Green Your Period

September 28, 2018 by  
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Jeffrey Allen Price Upcycles Old Sponges Into Soft Geographical Maps

March 7, 2013 by  
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Every good artist needs a medium through which to absorb the world around them and wring out their ideas and emotions. Jeffrey Allen Price uses soft, springy sponges to create colorful large-scale geographical maps . His textured works do a surprisingly accurate job at depicting the irregular borders of the states and continents they are meant to represent. As a metaphor for the current moral and political state of the world, the worn-out sponges have a history of cleaning up hundreds of human messes. Read the rest of Jeffrey Allen Price Upcycles Old Sponges Into Soft Geographical Maps Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: america , composite , consumer culture , decay , disposable objects , Growth , Installation , jeffrey allen price , landscape , map , sponge , u.s.

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USC Libraries Unveils Amazing 3D Fractal Model Made of 49,000 Folded Business Cards

September 26, 2012 by  
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The art of origami is serious business, especially when involves folding over 49,000 business cards as part of a three-dimensional representation of an enormously complex mathematical object. On September 20, USC Libraries unveiled an enormously intricate model of a newly discovered fractal called the Mosely Snowflake Sponge , designed by MIT-trained engineer Jeannine Mosely. At an enormous six feet tall, the thousands of cards making up the Sponge have been fashioned into cubes and paneled with USC’s red and gold school colors. This marks the first time that this object has been represented into the real world as an actual physical piece. Read the rest of USC Libraries Unveils Amazing 3D Fractal Model Made of 49,000 Folded Business Cards Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D , business cards , fractal , jeannine mosely , margaret wertheim , MIT , mosely snowlfake sponge , origami , usc doheny memorial library , usc library , Wired

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Fernando Laposee’s Beautiful Lufa Collection Goes Far Beyond Your Bathroom Sponge

June 4, 2012 by  
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