Maureen = National Board Certified Teacher = Yay!

  After 23 months of working and waiting Maureen has become a National Board Certified Teacher (thus making it official that she is indeed the best teacher in the world). This is a huge accomplishment and I’m very proud of her.  Before she started this process I thought that becoming a Nationally Board certified teacher [...]

By | 2008-12-01T12:08:57+00:00 December 1st, 2008|Save the Planet|0 Comments

Herb and Dorothy

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMuYV_qvyEk[/youtube] Via http://www.herbanddorothy.com Do you have to be a Medici or a Rockefeller to collect art? Not according to Herbert and Dorothy Vogel. This documentary film tells the extraordinary story of Herb, a postal clerk, and Dorothy, a librarian - an ordinary couple of modest means who managed to build one of the most important [...]

By | 2008-11-26T11:25:30+00:00 November 26th, 2008|Stories|0 Comments

Sitooterie II – Light Sculpture in Essex, UK

The directors of the National Malus (crab-apple) Collection invited Heatherwick Studio to develop the design of a structure called the Sitooterie for their site in Essex. Derived from the Scottish, a 'sitooterie' is a small building in which to literally "sit oot". The structure is a cube punctured by over 5000 long thin windows that [...]

By | 2008-11-10T09:42:29+00:00 November 10th, 2008|Architecture, Design|2 Comments

The Unfinished Swan

The video below shows a demo of the game, The Unfinished Swan. It's a first-person painting game set in an entirely white world. Players splatter paint to help them find their way through buildings. The game is still in development and no release plans have been announced. коли под наем[vimeo width="604" height="456"]http://vimeo.com/1807754?pg=embed&sec=1807754[/vimeo]

By | 2008-11-05T06:17:27+00:00 October 30th, 2008|Strange/Interesting|0 Comments

The art of Phil Noto

"Phil started as an animator with Disney, working on a variety of feature films, including “Lion King ,” "Pocahontas,” “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “Mulan,” “Tarzan” and “Lilo Stitch.” After a decade with Disney, he is now gaining a firm following for his comic art. Noto is a graduate of the prestigious Ringling School of Art [...]

By | 2008-10-20T08:46:26+00:00 October 20th, 2008|Design, The Future|0 Comments