In the world of creativity, if you're not starting a fire, then what's the point? So, we've created a portal to celebrate the most revolutionary and thought-provoking ideas we're seeing in the world today. Some are ideas we've recognized from others and we're tipping our hats to, and others are ones we thought of (go figure). Either way you cut it, you won't find a dull moment here, and hopefully we've inspired you to start your own fire.
You love making pins on your Pinterest account, but what about creating your own mini-store? ShopInterest turns Pinterest boards into mini-shops, so you can buy the item directly from your board instead of having to click the image to the outside source to purchase it. This new eCommerce platform is ideal for independent sellers. Check out more by watching the video:
‘Tree Rings’ by Judson Beaumont, are new light designs that were shown at the Duthie Gallery. Taking inspiration from the summer, these unique light design ‘tree stumps’ can act as both stools or small tables for the daytime, and then by night they transform outdoor space into an illuminating setting.
Check out this amazing interactive media canvas by HYBE called ‘IRIS.’ It creates various patterns with control over the amount of lights passing through the opening and closing of a black Liquid Crystal. It creates a great LCD matrix with the help of an XBox Kinect. Endless amounts of fun and playing, it seems!
Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs found a new purpose for finding pennies: for art! Pennies have become the perfect canvas for tiny oil paintings in this series. According to the artist:
Initially these coins were going to be spent- nestled with other coins in an exchange of goods. Or tossed back to the sidewalks from whence they came. Nice thoughts. However, these works remain hoarded as art rather than currency or discarded, valueless copper.