BIG NEWS

BIG MOVES: A Farewell Pop-Up at Mercy Vintage Now!

December 4, 2012
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guess what, guys…?! i am ¡MOVING TO MEXICO! it’s been a crazy year for BIG THINGS and i want to invite you to one last “hurrah” before i head south for school & adventures. join me at my favorite east bay vintage shop MERCY VINTAGE NOW! this saturday, december 8, 2012 from 4-8 pm 4188 piedmont in...
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Support Local Biz @ RenCenter’s Holiday Gift Fair!

November 28, 2012
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the BIG THINGS SHOP is popping up at the rencenter & working solutions’ HOLIDAY GIFT FAIR! tomorrow night we’ll be in san francisco at the hines building on 2nd & mission selling all kinds of gifty goodies alongside our friends and rencenter grads: serial cultura, ryan debonville knitwear, RGB Shop+Gallery, little paper planes &&&& don’t miss handheld...
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GET LUCKY: 20% OFF the BIG THINGS SHOP!

November 24, 2012
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happy happy happy happy happy happy happy we love the holidaze, but aren’t that psyched on BUY BUY BUY BUY BUY. but we’re in RENO, NEVADA right now and we’re feeling lucky, so come on down to the BIG THINGS SHOP this weekend through monday and we’ll give you 20% OFF all online orders....
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Grand Opening of Marquee Salon this weekend!

November 6, 2012
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Our friends at Marquee Salon are excited to announce their GRAND OPENING this weekend, November 10th & 11th on 40th Street in Oakland! Join lots of local designers and talent for cocktails and treats on Saturday night and come back for more vendors at the Marquee Market on Sunday. The BIG THINGS SHOP will...
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ROCK THE VOTE!

November 5, 2012
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ROCK THE VOTE!!! i just spent some quality time watching these classic political commercials from 90s MTV icons like madonna, en vogue, red hot chili peppers, megadeath  & more! the 80s and 90s were huge for political activism within creative communities that  into pop culture! where is that energy now?? we better see you...
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Dries / Gijs / Jobs

October 13, 2012
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I went into MAC the other day with Jen and FELL IN LOVE with the new Dries van Noten / Gijs Frieling / Job Wouters collaboration for this Fall 2012 collection! I wrote about Frieling & Wouters’ book, Vernacular Painting, a few years ago, and am excited to see Wouters’ lettering splashed across crispy...
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Freaky Fruits & Veg!

October 11, 2012
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YOU GUYS ARE GOING TO FREAK OUT WHEN YOU SEE THESE FRUITS & VEGETABLES SOMEONE PUT THROUGH AN MRI MACHINE!!! WTF!?!?!?! I love it all so so much! Thanks io9! See more at Inside Insides. TOMATO! PUMPKIN! GRAPES! SUNFLOWER! BROCCOLI! BANANA! CORNY! CUKE!
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Real Life Weekend Adventures

October 4, 2012
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I’ve been avoiding the internet lately in exchange for real life encounters. It’s AWESOME, you should try it! Here’s a list of exciting real life adventures happening this weekend … hope to see you all out and about! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 Design Night at Autodesk! This month’s theme is From Idealism to Realism:...
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Buggin’

September 17, 2012
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How many times have you seen this poster at the video store?! I’ve seen it a million freaking times and I always dismissed it as some kind of weird 90s scifi comedy. But I stumbled on it again on Netflix the other night and was surprised to discover that it’s actually a fantastic documentary...
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Issue 2 of Got a Girl Crush Mag is OOUUTT!!

September 10, 2012
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Hey guys!!! ISSUE #2 of Got a Girl Crush Magazine is OUT and my travel journal is IN it! Check out my photo diary from the BIG BIG CITY series earlier this year. Muchas muchas gracias to Meg & Andrea for inviting me to be in this issue along with some other righteous ladies...
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