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Links for 9/15/09

By Wise Elephant • Sep 15th, 2009 • Category: Dailies

We’re going to start posting (mostly) daily links of articles/posts/findings we’re either reading or thought were worth noting. These used to go into our “Shorts” section within our sidebar, but we’re going to try fitting them into one daily post.

A New Home for Martha (WWD.com): As her contract with Sears (KMART) expires Martha will be creating new products for The Home Depot. LINK

Planetizen Unveils Its Top 100 Urban Thinkers (SF.STREETSBLOG.COM): Jane Jacobs, the author of The Life and Death of Great American Cities takes the top spot. Her nemesis, Robert Moses, comes in at #23. LINK

Mario Testino’s portfolio of Lady Gaga (Touch Puppet): Testino continues to mine the collective pop-psyche, seeking to make “hip” imagery. LINK

Interview with Design Lab jury member David Fisher (Electrolux Website): David Fisher is the Design Director of Seymourpowell, the internationally-renowned product design consultancy based in London. LINK

Top 10 Fall Trends 2009: Punk Rock (King Boutique): Studs, zippers, skinny black pants, leggings, leather jackets, are all back in for the season. LINK

Living Root Bridges (Living Root Bridges): The living bridges of Cherrapunji, India are made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree. LINK

Condé Nast execs to make big cuts, insiders say (Crains New York): The staff of Conde properties await the other shoe to drop. LINK

A Talking Head Dreams of a Perfect City (WSJ): David Byrne proposed the parts to a perfect city. LINK


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