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The Bike Rack – New Bike Commuting Center in Downtown Cleveland

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A couple of years ago – I managed to ride by bike through the month of October.  I put fenders on my bike, got breathable long underwear, arm warmers, and was able to commute and ride my bike to work until the snow came. If you are a bike commuter or just want to bike downtown and be able to […]

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A Piece of Cleveland (APOC) – Upcycling Wood and Re-Making History

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APOC – A Piece of Cleveland- is a design company that turns unwanted materials into furniture and other products.  The materials they use are from deconstructed buildings in the Cleveland area.  APOC partners with private owners and developers to professionally salvage Wood, glass, and metal from buildings that are being renovated or demolished.  These materials are then used to make […]

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Occupy Design – Building a Visual Language for the 99 Percent

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Occupy Design is a grassroots project that connects designers with demonstrators in the Occupy Together movement. The goal of the project is to create freely available visual graphics around a common graphic language to unite the 99%.   A common set of used universal icons, logistical signs, and infographics can help support the communication of the movement’s messages and the data […]

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A Subversive Plot?… Plant a Garden

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Roger Doiron is founder and director of Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI), a Maine-based nonprofit network of over 20,000 individuals from 100 countries who are taking a (dirty) hands-on approach to relocalizing the food supply.  The group is a network of gardeners and good food advocates who work to make local foods even more “local” and broader. In 2008, Doiron and […]

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Ice Drawings: Jim Denevan and the Largest Piece of Art

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The Anthropologist is a project and platform created by the clothing store Anthropologie to show the process of creation and to create relationships with artists.   The main platform for this is the Anthropologiest website and various publications that share selected projects and art as a way to promote creativity. Last year  The Anthropologist commissioned land artist Jim Denevan to draw […]

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