Co-founder and chief designer of Behance, Matias Corea was a recent keynote speaker at OFFF, delivering a message on Making Ideas Happen. In one part of his presentation, Matias addressed some of the most common excuses people make for not taking the steps to make things happen. (more…)
It’s funny how life somehow crosses the paths of the right people at the right time…
Stopping into an auto parts store to get a new car door handle, Nirvan Mullick met Caine, the owner of Caine’s Arcade in East L.A.
Caine’s Arcade has a variety of custom-built games ranging from a “pop-n-shot” style game, to a soccer game equipped with soldier goal tenders, to everyone’s favorite – the claw machine. Customers pay $1 for four turns at the arcade, or for $2 you can get a handmade “fun pass” that allows you 500 turns for one month. Sounds like a steal to me. (more…)
What can make a piece of toast, juice oranges, assemble a hamburger, insert a CD into a CD player, shut off an alarm clock, put a stamp on an envelope, sharpen a pencil, water a plant, peel an apple, blow up and pop a balloon plus 289 other things? (more…)
At some point in time, you’ve gotten your hands on a Rubik’s Cube, so you likely know how difficult these puzzles can be for some. While for others, a Rubik’s Cube is incredibly easy to solve and once you crack the code, you’ve got it. One who has the code is San Francisco artist, Pete Fecteau. To add to his mental capacity, he even conceptualizes and constructs full works of art with these handheld puzzles. (more…)
Run for cover, Aunt Edna has arrived. Since you somehow dodged her at Thanksgiving, she’s got her sights set on you.
If you want to avoid having your cheeks pinched until they match the shade of auntie’s burgundy blush or getting slobbered on like one of Beethoven’s co-stars, I recommend distracting Edna with Gift Couture’s Cheeseburger wrapping paper. This unique paper is so worth salivating over that she’ll b-line straight to the tree and forget about your adorable face all together.