NYC Manufacturing Campaign Goes Artisinal; A Houseplant That Charges Your Phone

Posted On Wed, April 27, 2016 By

Posted On Wed, April 27, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The new campaign for Made in NYC, a group that promotes local manufacturing, looks to capitalize on “artisanal and handcrafted goods.” [NYT]
  • A facetious, side-by-side comparison of similarly priced listings in New York City and less costly parts of the world. [New Yorker]
  • This houseplant harnesses energy from photosynthesis to charge your phone. [Design Taxi]
  • The latest piece of art on the High Line is a sculpture of a smartcar made of tire treads with an apple tree growing through its sunroof. [WSJ]
  • Hudson Yards is the the world’s most ambitious “smart city.” Should we worry that New York City is becoming an experimental lab? [Places Journal]

Images: Made in NYC (L); Bioo Lite (R)

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