Seattle Design Festival 2015 (September 12-25): Design for Equity explores how design can contribute to a more equitable society. From buildings that everyone can access and move through, to apps that enable civic participation by people in every location and language, to cities where we can all afford to live – design is a vehicle of innovation. Design for Equity invites us to create a future in which everyone in our society – from every background, ability, race, age, gender, location or economic status – can access the same opportunities and outcomes, both now and in the [...]
Just a few weeks ago, over 40,000 residents and visitors crossed Portland’s newest bridge, the Tilikum Crossing. While the bridge has yet to officially open, it is Portland’s newest bridge in 40 years and when it does open, it will be the first of its kind in the United States, a bridge designed especially for the use of public transportation.
For the first time in 40 years, a new bridge spans the Willamette River in Portland. At more than 1,700 feet in length, the Tilikum Crossing is the only bridge of its kind in the U.S., designed to carry light rail trains, buses, [...]
Each and every state throughout the United States all have their own unique characteristics, features and wonders. While, some states are known for their largely popular tourist destinations, other states don’t always receive the attention that they deserve. The Nebraska Tourism Commission, along with their advertising agency, Bailey Lauermam, have developed a unique and creative advertising campaign so showcase the great state of Nebraska.
Bailey Lauerman, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska itself, uses the many talents and experience of their staff to create advertising [...]
Ad Week reports that this fun digital subway ad in Sweden for hair-care products was rigged up to recognize when trains entered the station—and then showed a woman’s hair blowing all around, as though windswept by the train. It’s a simple, delightful effect—playful, responsive and seemingly magical in the way it erases the line between ad and environment.
Ad agency Akestam Holst and production company Stopp produced the ad for Apotek Hjärtat’s Apolosophy products. Stopp in Stockholm says the ad was scheduled to be just a one-day stunt. But Clear Channel loved [...]