Good Magazine

Premiering this month, Good is a smart bimonthly magazine that encourages and inspires conscious global citizens to band together and “give a damn." The inaugural September/October issue speaks to a generation of new capitalists (i.e. those who "embrace the merger of capitalism and idealism") with articles that include a primer on the upcoming mid-term elections to New Yorker writer James Surowiecki's insightful essay on the …

Miriam Wosk: Euphoria

Miriam Wosk's first solo museum exhibition opens today, 8 September 2006, at the Santa Monica Museum of Art and runs through 25 November 2006. "Euphoria" features large-scale paintings encrusted with pearls, glitter, crystals, starfish, collage, and paint, and the premiere of a documentary film about Wosk’s studio process, which is produced, written, and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Terry Sanders. In her previous career as …

Shalgo

Shalgo is the kind of company that not only makes inventive, well-designed and sharp-looking wallets and iPod cases from duct tape, but applies that same winning combo to other projects, like their free downloadable animations for your iPod called Podflips (pictured) and a "Shalgomobile," a 1972 Volkswagen Squareback ($9,240) covered with 5,000 pieces of duct tape saved from the making of Shalgo's iPod cases. The …