US Sailor Ryan Breymaier has raced big sail boats for several years. He’s sailed around the world and holds the record for the ‘Golden Route’: New York to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn. He has just won the New York to Barcelona ‘Ocean Masters’ race, and plans next to participate in the Vendee [...]
Partnering with Cotton Inc and Maker’s Row, Show Love brings you the story of Larry McClendon, a lifelong cotton farmer on the floodplains of the Mississippi in rural Arkansas. He talks about his love of the crop, his land, and the state of American Cotton today.
Haven’s Kitchen is a new kind of community-based business – cooking school, meeting place, cafe, event venue – that fills the gap on incorporating seasonal food from independent farmers and food businesses into your daily life, supporting a larger ecosystem of sustainable food that benefits each one of us and our planet. Run by friendly, [...]
Jessica Lang Dance blends classical form, clean lines, and poetry. This is dance that is philosophically driven with a profound soulfulness that anyone can feel. Lang’s sets are fresh and dynamic, like a moving painting and sculpture coming together. At the same time, they are incredibly sophisticated in their simplicity. Her choreography is a mix [...]
Show Love is honored to have been chosen to bring you the incredible story of Edible Schoolyard New York – a garden-centered hands-on learning program springing up in New York’s neediest neighborhoods with the goal of spreading to schools all over the city. As the first showcase school in Gravesend, Brooklyn (P.S. 216) heads towards [...]
Every year, 36 ‘national teams’, comprised of the diverse communities that make up New York City, come together to play in a World Cup tournament called Cosmos Copa. Organized by the legendary New York Cosmos and heralded as a one-of-a-kind event that showcases the best of NYC, this grassroots tournament attracts a huge following in [...]
A documentary short exploring the concept of the drumline, featuring footage and interviews filmed in Brooklyn in April 2012 during the annual Battle of the Drumlines. Hosted by the Brooklyn Steppers Marching Band (www.bksteppers.org) the event draws the finest talent from the Tri-state area for a unique event, with this year’s special guests North Carolina [...]
Amongst the multitude of bike shops across Manhattan and Brooklyn, 718 Cyclery (www.718c.com) stands out for their unique approach to the business. This is the “inverted bike shop”.
Part I: The Trailer Daniel Moyer builds. He builds furniture. With his own two hands. Out of beautiful and strong wood. Sourced from a small grower in Pennsylvania. Most pieces utilize wood joinery and stripes of contrasting wood create the pattern. Wood on wood. This creates a grace of symmetry with impact that is subtle [...]
An immersive walk through Occupy Wall Street
A profile of inventor Pep Torres, whose passion and perseverance led to him founding the Museum of Ideas and Inventions in Barcelona (MIBA).
Stories We believe that storytelling from your company should be genuine and authentic. That’s why we approach the job like documentary filmmakers. You can plug and play tweets and Facebook updates if you want to but people are pretty savvy about messaging which is why they’ve retreated from TV ads to make their consumer choices [...]
JULY 30 & 31 — Yoko Furusho is a New York based illustrator from Tokyo invited to show her work in traditional Japanese store, Ikiru, located in the heart of the Born neighborhood of Barcelona, Spain. She offered to come in person and do a live painting instead to the utter delight of the store’s [...]
Ikiru (www.ikiru.es) is a Japanese furniture and interior design products store located in Barcelona. All their futons are handmade in their nearby warehouse, following ancient Japanese tradition and technique to provide products customers with a unique, traceable and quality product with a personal service.
Matières à réflexion (matieresareflexion.com) in Paris is a wonderful example of a store/workshop combination, a place that combines process, discovery, craftsmanship and human interaction in a single experience. What Women Make (www.whatwomenmake.com) spoke with designer Laetitia Azpiroz and partner Cyrille Raillet about their work.
A video summary of this 4-day event held in Barcelona June-July 2011.
I’ve read several articles denouncing the validity of social media expertise and in a lot of ways, sympathize with the sentiment. When I interviewed Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer of DDB Worldwide at the ADC*E Awards earlier this month, he cautioned the industry against their folly of calling ‘social media’ a medium at all. The [...]
The Art Directors Club of Europe (ADC*E) 20th Annual Best of European Design and Advertising Awards Weekend in Barcelona, Spain. July 2011.
Here is a bonus interview with Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer of DDB Worldwide and the jury president at the 2011 ADC*E Best of European Design and Advertising Awards. Interview by Chauncey Zalkin, the ADC*E Press Officer and Social Media Director. Video and Editing by Peter Crosby.
Set in a beautiful, renovated medieval mansion house in the peaceful village of Sant Lorrenç de la Muga, Northern Catalonia, Hotel Torre Laurentii is one of kind. Your stay offers a wonderful combination of tranquility, escape, luxury and stunning natural beauty surrounded by the valleys, hills and rivers of the lower Pyrenees region. It is [...]
Your website is the hub of your online identity. The more dynamic it is, the more engaged your audience and clients will be. A stagnant page can be pretty, but it’s not going to do much for your business. That’s where a blog comes in. A blog is your voice in motion. A blog entry [...]
Show Love This embodies our mission. With all the bad rap capitalism is getting these days, we want to show what’s beautiful about enterprise. About absorbing everything around you as a citizen of the world, happening upon the kernel of an idea born out of a need or a desire, a gap in the marketplace, [...]
`Paradigma de paz` – a two day event of art and interaction on the Israel/Palestine conflict at art space Corretger5. Day one is an exhibition of photographs showing daily life in modern day Palestine, with day two as an evening of interactive discussions and brainstorming sessions with speakers from renowned organizations around Barcelona.