December 21, 2022
Publish date: DECEMBER 21, 2022
As mentioned on their website: “We believe in people, community, and the health of our planet over profit”. They are adamant about sticking to their mission to make the craft of tufting accessible to a broad audience, while staying true to their values of equity and sustainability. Tuft the World’s business model aims to solve multiple of the UN SDGs, specifically SDG 8 and SDG 12.
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July 13, 2023
Eads uses the AI software DALL-E, similar to ChatGPT (they are made by the same company, OpenAI) to type in parameters for an image request. For example, Eads asked for a geometric pattern loosely based on paintings by Bridget Riley, the British artist known in the 1960s for creating optical effects with line patterns.
The software generates many versions of what it thinks Eads is asking for. He chose one of DALL-E’s images, a squared spiral in black. Its imperfectly aligned lines create a slightly dizzying effect.