I always get very emotional when I realize how beautiful human creativity is, and how many incredible and good things humans can create thanks to it. Today, I have discovered this jewel, Mine Kafon, designed by Massoud Hassani a 25-year old Afghani refugee now living in the Netherlands. Mine Kafon is a mine sweeper which [...]
I have just published a new blog - Via delle Scuole 1 - which is dedicated to all the education-related news/websites/apps I think are a must for those Italian parents who are interested in "adding further contents" to what is in my opinion the obsolete Italian school program. Many of the resources I am going [...]
I do believe being creative is one of the most fulfilling and wonderful act a human being can perform. Quoting this amazing Behance video: Creativity may come easy, but creation is hard. Creativity is not just an opportunity, is a responsibility.
Everybody knows about the earthquake that hit Emilia Romagna, the region where I live, five months ago. During these five months, the people living in this region have rolled up their sleeves and started to build their new lives: new homes, new schools, new businesses. Today, more than 150.000 people are gathering in Reggio Emilia [...]
The Israeli Bezalel Academy Labs developed a great project that can saves many lifes, school-age children and teens living in earthquake areas especially. The table was initiated as a final project at the Industrial Design department at the "Bezalel Academy of Art and Design" in Jerusalem, Israel. The table was designed by (then) student Arthur Brutter under [...]
Very often I think that we are so used to beautiful things that we do not even see them anymore. It is the old adagio, that we do not realize what we have until it is gone. This is maybe why I do not feel at my ease developing pictures in black and white - [...]
Yesterday I was reading all the emails I received during the last month- I was on holiday with little time for checking emails and updating my blog. I stumbled upon the Free Speech in Belarus Teddy Bear bombing campaign by Studio Total, a Swedish PR agency. I was reading the story when my daughter Matilde [...]
Yesterday night I was reading Timbuktu* together with my daughter and discovered this interesting story about Xeroderma Pigmentosum and the Camp Sundown. Xeroderman Pigmentosum (XP) is a rare illness: people with XP have an extra delicate skin and cannot expose themselves to the sun and to any UV light. Can you imagine? It IS very [...]
The concept is very simple, but the application in gaming is very interesting. Not a virtual game, but an "old style" physical one. Love it!
I am a SIGG addicted, therefore when I discovered this SIGG contest on Talenthouse I could not help myself from submitting "something". Being not good at using Photoshop and other graphic design software, I decided to keep it simple. Very simple. And do something by hand - actually, I grabbed my SIGG bottle wrapped in [...]