Lori Zimmer

Lori Zimmer is a New York based writer, with a passion for sustainable design, eco-tourism and art. She has written for Inhabitat, Ecouterre, ArtSlant, Patrick McMullan Mag, Flavorpill, WhiteHot and ArtFetch. She received her MA in art, media and business at FIT. In her free time, she writes an art and art history guide called Art Nerd New York and curates shows often focused on artists who use found or recycled materials.
Lori Zimmer
Artists around the world interpret children’s drawings in various mediums via The Monster Project

Artists around the world interpret children's drawings in various mediums via The Monster Project

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Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

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Rocket Table launches in your living room, putting an exciting jolt in the modern coffee table

Rocket Table launches in your living room, putting an exciting jolt in the modern coffee table

Inspired by action figures and toys from his youth, Stelios Mousarris’ designed a new coffee table that combines the carefree spirit of childhood, with just really cool design. Five retro-style wooden

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Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Awesome educator Alycia Zimmerman of New York City is using her students’ favorite plastic blocks to help them learn math skills. The third grade teacher has turned to LEGOs as a hands-on way for her

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ColoringNotebook beckons adults to daydream and reduce stress while coloring fanciful designs

ColoringNotebook beckons adults to daydream and reduce stress while coloring fanciful designs

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Light Tales projects children’s drawings onto walls, turning story time into an illuminating experience

Light Tales projects children's drawings onto walls, turning story time into an illuminating experience

Your children’s precious drawings are brought to new dimension, with John Teo and Loren Lim’s Light Tales. With the easy to use device, colorful drawings and stories spring to life by being projected

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Ward + Robes commissions top fashion designers to create a line of stylish hospital gowns to empower teens battling illness

Ward + Robes commissions top fashion designers to create a line of stylish hospital gowns to empower teens battling illness

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Giant Pod Playground invites children to play amidst the magic of the forest

Giant Pod Playground invites children to play amidst the magic of the forest

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The Milkshake Tree is a fantastical sensory garden designed for children of all abilities

The Milkshake Tree is a fantastical sensory garden designed for children of all abilities

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Photographer travels the globe to capture stunning photographs of the world’s rarest & most ancient trees

Photographer travels the globe to capture stunning photographs of the world's rarest & most ancient trees

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Banksy paints a surprise mural on a primary school wall in Bristol after learning they named a school house after him

Banksy paints a surprise mural on a primary school wall in Bristol after learning they named a school house after him

The school children of Bridge Farm Primary in Bristol, England can now add art connoisseurship to their school repertoire. The school was recently gifted their very own mural by the elusive art star

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Topiary Cat is planted in gorgeous scenes across the English countryside

Topiary Cat is planted in gorgeous scenes across the English countryside

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Mom-to-be pairs fresh flowers & watercolors to paint humorous drawings depicting her bed rest

Mom-to-be pairs fresh flowers & watercolors to paint humorous drawings depicting her bed rest

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Fairytale scenes literally leap from the pages of these sensational book sculptures

Fairytale scenes literally leap from the pages of these sensational book sculptures

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Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition celebrates innovative playgrounds of the world & explores the latest thinking in playground design

Extraordinary Playscapes exhibition celebrates innovative playgrounds of the world & explores the latest thinking in playground design

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Photographer captures the magnificent beauty in the fairytale-like small world of insects

Photographer captures the magnificent beauty in the fairytale-like small world of insects

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Playhouse made out of recyclable cardboard tubes features a ceiling that’s perfect for stargazing

Playhouse made out of recyclable cardboard tubes features a ceiling that's perfect for stargazing

Old cardboard mailing tubes can be fashioned into your kid’s new hideaway! Designed by Virginia Melnyk, Sukkah Shift is a cavernous cubby complete with stools both inside and out for reading,

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Artist upcycles rainbow spherical toys into an undulating, mesmerizing kinetic art installation

Artist upcycles rainbow spherical toys into an undulating, mesmerizing kinetic art installation

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