Buckminster Fuller working in his studio at Black Mountain College
Hazel Larsen Archer
We love this picture of Buckminster Fuller tinkering in his studio at Black Mountain College. “Tinker” is one of our favorite words AND one of our favorite things to do. We found the best descriptions in The Visual Thesaurus:


…do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly…
…a person who enjoys testing innovative ideas…
…………who enjoys fixing and experimenting with machines and their parts…

…and we especially love this visual map of the word, with its jazzy connections:

tinker via the visual thesaurus
The Visual Thesaurus

…Think we’ll monkey around this weekend!


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2 replies on “tinkering in the studio (buckminster fuller)

  1. Merce Cunningham and John Cage both went there, I believe. Very interesting people
    That picture of Buckminster Fuller is inspiring. Let’s all tinker a bit!

  2. You are right. Would that there was a school like that now…I’d so love to have gone there.

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