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Caspule collabs – nothing new to see here, right? Well how about Neiman Marcus and JoAnn fabrics partnering up in the name of public service? We didn’t see that one coming either – but hell yes to haute protection. The high end retailer has repurposed its manufacturing folks to create non-medical grade masks for people working in the health sector. JoAnn fabrics has stepped in to donate the materials. The dynamic duo expect to start delivering the finished products by the end of this week. Major cape swish!
Sharing is caring – right?? But it’s hard to share a laugh about a funny meme or cute puppy video when you’re in lockdown. That text bubble is not the same as the IRL moment you catch the incredulous reaction from your friends. In a stroke of serendipity, Instagram has launched its Co-Watching feature this week, letting up to 6 friends view posts and stories together – a major bonus in a moment when we crave connection. Looks like the tea party has been re-convened!!
Right now, most of us are living some version of Life, Interrupted. In this oddly static state, the work of Seattle-based photographer Derrick Lin seems incredibly poignant. His miniature dioramas of office scenes from decades ago, set amongst the detritus of paperclips and coffee cups, reflect on a world that no longer exists. Each still life eerily echoes with the sounds of commuters, high heels, and hello’s no longer spoken; miniature altars to the passing of work as we knew it. What was meant to be whimsical, has now become wistful…