Beth Ames Altringer Eagle

An ongoing conversation about design, engineering, psychology, learning, and art.

Boston Magazine (humor piece): For artists, most creativity research is a distraction. Just get to work.

Comedic Research Piece: Present at the Creation
Funded by Boston Magazine
'Present at the Creation' article link

Boston Magazine hired me to write a humorous feature article based on immersive personal experiments attempting to make some of the more absurd findings from creativity research actionable. This involved things like working in low versus high-ceiling rooms, painting rooms different colors, changing beverages to match the type of task at hand.

You can read the article here.


Past talks & Workshops

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin it, and the work will be completed.”

- Goethe (in German)
as translated by John Anster

Design Practice Roles

Founder, Ames Studio
Founder, Desirability Lab (blog; on a break)
Contact: ba[at]

Artist Portfolio: (physical, digital)

Arts Curation:Balter Foundation @balterfoundation