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Bite the Plate: accidents breed innovation

I’m a printmaker (among other things) which means I make intaglio etchings – like this one. There are many of ways of doing this, but all basically involve etching a groove in a ‘plate’ of some sort, then smearing it with ink, rubbing that back so that the ink remains in the grooves, and transferring…
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The Fish-Poo Innovation Model

Backyard Aquaponics is a Queensland company that combines aquaculture and hydroponics in a way that each not only cancels out the negative aspects of the other, but actually uses it as nourishment. The fish tank and gravel veggie bed are linked: the fish-poo water gets used to feed the plants, which in turn clean and…
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