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Santa Monica

Pixels Can Turn Your Art Into a Yoga Mat

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Picking out your yoga mat can either be pragmatic or personal depending on the individual’s needs. For some, having a special design on their mat can set the tone for their Zen moment and bring some uniqueness to their practice. Today, you can create…

Art

15 Must-See Burning Man Fashion Photos

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 5:25 pm

Burning Man has turned into a place where celebrities, technology entrepreneurs, and thought-leaders go in search of a unique “off the grid” experience with others. With the Burning Man week wrapping up soon we thought it would be fun to share some of the…

Enqos – Tower V3

Virtual Reality

How 3D Audio Is Making Art Museums Come Alive

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 9:20 am

You know stereo sound — it uses a left and a right channel to offer your ears a more well-rounded sound. And you know Dolby surround sound, which uses an array of speakers to give you sound sources from all over a room. But…

Art

London

How Art-Based Apps are Bringing People Back to Museums

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In 2016, attendance for British museums and galleries fell by 1.4 million. The Guardian’s resident art critic Jonathan Jones said this figure is a sign of “a nation without aspiration or hope.” Although the situation may not be completely hopeless — London’s Tate Modern…

Inspiration

Seattle

Data Meets Fashion: How One Man Used Coding to Excel in the Art World

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The capstone project that helped Aaron Lichtner land a job as data scientist at Nordstrom almost never happened. Last spring, when Lichtner was considering how to spend his last few weeks in the Galvanize program, he came up with something that is quintessential Seattle….

Opinion/Analysis

Will Technology Ever Be Able to Replicate Artist Creativity?

By | Apr 24, 2016 at 12:11 pm

By 2045, robots and machines will have taken over the majority of jobs according to Israeli computer scientist Professor Moshe Vardi. Speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vardi said the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) will…

Art

San Francisco

The Future of Digital Art is Spelled K-L-I-O

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Am I alone in noticing that there’s been a major surge of art and technology recently? I mean, it kind of makes sense given that art and technology have always been closely intertwined, and it makes sense that they would evolve in a positive…

Kickstarter

Hong Kong

Holga’s New Camera Fuses Vintage Aesthetic With Modern Tech

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm

In 1981 T.M. Lee created the first ever Holga camera with the vision to inspire millions of Chinese to create lasting memories with a simple, affordable camera. You see, at the time the first Holga hit the market photography was an expensive luxury in…

Art

Las Vegas

Fancy Schmancy Art, Shipped Right to Your Front Door

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Everybody has that one friend they walk through life with, your best bud. These are the people who help you move when nobody else will, they sit up for hours with you getting drunk and talking about life, and they’re the people who would lie down…

Startups & Apps

Detroit

You Don’t Have to be Rich to Collect Art

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

It’s a simple, but poignant statement from Kollecto‘s founder Tara Reed: “You don’t have to be rich to collect art.” She’s carried that philosophy with her since starting Kollecto up in Detroit as a way for people to buy art for their homes. It…

Gaming

French Artist Koola Creates Photorealism Using Unreal Engine 4

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Unreal Engine 4 promised to open up the world of game development with a host of tools for developers to create unlimited worlds. Now, one French artist, known only as Koola, has delivered by creating amazing photorealistic renderings using the engine.   While the…

Education

Los Angeles

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

By | Jun 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I don’t like when people say: “I’m just not creative”. It doesn’t make me mad, but that’s my least favorite phrase in the world because I think it’s a cop out. I’m here to tell all of you out there who think creativity is…

Art

Las Vegas

Local Motors Announces 5 Final Designs for NASCAR Helmet

By | May 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm

We’ve been following Local Motors’ recent sponsorship of NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy over the last few months. As part of their sponsorship deal, and to highlight the cocreation that fuels Local Motors, the community was invited to participate in a special contest. Aptly named…

Art

Berlin

edgee: The Playground for Curious People

By | Mar 9, 2015 at 8:30 pm

Recently Markus Maier launched his platform edgee on Product Hunt instead of accepting his place in Harvard’s Business School. He truly believed that the world needed a new way to experience and interact with ideas, and in only a short time he’s amassed thousands of…

Art

Emoji Art: Portraits of Your Favorite Celebrities

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We recently published a story about Emojis how 2014 was the year that emojis took over. From the most popular “word” (the heart emoji) to marketing campaigns, emojis are quickly becoming an important tool used to communicate. Today, Internet anti-socialite, and all around digital blender…

Art

DC

DC’s Framebridge Announces $3.75M Seed Round from Steve Case’s Revolution, NEA

By | Dec 8, 2014 at 9:30 am

Framebridge, the DC art framing startup that offers affordable framing options for consumers, has announced a $3.75 million seed round led by Steve Case’s Revolution Ventures and New Enterprise Associates. In August of this year, the company raised an initial $1.25 million from NEA, former LivingSocial…

Art

Philadelphia

Pico Wins Reader’s Choice After Relocating from Israel to Philly

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“I don’t look at problems as problems. In my state of mind anything is solvable. I just haven’t found the solution yet,” explains Asaf Nevo, CEO of Pico. “An entrepreneur’s life is built out of constantly solving problems. The understanding that every problem has a…