Keeping up on the trends? Pantone has recently published their Spring 2013 Fashion Color Report. Visit the website to discover the latest and greatest in color:
You can even download the Spring 2013 Fashion Colors for Adobe Applications and add them to your Photoshop color swatches!
Podium for SketchUp
If you haven't already discovered this - CHECK IT OUT!!! SketchUp has a plug-in called Podium which creates photorealistic renderings from your SketchUp models. It's AMAZING and you can download a free 30-day trial (approx. $198 to purchase).
Seattle Design Center's August Third Thursday was SO inspiring!
John Bielenberg was there to share how Project M, SOUP and Common are using design to help shape a positive future for people and the planet.
Project M Looking for a platform to drive positive change, challenge the status quo, and think wrong in the process?
Welcome to Project M.
Project M is a program for creative people who are already inspired to contribute to the greater good, and are looking for a platform to collaborate and generate ideas and projects bigger than themselves.
Still looking for that platform? Project M is that platform.
Check out this website: http://www.projectmlab.com/
Wow! Tacoma is booming with museums! Check out this brief by Contract Design about this new one to be completed by 2015.
Click image to read article.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Since it's in our own "backyard", I thought some of you may be interested in reading this Contract Magazine article about the new LEED Platinum-certified Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Campus in Seattle designed by NBBJ. Pretty cool.
Click the image to check it out.
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CPTC Facebook: www.cptc.edu/facebook
CPTC Blog: www.cptc.edu/blog
Did you know that the state of California’s Office of Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed to lower allowable exposure limits for caprolactam? You may not be aware that:
GRAY MAgazine is set to launch soon. This link: http://www.graymag.net/ allows you to preview their first issue. It will be put out bi-monthly in digital and print. Great to have yet another local resource for inspiration! Check it out!
I caught a few minutes of this video when it was on TV a week or two ago. It's anything and everything you ever wanted to know (and didn't) about supermarkets, much of which relates to interior design whether they intended it to be that way or not. I found it interesting and thought I'd share:
Set aside about 45 minutes and enjoy! (click image)
Write something about yourself or anything related to design. Let's watch this thing take off!