ACTIVATING OUR MINDS #8
By: Anna Callaghan-Leonard

These are three of the many stories from across the world that have activated our minds and informed our work this week.




Hand Solo


We’re always exploring innovative solutions to problems we come across, and pride ourselves in thinking outside the box. That is why we’re so impressed by David Aguilar, who was born without a right forearm, and started building himself Lego prosthetic arms at age 9. He said "I want to encourage all disabled people around the world to follow their dreams," in a video on his YouTube channel, which he runs under the nickname "Hand Solo."


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The Power in Not Winning


Competitive pitches are part of our industry; sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose. As hard as it can be to lose we always try to focus on the positive, and take it as an opportunity to learn. That’s why this caught our eye:


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Yarn


We love the intricate work that HOTTEA creates using yarn. He didn’t enjoy the secretive side of graffiti, so explored a different medium to let his imagination flourish. His pieces incorporate vibrant color, numbers, and human experiences, all brought together in captivating installations. It has certainly got us excited about future possibilities for environment design.


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Categories: Inspiration, Snippets, Culture