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An exploration of avant-garde, manual, digital and 3D design, crafts, graphics, typography, architecture, interiors, furniture, furnishings, , street art and Rock 'n' Roll.
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The Second Lives of Surfboards: Lawrence O'Toole's OTable Makes Busted Boards Look Better Than Ever

The Second Lives of Surfboards: Lawrence O'Toole's OTable Makes Busted Boards Look Better Than Ever | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Architect Lawrence O'Toole's OTables are available in two colors and created from old surfboard foam. It seems strange that a region renowned for its surfing culture routinely sees old surfboards find their final resting place at the city dump.
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Architect O'Toole's OTables!

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R.I.P. Red Burns: NYU ITP Founder Passes Away at 88

R.I.P. Red Burns: NYU ITP Founder Passes Away at 88 | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Red Burns, founder of Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU, passed away in her Manhattan home last Friday, at the age of 88.
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Godmother of Silicon Alley and founding professor of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts ITP. Wow, how I wish I had known her and been in her program.

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Credit Where Credit is Due: Creator of These Amazing Sushi Roll "Drawings" is a Female Illustrator, Not a Male Sushi Chef

Credit Where Credit is Due: Creator of These Amazing Sushi Roll "Drawings" is a Female Illustrator, Not a Male Sushi Chef | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Munch on these As someone whose sexually ambiguous first name has led to me being mistaken for a woman online, I feel compelled to set the record straight with this story now making the blog rounds: Takayo Kiyota, the creator of the artistic...
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When someone says, 'don't play with your food'. Don't listen. You could come up with something as  amazing as these sushi roll 'drawings' by illustrator, Takayo Kiyota.

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