Coffee Shop Construction Toy

Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is a research director at Institute for the Future, the founding editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the co-founder of Boing Boing, the editor-in-chief of Cool Tools.

248 Articles

By Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is a research director at Institute for the Future, the founding editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the co-founder of Boing Boing, the editor-in-chief of Cool Tools.

248 Articles

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Ian Gonsher is an artist, designer, and educator who studies and teaches the creative process at the School of Engineering at Brown University. Today, he sent me photos of these attractive geometric structures he made from drinking straws and wooden coffee stirrers while sitting in a coffee shop this weekend. He said that the coffee shop employees “tend not to mind if you tip generously.”

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