The Good Wood Gang

The latest from Friends With You is a series of five new wooden hand-carved and hand-painted modular toys. The line-up includes the four-legged Mr. T.T.T. Burger (why is anthropomorphic food so irresistible?), an ominous black box figure called Black Foot, a pink baby named Lucky Doovoo, the multi-armed robot Squid Racer, and a cone-shaped Sweet Tooth. The official launch will take place at the kidrobot …

Atlantic Avenue Artwalk

Artwalks are usually small town affairs, but bring the concept to Brooklyn's thriving "Bococa" (Boreum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens) and you get over 85 artists, open studios, gallery and store exhibitions, three different public murals, and more. This weekend, June 4th and 5th, from 1-6pm, the 2nd annual Artwalk 2005 will take place on and around Atlantic Avenue. Participants include graf artist Doze …

Retro-Electro

The new book Retro-Electro is a primer to the slew of outmoded devices left in the wake of tech’s breakneck progress over the last four decades. With photos, brief descriptions, history, and pricing info, it’s as much for the obsessed collector as for those who just want a trip down memory lane. In the same way that Taschen’s The Computer, is like paging through a …