We still really need spaces of wonder. They don't have to be about a specific religious narrative, but they have the capacity to transport you into a different state of mind. And for me, I feel both a desire to experience it and to make it.
On the outskirts of North Braddock, there sits an abandoned 1900s Lutheran church. Braddock Tiles aims to build an artisan micro-factory inside the church's walls to manufacture 20,000 honeycomb-shaped tiles that will restore the church's arches with a cacophony of candy-colored inlays.
The concept behind Swoon is so simple. You connect your Facebook account -- no questionnaires to fill out, nothing -- and you're flipping through a bunch of Facebook profile photos with first names, ages, mutual friends and mutual interests listed.