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Friday Finds 07.19.13

Pink concrete? Animal bodies? USB-heated gloves? Welcome to this week's Friday Finds!
July 19, 2013
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Friday Finds 06.14.13

Welcome to another round of Friday Finds! To help you foray into the long-awaited weekend, we've gathered up a few of our favorite finds from the webosphere, travels, and beyond for your viewing pleasure.
June 14, 2013
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9 DIY Home Automation Gadgets for 2013

Home automation is an incredible way to simplify the life of a homeowner. By automating all of your technologies, you can not only make your life easier, but you can save yourself a lot of money and hassle. And it is surprisingly easy to do yourself. DIY home automation is not only easy, but it is cheap. Here are nine cool gadgets that you can use to automate your house for 2013.
May 30, 2013
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The Art of Brook&Lyn

In her mid-twenties, Mimi Jung quit her job as a graphic designer to start her own creative studio under the name Brook&Lyn. Her bold, distinct jewelry gained near instant acclaim in the fashion world. Last year, her husband, Brian Hurewitz, joined the company full-time and the pair relocated from Brooklyn to Los Angeles.
May 13, 2013
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Dwell on Design Artist in Residence Tanya Aguiñiga Is Calling All Knitters!

As part of Dwell on Design Artist in Residence Tanya Aguiñiga's audience-interactive atelier on the show floor, she will be creating and donating handcrafted blankets as part of “Move-in Kits” with basic furnishings to Los Angeles–area shelters. Tanya is seeking knitters from Los Angeles and beyond to send in a blanket you have created of any size, color, pattern, and material you can imagine to be a part of this endeavor. Get your knit on and bring some warmth to the recently housed.
May 9, 2013
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SFMade Week 2013

San Francisco's manufacturing tradition is getting a jump start thanks to SFMade, a weeklong celebration of makers in the City by the Bay. Though the region's thriving tech industry regularly nabs headlines, the focus from May 6–12 is on things of a more goods-oriented sort. Here are a six event highlights for the week ahead. See the full list at sfmade.org and visit the pop-up shop at the Banana Republic store on Grant at Sutter.
May 6, 2013
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Amazing Modern Backyard Office

When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click through the slideshow to see the shed in action and to hear Dorman candidly discuss the challenges and success of his project.
May 3, 2013
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A Look at Lego Bombing

You've heard of yarn bombing (as evidence of its mainstream status, yarn bombing has even shown up in a Roche Bobois ad), but have you seen Lego bombing?
January 29, 2013
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Designer Spotlight: Black Creek Mercantile & Trading Co.

Dwell chats with Joshua Vogel, the carpenter-craftsman behind the lovely, hand-turned kitchenware and sculptural pieces from Black Creek Mercantile & Trading Co. in Kingston, New York, and his partner, Kelly Zaneto.
January 23, 2013
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