I was just wondering if anyone had heard of/looked at fractals. They're mathematically generated shapes, I read up on them once a while ago and just thought they could be of some use specifically for us first years looking for inspiration.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractal
Here's an example of a 3D fractal:
There are some pretty psychedelic examples out there, some are confusing but a fair few are pretty inspirational :)