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The New Luxury: End of Empire Stuff

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By Regina Connell. Despite the fact that the world is full of strife on one end and bad taste on the other, I’m not one to let these things get me too terribly down. But there was one thing that … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: When “Ethics” Are Not Enough

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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

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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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