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Lately I’ve taken to finding morals in some of the stuff I post. Last time it was radically limiting your options to inspire more creative thinking. Today, I think, the lesson of this simple-but-striking assemblage is about paying close attention to your starting material. What features does it already have, when you walk up on it, that you can exploit? [via CRAFT]

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • http://pappmaskin.no Morten Skogly

    Beautiful. I’ve used wine corks to create small creatures with my kids, like these “upcycled” eco warriors. http://pappmaskin.no/2009/06/upcycled-junkbots/