Seattle Design Festival 2013
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Seattle Design Festival 2013

Once again, it’s time for the Seattle Design Festival, the Northwest’s largest public design happening. The annual event brings together experts, city leaders, and citizens to celebrate and explore the ways design improves the quality of our lives. The theme for 2013 is “Design in Health” and explores the connection between environmental design, health, and well-being. This … Continue reading

optical illusions
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optical illusions

Check out Canadian artist Kristiina Lahde‘s  reinterpretation of the humble measuring tape featured on designboom. Lahde uses the tapes to create a series of dizzying optical illusions. The geometric patterns are created through a careful weave-like manipulation of the material with mathematical precision. As the captions states: “The blend of control and chance; accuracy and accident are … Continue reading

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SXSW 2013

If a conference is good enough for The Boss to keynote and play ― it’s good enough to consider attending. This year’s South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals are happening March 8-17 in Austin, TX.  SXSW offers a unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies while fostering creative and professional growth across the disciplines. … Continue reading