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
Super dad makes Star Wars Speeder Bike Rocker for his little Leia

Super dad makes Star Wars Speeder Bike Rocker for his little Leia

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Tatsuya Tanaka transforms everyday objects into pocket-sized dioramas

Tatsuya Tanaka transforms everyday objects into pocket-sized dioramas

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Ivette Ivens captures the adorable friendship between her infant son & his puppy born on the same day

Ivette Ivens captures the adorable friendship between her infant son & his puppy born on the same day

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Designers band together to fight SIDS in “Elephants Never Forget” exhibition

Designers band together to fight SIDS in “Elephants Never Forget” exhibition

A herd of customized Eames elephants are heading to London for designjunction2015 to raise awareness for Teddy’s Wish charity in a whimsical exhibition called “Elephants Never Forget.” Donated by

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Photographer unites nursing mothers with Mother Nature in “Breastfeeding Goddesses”

Photographer unites nursing mothers with Mother Nature in “Breastfeeding Goddesses”

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Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

Donald Trump tells a lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she asks to be excused to pump breast milk during deposition

As if we needed to hear more contentious news surrounding Donald Trump, reports are surfacing that the presidential hopeful told a breastfeeding lawyer “you’re disgusting” when she announced she

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Selfless inventor dedicates his life to creating art tools for kids with disabilities

Selfless inventor dedicates his life to creating art tools for kids with disabilities

An inventor from a small fishing town in northern Wisconsin is making quite a positive impact on the lives of children with disabilities — through art. Since the 1980s, Dwayne Szot has dedicated his

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Artist Nathan Sawaya masterfully fashions beloved DC Comics heroes & villains in LEGO

Artist Nathan Sawaya masterfully fashions beloved DC Comics heroes & villains in LEGO

LEGO genius, artist Nathan Sawaya is at it again. His latest larger-than-life project has reimagined your favorite DC Comics stars in LEGO bricks. His next exhibition, Art of the Brick: DC Comics, opens

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Teachers transform old lockers into a sprawling mural of book titles to inspire students to read the classics

Teachers transform old lockers into a sprawling mural of book titles to inspire students to read the classics

A group of teachers and volunteers at a Biloxi, Mississippi junior high school banded together to transform depressing disused lockers into a sprawling work of art. Tired of the boring lockers that were

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Monopoly-shaped Cubby House morphs to accomodate play

Monopoly-shaped Cubby House morphs to accomodate play

Nixon Tulloch Fortey’s adorable Cubby House pops open to allow children to play indoors, outdoors and around the playhouse. Built to resemble the recognizable gabled-roof of a Monopoly house, NTF’s

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Gobble: adorable recyclable furniture designed to teach kids eco-habits

Gobble: adorable recyclable furniture designed to teach kids eco-habits

The sustainable and non-toxic furniture in Form Maker’s new ‘Gobble’ line will delight both parents and children, with adorable animal designs. Made entirely from pressed recyclable paper,

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Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

Mom transforms hearing aids for kids into cool character accessories

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The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

The Outside-In Bench invites kids to examine nature & behold the beauty of a tree

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Fiii Fun House Cafe in Buenos Aires ensures a stellar family dining experience

Fiii Fun House Cafe in Buenos Aires ensures a stellar family dining experience

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Rhiannon Logsdon’s fairytale photography captures children’s wildest dreams

Rhiannon Logsdon’s fairytale photography captures children’s wildest dreams

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Lock-Nesters: A new kind of puzzle that forms a three-dimensional object when comprised

Lock-Nesters: A new kind of puzzle that forms a three-dimensional object when comprised

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A mother photographs her sons relishing a slow summer in the Polish countryside

A mother photographs her sons relishing a slow summer in the Polish countryside

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Hasbro changes the gender of all their Jurassic World dinosaur toys from girls to boys

Hasbro changes the gender of all their Jurassic World dinosaur toys from girls to boys

The tooth-bearing, tourist stomping dinosaurs in Jurassic Park and Jurassic World may all be female (as explained as an actual plot point in the films), but toy manufacturer Hasbro took artistic license

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