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Restoring The Last Remaining JAWS Shark For The Academy Museum

Restoring Bruce for The Academy Museum

As the quarantine restrictions begin to lift around the world, museums are once again opening their doors to the public. This includes the long-awaited Academy Museum in Los Angeles, scheduled to open September 30, 2021. The uniquely designed structure by architect Renzo Piano (a remodel and addition to the original May Company Building), will house beloved artifacts from the Motion Picture Industry. One will be able to peruse galleries of real props, matte paintings made for backgrounds, original costumes, scripts and more from the greatest movies of all time. (more…)

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Nendo Designer Creates CupNoodle Collectibles

cupnoodles collectibles

I don’t know exactly when Cup O’Noodles became CupNoodles, it’s been so long since I’ve searched for or eaten one. But however you refer to the Japanese instant noodles, you gotta check out these CupNoodle Collectibles designed for the Museum Store. (more…)

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Artist Sarah Coleman Upcycles For Ballers

Upcycled Luxury Accessories

What Kardashian worth her Pink Himalayan salt doesn’t take her meds from a Gucci pill bottle or swig from her Louis Vuitton water bottle? UK artist Sarah Coleman has made certain that any true Lambo-owning or Abloh-wearing Baller need not go without, thanks to her upcycled luxury accessories. (more…)

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Alex Hyner Photo Series Will Resonate With Insomniacs

Alex Hyner Photo Series

As an enormous fan of movies and television, it’s no wonder this Alex Hyner photo series caught my eye. Spotted on his Instagram feed, these ten photos of old little televisions, their screens glowing in the dark with still images of well-known movies and TV shows, makes me want to make popcorn and settle in. (more…)

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