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Furniture design


  • Bernardo Urbina - Costa Rican furniture designer; founder, Tacloban Prevails[1] (a firm that buys debris from families affected by Typhoon Haiyan, and uses it to create single-version furniture;[2] after the furniture piece is sold, ten percent of the profits go back to the family who provided the original debris[3])

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Graphic design


  • Dsr Creation - Graphics Designer at Bhilwara
  • Dsr Deiv - Graphics Designer at Bhilwara
  • Petros Afshar - English graphic designer
  • Nicholas Blechman - art director, illustrator, designer; social Democrat; New York;
  • Philippe Boulet - French illuminated furniture designer
  • Jose Breaux - artist , pastelist, watercolorist; [5]
  • Willy Fleckhaus - German graphic designer and professor; de:Willy Fleckhaus
  • Guy Georget - French graphic designer and artist
  • Diego Greco - comic illustrator; illustrator of Bad Dog (comics) written by Joe Kelly; background illustrator for Una película de huevos; IMDb; [6]; [7]; [8]; [9]; [10]; [11]
  • Mike Kaye - Emmy Award-nominated graphic designer; [12], comic book creator; [13]; featured in news media sites and a radio show called The Collectors Show" with Harold Nicoll; [14], website designer; [15]
  • Zak Kyes - art director and graphic designer; [16]; [17]; (perhaps more German resources?)
  • Conor Merriman - illustrator and graphic designer; from Dublin, Ireland;
  • Florian Nicolle - digital artist and illustrator; blends layers of newsprint, watercolor, pencil, and digital painting to create rich, frenetic portraits that seem to fly off the canvas; from Caen, France; started design at the age of 15 after being heavily inspired by his teacher (who specializes in sketch); [18][19][20]
  • Erkan Nehir - Turkish graphic designer, artist and tattoo artist; lives in Marmaris, Turkey;
  • Dave Nodz (real name David Noddings) - record-sleeve and rave-flyer designer; responsible for many of the most famous record sleeves from the early 1990s hardcore-music scene (which later became drum & bass); notable for his work at Suburban Bass Records where his distinctive graphic style mixed comic book art with graffiti to create the distinctive graphics to a whole generations musical movement
  • Joseph Pierre Nuyttens (1885–1960) - Belgian-American artist; illustrated four books by L. Frank Baum in 1911 and 1912; was "one of Will Rossiter's regular commercial artists"; orn in Antwerp; educated at the Ecoles des Beaux-Arts in both Brussels and Paris, and the Art Institute of Chicago; made a Chevalier of the Order of Leopold II in 1918; worked in oils, watercolors, pastels, and etching; exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, and his work is in their permanent collection, as well as in the collections of the White House, the Royal Palace in Brussels, and the State House in Springfield, Illinois; died in a house fire that destroyed many of his works; considerable information on Find A Grave ([21]); some on WWOz; [22]; mentioned on Phoebe Daring, The Flying Girl and Annabel(novel)
  • William Paterson (designer) - English graphic designer; specialises within logo design and company identity
  • Todd Pierce - American graphic designer and artist; creator of pictogram signage which has been used in many cities, New York subway system; author of The International Pictograms Standard
  • Scott Stowell - graphic and web designer; [23]; [24]
  • Carol Stuart Watson - Washington, D.C. illustrator; [25]; [26]


  • - show and tell for designers; web designers, graphic designers, illustrators, icon artists, typographers, logo designers, and other creative types share up to 24 small screenshots (shots) per month that show their work, process, and current projects; also a place where designers and companies promote their work and products, find designers for hire, and receive work inquiries;
  • Graphic Designo - international design firm; based in India; winner of 2013 top design firm in Delhi;
  • Marushka - Michigan-based producer of affordable silk screen graphic prints that came stretched, framed and ready to be hung on the wall; popular in the 1970s and 1980s; [27]
  • Nice Digitals - Bountiful, Utah-based web design and WordPress development company; [28]; [29]; [30]; [31]
  • Rimmer Type Foundry - creator of over 190 digital and seven metal typefaces; [32]
  • Typetogether - type foundry; based in Rosario, Argentina;
  • Horizontal Integration - award-winning web design and staffing firm with offices in Minneapolis, Denver, Chicago, and India;
  • 250 guilder note - designed by Ootje Oxenaar; should be a standalone article due to the amount of coverage in the graphic design community; could be similar in presentation to the 200 euro note; [33]
  • Cubify Touch - 3D mouse designed for Cubify Sculpt software; [34]; [35]; [36]
  • design culture
  • language icon - an initiative to create an artificial globally recognizable icon, to be used not only web but for real-life applications as well to signify "language";
  • List of stamp production houses by country
  • mounting board - in graphic design, this is a material used for modelling
  • Pendulum Theory - the "Pendulum Effect": the continual acceptance and inevitable rejection of artistic movements throughout history, related specifically to graphic design but also the field of art as a whole. This term means as is described above. It refers to the trend throughout art history of artists adopting an art movement, then rejecting it by starting another art movement that is very different and often polar opposite. Ex: Victorian Era Graphics to Art Nouveau, the Old Typography to Tschicholds New Typography, the International Styler to Post-modernism, etc. This trend is seen through artistic movements in painting as well.
  • Pixel ID
  • straw animal - ornaments on the roof
  • Swiss Design - influential style; related to the creation of the Helvetica typeface ([37]; [38]) and International Typographic Style ([39])
  • comic foreground(ja)
  • Dark Patterns - designed by Spiral Scout; should be a standalone section due to the amount of coverage in the graphic design community and major news outlets. Exposes UI and UX design patterns that are deceptive and meant to trick users that are found on popular websites. The website shares dark patterns that are submitted by users in order to change deceptive design practices online; [40] [41] [42] [43] [44]

Metal crafts



Contemporary design


  • Tord Björklund - Swedish designer
  • Georges Glaenzer - interior designer; [53]; designed Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
  • Colum McCartan - Irish furniture and lighting designer; trained in furniture and interior design at the Belfast College of Art and Design; after college, founded his first design company in Northern Ireland, focusing on interiors for restaurants, hotels, nightclubs and bars; in 1993, joined Sir Terence Conran's Design Partnership in London working on a diverse range of projects from the Conran Restaurants to cruise ship interiors; later, while still in London, became a founding member of United Designers (a breakaway group from Conran), focusing on interiors for an international clientele; in 1995, moved to San Francisco; by 1998, had established a reputation for creative and innovative work with the completion of the Hotel Metropolis (San Francisco) and the Le Parker Meridien (New York City); in 2003, opened an office in New York City; in recent years, has completed the new 'Avia' collection and the Hotel Eventi (NYC); after 53 hotels, has become one of the leading designers of boutique lifestyle hotels in the U.S.;
  • Thomas Pheasant - interior designer; [54]
  • Dorothy Rodgers - writer, inventor, decorative designer; [55]; [56]
  • Poul M. Volthere - Danish furniture and lighting designer; [57]; [58]
  • Leah Yerpe - American artist; mainly black-and-white drawings of people;


  • Pin-back Button Maker (A device that creates Pin-Back Buttons) (Pin-back buttons already has a page. This link displays pin-back button makers available for sale there are many others. )
  • Blik wall decal
  • contemporary design
  • French decorative styles - (there is already this: French Decorative styles during the Reign of Louis XVI (1774-1791))
  • Lembo-Bohn Design
  • McCartan - award-winning design company; based in New York City with U.K offices based in Belfast, Northern Ireland; led by founder Colum McCartan, they have been creating diverse projects and unique environments across the U.S. since 1996; portfolio covers boutique properties, hi-rise developments, resorts, restaurants, and healthcare;
  • shade lamp
  • Studio Alchimia - Italian design firm; from the 20th century; [59]
  • tensor lamp - small high-intensity desk lamp; popular in the 1960s and 1970s; invented and patented by Jay Monroe; [60]; [61][62][63]; [64]; [65]; [66]; [67]; [68]; as an ordinary household object, its design is significant enough for the Brooklyn Museum have one on display ([69]) and for the Metropolitan Museum Of Modern Art to have include it in its 2008 book American Design ([70])
  • - on-line retailer;
  • Zolo Inc. - toy company; founded by Sandra Higashi and Byron Glazerin 1986; [71]; [72]; [73]; specializes in designing free-form, gender-neutral constructio toys; [74]; [75]; toy designs have been featured in and honored at museums ([76], [77]) and spawned Pixar animated Nickelodeon shorts ([78]) as well as wining numerous awards ([79]); has partnered with several other companies ([80], [81]) and has expanded into books ([82]) and decor ([83]) items; has created phone apps ([84], [85]) and tech accessories ([86])

Set design

  • Mike Kaye - Emmy Award-nominated set designer; [87]; IMDb





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ZAHARI ZAIN is a film and television producer, director and writer. He started his film career in Teletrade Sdn Bhd working alongside his father Zain Mahmood. Teletrade produced numerous tv dramas and theatrical films FENOMENA and FANTASIA, the latter being banned for 'unislamic influence' and later amended and released under a new title FANTASI in 1992. Zahari later produced tv dramas, series, documentaries, sitcoms and commercials under CINECRAFT SDN BHD following his father's death in 1994. Among his long list of productions include PSIKIK, IT TAKES TWO, GENGGAM, Award-winning dramas SUARA REBAB, MEI LI, QUIZ SHOW SILANG and CYBERCLUB which was the first local drama series to use CGI. He was briefly involved in animation in Celquest with partner Nur'Ruhizan in 1991 He later developed talk show EDUTALK WITH CIKGU NAZIM under TD DIMENSI SDN BHD for BERNAMA TV. Zahari is also active in social media video productions and event management. Prior to his involvement in the film industry, Zahari was a journalist with BERNAMA news agency from 1982-1988.

Food, drink and nutrition


  • Ahmed Al Qaheri (طباخ بحريني) - Bahraini celebrity chef with many television shows, YouTube and articles; [90]
  • Dr. Josh Axe - certified nutrition specialist, radio show host, and author of several books on natural wellness, diet and exercise; [91]; [92]; [93]; [94]
  • Daniel Cohan - private events chef, London pop-up restaurants and one-offs; previously worked at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill and the Bel and the Dragon, Godalming
  • Kevin Diez (also known as Chef "KD") - award-winning Cajun French chef; known for his fried catfish, jambalaya, and gold-medal-winning gumbo; television host for outdoor show Chef KD's Outdoors and More; featured on the alligator-hunter edition of AMC's Gene Simmons Family Jewels
  • Daniel Green (chef) (req. 2009-8-28) - British chef, author, host of cooking and travel shows; [95]
  • John Higgins (chef) - former chef de partie, Queen Elizabeth II; former chef, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother; former executive chef, King Edward Hotel in Toronto; director, George Brown College's chef school; roux   19:33, 20 June 2009 (UTC) [96]
  • Jordan Kahn - chef director of Red Medicine, much-noted Vietnamese and neo-Nordic restaurant in Beverly Hills, California; [97]; [98]; [99][100]; [101]
  • Madeline Kamman - [102]
  • Grace Massa Langlois - author of Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts published in May 2012 by Ulysses Press; food writer, blogger, and author & publisher of Grace's Sweet Life; Top Contributor in the Google Help Forums (Webmaster Central Help Forum) and specializes in structured data, [schema markup]
  • Robert Linxe - founder, La Maison du Chocolat
  • Alice Foote MacDougall (req. 2010-7-21) - restaurateur; built several restaurants by catering to women with an Italian–Spanish setting; opened her first eating place, The Little Coffee Shop, in Grand Central Terminal in New York City in December 1919; [103]
  • Jonathan Phang - television chef and author; [104]; [105]; [106]
  • Karen Portaleo (Cake and Chocolate Artist) [107] [108] [109] [110] [111] [112] [113] [114] [115] [116] [117] [118]
  • Stephen Reiss - wine educator, consultant, author, chef and entrepreneur; one of the earlier pioneers to use the Web as a tool for wine education, his site was first created in 1995; his book Juice Jargon - How to Talk About Wine was first published in 2004, and continues in print and electronic versions to be a popular text for wine schools; originally trained as a chef in Aspen, Colorado, his foray into wine was a natural extension of his love and skill for all things culinary; since 2008, has been traveling the world where his pop-up restaurant Cuvée has appeared hundreds of times on four continents, serving seven course, five wine meals; as well as authoring several other books on food and wine, Reiss is also the owner of a small software company, a wine forensics and consulting company, and before he took off for the world, a wine school and wine event planning company
  • Lee Brian Schrager - Recognized for his creation of the South Beach [119] and New York City [120] Wine & Food Festivals. The South Beach edition has raised $24 million for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University [121], and the New York edition has raised more than $9 million for Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry [122]. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America [123], and sits on the Board of Directors for Food Bank For New York City [124] and Board of Trustees for Perez Art Museum Miami [125].
  • Roger Souvereyns (nl:Roger Souvereyns) - Belgian chef; former owner and chef, restaurant Scholteshof; two Michelin stars and nineteen in Gault Millau; [126]
  • Félix Urbain-Dubois - mid-19th-century French chef; [127]
  • Michael Wignall ( - two Michelin stars, five AA Rosettes; chef, Michael Wignall at The Latymer; [128]; creative consultant at Cafe Football; has made numerous television appearances, including MasterChef: The Professionals; worked on projects with supermarket Lidl, including Stockholm pop-up Dill ([129]).
  • Freda DeKnight African-American food journalist and cookbook writer. NPR



(companies, restaurants, bars, websites, etc.)

A–B (and 0–9)
  • feedfeed - digital cooking publication and website;; social media cooking community; epicurian influencer network, and most common way for people to share their cooking on social media, i.e. #feedfeed [174][175] [176] [177]
  • Flame Broiler (restaurant) - restaurant chain in the United States; 181 locations in five states; advertise themselves as "the healthy choice";; [178]; [179]; [180]
  • Flurys - tearoom on Park Street in Kolkata;
  • Flying Heart Brewing - first brewery in Bossier Parish, Louisiana; located in historic Central Fire Station 6; serves six flagship beers and rotating seasonals;; Grand Opening; [181]
  • Food Politic: Journal of Food News and Culture - online publication; focuses on food issues worldwide;
  • Food Timeline - Internet food history resource; maintained by culinary historian Lynne Olver;; [182]; [183]; [184]; [185]; [186]; [187]; [188]; [189]; [190]; [191]; [192]
  • Fosselman's Ice Cream Company - century-old family-owned ice cream company; located in Southern California; notable enough to be written about in the UK paper The Guardian; [193]; [194]; [195]; [196]; [197];
  • Friary Meaux - former British brewing company and pub chain owners
  • G.D. Ritzy's - regional fast-food chain; specializes in hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, and homemade ice cream; founded in 1980 by former Wendy's executive Graydon Webb in Columbus, Ohio; has a 1950s diner theme; [198]; [199]; [200]; [201]; [202]; [203]
  • Gandolfo's (Gandolfo's New York Delicatessen) - chain of sandwich restaurants; mostly located in the western U.S.;; [204]; [205]
  • Garcia's Pizza in a Pan - Illinois-based chain of pizza restaurants; sells pizza by the slice; founded in 1971 near the main campus of the University of Illinois; [206]; [207]; [208]; [209]
  • Glenny's - manufactures healthy snacks, including Soy Crisps, Fruit & Nut Bars and 100-Calorie Brownies;
  • Grace Pastries - defunct award-winning bakery chain; founded by George Izumi; operated in Los Angeles during the middle part of the 20th century; [210]; [211]; [212]; [213]; [214]; [215]; [216]; [217]; also see, back issues of the Los Angeles-based Rafu Shimpo newspaper
  • Gropp’s Famous Fish of Stroh - Fort Wayne, Indiana restaurant; First store was opened in 1955 and last one closed on March 25, 2016. The business served the northeast Indiana region for over 60 years. The last store closed due to the retirement of its owners, Fred and Stacia Andriano. [218]
  • Güero Canelo - Tucson, Arizona, subcult taco stand; mentioned in Calexico band's lyrics;; [219]; [220]
  • Hale and Hearty - restaurant chain;
  • Havmor Ice Cream - ice cream vendor; located in India;
  • The Healthy Butcher - Toronto butcher; specializes in 100% grass-fed and organic meats, and sourcing local, natural real food;
  • Hissho Sushi - foodservice and distribution company; [221]; [222]
  • Hobo Joe's - former restaurant chain; existed during the 1960s and 1970s; involved politicians, organized crime, and murder in Arizona during the 1960s; [223]; [224]
  • Hoppipola - Indian bar; mostly finger food; brand of Speciality Restaurants Limited;
  • Inwood Tavern The oldest continuously operating bar in Dallas [225]
  • Jancis Robinson's Wine Course - [226]
  • Janko's Little Zagreb - awarding-winning steakhouse in Indiana; [227]; [228];
  • Johnson's Popcorn - popcorn vendor known around the Jersey Shore area, particularly the boardwalk
  • June 20th Group - dining society; members include John Mortimer; based in Camden, London
  • Knudsen Dairy (later known as Knudsen Foods and Knudsen Corp.) - at one time the largest dairy operation on the West Coast; bankrupt 1986; [229]; [230][231]
  • - first crowd-butchering website in Switzerland; share a cow with others and get sustainable organic beef delivered at home;
  • La Bamba Burritos - Champaign, Illinois-based Mexican restaurant chain; stores usually located near large college campuses; [232];; [233]
  • La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill - Mexican-food restaurant chain; previously owned by CKE Restaurants and now owned by Baja Fresh;; [234]; [235]; [236]; [237]
  • Le Perigord - classic French restaurant in Manhattan (New York City); opened 1964; one of the last remaining restaurants from the days when haute French cuisine flourished in New York City;; [238]; [239]
  • Lion Coffee - coffee producer in Hawaii; claims to be the oldest continuously operating coffee producer in the United States;
  • Little Bay Restaurants - small group of modern European restaurants in London, Brighton and Belgrade; famous for the "Pay What You Think It's Worth" campaign;; Jimmyd91 (talk) 14:27, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
  • Luca Pizza di Roma - chain of pizza restaurants; mainly found in major shopping malls;; [240]; [241]
  • Luther's Bar-B-Q - chain of barbeque restaurants based in Houston; ounded in 1975; later acquired by Pappas Restaurants; [242]; [243]; [244]; [245]
  • Major Food Group - New York-based restaurant and hospitality company
  • Mancino's Pizza & Grinders - Michigan-based fast food restaurant chain; founded late 1930s; specializesin pizzas and hot sandwiches known as grinders;; [246]; [247]; [248]; [249]; [250]; [251]; [252]
  • Marché - international restaurant chain; based in Switzerland; prepares European style foods right in front of the customer; company returned to Toronto in 2010, plans to expand throughout Canada, and eventually return to the United States;; [253]; [254]; [255]; [256]; [257]
  • Meers Store & Restaurant - historic dining establishment in Meers, Oklahoma; since 1901;
  • Meritage Alliance - overseer of Meritage wine
  • Mission Brewery - San Diego based craft brewery; founded in 2007;; [258]; [259]; [260]; [261]; [262]; [263]; [264];[265]; [266];[267]; [268]; [269]; [270]
  • Monte Creek Ranch Winery - ranch and winery in the newer wine region of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada;; [271]; [272]; [273]; [274]; [275]; [276]
  • Mother Bear's Pizza - award-winning pizza restaurant; located in Indiana; founded in 1973;; [277]; [278]; [279]
  • Naked Winery - Oregon and Washington premium winery; risqué labels;
  • Nello's - restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan (New York City); run by Nello Balan; [280]
  • New Orleans Ice Cream Company; [281]
  • NORPAC Foods - Pacific Northwest's largest fruit and vegetable processor;
  • - website; offers tips for women, mostly dining;
  • Oregano's Pizza Bistro - pizza chain in Arizona;
  • OxyOse - appears to be a British liquor company; [282];
  • Pacific Dining Car - Opened in 1921 in Los Angeles, CA and has been family owned for four generations. Unique 24hr fine dining steakhouse serving breakfast, lunch, teatime, dinner, and late night meals. ((URL|
  • Pantera's Pizza - defunct pizza chain; existed during the 1980s until it was forced to file for bankruptcy after expanding too fast, absorbing other chains, including Pizza Inn and some Godfather's Pizza locations; [283]; [284]; [285]
  • Phoenix Bakery - family-owned bakery in Los Angeles; [286]; [287]; [288]; [289];
  • Pizza Antica - California restaurant chain;
  • Pizza Boli's - American restaurant chain; founded 1985;
  • Porto's Bakery & Cafe - bakery; started by Rosa Porto in Cuba, 1960;
  • Portobello Vegan Trattoria - Italian-inspired vegan restaurant in Portland, Oregon;
  • Prego Della Piazza - one of the oldest fine-dining restaurants in Toronto; [290]; [291]
  • Rat Eatingi want an article about eating rats.2001:56A:71B5:6300:1CC6:445B:6012:2286 (talk) 22:01, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
  • Raw Nibbles Ltd - company; makes raw and free-from chocolate bars, brownies and other goodies;
  • Red Hot World Buffet - UK restaurant chain; serves food from all around the world;
  • Red Iguana - restaurant in Salt Lake City; specializes in southern Mexican food, such as moles; [292][293]; [294]; [295]
  • Red Medicine (restaurant) - Vietnamese and neo-Nordic restaurant in Beverly Hills, California (may have closed or moved in October 2014);; [296]; [297]; [298]; [299]; [300]
  • Road 13 Vineyards - British Columbia winery; produces high-quality blended wines;
  • Roaring Lion (company) - Los Angeles-based energy-drink company;
  • Rounds Burgers - regional burger chain; based in Southern California;; [301]
  • Rudy's Lakeside - eating establishment in Oswego, NY, near SUNY Oswego;
  • Taco Casa - Popular chain of Mexican style restaurants based in the DFW, Texas area, with restaurants located in Texas and Oklahoma.
  • Tastee Donuts - New Orleans, Louisiana, bakery chain;
  • The Texas Club - country-western club in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; established in 1981 by Mark and Mike Rogers and their father Ray Rogers; since 1981, entertainers, including George Jones, Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, Bret Michaels, Foreigner, Styx, Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, have performed live on the club's stage;
  • Three Twins Ice Cream - organic ice cream manufacturer; based in Petaluma, Califoria; most comprehensive line of organic ice cream sold in the U.S.; sold in every U.S. state; also sold in Singapore, Korea, China, Thailand, on Japan Airlines and American Airlines;
  • Tivall - manufacturer of ready-made vegetarian food products; founded in 1985 by residents of Kibbutz Lohamei HaGeta'ot; [319][dead link]
  • Tom Thumb Doughnuts - carnival/fair chain; sells miniature doughnuts;
  • Tomatoes Apizza - Farmington Hills, Michigan, restaurant; specializes in New Haven, Connecticut, Neapolitan-style pizza;
  • Traeger Grills (Traeger Grills, LLC) - manufacturer of wood-fired grills;
  • Turiya Wines - extremely limited production, one-person winery; owned and operated by Angela Soleno; allocation / invitation only purchases; collectible cult red wines;
  • Underage club - apparently many clubs that operate similarly to nightclubs exist, except they don't serve alcohol obviously. Some would then only permit kids under a certain age, like under 21 or under 18. ;[320];[321];[322];[323];[324]
  • Wedding Car Companies All UK Towns - comment at October 2016: as in a list of wedding car companies in the United Kingdom?
  • Well Seasoned - campaign for British seasonal food;
  • White Lotus Tea Club - a tea company; handcrafted loose-leaf teas and educational programs about tea and tea culture; [325]; [326] [327]
  • White Mountain Coffee - New Hampshire coffee company; has own blends;
  • Wine Portfolio TV (Wine Portfolio) - television program (on CNBC World); resource for wine, food and travel;
  • The Wine Wankers - group of three Australian wine writers (Conrad, Neal and Drew) that specialise in social media; trio ranked equal #3 in the world with a Klout ranking of 81 (subject: "wine" - Jancis Robinson #1 (84), Tim Atkin #2 (82) and James Goode equal #3 with a ranking of 81); group are listed as #16 in the US for its ability to influence wine drinking habits in the United States (Vinepair Wine Web Power Index, 7 January 2015); At time of launch, group included Ben, who has since left group; group states they are really the "anti wine wanker brigade", aiming to make wine more accessible by taking the pretentiousness (real or perceived) out of the wine fraternity. This "wine wanker" moniker is consistent with their Australian heritage, where nicknames often reference a person’s opposite appearance or character;; [328]; [329]; [330]; [331]; [332]; [333]; [334]; [335]; [336]; [337]; [338]
  • YOLO (Bar / Restaurant) - (Title can be changed if required, I see that YOLO is a Disambig page after all.) Bar / Restaurant thing based in Ponteland and opening another branch in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
  • (Sources: [339] , [340] )
  • Zesto (restaurant) - restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina; is this related to Zesto Drive-In?
  • Zoenos Cellars (ZOEnos Cellars) - winery in Sonoma, California; specializes in making unique, food-friendly wines by blending imported indigenous Greek varietals with local Californian grapes;
  • ZuZu Handmade Mexican Food - chain of fast-casual Mexican restaurants; based in Dallas and locations in Texas and in the Midwest; [341]; [342]; [343]; [344]; [345]; [346]; [347]

Other (non-people and non-organization)

comment at October 2016: same as smoked meat?

Internet and tech culture

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Media networks and organizations


  • Edward B. Kurpis - co-founder of cable television network CNBC, author and financial architect of its founding business plan; Founding Vice President of Finance and Administration for NBC's Cable and Business Development division; former member of the Board of Directors of A&E network, Court TV network (now TruTV); NBC-Cablevision Executive Partnership Board governing operations of American Movie Classics, Bravo, and 10 regional sports networks. [437]
  • Tham Khai Meng - worldwide creative director, Ogilvy & Mather; first Asian to hold this type of position in the advertising industry; successor to Neil French; [438]
  • Larry Heath Founder and Director of Heath Media, parent company of The AU Review, Hello Asia!, The Iris and the National Live Music Awards. Journalist. Music Video Director. [439] [440] [441] [442] [443]



  • Blasting News Global Social News Magazine, Created by You, Curated by Professionals
  • Addiction Worldwide ( - advertising and branding agency; offices in London and New York; clients include Comet, B&Q and HarperCollins; CEO Jeremy Rainbird
  • Advertising & Design Club of Canada ( - its website states "non-profit, non-political group dedicated to encouraging excellence in Canadian advertising and design"; started in 1948; hosts annual awards program called Directions; there are about 18 WP articles (search with "and" and "&") that mention this organization or award, some with redlinks
  • Akilah Net ( - online news and career resource for young professionals in East Africa; affiliated with the Akilah Institute for Women (; featured in TechMoran ([446]) as an innovative tool for helping East Africans secure employment
  • American Ingenuity Awards ( An annual honor conferred by Smithsonian Magazine on distinguished scientists, scholars and artists in nine fields. Started in 2012. Featured in AdWeek and Washingtonian. [5] [6] The 2016 awards, held on December 8, received extra media coverage for including a letter from astronaut John Glenn, who died that day, to technology award winner Jeff Bezos, who created rocket company Blue Origin. [7] Numerous previous winners, including Caroline Hoxby[8] and John Rogers [9] , list the award on their Wikipedia pages.
  • Bliss & Hellfire ( - Portuguese online magazine; focuses on photography, equipment review and music photojournalism
  • Children's PressLine - youth media outlet
  • Creamer Media (Creamer Media Proprietary Limited) ( - media-production company; publishes Engineering News (Creamer Media) ( and Mining Weekly; produces Research Channel Africa ( and (
  • Deadheadland ( Deadheadland is a website and social media channel for Deadheads, Jamband Music, and Music Festival Fans; Grateful Dead Fan Site and Setlist Blog
  • Deadicated Fans ( - website for fans with an obsession for movies, television, games
  • Defend, Defy, Defeat. Evil Stops Here ( - non-profit blog about saving and protecting the innocent
  • EIN News ( - Internet news aggregation; precursor to Google News; first Internet news aggregator of English news from China ([447]); conflict with Russia over use of the name "Russia" in web URL ([448])
  • EverydayAfrica ( - group of photographers in Africa share snippets of ordinary life on an Instagram feed called Everyday Africa
  • EverydayMumbai (; [449]; [450]; [451]; visual chronicle of Mumbai; attempts at exploring the social landscape and daily lives of people of Mumbai
  • FIGHTMAG ( - international online magazine from Australia that covers combat sports. FIGHTMAG is the only Australian internet media of such kind that is included in Google news ([452]). The editorial board at FIGHTMAG is a team of sports experts (including the president of the World Kickboxing Network Stephane Cabrera and 11x world champion Nathan Corbett), journalists and photographers, as well as contributing writers and volunteers. ([453]).
  • ( - online community for reading and writing young-adult fiction; references: Lewis, Jacob. "Teenage Thumb Tribes: Why Cell Phone Novels Are Part of Publishing's Future". Publishing Perspectives 1 June 2010 ([454]), Koblin, John. "The Great American Text". The New York Observer ([455])
  • Film Consortium San Diego ( - The Film Consortium San Diego LLC is a social venture that stimulates film and television production in the region and increases networking, employment, education, funding and distribution opportunities in film, television and new media.
  • Huntley Film Archives ( - commercial archive; based in the U.K.; established in 1984 by film historian John Huntley and his daughter Amanda Huntley
  • Heath Media Media and Events company in Australia. Founded and runs websites The AU Review (, The Iris ( and Hello Asia! (, plus events the National Live Music Awards (, Captured Australia and the Courtyard Sessions. [456]]
  • ( - award-winning community website about the Jane and Finch neighborhood of Toronto, Canada; [457]; [458]
  • jalopnik ( - online automotive website- needs its own article
  • The Logical Indian ( - online news and media publishing organization from India; covers unconventional news and attempts at providing a logical perspective to issues and events
  • Lost Coast Outpost ( - online news and media organization from Northern California reporting for Humboldt County, California, and neighboring counties
  • Make Them Laugh Entertainment ( - talent agency; represents and manages stand-up comedians and other performers; run by Tony L; based in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Myndz Community, C.C. ( - multimedia community-based media production entity; based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Windhoek, Namibia; provides opportunities for youth, media practitioners, civic organizations and inhabitants of rural and indigenous communities to learn and engage in the production of media
  • ( - online community for downloading free display pictures for Blackberry Messager on all phones; has created a vast collection of high-quality and original DPs in over 15 different categories; new images are uploaded to the site weekly


NationSwell finds inspiration in the people who are rolling up their sleeves and the things they are doing — to drive advancements in education and environmental sustainability; to make government work better for citizens; to engage more people in national service; to support our veterans and their families; to revitalize our economy and advance the American dream; and more. The CEO and Founder Greg M. Behrman [461] returned in the spring of 2012 from a one-year military deployment to Afghanistan where he was a Strategic Advisor first to Gen. David Petraeus and then to Gen. John Allen. NationSwell has been called a cure for "post election malaise" by The Atlantic's Eric Liu. [462].

  • Notebookcheck - running the biggest laptop review sites, e.g. and
  • Nurture Digital - creative digital agency; based in Los Angeles; works with brands and agencies to produce and distribute online video and broadcast commercial campaigns; founded in 2009; in 2014, the company's ad campaign for Pfister REACT, a household faucet brand, was featured in an article by The New York Times ([463]); the company's work with Kwikset ([464]) and Pfister Xtract ([465]) have been mentioned in Adweek
  • Oscar Wilde Awards - this news article mentions the "10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards"; a handful of WP articles list people as being recipients of the award. Sam Peter Jackson "was nominated for the 2006 Oscar Wilde Award for Writing". Last Summer at Bluefish Cove "... and Oscar Wilde Awards ..." Colin Davidson (artist) citation title for "US/Ireland Alliance Honor, Los Angeles" is "US-Ireland Alliance's 10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards honors Colin Davidson, Carrie Fisher and Stephen Colbert". John Glines "Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) (Oscar Wilde Award)". Jim Brochu "the Oscar Wilde Award". Declan Kiberd "Oscar Wilde Award for Literary Achievement, 1996". Steve Schalchlin "PFLAG-LA Oscar Wilde Award, 1997 & 2003". Rikki Beadle-Blair "Greg Owen won the Oscar Wilde Award for New Writing". The awards seem to be put on by the though the site says very little about the award. [466] says "Annually, we host the Oscar Wilde Awards in Los Angeles."; Google searches for "US-Ireland Alliance" "Oscar Wilde Awards" return higher-quality results than just "Oscar Wilde Awards"
  • ( - free online portfolio site for artists
  • Pixel Crunch ( - Pixel Crunch is a global, multi-platform network, our network includes our website and mobile. We connect with our followers and provide content worth sharing with their family, friends and the people who matter in their lives. We operate in the UK but serve to provide our content globally. We serve a next generation, one that consumes different types of media across platforms, mostly on mobile. We expect our content to be relevant and connected to their lives, easily accessible and shareable.
  • San Diego Film Awards ( - San Diego Film Awards showcases, celebrates and awards some of San Diego's best filmmakers, cast and crew.
  • Spor Repor ( - Founded in 2015, Spor Repor is a light-hearted/satirical sports news website that covers the states of Washington and Oregon as well as the province of British Columbia (a combined area referred to as Cascadia).
  • Sprout City Studios ( - Professional recording studio in Eugene, Oregon. established 1997. Recorded Frank Black of the Pixies, and Thomas Mapfumo
  • Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists ( - accreditation by SaVoa is recognition of a voice-over artist's ability to provide vocally and technically proficient broadcast-quality voice over services and to conduct business in a manner that enhances the profession as a whole; maintains an accreditation program for voice-over artists worldwide
  • Syncmag ( - monthly magazine about South Asia; published in Canada; caters and gives coverage to South Asian communities in Canada, Malaysia, Dubai, Pakistan and India
  • Where's the Fair Use Movement - online movement regarding YouTubers' frustration with take-down abuse by companies that exploit the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to silence and even profit off of false copyright claims over videos under fair use; [467]; [468]; [469]; [470]
  • TechRasa ( is the leading tech & startup media and analysis platform in Iran and the bridge

connecting regional and international startup ecosystems together. TechRasa was founded by Mohammadreza Azali, Hamed Jafari and Alireza Jozi in 2015. Since its launch in June 2015, TechRasa has become the primary source for investors, entrepreneurs, startups and financial firms in research and strategy to enter Iran. TechRasa create data and research driven reports for our readers and clients to get the best insight on the newly opened and highly fertile market. Currently TechRasa is the only English source on the Iranian startup scene and one of the only companies that helps international companies on their market entry strategy and implementation. TechRasa is one of Iran’s fastest growing English media with a niche targeted audience outside of Iran and a strong media distribution power inside the country. TechRasa’s niche international audience consists of VCs, media, international entrepreneurs, financial institutes, startup and technology enthusiasts and regional ecosystem stakeholders. Their top readers come from Iran, USA, UK, Germany, India and the UAE.) (,,,,,

  • The Nutmeg News ( - A satirical soccer news website.
  • Vibescout ( Vibescout is an online location-based digital media events service owned by a new Cape Town, South African startup Grow Traction (Pty) Ltd (two brothers that are co-founders with diverse skills: development and marketing). The service allows users to find local things to do based on where they are (such as theatre, concerts, festivals, and music shows).

Riese Bernard, founder of Autostraddle

  • CDA - Casting Directors Association (The Casting Directors Association is an alliance of professional Casting Directors dedicated to upholding professional standards within the industry)




National or ethnic cultures



Performing arts

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Print media

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Recreation and hobbies



  • Students of the World - Is a kid friendly penpal website for all ages. It was founded in 1995 by French Nicolas, Yvonne, Géraldine, and Marie-Jo, as a snailmail website. Then in 2001 it began to offer more services like email-penpals, blogs, clubs, and pictures.



Games and toys


  • Analog Empire ( - game company; founded 2011
  • Appletters ( - brand of word game; similar to Bananagrams; made by Bananagrams Inc.
  • Band of Maniacal Brothers - California-based gaming organization; since 2002; [557]; [558]; [559]
  • Big Jay's Workshop - custom resin molding and casting, inventor of the 'Artisan Dice' line of giant D20s with various items embedded within the dice
  • Bilofix - strange to find no mentions of this brand even in Lego history
  • Black Sheep Games - Game Development studio located in Greece and run by Spyro Merianos. Notable for "Angry Chicken: Egg Madness!" (2,500,000 downloads), winner of a category in Intel Level Up 2015 contest with "Galactic Missile Defense" and participating in Humble GameMaker Bundle in September of 2016 that raised over $2,830,000. [560] [561] [562] [563] [564] [565]
  • Bricklink - the second-largest online Lego marketplace
  • Brinkmate - a shogi concept that usually precedes checkmate and inevitable loss
  • Columbus Area Boardgaming Society (CABS) ( - one of the largest board gaming clubs in the United States ([566]); more than 400 members ([567], [568]); library includes over 1,000 games dedicated to "bringing the gamers of Central Ohio together" ([569]); sponsors board gaming convention Buckeye Game Fest every Fall ([570], [571], [572]); runs the Board Room at Origins Game Fair ([573], [574]); has local food trucks at weekly meetings ([575])
  • Cuboro - Cuboro Marble track system; Swiss made, over 25 years old, many elements; [576]
  • Dread Pirate - table-top pirate game
  • Dreamlets ( - company; makes designer plush toys also called Dreamlets
  • Eat Poop You Cat
  • El Greco (company) - defunct Greek toy company; produced original toys as well as licensed Hasbro toys
  • Father Geek ( - website; dedicated to reviewing card, board, and dice games from the perspective of child, parent, and gamer geeks
  • Fuck Marry Kill - common game; one party suggests three people to a second party, and they must decide which of the three they would hypothetically have sex with, marry, or kill, provided they needed to do one to each of the people named
  • FunNode ( - modern gaming website; hosts some popular board games and card games
  • Furuta (toy company) - Japanese toy company
  • Gabby Bear - reading teddy bear from the late 1980s, generic version of Teddy Ruxpin; [577]
  • Gamer's University - gaming news and game designer's site
  • Gaming Pool (, old site: - website; offers gaming reviews, forums, videos and guides
  • Glamour Gals - line of tiny fashion dolls made by Kenner in the 1980s
  • Geektropolis - small company; sells anime merchandise and exclusive seller of Big Jay's Workshop products
  • Groove It - game; similar to Bop It; created by Hasbro
  • HomeMadeBacklinks ( - search engine optimization company
  • Heroes and Capitols - expansion pack to Settlers of Catan; [578]; [579]; [580]; [581]
  • Indoor Play Centre - A commonplace type of business which lacks a Wikipedia page. I did try to create one a few years ago but because one single sentence out of the whole article was uncited, the whole page was rejected. Kaid100 (talk) 17:20, 13 November 2016 (UTC)
  • Kozmic Kiddles - Mattel
  • Kajabe Kan Kan - type of game; uses trash cans; [582]
  • klikko - plastic educational construction toy
  • LEGO Life (LEGO has created it's first social network for kids under 13. Cited from article: "From far enough away, Lego Life looks a bit like a brick-themed Instagram. It has all the standard social network elements: a newsfeed, profiles, and the ability to like and comment. A closer look, though, reveals a careful crafted ecosystem designed with safety at the top of mind.") (
  • Merfle! Munchies ( - original series of fictional dessert dragon whelp character creatures; featured as collectible figurines and novelty items
  • Micropul - free-to-download abstract tile strategy game; playable pvp or as a solitaire; [583]; fans have taken the basic download and created their own wooden sets, made software and web versions
  • mini cannon - small collectible toy cannon that on most occasions can be filled with gunpowder and ignited
  • Dan Klistner - American toy designer; known for creating handheld games like Bop It, Preplexus and Simon
  • Redzonezzz - fairly new YouTuber
  • TheBackyardScientist - a popular youtuber that does cool science videos.

Board games

Card games

Charles Roberts Award winners


Game design (non-video-games only)

Radio-controlled models

Model cars

Role-playing games (tabletop, paper & dice, and LARP)


Video games





  • performance, participation - a postmodern literary theory championed by Ihab Hassan. It has to do with how postmodern texts demand a certain reaction or level of interaction from the reader. The main thing that has it is Hassan's work Pluralism in Postmodern Perspective.


Visual arts

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  2. ^ "Typhoon debris turned into furniture". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ Vea, Eduardo. "El diseño humanitario de Bernardo Urbina". 
  4. ^ Butcher, Sally (19 November 2012). Veggiestan: A Vegetable Lover's Tour of the Middle East. Pavilion Books. pp. 191–. ISBN 978-1-909108-22-6. 
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