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Floating Barge Pool Loses To a Shoe

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The Toms shoe, a canvas slip-on piece of affordable footwear, has defeated the Floating Barge Pool?the greatest thing to ever happen in the history of Brooklyn Heights?for the Cooper-Hewitt People's Design Award. The Brooklyn Bridge, the second greatest thing to ever happen in the history of Brooklyn Heights, came in 197th. Behind a bungee cord. Angry/mocking Marty Markowitz press release due any minute now.
· Toms shoe steps into People's Design Award win [NYDN]
· People's Design Award [Cooper-Hewitt]
· Barge Pool Trails Shoe, Beating iPhone in Design Competition [Curbed]