I am reading this wonderful book “Color , a natural history of the palette” by Victoria Finlay. Its so interesting how back in the day they created colors for artists: INDIAN YELLOW – an obsolete lake of euxanthic acid made in India by heating the urine of cows fed on mango leaves. Or: EMERALD GREEN – the most brilliant of greens, now universally rejected because it is dangerous poison… Sold as insecticide. So inspired to use and capture every color, made me go around my house and take pics of all... Read The Rest →
I am so thankful to be able to live in the US. Of course it’s an “effed-up” country where healthcare and schools suck and food is all being manipulated by rich corporations to get more for less. Politicians are retarded and war will never be the answer! TV will make you stupid, literally I mean have you seen the latest reality shows? Common’! It’s also the country where people work hard with only 5 days off a year after working for a full year! Where people are always welcoming and talkative... Read The Rest →
Don’t be afraid of color. Loving my newly painted cyan door. I think my cat Nicco digs this color update too! Want to see more of our house renovation updates? Follow me on Instagram @worldofsandy
There’s no room for adventure and excitement in your comfort zone; in fact, over time you might feel overwhelmed and trapped by boredom and fear. Perhaps it’s time to stretch those limits a little! Not only will your life become more exciting, but you’ll also build confidence and learn something new. Since I am a big animal lover, this weekend I went volunteering with my friend Katie, the wolf whisperer. We built new fences, reinforced old ones, cleaned the wolves water bowls and fed them. It was an amazing experience and... Read The Rest →
Have you heard of Somewhere? Somewhere’s a platform for professionals who believe in being transparent about what they do and how they work. Connect to interesting people. Discover people who look for colleagues and collaborators. Search for people to have a great conversations with. Who knows what this might lead to. Find Somewhere you fit with the people you admire. How you do your work is not how others might approach similar tasks. Follow great people and get insight into the daily work habits of other professionals. Find people in your... Read The Rest →
inFORM – Interacting With a Dynamic Shape Display from Tangible Media Group on Vimeo.
Whatever you are, be a good one. – AL Here some inspiration for the weekend: 1. Invest your life in what you love 2. Embrace enthusiasm 3. Don’t complain, make things better 4. Trust & empower 5. Experience > Money 6. Surround yourself with like-minded people 7. Step away from ego & collaborate 8. Ignore haters 9. Make time to think & breathe 10. Help & Inspire someone
New York-based sandcastle artist Calvin Seibert just returned from a 10-day trip to Hawaii where he completed a number of his abstract, geometric sandcastles. For the past 30 years Seibert has worked as a sculptor’s assistant and puts some of his acquired skills in construction and basic carpentry to use while executing these perfect, angular sand structures. You can see more of his recent work here.
106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos of 2012. Take a look here
The way of making a unique, inspirational and creative design, the origami way of expression. It’s successfully and continually applied into the way of expressing the art, in modern sculpture, technology and web, as well as in the architecture and interior design … Open Link