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Our last "keeping you posted" of the year with our favorite recaps of the month december! If you haven’t had a chance to poke through Full Insight yet, check out our blog and what we’ve enjoyed most throughout 2012. See you in 2013 and have a great and fruitful new year!

There is a universal uptick in people going off the grid, from urban beekeeping, to DIY, to the more drastic, total migration away from city life. All over the world, people are trying to get back in touch with a pre-consumer lifestyle one way or another. Within the idea of moving away to help more..

Im not to big on skiing, mostly because I’m not great in dealing with cold, but this beautiful ski movie trailer is so beautiful it could make a fan out of the biggest ski skeptic and make me forget the harsh cold directly. Sherpas Cinema, based in Whistler, B.C., has rolled out the trailer for more..

London based designers Marjan van Aubel and James Shaw designed the wonderful “Well Proven Chair,” produced with their new, self developed material made out of waste wood. The chair it’s raw and helter skelter appearance evolved from a spirit of resourcefulness. Understanding that there is 50% to 80% of timber wastage during normal manufacturing, Marjan and James more..

After the epidemical cupcake trend, there’s a new sweet treat that’s looking to take top billing; the doughnut. Judging by the blog buzz surrounding doughnuts recently, cupcakes might just have to move over soon to make way for this all American treat. One fast to catch on, is the Doughnut Vault that opened less than two more..

According to Makiko Shinoda’s research on the relationship between children and their toys, great toys should leave room for sensory discovery, imagination and creativity. Unfortunately, these basic elements are not found as often in plastic toys or computer games in which form and function have been standardized these days. Yet, there are still ways to more..

Better with Age, M&P models David Harkins and Miles Better came together for the edgy ‘Bedwin & The Heartbreakers’ editorial featured in the British issue of the i-D magazine. The dapper duo stay young at heart, pulling off youthful casuals and daring streetwear with the modern standards from the likes of workerswear-inspired labels C.E, Y-3 more..

After winning Motor Trend’s Car of the Year 2013, Tesla is already on the move with their next innovation. Named the Model X, this is Tesla’s take on the SUV, but it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Like the Model S and the Roadster before it the Model X is fully electric yet can go more..

Swedish company AF Bostäder designed an pretty cool alternative to the multi-unit dormitory houses, and for just a few hundred dollars per month, renting this place definitely wont buy you a lot of space, but it does give you a cozy, dynamic and well-designed student house. The small cottage has got all the essential basics that a young more..

Photographer and UI designer Mike Matas made an equally awesome follow-up on his last year’s One Week in Japan. Roadtrip USA is a beautiful 3 minute time-lapse video that captures a 2 week / 3,000 mile journey with himself and Sharon Hwang from San Francisco to New York City in 5,000 of his compiled photos. more..