Foodfont Live

Kbaumlier To Give 2 Food Font Talks at PechaKucha and Local Foods Ignite Talks

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This week I am giving 2 talks about Food Font here in Cleveland. This Wednesday I am presenting about Food Font at the PechaKucha Night Cleveland – Volume 16. I was part of a PechaKucha event a couple of years ago – and really enjoyed it.  The list of presenters looks really interesting, so it should be a fun night.  The […]

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Terracycle

TerraCycle – Upcycle Your Candy Wrappers and Flip Flops

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What can you do with candy wrappers, worn out flip flops, or the box from your toothpaste? You can upcycle it! TerraCycle’s goal is to eliminate the idea of waste by creating national recycling systems for previously non-recyclable or hard-to-recycle waste. Anyone can sign up for these programs and start sending them some of your waste on their list. Some […]

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Ahmen Carpet

Faig Ahmed: Constructing and Deconstructing Language in Rugs

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Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed is an artist whose work focuses on the construction and deconstruction of traditional patterned rugs and carpets. Carpets were initially seen as a sophisticated form of writing rather than a decorative piece. Each element of the pattern was once a written sign. Ahmed’s work explores how a carpet is more a time structure than a graphical […]

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Swings Tampa

Hang a Swing on it! The Swings Tampa Bay Project

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Swings Tampa Bay is a group that hangs hand-made hand-painted Swings around the city of Tampa Bay, Fl.  The swings are hung on trees, bridges, various structures, inside buildings, and in other locations. The project came out of a environmental design project to hang classic red Swings all over downtown St. Petersburg, FL.  Reuban and Hunter, the team behind the […]

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Billboard Detroit

Papaya and Tomatoes – Kbaumlier Images on a Billboard in Detroit, MI

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Earlier this summer, I participated in the Digital Billboard Art Project, a project where artists can submit images to be displayed on a public digital billboard.  I had 45 images in the show that were shown on a billboard near a highway in the Detroit Metro area (Macomb County), MI.  The images were of food – in both abstract and recognizable […]

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