James Carlin combines childlike imagination with a multitude of handmade and computer-aided design techniques to create fine furniture that is as inspiring and creative as it is functional. Get ready to be blown away… Continue reading “Escape to a Magical World with James Carlin’s Gateway Cottages”
You don’t want to miss these mini sculptures from Amber Harrison, Jedediah Voltz and more. Continue reading “Less is More With These Remarkable Mini Sculptures”
The ancient art of Japanese shibori dyeing dates all the way back to the 8th century, and inspired the much-loved craft we know today as “tie dye.” From the verb root shiboru, shibori means “to wring, squeeze, or press.” Traditional shibori technique is a delicate, time-intensive process, and can transform any fabric into a work of art. Here’s how it works: Continue reading “The Process of Shibori Dyeing”
Everyone knows the adjective that’s supposed to precede yard art. In fact it looks a little odd seeing “yard art” right there without it. We all know the word, so say it with me: Tacky. The term has become so tightly bound to yard art that it’s beginning to bring down the art as a whole. Well we say no more, here is proof that yard art can in fact be cool, too. Continue reading “Yard Art Can Be Cool, Too”
There are countless events unfolding around us every moment, but it’s the ones we remember and tell stories about that truly define who we are. That’s how House of Nod, an emmy-winning production company, decided to interpret the question “Why do stories matter?” in the form of an inspirational one-minute film. Watch the film below and then read the interview with creative director of House of Nod, Robert Kolodny, about the importance of telling stories.