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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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FILM: ‘Minimalism’, A Documentary About Making More With Less

Minimalism is an upcoming documentary by New York City filmmaker Matt D’Avella that explores the lives of individuals who are attempting to lead richer lives by abandoning things and focusing on what’s important.

The film, due out in 2015, focuses on a wide variety of individuals from artists to business people. Peep the trailer after the jump:

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DESIGN: Jenga-Like Hotel Idea Uses Shipping Containers as Rooms

How cool is this?! Hive-Inn, a new hotel concept by Hong-Kong-based architects at OVA Studio, looks like what might happen if Times Square and Las Vegas had a baby. And that baby grew up and had a baby with the game Jenga.

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DESIGN: Inside Kate Moss & Johnny Depp’s 90s NYC Apartment

The NYC apartment that Johnny Depp and Kate Moss used to rent back in the 90s (when they were engaged) has now come on the market, available to have for the price of $19,000 a month.

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DESIGN: Inside Kate Moss & Johnny Depp’s 90s NYC Apartment

The NYC apartment that Johnny Depp and Kate Moss used to rent back in the 90s (when they were engaged) has now come on the market, available to have for the price of $19,000 a month.

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SPOTLIGHT: Interactive Art Installations by Katrín Sigurdardóttir 

Katrín Sigurdardóttir is a New York–based Icelandic artist whose sculptures and installations explore entanglements of body, perception, and memory.

In her on-going “High Plane” series, visitors climb a ladder to find their head in the clouds.

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SPOTLIGHT: Interactive Art Installations by Katrín Sigurdardóttir 

Katrín Sigurdardóttir is a New York–based Icelandic artist whose sculptures and installations explore entanglements of body, perception, and memory.

In her on-going “High Plane” series, visitors climb a ladder to find their head in the clouds.

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SPOTLIGHT: The New York City Ballet by JR

For their 2014 Art Series, the New York City Ballet enlisted the remarkable talents of French street artist and photographer, JR to create a large scale art photo installation featuring the dancers of NYCB, placed in various parts of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. More after the jump:

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SPOTLIGHT: The New York City Ballet by JR

For their 2014 Art Series, the New York City Ballet enlisted the remarkable talents of French street artist and photographer, JR to create a large scale art photo installation featuring the dancers of NYCB, placed in various parts of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. More after the jump:

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Photographer Daniel Arnold Pays Rent Selling $15,000 of Instagram Prints in One Day

Talk about inspiration! Brooklyn-based photographer Daniel Arnold has managed to sell $15,000 USD worth of Instagram prints in a single day.

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PHOTOGRAPHY: Photographer Daniel Arnold Pays Rent Selling $15,000 of Instagram Prints in One Day

Talk about inspiration! Brooklyn-based photographer Daniel Arnold has managed to sell $15,000 USD worth of Instagram prints in a single day.

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