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Explore the Kickstarter Collection at the New Museum

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Explore the Kickstarter Collection at the New Museum Store

Nick Yulman 

New Museum front windowToday, we’re pleased to announce an ongoing collaboration with the New Museum in New York City, showcasing an array of inventive projects that got started on Kickstarter in their store. As a leading institution dedicated to boundary-pushing art and ideas, the New Museum is the perfect place to share this collection, which features adventurous takes on everyday objects, creative explorations of technology, and designs that are simultaneously playful and profound. Read More

Learning to take in order to give back

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An article by our own Julie Kerwin for those of us who need to take more in order to give more

Right about now, you are probably thinking that I must be some sort of meek woman who doesn’t know how to use her voice. This could not be further from the truth. I have no problem using my voice. However, it is often said that people can be divided into two groups: givers and takers. I have always chosen the lane that says “givers”; and I do think it’s a choice. As a young adult, I chose to make a habit of giving early and often enough that it formed permanent neuro-pathways in my brain. As a result, I find it very hard to shift into “takers” mode.

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IAm Elemental Named Finalist for Toy of the Year

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Our female action figures have been named among the finalists for Toy of the Year!

“Our fans love IAmElemental because we bring something extraordinary to the toy aisle: action figures with healthy body types, forward-thinking design, and superpowers based on character traits like Bravery, Honesty and Curiosity.  As a startup company, we are so honored by this industry recognition for our Series 1/Courage female action figures, and we are thrilled that Series 2/Wisdom has joined them on toy store shelves in time for the holidays,” said Chief Elemental Officer Julie Kerwin.

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Toy Of The Year Finalists Announced

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The Toy Industry Association has announced their final list of choices for Toy of the Year!

“This year’s TOTY finalists represent the finest examples of play value, originality and innovation across the hundreds of companies that make the U.S. toy industry the strongest in the world,” said Steve Pasierb, president & CEO of the Toy Industry Association. “Perhaps most importantly, these outstanding nominees have brought joy, laughter and learning to millions of children and families around the globe. We send each TOTY finalist good wishes and look forward to honoring the top toys of the year at the TOTY Awards gala in just a few months!”

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Random Musings/The Power of Oblivion

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As I move through the city, I often grab lunch at a restaurant bar. I have discovered that restaurant bars at lunch time are a great place to sit by one’s self, open the lap top, fire up the WIFI hotspot, and get some work done.
Over the summer, I found myself in an area of the city that I rarely frequent. So, I went in search of a restaurant bar and found a modern Italian cafe. About twenty minutes into my meal, I called my husband to share the exciting news: the restaurant’s music was a playlist of my late teens and early twenties.
“Wow!” I said to him. “It’s like I’m reliving our courtship through music. I love it! I guess that I must be this restaurant’s perfect demographic, because this is the soundtrack of my life.”

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Fly with IAmElemental at New York Comic Con 16

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Pose With Exploration’s Animatronic Wings, Fabricated by Academy Award-Winning Jim Henson’s Creature Shop; Giveaways, Limited-Edition Figures & Raffles

NEW YORK – September 29, 2016 – Do you want to be a Superhero?  At 2016 New York Comic Con,


Exploration, a member of Series 2 called WISDOM

IAmElemental, creator of the first female action figures designed specifically for children, will offer fans of its Series 1/Courage and Series 2/Wisdom figures that opportunity at Booth 1764 from October 6-9, 2016.

“At IAmElemental, we believe it’s not Superheroes, it’s Superpowers,” said Chief Elemental Officer Julie Kerwin.  “All the Superpowers we could ever want or need are already inside each one of us.  We call them the Elements of Power, and they’re coming to Comic Con through our giveaways, limited-edition figure sales, raffles and test-drives of our giant steampunk and Leonardo da Vinci-inspired Exploration’s Wings.”

IAmElemental’s offerings at New York Comic Con Booth 1764 include: Read More

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