Link About It: This Week’s Picks

9,200 unknown tree species, a watery grave for the ISS, the UK's first queer museum and more from around the web

A Studio Residency For Formerly Incarcerated Artists at the World Trade Center This Spring, Silver Art Projects—a non-profit organization that supports overlooked artists—will open applications for its third round of year-long residencies, offering studio space at the World Trade Center, stipends and mentorships for disadvantaged artists. A quarter of the creatives chosen will be formerly incarcerated people. “It just made sense to bring in formerly …

adidas’ “Choose To Give Back” Program Rewards People for Recycling

While many people donate wearable items that are in good condition, there aren’t as many outposts for clothing and accessories that are no longer viable. In an attempt to decrease the amount of clothing that turns up at landfill sites, adidas partnered with online resale site thredUP to create an app that rewards people for donating their old gear. Apparel, accessories and shoes in any …

Ultraboost DNA + Marimekko Sneakers

Beloved Finnish apparel, homeware and textile brand Marimekko has teamed up with adidas for a vast collection of workout gear and everyday clothing. From swimsuits to sneakers, each item features Marimekko’s trademark patterns. The Ultraboost DNA + Marimekko sneakers combine playful polka dots with adidas performance. Crafted without any virgin polyester, they’re made from Primeblue (a recycled material made in collaboration with Parley Ocean Plastic) …