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Ela Accessories' Founders: Ela & Martin Aldorsson.
Photo: Marayna Dickinson/Alace Photos

DisC x YouInc Presents: 10 Questions with Ela & Martin Aldorsson of Ela Accessories

About Different Is Cool x YouInc: DisC and YouInc have collaborated on a series of profile pieces featuring Canadian entrepreneurs in non-traditional, creative careers [ie. fashion, visual & performing arts, […]

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Elle at work in the Zvelle Studio, Toronto.
Photo Credit: Marayna Dickinson.

DisC x YouInc Presents: 10 Questions with Fashion Entrepreneur Elle AyoubZadeh of Zvelle Shoes

About Different Is Cool x YouInc: DisC and YouInc have collaborated on a series of profile pieces featuring Canadian entrepreneurs in non-traditional, creative careers [ie. fashion, visual & performing arts, […]

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Kate Moss hologram

Kate Moss hologram

Here’s a video of the cinematic and deeply moving finale of McQueen’s Fall/Winter 2006 show, featuring a hologram of the then scandal-besieged supermodel Kate Moss.  It was Lee’s way of […]

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Born To Rage: Guitar God Tom Morello & His Social Activism

Born To Rage: Guitar God Tom Morello & His Social Activism

Happy Birthday [May 30, 1964] to Tom Morello, Grammy-winning, [and totally awesome] guitarist of polemic hard rock band Rage Against The Machine and tireless social activist. Tom Morello, ranked #26 […]

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Black Metal Chef-Buffalo Seitan Bites

Meatless Monday: Vegan Black Metal Chef-Buffalo Seitan Bites

We adore the awesomely hard core recipes of the Vegan Black Metal Chef – his thrash guitar, gauntlets, chalice, sacrificial saber and his cruelty-free recipes. [His pad thai is, um, […]

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Eco-architecture: from Milan’s Bosco Verticale to Taipei’s Eco Ark

Eco-architecture: from Milan’s Bosco Verticale to Taipei’s Eco Ark

Urban centres around the globe suffer from similar ills – population densities which result in tremendous amounts of consumer waste and, consequently, environmental pollution. Architects, urban planners and designers have […]

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Jean Paul Goude-fashion’s iconic image wizard teases us with Candy

Jean Paul Goude-fashion’s iconic image wizard teases us with Candy

Like the majority of fashion followers, I’m a huge Jean Paul Goude fan – his fashion photography over the years has been inspiration to me – from forming Grace Jones’ inimitable style […]

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This Is Gonna Hurt ~ A Different Is Cool “InnerView” with Nikki Sixx

This Is Gonna Hurt ~ A Different Is Cool “InnerView” with Nikki Sixx

[Photo courtesy of Nikki Sixx] A bit about Different Is Cool InnerViews: At Different Is Cool, it is our dream to eradicate prejudice through the celebration & exultation of being different. […]

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Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois looks to the future

Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois looks to the future

  Daniel Lanois and Margaret Atwood at Gateway to Bohemia 2011 event [Photos: Jeremy Buehler] On Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Wu loft residence in downtown Toronto, Different Is Cool held its […]

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Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

  Bill “Billy” Jamieson & his beloved dog Rameses at home [Photo: William Jamieson Tribal Art]   Bill Jamieson was a Toronto legend – a tribal art dealer obsessed with […]

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