Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series

The MBTA Series of prints is graphic and playful, conceptual and geometric photography that mimics games and ink blots. All of these original photos that the prints are based on were taken on site at different train stations. As Bostonians are well aware, the train lines — Especially the orange — Have been undergoing upgradesContinue reading “Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series”

Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag 🚀 Seeking Content Contributions!

Hello, this is Sarah, the founder and director of Studio Shangri-La. I’ve been inspired by recent collaborations to launch a digital and print magazine called AMAZING. Not surprisingly, the focus will be on amazingness — news, information and arts that inspire. Would you like to contribute? Please contact on the About page. The magazine willContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag 🚀 Seeking Content Contributions!”

Industry + Public Health: On California Proposition 65

I’m not amused at the irony anymore in seeing these stickers everywhere. Although I’m glad they are there to inform, there have to be higher standards for consumer goods. Let’s get real. Is it always aging causing cancer and other irregularities, or is it the known carcinogens in everyday products? What might be minuscule exposureContinue reading “Industry + Public Health: On California Proposition 65”

Art + Design: New Studio Shangri-La Hotel Collection

The latest and developing collection is inspired by just that — development. These pieces are urban textural studies that are interesting to look at and enhance ambiance. There is a definite rough yet modern esthetic here that I’m going for, with emphasis on texture and materials. These photographs are intended for the large market ofContinue reading “Art + Design: New Studio Shangri-La Hotel Collection”

Eco + Finance: Photosynthetic Money — Hard Currency Meets Carbon Removal

There’s so much money in carbon removal these days that even money itself could get in the game by becoming part of the new wave of green materials science. After all, there’s still plenty of physical currency. And The US Department of Energy has invested a lot into artificial photosynthesis R&D: https://www.energy.gov/articles/department-energy-announces-100-million-artificial-photosynthesis-research That’s right —Continue reading “Eco + Finance: Photosynthetic Money — Hard Currency Meets Carbon Removal”

Tech + Materials: The Buzz On Graphene

Graphene is inorganic/human-assembled crystalline carbon, laid out flat in 2D sheet, with a hexagonal lattice configuration. This is copying nature: Bees use hexagonal packing for their honeycombs to maximize space. Carbon has many forms and uses since it’s one fundamental constituent of our material reality. Like other elements, it’s a type of atom, with aContinue reading “Tech + Materials: The Buzz On Graphene”

Using Augmented Reality For Medical Testing

The next humane frontier for medical and scientific testing is Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality. As AR becomes more realistic thanks to companies like Meta (Oculus) and Microsoft (HoloLens), this will indeed become viable. That means advanced simulations and no further need for live subjects. Not only would the tech be cruelty-free, it would alsoContinue reading “Using Augmented Reality For Medical Testing”

New Art From Studio Shangri-La

Fine art Conceptual photography currently available through: TurningArt, Saatchi Art, Artsy, FineArt America, Perigold, West Elm, Wayfair, Society6, and 1stDibs. Custom orders also available. The Theatre • Light Capsule • Sacred Geometry • Inside The Shell • City Lights

The Sunday Investor: Future Vision

In order to experience a sustainable world environment, it’s necessary to promote the free flow of technology, ideas and resources. The most important technology to adopt first on a large scale is that of green electric energy. Far from being a new concept, it requires no further justification. Switching modes of energy should no longerContinue reading “The Sunday Investor: Future Vision”

Converting Fossil Fuel Vehicles To Electric + The Debut Of Electric Barges

^^ A gem of a video on auto conversion to get a sense of what would take place! Very interesting. And how about solar boat conversions? >> I can’t make a specific recommendations but there are plenty of products on the online market for converting both cars and boats to solar. Solar and electric conversionsContinue reading “Converting Fossil Fuel Vehicles To Electric + The Debut Of Electric Barges”

The Complete Nikola Tesla Patents + The Tesla Patents

Click to access Complete-Patents-Of-Nikola-Tesla.pdf https://electrical-engineering-portal.com/download-center/books-and-guides/electrical-engineering/complete-patents-of-nikola-tesla https://patents.justia.com/company/tesla Nikola Tesla’s patents are a treasure trove and in the spirit of advancement and intellectual development, the modern Tesla Inc‘s patents are available for use.

Could Cultured Meat Stem Cell Tech Create New Compatible Limbs For People

This Sunday Investor is here on an actual Sunday! Today what I’m wondering is if the stem cell technology employed by and that will be employed by companies like Future Meat, Mosa Meat, supposedly Tyson and so many more can be used to create limbs for people that are compatible with their bodies. It shouldContinue reading “Could Cultured Meat Stem Cell Tech Create New Compatible Limbs For People”

4 Majorly Impactful Solutions For Waste Reduction In The USA

Here are 4 major solutions for waste reduction and environmental clean-up in the United States: 1 • Switching to all compostable packaging — Companies include World Centric, GoodStart and Lean Orb 2 • Converting to Green energy systems — There are already numerous options for doing so 3 • Collecting / cleaning up and convertingContinue reading “4 Majorly Impactful Solutions For Waste Reduction In The USA”

Let’s Talk About: Age-ism

First of all — excellence is excellence at any age, and that often comes from *experience,* and weathering both victories and failures. It is completely ridiculous to cap the age of achievement before an individual has the opportunity to truly go out into the world, learn, experiment and explore. Only focusing on athletes in theirContinue reading “Let’s Talk About: Age-ism”

Spotlight On: Socially Responsible Investing

During the first part of quarantine I became immensely engrossed in learning about Investing and participating in the market, and experiencing the best of what the United States financial institutions have to offer. In the past I have been uninterested because of both not knowing from having a negative impression, and also not realizing thatContinue reading “Spotlight On: Socially Responsible Investing”