look at the transformation in manufacturing. That is, until the New Museum's latest show, Adhocracy, came along. Read More >>

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How To Turn a Log Into a Lampshade

This wonderful wood turning video is an amazing example of an incredibly talented man making something very, very difficult look insanely easy. Marvel at how a single woodworker turns a tree into a beautiful lampshade. Read More >>