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Video: Detour Berlin 2008 setup at Museum Der Dinge

Ever wonder how Detour exhibits are put up? Here’s an interesting video of the preparations leading to last week’s opening in Berlin. Visit the official DETOUR page. Explore myDetour, here. Which city would you want DETOUR to visit?

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Video: Opening of Detour in Berlin

Video from the opening of Detour in Berlin. An excited crowd hovering over artworks, gloved hands gingerly examine each notebook. What a night! More>

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Travel Cafe

Patrick Ng posts about his plans for the latest Travel Cafe: This is the second year I host a Travel Cafe thematic promotion at Festival Walk store.  In addition to this year’s larger promotion at Times Square city’super, we still … Continue reading

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Nibs for nobs

Forget Facebook. The hottest way to communicate right now is via a quaint old technique known as putting pen to paper. Sales of writing equipment at Selfridges are at their highest for almost ten years, suggesting that some of us … Continue reading

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Pen-makers sue Illinois man over trade secrets

FORT MADISON, Iowa – The nib of a pen _ the part that puts ink to paper _ is at the center of lawsuit against a man whose former bosses want to keep him from selling their secrets to a … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

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Massive Change

The Massive Change Project explores the legacy and potential, the promise and power of design in improving the welfare of humanity. It originated as a collaboration between Bruce Mau Design and the Institute without Boundaries in which we researched the … Continue reading

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Previously unknown Bach work discovered

"BERLIN – A previously unknown work by Johann Sebastian Bach has turned up in a crate of 18th-century birthday cards removed from a German library shortly before it was devastated by fire last year, researchers said Wednesday. Experts say the … Continue reading

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Children of the Storm

A multimedia presentation of Brenda Ann Kenneally’s photo essay on children displaced by Hurricane Katrina, with audio interviews and additional images. View "Children of the Storm"The New York Times Magazine [Registration required]LINK

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Student’s diary lawsuit dismissed

"A former Fulton County student who was expelled from high school for writing about a dream in which a student shoots a math teacher has failed to convince a federal court that the school system violated her right to free … Continue reading

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