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A gold star for us

Last week we shared our New Year’s resolution with you, which is to ‘be better bloggers’. We are very happy to report that we have achieved our first goal – 224 more words


City Seminar Series - Downtown Grand Rapids

It’s a new year and JPM is thrilled to launch our new City Seminar Series taking place every month this year. Guests will spend an hour with Jan McCollum, our CEO and design principal at J Parker McCollum, Inc. 113 more words


Breaking Down the Frame: What Aspect Ratio Should You Use?

When it comes to photography (and film and video which really are just photography at a high rate of capture), an often overlooked aspect is the frame that we use to capture an image. 901 more words


Low-Input / High-Performance is a Matter of Design

Last week I described how architect and eco-designer William McDonough worked with the Ford Motor Company starting in 1999 to redevelop the historic River Rouge manufacturing plant in Detroit. 654 more words

Eco Thrifty Renovation

Design Principles Group Project

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The above link leads to a brief video in which I talk about the piece me and my group (Suzanna, Luke and Megan) made for the Design Principles module as part of a group project to present what we felt were great innovations in the world Art & Design from 1800 – 2010. 45 more words


Eco-Design Saved "The Rouge"

Editor’s Note: This is a regular column that appears in our city’s newspaper, The Wanganui Chronicle.

I always get a kick out of walking down Victoria Avenue or riding my bike on Puriri Street and seeing someone wearing a basketball jersey of the Boston Celtics or Los Angeles Lakers. 654 more words

Eco Thrifty Renovation

Our Digital Design Philosophy

We’ve done a lot over the last few years to ensure the Council has a strong, consistent brand. Yet, we’ve mainly focused our branding efforts offline. 398 more words