New York City Nostalgia In A Bottle

Last week we found something very peculiar in our mailbox: a glass jar filled with, well, to be honest, trash. Two students from Parsons, the New School of Design in New York, clarified the matter for us. Their recent product MissingNYC fits an authentic part of New York City — a favorite neighborhood, park or landmark, whatever it may be — into a small jar that can be carried around as a cure for homesickness, sent to loved ones as a souvenir or made a gift for bloggers across the Atlantic.

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Urban Normality Restored!

On the Westerstraat in Amsterdam the house numbers between 54 and 70 are missing. Big fuzz for Google Maps? Yeah. Big fuzz for the postman? Yes, indeed. But not any more! Advertising agency Natwerk decided to restore normality and build the seven missing row houses. In the gap. Between the buildings…

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