I first came across Storehouse a couple of years ago and immediately fell in love with the platform’s luscious visual storytelling. The iOS app is easy to use and makes possible the creation of rich visual narratives using photo, video and text elements. Sadly Storehouse is closing down. Before it shutters for good on July 15, I invite readers to scroll through four PlayGroundology Storehouse stories that the app really helped whizz bang. Click through on images below to take you to the Storehouse stories…
My first Storehouse sortie captures the story of the first public play event I helped organize.
Skimming across the hay – no last straws here. In a flash the kids run over to explore. They are curious about the space, wondering…
In Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawerence, a maritme play aesthetic.
No text this time, the photos and video stand on their own. More though about Magdalen Island play experiences here
This one is subtitled ‘Playgroundin’ in tropical Paris’ and tells the story of the search for a 1950s Székely designed playground in a Paris suburb.
These are the pataugeoires – shallow, kiddy pools. One is deeper than the other and both are exquisitely detailed with carreaux cassés – broken tile mosaics now virtually a lost art. Our new playground pal Yves created carreaux cassés like this when he was a younger man.
There’s no place to celebrate winter fun like Quebec City’s Carnaval. Look for the cameo appearance by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…
It’s no time to be still when a breath of wind drops the mercury to -39 C at Quebec City’s annual Carnaval…..
Thrills, spills – snowy saucers on sliding hills.
I’m going to miss Storehouse. I had so many more stories left to share. Thanks to the Storehouse crew for making a fun place to play….