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kimmi8
under my 5'1 frame, i'm really super tall
Interests: art, design, cupcakes, fashion, the internet, technology, electronica, live music, surprises, theme parties, late night adventures
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Recently I had drinks with someone that worked at Fiverr. There's been a few of these online service marketplaces gaining traction and they are always fun to peruse. Yelp has provided discoverability, both good and bad, for many lifestyle businesses... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at kimmie nguyen:
Probably better for your health that it's not ;)
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2014 on The Big Eats 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
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Well then we are overdue for an all-night convo about this list. Lol. With wine too! There are some things that I may never get to, usually the sweet things. But top of my list is getting to La Ciccia which is just around the corner from me.
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2014 on The Big Eats 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
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Every year I look forward to the unveling of 7x7's Big Eats list. I'm pretty far ahead for 2014 (everything in bold I have yet to try). Guess I spent most of last year pigging out. A date recently commented... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
Thanks for checking it out!
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2014 on Art :: Michael Cina at kimmie nguyen:
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Michael Cina is an artist working in the fields of graphic design and painting. Ghostly writes that his success is fueled by experimentation and mastering of the many aspects of design including, typography, branding, art direction, illustration, fine art, motion,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
Thanks! :D Nice to see you're still following my blog. How are you doing?!
Toggle Commented Jan 29, 2014 on made me smile at kimmie nguyen:
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Found walking down Valencia Street between the 23rd and 24th blocks. I enjoy the randomness of this city. A nice reminder to get off the phone and look around at my surroundings. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
17 Drop Me a Line (Mano Le Tough Remix) Everyone has been missing BPM tremendously since we've been back. Thankfully there are Spotify playlists that will rotate beats for days. This one particularly reminds me of all the fun we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
When 13 year-old Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal. It's possible that he comes from a blessedly smart gene pool. But he's a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2014 at kimmie nguyen:
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Two years into my first job, I found the first painting that I would fall in love with. The piece was hanging in a South Park restaurant that I frequented for lunch. It was $1500 and I was making $40K... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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For all the Instagram enthusiasts, here's a way to gift loved ones with your filtering skills. I've never ordered from Prinstagr.am but the company was highlighted in 7x7 this month. Their recent 3.0 release came out with photobooks, zines and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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via My Modern Met / this is colossal Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, now in her mid-80s, is showing her latest installations at David Zwirner Gallery. The full exhibition, called I Who Have Arrived In Heaven, spans the gallery's three consecutive... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
27 Velocity of Love (Hot Toddy Mix) A track off of Ministry of Sound's, Late Night Sessions compilation. An oldie - this may be from 2007 if not older - but a great listen with groovy beats that gets me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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In A la Plage, A la Piscine, Gray Malin photographs beach imagery from doorless helicopters. The photographs remind me of Massimo Vitali, who did a series of Italian beach panoramas almost two decades ago. Massimo's series was shot from the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass starts tomorrow. I haven't been in a few years but am looking forward to free music, sunny weather (our last days of Indian Summer!) and fun with friends. While the festival is not my usual genre of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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Now that I'm at a consumer facing company again, I can spend my days researching websites providing niche and fun services. A few years ago crowdfunding on the web wasn't even an industry term yet. Today there are all kinds... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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I found Tom Raffield on Fab while looking for something modern and organic to hang in the new dining room. Raffield creates handcrafted lighting and furniture with beautiful, sculptural forms using sustainably sourced wood and eco-friendly varnishes. As a designer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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Staying sunny despite the downpour of unexpectedness. Photo via yellowtrace. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2013 at On Maiden Lane
Everything All the Time is one of my favorite albums of this decade. I would have caught Band of Horses at Outside Lands but I've banned music festivals in which parkas and thermals are involved. And honestly I wasn't sure... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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photos via thisiscolossal Japanese contemporary artist, Motoi Yamamoto, recently completed an installation at the Mint Museum Uptown. He creates installations made entirely out of salt, often in the form of large-scale labyrinths or aerial projections of typhoons. Titled “Floating Garden”,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
Loving the limited designer editions at the retail startup, Of a Kind. The site aims to support and promote on-the-rise fashion designers. It features a carefully curated selection of hand crafted jewelry, accessories and apparel. While most of the editions... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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There's that bit of uneasiness in the pit of your stomach. That's how you know this is probably the right thing. Photography by maus. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at On Maiden Lane
Daft Punk's recent global teaser campaign spurred much fan craze. But it was a campaign long before any of us knew that it was. Friends were talking about it two years ago but according to this timeline, the campaign started... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2013 at kimmie nguyen:
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So I want to go to this. It sold out within minutes of going on sale. Tickets might be available on eBay according to friends in Paris. It's an American 50s themed drive-in, cinema, rollerskating rink and CHAMPAGNE BAR at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2013 at kimmie nguyen: