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6 entries from May 2016

Antoni Gaudí would be honoured and want one! |Design Milk


Lovely work. I love this concept and the ideas under and suspending it.

Take a look:

Study the details of Gaudí's buildings:

Scan this article: http://design-milk.com/innovative-catenary-pottery-printer-gt2p/?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=574b783204d301521e963b69&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

Catenary arches.

The most innovative architecture in the last century.

I think of these pieces and their manufacture as 'homage design'‎ by using what the GT2P group has created and calls "standard machines that generate non- standard results. "
But not, as referred to in the Design Milk article...3D design printed. In fact, quite the opposite.

SrcrnGrbCred: Design Milk; whc.unesco; GT2P‎

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Antoni Gaudi - ceiling
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Public Libraries...Bridge the Digital Divide | Next City


We hear these stories all the time, every day. Thanks to @NextCityOrg ‎for getting stories like this out on Twitter.

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Best deal for Libraries this week: Free Stephen Fry posters! | CILIP


I'm just printing one of these for my office because I can and I want to and ‎oh, I can!

ScrnCptrCred: ‎cilip.org

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5 tips for 'autism-friendly' museums {& LIBRARIES} | Network Autism


This article addresses ways to include visitors who view their museum experience through the lens of their particular place in our human consciousness.

Substitute the word 'museum' for 'library' and you have a framework for successfully integrating this demographic into your library users' experience - to everyone's delight!

• Make events for your autistic users a regular program item. 
• Include ‎your community 's autism groups in your program planning.
• Communicate well with all of your Staff about this library initiative. 
• Use innovative technologies to help the success of your programs. 
• Try it. Learn from your errors. Try again. Don't be afraid‎ to venture into this rewarding community experience.

Read the entire article: http://network.autism.org.uk/knowledge/insight-opinion/top-5-autism-tips-professionals-autism-friendly-museums

ScrnGrbCred: autism.org.uk

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Eames Demetrios Maps a "Parallel Universe" Through 3D Storytelling | Dwell


So I have no idea what on earth or in the Multi‎verse 'Kcymaerxthaere' is or how to pronounce it.

I do know that anything that mixes story telling; parallel universes; 3D representation; geography; multi-linguistic accessibility; trans-Earth community story re-imagining and innovative scope is something I'm going to find out about !

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Street art: rejuvenating Indian cities & rebuilding lives | Citiscope


Art in itself is important.

Decorating walls and doors is a centuries old tradition in India. 

‎Yogesh Saini who began 'Delhi Street Art' in 2013, upon returning from Silicon Valley is helping young girls find their happiness and talents and to feel part of their city through street art.

Their Library was the first place to receive their beautifying energies.

Local businesses that have stalls in areas where street art has been featured and encouraged report increased business and tourist trade.

Everybody wins. ‎Read more in the link.

SreenGrabCreds: citiscope.org

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