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David VegaDavid Vega is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles. His interests include design and green building, Latin American literature, handcrafted goods, wine and cycling. He has written and edited for a number of print and web publications related to his various interests, and as the managing editor for Edible Los Angeles magazine, David became an ardent supporter of local, sustainable food. When not writing at some cafe, he can be found making wine in Northern California or riding his bike to the next great meal.

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Panama Hat

Legend has it that a common straw hat, that favorite accessory of both the leisure class ...

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Reclaimed Wood

When early American colonists began penetrating the interior of the North American ...

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History of the Umbrella

During the late 18th century, London was full of strange characters who attracted attention ...

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Fountain Pen

Several years ago during my poor college days, I found a Mont Blanc fountain pen ...

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Olivetti Typewriter

Olivetti encouraged independent thinking in its designers and hoped it would trickle down ...

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The History Of Olive Oil

Long considered one of the greatest natural assets of the ancient world ...

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Safety Razor

When did men’s little personal effects become so cheap, so… disposable? ...

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Paper Making

Paper has been a key factor in communication and can be traced back to 3,000 B.C. ...

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George Nelson Flip Clock

The great designer who helped chart the course of American Modernism towards ...

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Corrugated Cardboard

As I threw the heavy carton into the back of my truck, I imagined what it must have carried ...

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Pocket Lighter

In some long-gone circles, the measure of a man’s worth was his pocket lighter ...

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Natural Cork

Ah, the small squeak of the stopper against glass as you open a bottle of good wine ...

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Swiss Army Bread Bag

I found these great vintage Swiss military bread bags at an Army-Navy surplus store ...

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Kerosene Lantern

There is something beautiful about well-built camping gear – it holds up incredibly well ...

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