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The New Luxury: Are You A Collector?

Paul Braga’s Snuff Bottle Collection, image via Bonhams

By Regina Connell. It seems to be that if you like the finer things in life, and are far enough along to have a lot of the basics taken care of, at some point you will confront the “c” word. … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: When “Ethics” Are Not Enough

Adidas made from ocean waste, image courtesy of AdWeek

By Regina Connell. Don’t get me wrong. I do love bunnies. I do love artisans. I do love the earth. I do love people (for the most part). But the Ethical Marketing Machine? Not so much. I used to be a big … Continue reading

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Bursting the Maker Bubble: Part 2

Team élu

By Regina Connell. Part 1 of Bursting the Maker Bubble certainly touched a nerve. It seems that more than a few people—of the serious “maker” tribe, in particular—have been seeing the same things, feeling the same way. There were also … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: Secret Objects

The New Luxury: Secret Objects

By Regina Connell. Secrets. They’re not supposed to exist, are they? We’re supposed to tell it all, share it all, let it all hang out, preferably online. Mental health types talk about the corrosive effects of secrets.  We barely tolerate the … Continue reading

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