Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity – Vice President, Development and External Relations

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff Centre) exists to inspire artists and leaders to make their unique contribution to society and aspires to be the global leader in arts, culture, and creativity. Founded in 1933, its history is the story of some of the most iconic and outstanding artists from Canada and around the world who have helped forge the Canadian cultural identity. In January 2009, Canada’s Minister of Advanced Education and Technology approved a mandate for Banff Centre as a...
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Answhere — UX/UI

Answhere — UX/UI abduzeedo08.10.21 Ilia Hor shared an UX, UI and illustration project for Answhere, a educational platform for self-learners that collects and stores free resources from the web, so you don't have to blindly search for them. Just select the topic you need and find useful information. For more information make sure to check out Ilia Hor on  Behance Instagram
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Early Music America seeks next Executive Director

Early Music America is launching an immediate search to find a new Executive Director, to be led by Derek Tam, Board President, and key stakeholders from the EMA community. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, until September 7. The Executive Director is the senior operating officer of Early Music America (EMA), reporting to the Board of Directors. In collaboration with the Board, the Executive Director articulates the mission of EMA and is responsible for leading the organizat...
Tags: Art, Jobs, America, United States, North America, Pittsburgh, Board, EMA, Early Music America, Derek Tam Board President, Early Music America EMA, Treasurer and Finance Committee, Publisher of Early Music America, Board of Directors Work, Board Provide, Compensation Early Music America

This air purifier uses a plasma field to catch the germs and pollutants that your regular purifier can’t

Going above and beyond anything your HEPA-based air purifiers can do (or even some of the UV ones), OneLife X uses plasma-field technology to purify the air… yes, the same plasma energy found in our sun. The OneLife X traps and eliminates 99.99% of all airborne particles, catching particles as small as 0.01 micrometers (that’s 10 times smaller than the Coronavirus), and runs indefinitely without ever requiring a filter replacement. Designer: Christoph Burkhardt of OneLife Click Here to...
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TikTok Users Are Resurfacing Classic Songs

Unfortunately, the TikTok algorithm will always win out over your parents’ tastes. – Toronto Star
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Innovative Space-inspired Designs that Elon Musk would totally approve of!

SpaceX intensified and completely magnified everybody’s love for space. The hope of someday living on Mars converted regular old people into total spaceheads! And this craze has entered the design world as well. Space-themed product designs are becoming a norm now, and not to mention cooler by the day. From a SpaceX rocket-inspired pen to a Buick Electra concept inspired by a spaceship – these innovative space-themed designs will have you going gaga over them! Inspired by the democratization ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Design, Technology, Nasa, Reddit, Mars, Iss, Apollo, Falcon, Product-design, EMU, Buick Electra, Liang Feng, YD Design Storm

Los Angeles Libraries Considering Abolishing Fines

If it passes, the county will move to waive fines and fees for overdue books and other materials for its system, which serves 3.4 million residents in unincorporated L.A. County and 49 incorporated cities. – Los Angeles Times
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Hammer Shaped Water Bottle

Cool water bottle made of plastic designed to look like Thor’s hammer Mjolnir. Reusable extra large 1.7L (58Oz) water bottle can be used for bodybuilding, camping, hiking, and exercise. Hammer Shaped Water Bottle helps you stay hydrated before and after workout. Take cosplay Marvel inspired Thor Instagram photos. Also check out: Flat Water Bottle
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5 Steps To Incorporating Inclusive Design For Your Business

How can you incorporate inclusive best practices into your design as a small business owner or entrepreneur? Shayne Tilley shares five key steps to help get you started. The post 5 Steps To Incorporating Inclusive Design For Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Design, Inclusive Design, Business Advice, Professionalisms, Shayne Tilley

Why Are Very Smart People Sometimes Very Stupid?

What exactly is stupidity? How does it relate to morality: can you be morally good and stupid, for example? – Psyche
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The Book Business Has Always Been Roiled By Technology

The 19th century witnessed a transformation of the book business as dizzying as our own: New reproduction technologies dramatically drove down the price of books and increased print runs by orders of magnitude… – Wall Street Journal
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Ron Popiel And The Art Of The Infomercial

Even if you aren’t in the market for a rotisserie or a youth serum, infomercials can be enticing. The most sales-resistant person might start wondering whether there isn’t something to it. – Los Angeles Times
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Crowley to build the US's first fully-electric tugboat

After more than a century in business, tugboat pioneers at Crowley Maritime Corporation have revealed their design for the world’s first all-electric harbor tugboat, due to hit the water in 2023. As electric vehicles of all types continue to hit innovative strides, the eWolf will lead the marine industry in the fuel-free charge towards sustainable waterways.  “The eWolf represents everything Crowley stands for: innovation, sustainability and performance. With this groundbreaking tug design, our...
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Wanna Be Creative When You’re Old?

Dare to dawdle; to create without purpose; to be mediocre, even outright bad, at whatever it is you want to try. In short, let yourself waste time, as if you were young again and too immortal to know any better. Yes, this can and will be terrifying. – The New York Times
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Cathy Hillegas

Cathy Hillegas is a painter in watercolor based in Indiana, who combines vibrant color with a tactile sense of texture in her paintings of flowers, trees, woods and fields. Particularly appealing to me are her paintings of small natural elements, leaves, branches, the heads of ferns and other aspects of nature, seen up close. In addition to the works on her website, you can find prints available in her Etsy store.  
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Why The Icelandic Sagas Remain So Readable After All These Centuries

It’s not just that they came from a culture more like ours than most medieval societies (no hereditary aristocracy, a genuine parliament). It’s that, “from a modern perspective, this literary universe combines the best of epic poetry with the best of soap opera.” – Literary Hub
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Liberia Track Shorts

From beloved cult favorite Telfar (the eponymous label of Telfar Clemens) comes the Team Liberia collection. Worn by the Liberian Olympic team, the performance line features midriff jerseys, cut-out sweatpants, deconstructed T-shirts and more. One of the more classic items, the track shorts, come in two colorways (navy or sand) and are crafted from a polyester/elastane blend for flexibility. Ideal for running, working out or …
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Italy’s Best Wood For Musical Instruments May Be In Danger

For centuries, the spruces of Val di Fiemme have been used in the greatest instruments Italy produces, from Stradivari violins to Fazioli pianos. Here’s why these evergreens are so good for their purpose — and what threats they face, from bark beetles to wind storms. – Atlas Obscura
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Offloading Our Brains

The framing of the brain–body complex as a borderless thinking apparatus is interesting, bringing together a wide range of research, from education and business practice to psychology and cognitive neuroscience. – Nature
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Social media trends are driving illegal succulent poaching

The social media houseplant craze is driving illegal poaching of succulent plants from Africa. Kenya and South Africa have been identified as key destinations for succulent plant traders. The traders pay locals pennies to dig up the plants, which are then sold internationally at high prices. Botanists warn that the trend may wipe out important and rare succulent species. Dr. Cornelia Klak, from the department of biological sciences at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, said in an intervi...
Tags: Asia, Design, News, California, Africa, Social Media, South Africa, Plants, Kenya, Succulents, Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Africa Kenya, Klak, Cornelia Klak, University of Cape Town South Africa

YOGO Branding and Visual Identity

YOGO Branding and Visual Identity abduzeedo08.10.21 Anastasia Salazar shared a branding and visual identity project for YOGO — a company that makes yoga mats and accessories out of eco-friendly materials in an ethical, transparent process — truly walks the walk when it comes to sustainability. They came to us with a goal of establishing a visual brand identity, defining key messaging, and revamping the look and feel of their website and packaging. Their sign...
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Texas Monthly’s Lucrative New Income Stream: Selling Old Articles To Hollywood

The magazine has secured rights deals with film and TV production companies for more than 20 pieces from its archives so far — a sideline expected to earn $1 million this year. – Business Insider
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It's code red for Earth, says new UN study

Being an environmental website, Inhabitat, unfortunately, reports on many terrifying new studies. But in what’s probably the most terrifying of all recent terrifying new studies, the U.N. chief called the report by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) “code red for humanity.” In this first major review of climate change science since 2013, the results are clear. “It is a statement of fact, we cannot be any more certain; it is unequivocal and indisputable that humans are wa...
Tags: Design, Australia, Bbc, Paris, Un, University Of Leeds, University of Melbourne, Hawkins, University of Reading, Ed Hawkins, Piers Forster, Malte Meinshausen

Unopened Vintage Super Mario Brothers Game Sells For $2 Million

Demand for collectibles has surged during the pandemic, along with many other forms of investment, as people stuck at home look for ways to spend their money. – The New York Times
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The 24-year-old founder of an NFT art gallery raised $7.6 million in funds on his quest to create the 'Instagram for NFTs'

Alex Masmej Alex Masmej Alex Masmej is the cofounder and CEO of Showtime, an NFT gallery that raised $7.6 million in April. To Insider, he talks about his career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alex MasmejAge: 24Location: San Francisco, California Business: It's an NFT world and we're all just living in it. The NFT market to...
Tags: Art, Small Business, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Paris, Showtime, Crypto, Silicon Valley, Alex, San Francisco California, NFT, Gen Z, Maran Nelson, Art World, Dominic Madori Davis

The 24-year-old cofounder of an NFT art gallery raised $7.6 million in funds on his quest to create the 'Instagram for NFTs'

Alex Masmej Alex Masmej Alex Masmej is the cofounder and CEO of Showtime, an NFT gallery that raised $7.6 million in April. To Insider, he talks about his career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alex MasmejAge: 24Location: San Francisco, California Business: It's an NFT world and we're all just living in it. The NFT market to...
Tags: Art, Small Business, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Paris, Showtime, Crypto, Silicon Valley, Alex, San Francisco California, NFT, Gen Z, Insider Inc, Maran Nelson, Art World

New Dragonlike Species of Dinosaur Discovered in Australia

The fossil of a massive pterosaur found a decade ago in the Australian outback has been confirmed as a previously unknown species of dinosaur. The creature—with an estimated seven-meter wingspan and “40 razor-sharp teeth”—is being compared to a dragon. To explain the size, Tim Richards (a researcher at the University of Queensland) says to picture a wingspan only slightly smaller than a hang-glider. “It would …
Tags: Design, Australia, Animals, History, Culture, Archaeology, Dinosaurs, University Of Queensland, Fossils, Linkaboutit, Paleontology, Dragons, Paleontologists, Tim Richards

New York – Julien Nguyen: “Pictures of the Floating World” at Matthew Marks Through August 12th, 2021

Julien Nguyen, hic manebimus optime (2021), via Matthew Marks Currently on at Matthew Marks’ Chelsea gallery location, artist Julien Nguyen has selected a series of recent paintings to mark the artist’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Spanning a selection of works that showcase the artist’s attentive and expressive output, the show features thirteen oil paintings […]
Tags: Art, New York, Show, Art News, Featured Post, Julien Nguyen, Matthew Marks Chelsea

Why I’m Investing In Creative Youth

“While the pandemic magnified the already apparent need for young people to develop artistic and employable media arts skills, calls for racial justice showed the imperative for adults to provide movement-building support and guidance to young people.” – Philanthropy News Digest
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A Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired green house in Menlo Park

Built on a suburban lot in Menlo Park, California, this home blends into the natural landscape, a beautiful escape from the world. Made with connected pavilions and gorgeous redwood, the home by Butler Armsden Architects (BAA) echoes the clean lines and simple elegance of Frank Lloyd Wright while blending seamlessly into the natural world all around it. Instead of using corridors, the three pavilions are connected with a bridge. This gives the home a distinct and highly unique design that stand...
Tags: Design, California, Hawaii, Homes, FSC, Frank Lloyd Wright, Baa, Leed Platinum, Redwood, Menlo Park, LEED, Menlo Park California, Lloyd Wright, Lewis Butler, Butler Armsden Architects, Butler Armsden Architects BAA

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