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5 Autistic Artists Who Turned Creativity into Their Superpower

In Celebration of Autism Awareness Month, we're shining a light on artists who prove that autism can be a catalyst to a life filled with creativity and breaking past limiting barriers.

6 DIY Crafts Inspired by African American Artists You Should Know

The evolution of art has been trailblazed by countless African American artists who used their stories and the world we live in to put a stamp on history. In honor... Read More
6 DIY Crafts Inspired by African American Artists You Should Know
Mother’s Day DIY: Embroidered Journal

Mother’s Day DIY: Embroidered Journal

Mother's Day is Coming Up and This Embroidered Notebook May Just Melt Her Heart!

Ramadan Jewelry with Kid Made Modern

Kid Made Modern’s new Mystic Jewelry Kit is a great craft kit for Ramadan/ Eid al Fitr.  Check out three festive jewelry designs by Manal Aman.
Ramadan Jewelry with Kid Made Modern
Meet the Designer Behind Our Trading Card Kit

Meet the Designer Behind Our Trading Card Kit

Go behind the scenes to find out how our Trading Card Kit
went from idea to product you and your kids will love.

Lois Mailou Jones

Lois Mailou Jones was a painter and art educator who created graphic, colorful paintings inspired by Haitian and African textiles and visual art.
Lois Mailou Jones
Mary + Russel Wright

Mary + Russel Wright

Mary and Russel Wright were a couple who worked as a team to form their home accessories design business. They designed dinnerware, furniture and other household products. They rethought how pottery was seen, using thick shiny glazes in beautiful earthy colors. Their goal was to make beautiful, useful, and affordable household pieces that were available to everyone.

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder is known as the originator of the mobile, which are like giant drawings that move. He also used metal wire to make flat sculptures. One of his most beloved works is Calder’s Circus, a miniature theater piece he constructed of wire and a variety of found materials. What can you make simply using an assortment of wire?
Alexander Calder
Ray + Charles Eames

Ray + Charles Eames

Ray and Charles Eames were a husband and wife design team known for their innovative contributions to the development of modern architecture and furniture. They also made short films as a way to experiment and explore their creative ideas, designed showrooms, and invented toys. Through their work, they demonstrated how good design can fulfill practical needs while also bringing pleasure to people’s lives.

Alvin Lustig

Alvin Lustig was a graphic designer who conveyed a ton with small gestures, perfect type, and great flair. He used whimsical shapes and colors in his designs for virtually all the design disciplines, including book covers, magazines, advertisements, and office spaces. His work forms the basis for a great many contemporary book jacket designs that use fragmented images, photo-illustration, minimal typography, and rebus-like compositions.

Alvin Lustig