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What are you looking at

7th April, 2011

 

The direction you look during a conversation can reveal a lot.


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What a great idea! Skillshare’s mission is to flip the notion of traditional education on its head and democratize learning. Read on…

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This concept resonates strongly with me as I have spent much of my adult life in a semi-nomadic existence and ownership of so many of my personal possessions has increasingly become nothing but a burden. Read on…

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The direction you look during a conversation can reveal a lot.

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1:1.618, otherwise known as the Golden ratio is an interesting mathematical and aesthetic phenomenon although I find these examples tenuous at best. Read on…

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Founded by creative director,  Hiroki Nakamura, Visvim started out as a boutique footwear label and has since branched out into accessories and clothing  Read on…

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Dutch RP firm, Freedom of Creation have come up with a method of 3d printing using a binding agent and sawdust. So far though, they only seem to be able to use hardwoods like Mahogany and Teak – um, there’s something fishy here…

Update: Yup, april fool!

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These stunning grotesque masks come from a suite of about twenty-two prints designed by Cornelis Floris, engraved by Frans Huys and published in Antwerp in 1555 by Hans Liefrinck. Read on…

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Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. Read on…

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I have watched the continual increase in trash along the coast here in Bali over the last year, so the inevitable scenario greeted me on my beach run this morning.

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Sir Ken Robinson’s recently updated his 2000 novel, Out of our minds: learning to be creative.
You can read some interesting background on it here Read on…

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It’s not often that I’m a fan of such a spread of work from one artist. Kate McGuire‘s work is one of those sublime exceptions.

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Just whipped out this ad for school. This kind of quote is what makes my being even a small part of this amazing project feel so valid. Read on…

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Although I never really ventured onto walls, Mode 2‘s pieces were a huge  inspiration for me as a young’un. In fact, he is simply one of the most influential graffiti artists there has ever been. Read on…

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The Tata goup have just signed a deal with the founder of SunCatalytix, MIT scientist Daniel Nocera, who has discovered how to generate energy from water using a type of artificial photosynthesis. Read on…

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Fantastic painting by Romanian artist, Adrian Ghenie. Since I have yet to see the work in person, I am not sure whether the depth of the paint where the face would be is actual depth or painted to look like it, either way, it’s a great idea and superbly executed. Read on…

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Camouflage involves the concealment and obscurity of organisms or objects. Read on…