KIDmob’s “Superhero Cyborg” Workshop encouraged kids’ imaginations to run wild as they designed and created colorful, eye-catching prosthetic limbs with capabilities beyond those of typical prosthetic limbs.
English model, actress, and Sky Rainforest Rescue ambassador Lily Cole has recently collaborated with the French accessory brand Veja in an effort to combine sustainable fashion with Amazonia preservation in an unusual way.
London’s National Literacy Trust has joined with the UK’s leading producer of mass participation public art events Wild in Art to transform London’s landscape into an interactive, artistic literary playground. The project strings together trails of unique, custom-made benches that are shaped and painted as some of the most famous and beloved books of London’s rich and enduring literary heritage to promote literacy and the joy of reading.
Known for his characteristic rectangular 2D installations positioned around the world, Brooklyn-based artist Aakash Nihalani has unveiled his latest piece Landline that visually explores how members of his community connect not only with each other but also with their urban environment.
Eglė Stonkutė creates an artistic mirror installation influenced by the legend of Narcissus in Greek mythology. The installation distorts appearances, drawing the viewer’s attention to the inner self.
Percussionist Sudha Kheterpal has teamed up with eco-designer Diana Simpson Hernandez to create SPARK – a musical instrument that successfully generates electricity just by playing it.
A thin but deafening azure pierces the forest; a chorus of coral rings dance on the water’s edge; a bed of tangerine rondure bloom in the dew of dawn—light artist Barry Underwood doesn’t simply toss neon lights into the woods and photograph them; he carefully folds the glimmer into the nooks of each unspoiled landscape, convincing them to reveal their mysterious undertones.
The “Ready to Care Shopping Destination” company Able Made designs and creates quality products to fund projects that improve the lives of those in need as well as the planet that we all share.
MKG’s Social Soul installation at the TED 2014 conference extracts the concepts and themes that are prevalent through your digital personality and displays it all around you, allowing you to experience the sights, sounds and messages of your social stream in a unified panoramic display. Users begin the experience by hashtagging #socialsoul, and complete it by meeting up with their fellow TED attendee social soulmate that they were matched with.
Japanese urban agricultural project Soradofarm’s new rooftop garden onto top of Tokyo’s EBisu train station provides psychological health benefits to an urban community facing long commutes, long hours and a want of recreational space.
Berlin-based fashion designer Elise Ballegeer is taking the extra step in providing organic fabric, trendy clothing and social awareness with her eco-friendly clothing line.
UC Davis Scientists are making life a little sweeter by using cultured bacteria instead of nonrenewable oils to produce more eco-friendly fragrances.
Leading fast-fashion retailer H&M is offering a more conscious collection with their new Collection of Sustainable Formalwear, which provides the best in sustainability and ultra-chic designs.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton professor and former Director of the U.S. State Department of Policy Planning, describes a world involving input from both women and men, in which family and work are equally valued.
Research group Experience Design at the Folkwang University of Arts has created several innovative and fun transformational gadgets called “Pleasurable Troublemakers” to help individuals cultivate good habits, whether they be about personal issues like impulsiveness or procrastination or globally conscious issues like about the economy or the environment.
A new study in the field of environmental health suggests that green spaces may benefit individuals’ mental health for a longer period of time than other positive life experiences such as receiving a job promotion, winning the lottery, or getting married.
Organizations all over the world respond to the pressing problem of food waste in fun and innovative ways, with music, technology, environmental stewardship, and love of food.
Susan Elderkin and Ella Berthoud prescribe regular and frequent doses of whimsical characters and compelling plots as therapy or, specifically, bibliotherapy. They practice through The School of Life.
Photographer Alessandro Puccinelli has dedicated his recent photo series to ocean conservation through a bizarre depiction of washed up garbage as rugged heros, battered and worn from the tribulations of the powerful pounding sea.
The Fukuoka School Garden is a collaborative community effort in both design and implementation to restore green spaces, play areas, and hands-on educational opportunities to the youth in Japan.