After a fun dinner for the French themed welcome reception, Thursday proved to be a full day of insights and networking. There was a speed networking secession with suppliers which was good for meeting lots of vendors in one swoop.
Then things got interesting when the discussions opened up to the topics of the industry, its financial state of affairs, and … Read more…
We really dig this concept and everything behind the Fun Theory. Great use of Edu-Tainment! Our concept for Cochlear Hearingused a harmonic sand visualizer to convey the impact of hearing in a similar fashion. We’re looking to utilize more of these qualities in our next concept!
Anytime you mix a comedian, a minister, and a psychologist your’re getting some great insights! Keynote speaker, Dr. Will Miller was awesome. And, I’m spent! Just wrapped a busy day of lectures and networking, at the EDPA Access event. I’ve met alot of great people and have had some great conversations. More tomorrow..
It’s wheels up and off to Palm Springs! This event is looking to be a lot of fun and a great chance to expand our industry knowledge, explore some new techniques and learn from the best. Specifically, I’m excited to dive deep into the topics outside of the design perspective, and soak up insight on the aspects of costing and marketing leadership. These are inter dynamic issues crucial to shaping winning concepts. It will be great to grow our skills and bring more insight home to our clients.
I’ll be posting some random updates from the EDPA ACCESS 2012 and looking to keep it interesting and relevant. I’m also looking forward to seeing industry friends, meeting new peers and partners. We’ll also be introducing our talents and design services to builders. We had great success recently, winning the EDPA Midwest’s Designers Challenge, and would love to show more companies what we can do for them. See our 1st place concept here.
Escaping the impending mid-western winter seems like a great idea too. Maybe I’ll see you out there!
Even with the resurgence in 1990’s bright colors there has been the simultaneous up-swelling of all things 1912ish. From craft cocktails, and riding boots this re-purposed era is finding many new fans, including bike culture. It’s actually a revolution, not in the style of political unrest, but a return to an era of materials and fabric which were practical, stylish Read more…
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