Sunday, June 27, 2010

Pop Salon Oakland

TODAY, Sunday June 27th, from 4-7 pm come check out the work of featured artist Nicole Buffett in several spaces along 9th St, between Broadway and Washington. Co-Hosted by B Restaurant and Blackbird East, this event not only offers art for your viewing pleasure but also film, live music by Tin Cup Serenade, and an open bar. For more information please visit

34 year-old artist Nicole Buffett currently works and resides in San Francisco, creating abstract pieces in both traditional and non-traditional mediums. Using reclaimed house paint, earth pigment, spices, sand, spray paint, ink, and resin, Nicole reflects her own relationship to the world around her while offering the possibility for deeper spiritual representation to the viewer. A lifelong painter and creator, Nicole was awarded the opportunity to work and study textile design in Rajashtan, India in 2001 and received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004. Since then she been shown in prominent local establishments such as Swallowtail, Mignonne, Hotel des Artes, and the Andrea Shwartz Gallery.
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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Tanya AguiƱiga is a Los Angeles based designer raised inTijuana, Mexico. Tanya’s work is informed by border experiences: the interconnectedness of societies, the beauty in struggle and the celebration of culture. She translates emotions into three dimensional objects and tell stories trough color and touch. Her work encourages users to reconsider the objects they use on a daily basis by creating work that explores an objects’ unseen aspect. Her hand-woven and hand-dipped accessories are made from 100% cotton, jersey or wool.

Double Cotton Rope Necklace

Medium Rope Cotton Necklace

Cotton Dipped Rope Bracelet

Jersey Woven Rope Bracelet

Wool Lace Cuff

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

GenevaSound S is the smallest hifi, ever, less than 6", yet with full-sized high fidelity. Perfect for the bedroom, kitchen, office and more. It includes innovations that make hifi easier, and more eye-pleasing: a new PowerDock connector, new TouchLight controls, and a digital radio with alarm clock. TouchLights brighten on hand contact, giving extensive iPod menu control that other small systems lack. When the iPod/iPhone is removed, the motorized PowerDock spins closed to protect it. There’s a choice of three colors, (red, black or white) and a table stand for less clutter on nightstand, countertop or desk.


A Two 3” full range speak

B Two bass ports with dynamic loudness

C Two Class D digital amplifiers – extremely efficient, low-consumption

D Digital radio

E Digital clock with alarm program

F EmbracingSound DSP restores and improves compressed music files

G PowerDock for iPod/iPhone connection and protection

H TouchLight controls - backlit, touch-sensitive

I Line-in jack for external audio