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
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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Japanese preschool designed to collect rainwater to delight puddle jumping kids

Japanese preschool designed to collect rainwater to delight puddle jumping kids

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Study finds that smoking around toddlers is as damaging as smoking while pregnant

Study finds that smoking around toddlers is as damaging as smoking while pregnant

As if anyone needed an excuse to quit the filthy habit of smoking, researchers have found that smoking around your toddler could have the same effects as smoking while pregnant. A study from the

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Boy’s lost toy tiger goes on an epic airport adventure

Boy’s lost toy tiger goes on an epic airport adventure

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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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The Brutalist Playground recreates concrete playgrounds of the 1950s in soft foam

The Brutalist Playground recreates concrete playgrounds of the 1950s in soft foam

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Thousands of people visit Moscow museum to create DIY landscapes using cardboard rings

Thousands of people visit Moscow museum to create DIY landscapes using cardboard rings

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Handprint of 8 year-old boy reveals beautiful flourishes of bacteria and fungi

Handprint of 8 year-old boy reveals beautiful flourishes of bacteria and fungi

Beautifully terrifying, the handprint of Tasha Sturm’s eight year-old son is making waves around the microbe world. Sturm captured the swirls of bacteria and microorganisms on her son’s hand after

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British toy company debuts ‘Dolls with Disabilities’ so differently-abled kids can 3D print customized dolls in their likeness

British toy company debuts ‘Dolls with Disabilities’ so differently-abled kids can 3D print customized dolls in their likeness

British toy company Makies is changing the way dolls are sold, with their new Toy Like Me campaign that allows children with disabilities to custom-create dolls that look like them. Spurred by a

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Handmade capes, caps and wrist cuffs let little ones channel their inner superhero

Handmade capes, caps and wrist cuffs let little ones channel their inner superhero

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Magical Bridge Playground is America’s most all-inclusive, innovative playground designed for visitors of ALL abilities

Magical Bridge Playground is America’s most all-inclusive, innovative playground designed for visitors of ALL abilities

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7 year-old girl with autism creates greeting cards whose proceeds benefit the National Autistic Society

7 year-old girl with autism creates greeting cards whose proceeds benefit the National Autistic Society

Ava Marsh has found extraordinary solace and communication through her art, despite having being diagnosed with autism at age four and a half. Now age seven, Ava has been a very prolific artist since she

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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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The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children’s feet for at least five years

The Shoe That Grows expands five sizes to protect impoverished children’s feet for at least five years

Children in impoverished countries may never go barefoot again, thanks to The Shoe That Grows. Created by inventor Kenton Lee, the incredible sandal shoe can be adjusted every time a child’s foot grows,

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Musician visits children’s hospitals to teach kids to play the ukulele for happiness and healing

Musician visits children’s hospitals to teach kids to play the ukulele for happiness and healing

Guitarist Corey Bergman is bringing happiness and inner healing to kids in hospitals around the country, thanks to his nonprofit the Ukulele Kids Club. Using music to bring smiles to hospitalized

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“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

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