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Monday, October 23rd, 2017

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Microsoft’s Courier Tablet

There is the iPad which was made for web surfers and Mac based users, and then there is the Microsoft Courier which is made for designers. I am sure you know my feelings about the iPad. Anyways, the Courier would have been the ideal companion for any designer – graphic, interior, apparel, architecture and web. The [...]

3rd Annual MINT Benefit at WonderRoot

WonderRoot a non-profit will be holding a benifit for the Mint Gallery at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center. The people at WonderRoot are awesome and doing amazing things for the city.  One of those things is hosting a benefit for Mint on July 24th, 2010.  The event will feature: Music from  The Back Pockets, Roman Photos, [...]

Engineering Your Environment: Examples of Sustainable Housing in Rural Alabama

In a rural town in northeast Alabama, four families live in four very interesting homes.  Twice yearly these families kindly open their doors to visitors from across the nation, in hopes of inspiring personal responsibility and teaching people about sustainable living.  The 3-hour walking tour includes a dodeca-yurt, an underground home, a strawbale house, and a homemade house [...]

Mint Presents America

Where: MINT – 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. Unit B Atlanta, GA 30312 View Larger Map When: Saturday, July 3, 2010 from 7pm-11pm How Much: FREE! More Info: MINT gallery is proud to host an amazing group exhibit featuring art inspired by our beloved country. Come out and salute the flag, have a PBR, and [...]

Spotlight: Erin Rabbitt

We had the pleasure of meeting and reviewing some of the work of graphic designer Erin Rabbitt. She is a young designer with a strong point of view that  is unique and individual, but still holds a retro/vintage pop art vibe. Erin currently lives in Raleigh, NC where she owns conejocouture.com and designs everything from wedding invitations, to [...]

London’s LOGOversy

When I think of European cities, I think of London, Paris, Rome, and Berlin. I think of the rich history. I think of classic and modern architecture and a continent saturated with avant-guarde artists, fashion, city life, and an eclectic mix of cultures. I think of some of the best designers to ever influence the [...]

Spotlight: Creig B. Hoskins

Creig B. Hoskins was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, a town in the Mississippi Delta.  Throughout his childhood, he loved to draw and sketch.  When Creig was in high school, his parents allowed him to live with his uncle in Michigan to be more educationally challenged.  Since his uncle worked for General Motors, Creig assumed he’d [...]

Southeast Designer of the Year Competition

Are you the Next…. Southeast Designer or Architect of the Year? 2010 Call for Entries ADAC’s Southeast Designer of the Year Competition Has Added an Architect Category! Submit your design projects for ADAC’s 2010 Southeast Designer and Architect of the Year competition. This esteemed competition is open to interior designers, interior design firms and architects [...]

Spring Cleaning for Cash

The birds are chirping and the sun is shining! Time to open those closet doors and examine why you still have jeans from 1991, that ipod brick from 2000 (you know, the one that weighed 10lbs and held 10 songs?), and all those old cell phones. Thanks to the folks at Gazelle, emptying your closets [...]

Mile-High Design

Recently on a road trip out west, I found myself in Denver, Colorado.  Historically known as a gold-rush town of the 1850s and for the towering Rocky Mountains, Denver is now making its mark in the art and culture world. Alone on this road trip, I walked through the city and observed.  The people are [...]