Artist Mitsue Haya is originally from Japan and is an animator, illustrator, sculptor and all around creative artist… she even writes stories! Mitsue also created the character “Nana,” an Official Selection at Annecy 2003, and helped bring to life the character design of “Mini,” a character that helps grow small plants. Mitsue started as assistant of Fusako [...]
Francesco Chiacchio is an Italian-born illustrator from Florence. His illustration work includes the books “90 secondi all’inferno. Storie jazz” and “Dall’Atlante agli Appennini.” His body of work can also be found in magazines and comics as well as on record covers and theater posters. He has also published for the daily Italian national newspaper, “La [...]
When we started brainstorming the idea behind the Eye Paint series we were passionate about the idea of taking children in a visual quest for colors, patterns and textures and the idea to collaborate with talented and renowned artists from around the world. Deep in our heart we knew we were designing something different from [...]
We just got word that Eye Paint Animals has been featured in the US AppStore under the New and Noteworthy Education Category. Here are snapshots of the iPhone and iPad stores. This is the second app from Curious Hat to be featured by Apple, Color Vacuum was featured back in June. For us is an [...]
Last Sunday a new batch of Curious Testers gathered in our office at 500 Startups. Sabrina – Talia – Ella – Tyler – Abby – Jonathan – Krisaana – Aryka – Polina They played for an hour with Eye Paint, run around the office grabbing colors and textures from furniture, toys, walls, clothes, each other! [...]
KinderTown has just published a great review of PHLIP. We love the way they added suggestions on how to extend the gameplay and stimulate adult-child interaction using the puzzle as starting point. This is exactly what we setup to do with this app and we can’t agree more! Curious Hat has taken puzzle technology to [...]
Bruno Bozzetto, probably the greatest Italian animator, has painted this fish he named Stuffy with our latest app, Eye Paint Animals.
Here is the latest video introducing Eye Paint Animals featuring the beautiful Amelia. Eye Paint Animals showcase the wonderful work of Giorgio Cavazzano, a world renowned Italian illustrator. You can read more about the Eye Paint series here. Eye Paint Animals will be available in the App Store starting on Tuesday November 13th, 2012.
Color Vacuum was designed to be an exploration tool for the child. Adults can stimulate the child to explore the colors around them while creating games and challenges around the color theory introduced by the app. While the app offers 2 play activities built in (Search and Vacuum), a Curious Mind can create games while [...]
Today it was officially announced that Curious Hat is part of the latest Accelerator batch at 500 Startups. It is a great opportunity for the Curious Team to spend 4 months with amazing Mentors and 32 other wonderful startups from all over the world. The road to Demo Day in February is hard, but our [...]