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BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012
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max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012
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WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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people’s gallery CLOSING EVENT!

January 27, 2012
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it’s not goodbye, friends, it’s “see you later!” from the beginning, people’s gallery was a temporary space for the artists of the people’s biennial, a project by jens hoffmann and harrell fletcher. throughout its year-long run, we’ve had all kinds of events supporting local artists in a democractic, “people’s” fashion. so many of you have...
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patchwork

January 23, 2012
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nick emailed me with some wonderful images tonight, including the lovely and highly-collectible boro, a type of patched japanese textile composed of recycled and reused fabrics that literally means “rag.” japanese textiles have always been a source of inspiration for me, so after researching boro, i was excited to discover sri, a textile gallery in brooklyn...
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the great necklace exchange!!!

January 17, 2012
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over the holidays i participated in the fashion loves people necklace exchange with the girls at metier! we all signed up to make a necklace tailored for a stranger and then received one in the mail. such a fun idea and a great way to get to know the community of talented bloggers out...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANDREA & MEG of GOT A GIRL CRUSH

January 12, 2012
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back in october, andrea and a few friends stopped by my booth at the indie mart. they were really excited about the shop and i was flattered to find out that they recognized me from the refinery29 feature! they were my favorite customers of the day by far, definitely the happiest and just out...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SASHA & MEATPAPER

January 5, 2012
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i’m excited to share the latest BTA interview with sasha wizansky, co-founder, editor-in-chief and art director of the cult art/food magazine, meatpaper! now on its 16th issue and 5th year, the quarterly journal has gained an international following. despite its name, meatpaper isn’t just for meat lovers- it exists as a starting point for a dialogue...
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new year, new you!

December 31, 2011
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HOLY SHIT 2011 IS OVER how the hell did that happen? this year was a brilliant one for us here at BIG THINGS and we want to thank you all for being a part of it! i wouldn’t be able run this blog without you reading, sharing your ideas, offering your friendship, and for...
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holiday bazaar this weekend!

December 1, 2011
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we’re kicking off the holiday season with a Holiday Bazaar this weekend, featuring lots of our talented friends & artists! we’ll be at people’s gallery from 12-5 on saturday, dec. 3rd with hot toddies, cookies, and lots of options for unique, thoughtful gifts. come hang out and support your local makers & businesses! here’s...
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30% OFF HOLIDAY SALE w/the adventure store

November 29, 2011
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TEAM WORK! we got together with our friends in seattle at THE ADVENTURE STORE and are having a 30% off sale at the BIG THINGS SHOP today, tuesday, november 29. selected items in both shops are on sale, including this awesome buffalo hide aztec bag, this sweet carved wooden owl comb, giant pom pom...
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