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Daniel Falconer

“Hero,” In Print

Thom Creed is not your average teenager. Sure, he has family issues. His mother walked out on his family years ago, and his father, Hal, is famous for all the wrong reasons. However, there is something weighing more heavily on Thom’s shoulders. He is confused about his sexuality. This is something he feels he has to come to terms with, but, whilst doing so, he finds himself in the middle of carnage. Someone is stalking The League, a group of the world’s superheroes, and picking them off, one by one…

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6 years ago
Rai the sparkly peanut

Socializing in Shoreditch

Bringing together wit, wisdom and enough food and drink to see you through from early breakfast to a nightcap at last orders at the bar, The Book Club offers a cultural revolution to the East end’s social scene. The Book Club fuses lively, creative events and late night drinking seven days a week with an alternative menu of brain-teasing and mind-expanding thought for food in the form of workshops, talks, cultural showcases, parties, ping pong, pool and the best in new music. The Book…

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Inhabitat

Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made from Iron & Sugar

One of our favorite exhibits at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair was Loaded, which brought together 15 students and emerging designers from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) to explore the history, physicality, and currency of two catalytic materials: iron and sugar. Designer Brian Anderson explains: “Sugar and iron are two materials that represent the American history quite well, with references to the times of slavery as well as the glorious industrial days.” Read on for a look at the innovative designs on display — from lighting to tableware and jewelry.

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nyctr

Gram Gone Giddy

Superheros are pretty great really. You can even date one if you like on super harmony. I also want to go to the superhero store in Brooklyn pretty awesome. Photographs by Sacha Goldberger, who found his 91-year-old Hungarian grandmother Frederika feeling lonely and depressed. To cheer her up, he suggested that they shoot a series of outrageous photographs in costume. Fab…

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6 years ago
Thomas Durante

Tommy Hoppe’s Calculated Work & Sleeping Ganeshes

Tommy Hoppe, a New York-based artist, has visited St. Bonaventure University a couple times to speak about art, design, color and music. He works with numerous mediums, but his graphite illustrations are particularly impressive. Hoppe mathematically calculates each shape in his work and uses color to highlight emotions and sound. By pairing colors and music notes, he has created a system that allows viewers to “listen” to his artwork by following patterns. Tommy’s highly unorthodox theory and exceptional…

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