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Pixar’s Austin Madison : Persist on Telling Your »

Pixar’s Austin Madison : Persist on Telling Your Story

This came to us through an artist who persists on telling his story, reminding us, not to give up: no matter what. Transcript PIXAR May 17, 2011 To Whom it May Inspire, I, like many of you artists out there, constantly shift between two states. The first (and far more preferable of the two) is white-hot, "in the zone" [...]

The Information Blanket : Blanketing Babies with »

The Information Blanket : Blanketing Babies with Lifesaving Info

  If you are a first world person, you were most likely born in a hospital with follow up medical care. If you were born in Afghanistan, perhaps not. The chart to the right shows infant mortality rates around the world are still out of line with those in first world countries.  Part of the problem is lack of education for new [...]

Evan Roth + The Barbarian Group = Mozilla Mark Up »

Evan Roth + The Barbarian Group = Mozilla Mark Up

Oh, the internet, the magic of graffiti mark up language (.gml), and the threat to free culture. The Barbarian Group, Mozilla (Firefox) and artist Evan Roth got together to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web.  Thus was born : Mark Up : At once both a beautifully visualized metaphor of everyone’s contributions to [...]

Pictures speak a 1000 Environmental Disasters, »

Pictures speak a 1000 Environmental Disasters, Beautifully.

Often I'll have an idea for my posts going into the day.  But mostly, I comb different feeds for inspiration and visual candy every morning.  Today, I was looking at Twitter and saw Simran Sethi had posted this : Pretty/ Devastating: the beauty in industrial destruction. I knew I would not be disappointed.  The results follow, and are [...]

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : May, 2011 – »

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : May, 2011 – June, 2011

It was an eclectic month at mixingreality.com.  We would be remiss if we didn't mention our most crowd pleasing post for the second month running : Spike Jonze's capture of Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck which continues to enchant our readers, after which a number of eco-design posts held the top spots.  They ranged from upcycled newspaper wood [...]

Subway Friends : A Project by All Day Buffet’s »

Subway Friends : A Project by All Day Buffet’s Jerri Chou

Subway Friends, a brilliant concept about connection, is the brain child of designer Jerri Chou, whose mission is to change the world through creativity and business. Her organization, All Day Buffet incubates, advises, and invests into for-profit/for-good companies. Subway Friends in her words :  This is a little project I started because [...]

Jay Nelson’s Reduced Reused Recycled Art »

Jay Nelson’s Reduced Reused Recycled Art Vehicles

Alright, maybe not reduced, but Maker Faire is this weekend, which inspires me to present Jay Nelson, who embodies the process of making, and then some.   With mad skills, Nelson's campers are artfully patched together, post-apocalyptic, customized vehicles perhaps influenced by his upbringing. "My dad was a USC physics professor [...]

Ai Weiwei : Love the Future Poster by Andrew Lowe »

Ai Weiwei : Love the Future Poster by Andrew Lowe

This morning a comment was submitted on our post Love the Future = Support Ai Weiwei. One of our readers, Andrew Lowe sent this poster he designed: Love The Future Free Ai Weiwei. Andrew says : I created this poster à la Shepard Fairey’s OBEY Giant in order to help raise awareness for Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. His recent arrest and [...]

Lisson Gallery : Survey of Detained Chinese Artist Ai »

Lisson Gallery : Survey of Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

At the beginning of the year, London's Lisson Gallery agreed to a major survey show of work by Ai Weiwei. The exhibition opened May 13th, and will be on view through July 16th, 2011. As artdaily.org says: Ai Weiwei is one of the leading cultural figures of his generation and consistently displays great courage in placing himself at risk to [...]

Sustainable Enterprise Conference @ Sonoma Mountain »

Sustainable Enterprise Conference @ Sonoma Mountain Village

Hanging with lots'o'sustainability peeps in NorCal today at the Sustainable Enterprise Conference in Rohnert Park, CA, in the Sonoma Mountain Village.  Check out the site for speakers, and such, I'll be posting an interview or two in the days to come.  More soon.  dp  

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