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Roland Roos, the handy man artist

Roland Roos, the handy man artist

In a project aptly titled “Free Repair,” Swiss artist Roland Roos traveled around Europe for two years and without permission, he fixed damaged things in public spaces and “to restore a particular detail to its pre-damaged state.” On his website you can view the before and after photos of each repair job. This project came…

Earth Day green tech finds (4/22/10)

Earth Day green tech finds (4/22/10)

Your Earth Week green tech finds…

  • Droid your dry cleaner: The National Organization for Women (NOW) has released an Android and web app (iPhone coming soon) for finding dry cleaners in your area that don’t use perchloroethylene (or “perc”).

  • Puma’s new bag-box: The shoe company teamed up with design firm Fuseproject to create a the new “clever little bag” that requires much less cardboard than a traditional shoe box, and creates a much smaller manufacturing footprint. Look for it in 2011; find out more about it in the video above. (via Fast Company)