Need Some Inspiration? This Image Gallery Just Might Be The Best

On July 28, 2014, in Burning Man, by goodideaguys

Building a hexayurt and taking care of all of the other prep work before you set out for the desert can sometimes drag you down. Here’s a little inspiration to help you get your second wind. The internet is full of image galleries from Burning Man, but the official gallery hosted at the Burning Man […]


Bi-Filament Tape-Order Now & It Ships Today!

On July 25, 2014, in hexayurt tape, by goodideaguys

We’ve got plenty of six inch bi-filament tape in stock and it’s ready to roll. Order by 3:00 PM and it will ship today.  


Vinay Gupta-He’s More Than Just Hexayurts

On July 24, 2014, in Hexayurt Videos, Vinay Gupta, by goodideaguys

The designer of the hexayurt, Vinay Gupta, has come to be known as a Resilience Guru, and has great insights on meeting the challenges of the future. has posted this interview, which focuses first on hexayurts and emergency planning but then segues into a discussion about  Bitcoin.  


Popularity of Drones Leads To New Playa Regulations

On July 23, 2014, in Burning Man, Photography, by goodideaguys

The popularity of drones and other remote controlled unmanned flying machines has led to the creation of a new Burning Man team to maintain oversight on their use. This year’s event will require that all unmanned aircraft be registered by August 15, and the number of registrants will be limited to 200. You can read […]


Hexayurts Come To Pinterest

On July 22, 2014, in Hexayurt Photos, Photography, by goodideaguys

It looks like hexayurt building has been officially ordained as a “craft”, as proved by this Pinterest page dedicated to hexayurt pins. If you have a Pinterest account, you can add your pin and follow the board.  


The Burning Man Regional Network Will “Hook You Up”

On July 17, 2014, in Burning Man, Burning Man type events, by goodideaguys

For some, Burning Man is now a year round experience. Regional events, both those that are “mini Burns” and others that address technical or social issues now happen across the country. These local communities help with problem solving, create social circles and help each other with hexayurt building and other “life at the Burn” issues. […]


Need A Burning Man Warmup? Try Critical Northwest

On July 15, 2014, in Burning Man type events, by goodideaguys

Burning Man continues to spin off related events, and one of the best is taking place this week. Critical Northwest 2014 is happening right now in Mt. Vernon, WA. It is a week long gathering of about 1000 which focuses on art and performance. If you just can’t wait until August to try out that […]


Ready to Hit The Road? Here’s How One Hexayurt Builder Did It

While hexayurts are designed to be portable, they aren’t exactly pocket sized. One particular Burn bound builder designed a package to fit on the top of her Honda Fit, and still had room for two bikes on the back. Unfortunately, the final loaded Honda owner saw mileage plummet from 35 mpg to 28, but that’s […]


Hexayurts Back From The Future

On July 11, 2014, in Hexayurt Articles & Links, by goodideaguys

We see quite a bit of online traffic related to “all things hexayurt”, but occasionally something really jumps out at us. This showed up in our email yesterday: On Thursday, July 21, 2014 4:19:31 PM UTC-7, LadyOcelot wrote: I have a used hexayurt for sale in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. I bought […]


Is This New, Or Has It Been There All Along?

On July 9, 2014, in Burning Man, by goodideaguys offers a very useful newsletter called “The Jack Rabbit Speaks“. It is about all things Burning Man and a must-read for anyone headed to Black Rock City. Today we discovered a feature called “What We’re Listening To” which provides suggested musical accompaniment while reading the newsletter. Today’ suggestions: Random Rab Deadmau5 Gorillaz