Connect & Coach, the winner of the Data Design Diabetes Challenge, helps people make healthier choices that can make grocery shopping an altogether more healthy experience.
Kansas City is on the verge of investing in several rail transportation projects. At this critical juncture, the Kansas City metropolitan region has the opportunity to develop a new vision of its future.
Baratunde Thurston unplugged from his digital life for 25 days and is sharing his experience. “The greatest gift I gave myself was a restored appreciation for disengagement, silence, and emptiness. I don’t need to fill every time slot with an appointment, and I don’t need to fill every mental opening with stimulus…”
To help you embark on your own digital detox, we’re putting together a guide to unplugging. This will be something you can print out and take with you. To do this, we’re soliciting pieces of advice from our readers on the best ways to unplug. Got some thoughts? Submit them here, or tweet them at @FastCompany with the hashtag #unplug.
Sing for Hope brings 88 pianos to NYC parks and public spaces from June 1st to June 16th. The pianos, each designed by a different artist, host events and musicians, while also inviting neighbors and community members to make their own music.
Sing for Hope’s website features interactive mapping of the piano locations across the city, as well as curated images of the pianos in action!
We’ve partnered up with Cleveland Public Library again this year to bring public art to the Eastman Reading Garden in Downtown Cleveland. This year we asked artists for BIG ideas. Mark Reigelman’s winning submission, Reading Nest, definitely fit the bill! Visit it Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm from now until October 2013! (Photos by the artist.)For centuries, objects in nature have been associated with knowledge and wisdom. Trees of enlightenment and scholarly owls have been particularly prominent in this history of mythological objects of knowledge. Reading Nest is a visual intermediary between forest and fowl. It symbolizes growth, community, and knowledge while continuing to embody these mythical roots.