Wedgie: Hand-painted Door Stops Inspired By Pop Culture Icons

Wedgie Door Stops

Wedgies are hand-painted wooden door stops inspired by the likenesses of well-known musicians, artists and other pop culture icons. Making them even more attractive is the fact that the door stops are made and hand-painted by men and women in Sri Lanka’s rural areas as part of an ethical incentive plan. (more…)

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No Photoshoot Required: Vogue Italia’s 7 Illustrated Jan 2020 Covers

Vogue Italia, for the first time in its history, renounced the use of photos for the magazine’s January 2020 issue to make room for 7 drawings and illustrations to be used as the cover instead, putting creativity -and the incurred costs of photoshoot production – at the service of sustainability. (more…)

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15 Textile Designers Customize An Iconic Chair for Charity.

I love it when artists do this. In addition to the over 80 posts we’ve written about artists who create work for charitable auctions, we previously brought you two others about chairs: the 31 incarnations of the Vernor Panton Chair created for charity and 20 Artist Decorated Eames Chairs for charity. Now we bring you the UK’s A Day To Remember, a 675 Chair Charity Project in which fifteen designers known for their textiles and upholstery have customized the classic chair. (more…)

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True Colours Cava Brut Sparkling Wine

True Colours Cava

In keeping with the emerging consumer interest and demand for products with added societal value, Altia Sweden recognized the growing support for LGBT rights within Nordic societies and used this key consumer insight to launch True Colours Cava, a sparkling wine, to the European market last year. Now for PRIDE month, they’ve brought True Colours Cava Brut Sparkling Wine to the U.S. Market in full and split size bottles. With every bottle sold here in the U.S., Highland Imports makes a donation to GLAAD. (more…)

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