Mossgraffiti

Moss Graffiti

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I recently got an update from Kulturlabor Trial & Error, a upcycling group from Berlin that I met at the Pixelache conference in May. Recently, the group did a project of doing moss graffiti, which has become a public art form, eco graffiti form, and a method for greening up walls and urban spaces. Moss absorbs large amounts of carbon […]

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Power Fruit

Apple Power! Art and Science Photos

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I recently saw images of photographer Caleb Charland’s photo experiments where he works with art and science which include electricity, fire, and magnetism. One project he has been working on involves creating alternative power sources using vinegar, fruit, and coins to power a light, which is then photographed. The process to make the images takes time and focus to setup.  […]

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Sri Creation

Five Disciplines of Innovation : SRI’s Approach to Innovation

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A few weeks ago I attended a workshop by SRI International called the Five Disciplines of Innovation.  SRI International is one of the world’s largest and most successful research institutes. The computer mouse, the first internet transmission, and the HDTV standard are all innovations that came from SRI. SRI was founded by Stanford University to support economic development and innovation […]

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Food Font Thanks

Food Font – Thanksgiving Alphabet Challenge!

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This year is the first  Thanksgiving Food Font challenge. Make a Thanksgiving alphabet, submit the pictures to the Food Font site, and we will send you a Food Font sticker.  Your alphabet  will be edited and loaded into the Food Font tool which will launch in early Winter 2013. You can print the alphabet checklists, then sit down at the […]

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Upcycle Clothes

Talking Trash – Reet Aus Upcycling Fashion Designs

I recently checked out what was going on with Pixelache, in Helsinki Finland, and read about an upcoming workshop by Reet Aus, based in Tallinn,Estonia.  Her work is inspired by how discarded garments can become wearable designs. Aus works with production leftovers, and other upcycled materials and promotes the the idea that this model can be applied to mass production. […]

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