Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Farewelling bell hooks, clothing that responds to a wearer's mood, alluring treehouses and more from around the internet

Remembering Pivotal Feminist Theorist, Brilliant Thinker + Writer bell hooks Black feminist theorist, activist and author, the beloved bell hooks (who preferred to spell her name lowercase in order to de-emphasize individualism) passed away at the age of 69. As a pillar of the feminist movement as well as an inspiration for many, hooks created work (such as Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and …

Brian Eno’s Color-Changing, Limited Run LED Turntables

Renowned record producer, composer and self-proclaimed “non-musician” Brian Eno has partnered with London-based Paul Stolper Gallery on a signed, numbered run of 50 color-changing LED and acrylic turntables. The psychedelic invention incorporates lighting mechanisms within its platter and base, leading to a shifting combination of color. “The light from it was tangible as if caught in a cloud of vapor,” Eno said of his first …

Shabop Shalom Slip Mat

Judaica Standard Time combines faith and design in functional and meaningful objects. The Shabop Shalom Slip Mat—made in collaboration with Devendra Banhart—is one such example. The mat uses a classic cork board as its base, accentuated with Banhart’s light-handed, brushstroke typeface that reads, “Shabop Shalom.”