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Ian Grais Challenges Designers To Do More
Mark Busse, May 26, 2010 at 10:41 AM
Ian Grais, a Creative Director at Rethink and Chair of the Design Week Branding Subcommittee responsible for the Design Currency theme and identity, has eloquently expressed some thoughts about the conference in an article called 10 Ways Designers Can Help Now in the form of an action plan with ten suggestions how we can do more to focus our output and energy towards higher-value design.
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Local Designer Michelle Sourisseau's Key Moments From Design Currency
Mark Busse, May 19, 2010 at 2:27 PM
Michelle Sourisseau, lead designer at Domain 7, shares some key moments from her experiences during the Design Currency conference.
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An Avid Learner's Reflections of Design Currency
Mark Busse, May 17, 2010 at 1:46 PM
Amanda Fenton, a Corporate Learning Manager with Coast Capital Savings, describes herself as an "Avid learner, idea cross-pollinator and experimenter working in leadership and learning strategies. A revolutionary in the revolution" in her Twitter profile. Amanda actively participated in numerous events, workshops and discussions during Design Currency and took copious notes that she is now sharing with the world via her personal blog. Thanks Amanda!
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Design Currency Afterthoughts
Mark Busse, May 12, 2010 at 10:55 AM
Davin Greenwell, a designer with SmallBox (a primary support partner of Design Currency), has shared some personal thoughts on their company blog about Cameron Sinclair's talk and how he and his colleagues at Architecture for Humanity are using design to save lives and create a sustainable future.
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Deckchairs On The Titanic: "Design Week Vancouver Blew"
Mark Busse, May 07, 2010 at 1:02 PM
Andrew Boardman has penned a personal account of his experience at Design Week on his blog Deckchairs On The Titanic. His favourite speakers were Cameron Sinclair, Marian Bantjes, Frank Chimero, Ali Gardiner and Brian Collins, who apparently blew his mind—I hope he's OK. ;-)
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Design Week Through The Eyes of a GDC Insider
Mark Busse, May 04, 2010 at 4:17 PM
Davin Greenwell, GDC professional, designer at SmallBox and member of GDC National Web Committee, has shared some of his perspectives on Design Week 2010 in Vancouver and posted a selection of images he captured during the conference.
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Highlights from a Design Currency 2010 Committee Member and Attendee
Mark Busse, May 03, 2010 at 12:44 PM
Below is an excerpt from an email sent by Vancouver designer Catherine Worrall, who was an original member of the Design Currency 2010 Planning Committee nearly two years ago and key contributor to the original conference theme language.
Conference Closing Statements
Mark Busse, May 02, 2010 at 10:00 AM
As the conference wound down Thursday evening, MC Dave Mason took the stage one last time to give closing remarks. In a wonderful summary of the jam-packed three days, Mason managed to string together key points from each of the nearly 30 speakers.
Design Currency 2010 Flickr Photo Group
Mark Busse, May 01, 2010 at 10:03 AM
Please enjoy and contribute photos from Design Currency 2010 in this group pool on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dw2010/
Dinner With a Side of Design Participant Guide
Mark Busse, April 25, 2010 at 9:56 AM
Interested in attending one of the Dinner With a Side of Design events, but uncertain what to expect?