STORY + Peanuts Collaborate for “How Original!”

Seven artists reimagine Snoopy and the gang for products at the NYC concept store

NYC’s ever-changing conceptual retail experience, STORY is unveiling How Original!—a collaboration with Peanuts and the Peanuts Global Artist Collective—today. The collection (part of the shop’s 41st installation) is made up of riffs and re-imaginings of Charles M Schulz’s timeless Peanuts cast by seven artists in collaboration with 14 brands. The Peanuts Global Artist Collective—André Saraiva x Mr. A, Nina Chanel Abney, AVAF, FriendsWithYou, Kenny Scharf, Rob Pruitt and …

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1. Hawaii Bans Common Sunscreens to Save Coral Reefs In a few years, the majority of common sunscreens available on the market will be banned in Hawaii in an effort to save their coral reefs. These sunscreens contain oxybenzone or octinoxate—both ingredients that make coral more vulnerable. As Mother Jones explains, oxybenzone “deforms coral cells, damages their DNA, and, most disturbing of all, disrupts coral …

Peanuts + NASA Collaborate Once More

With a mission “to inspire a passion for space exploration and STEM,” Peanuts Worldwide and NASA will collaborate once more for publishing and merchandizing, as well as interactive experiences. Referred to as the Space Act Agreement, the multi-year partnership comes five decades after the organizations first worked together. As the story goes, NASA approached Peanuts creator Charles M Schulz back in the mid-’60s to seek …

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1. NYC Gallery Showing Every Work They’ve Been Sent for a Show At NYC’s Andrew Edlin Gallery, an open call was posted for any type of artist to submit work and have it featured it the exhibition “Et Tu, Art Brute?,” with the only restriction being that the work must fit within a 16-by-20 inch envelope. Some 740 pieces later, and all the work is …

The Simpsons House in Different Architectural Styles

Strangely enough, after browsing the various iterations of The Simpsons’ house in different architectural styles—from the classic log cabin to Victorian, Art Deco and more—it’s difficult to remember what the original looks like. Created by Neomam Studios for Home Advisor, this project is a delightful look at popular culture, design and architectural history all at once. In the show, 742 Evergreen Terrace happens to be …