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  • Holographic Text Messages

    The technology isn’t quite there yet for the 3G iPhone, but holograph messaging may eventually replace voicemail, email and texting as the favorite mode of communication among the tech-enabled. Like videoconferencing, holographic messages would have an appeal limited to those rare people who don’t mind seeing themselves on camera. But it’s still a neat trick. Watch Video ›

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  • Smokeless Fireplaces

    Planika Fires makes designy fireplaces that use a proprietary liquid biofuel called Fanola, which burns completely smoke and smell free. Experience the warmth of a wood-burning fireplace in the cold, austere ambiance of your minimalist, impeccably-designed living room. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Massimo Vignelli’s Subway Map

    The classic-yet-confusing 1972 design of the New York City subway map has been updated and released as a limited-edition print. Vignelli’s map was a headache for tourists and commuters alike, but it did land a spot at the MoMA. Proceeds from the sales of the signed 2008 edition - there are 500 prints available for $299 - will go to the Green Workers Cooperative, a community coop incubator, in the South Bronx. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 6 years ago respond