Monthly Archives: August 2007

Please Don’t Shoot.

Written by Peter. Filed under katrina, orleans, politics, trend. No comments.
Please Don’t Shoot.
There’s something very strange and unsettling seeing your hood get militarized. After Katrina, NOLA was flooded by machine gun-toting Army, National Guard, and Blackwater personnel. Despite the media saturation in the weeks and months surrounding the storm, I just can’t get used to seeing gangs of these nuts strolling around. If you zoom to the [...]

Rest In Peace, Nia.

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Rest In Peace, Nia.
We lost a really sweet soul Wednesday night. I worked with Nia at Trumpet, and saw her quite a bit out & about. She and her mom came with us to the MS Walk earlier this summer. She will be dearly missed. Woman Slain Inside Faubourg St. John Bar POSTED: 12:41 pm CDT August 16, [...]

The Papton.

Written by Peter. Filed under consumer, design, guerrilla, trend. No comments.
The Papton.
Very neat DIY chair from Fuchs+Funke.

Clean Is Happy?

Written by Peter. Filed under advertising, brand, clorox, consumer, design, flash, interactive, internet, trend. 2 Comments.
Clean Is Happy?
This is a kind of funny site (no longer up) promoting what seems to be a bidet. I like all the hygiene euphemisms. top

Science Trip.

Written by Peter. Filed under interactive, technology, trend. No comments.
Science Trip.
When Kevin Herbert has a particularly intractable programming problem, or finds himself pondering a big career decision, he deploys a powerful mind expanding tool — LSD-25. He’s one of many scientists turning to LSD. From Wired.

Sneaker Pimps.

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Sneaker Pimps.
Check out this photoset from a Sneaker Pimps installation in L.A.

Billions McMillions.

Written by Peter. Filed under advertising, banksy, brand, design, graffiti, guerrilla, interactive, trend. No comments.
Billions McMillions.
Billions McMillions, a.k.a. Bill McMullen, is a phenomenal pop designer. Love the stuff. Bad Brains, Beasties, Star Wars and Drum Machines. How could you go wrong? Check out the nice site.

The Secret of Design.

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The Secret of Design.
Not sure it’s this simple, but some neat ideas re: the cyclical nature of consumer ebbs & flows. From Baekdal.