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Office Space: Defending the Cubicle

The way we work is constantly changing. Is the office of today ideally suited to our modern needs or just a setting for a case of the Mondays? handmade and vintage goods

Noted: Recycle Your Pantyhose

Is there a run in your stockings? Finally, legwear has a better resting place than the waste basket. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: What Is the Museum of Jurassic Technology?

Take a fantastical trip to the West Coast, where an institution with a cult-like following challenges truth and fiction. handmade and vintage goods

Saving the Planet One Photograph at a Time

Throughout the years, one artistic medium has proved why our natural environment is worth saving. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: Is Modern Dance Still Modern?

Despite a name that emphasizes now-ness, modern dance has been in a bit of a rut. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: How to Start the Day

Your day is only as good as the foundation you lay. What morning rituals set you off on the right foot? handmade and vintage goods

Making a List

If your desk is covered in scraps of paper, each bearing itemized, daily objectives, don’t worry — you’re not alone. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: Grocery Shopping With Men

As husbands and fathers increasingly make trips to the supermarket, it becomes apparent that we have decades’ worth of stereotypes to fight. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: What Does a Conductor Do?

With over-the-top gestures and intense facial expressions, the person on the podium is more important to the orchestra than you might think. handmade and vintage goods

Peter Marié’s Beauties

One man’s obsession with documenting beauty resulted in a collection of miniature portraits that continues to stir controversy today. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: Ephemeral Architecture

Communities are trading in their monuments of yore for the adaptable experience of a food truck or pop-up shop. handmade and vintage goods

Revitalizing Willesden High Road

Ailing Main Streets aren’t just an American problem. Through pairing designers with shop owners, the UK is pumping life back into small businesses. handmade and vintage goods

Noted: The Town That Recycles Christmas Tree Lights

Through an incredibly resourceful process, the afterlife of our holiday refuse finds its way to the feet of China’s communities. handmade and vintage goods

The Sign Painter Movie

Thanks to two adventurous filmmakers, an overlooked craft is getting its turn in the spotlight. handmade and vintage goods

Building the World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy

More than just the stuff of wedding invitations, a new book reveals how the practice of letter arts threads through the world’s vast mix of cultures.