There are so many interesting places in this world, it’s hard to narrow down where to go when you’re not a trust-fund baby. The “designjunket” system was developed to determine travel plans. Each junket starts out with at least one specific design-related element to investigate. It could be a painting, a building, an invention or inventor. You know, because “design is everywhere.” After I see what I sought, I check out the rest of the area. Any available pricing will be listed (current at the date of the post) and any money-saving insights will be shared because I’m a skinflint but can’t do hostels.
Come along for the ride, I hope it inspires you to embark on your own design junket and let me know your thoughts. Happy junketing!
Vivitiv worked with the advocacy organizations Cool Mom, Zero Waste Washington on the brand design of the Old Car Seat, New Life program. Vivitiv developed the visual language for this new program which included a logo design, the RecycleYourCarSeat.org website, tagline creation, informational brochures, and cards, wayfinding signage and event displays. Funded by a Public Participation Grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology, CoolMom and Zero Waste Washington are working together to tackle sustainability issues of children’s products, beginning with children’s car and booster seats by expanding reuse and recycling options. The campaign provides information for families to review, reuse and recycle car seats and an ever-growing network of partnership programs nationwide.
And that is that. We are taking a long awaited year-end break, and will be heading out the door in a few minutes to spend the holidays with family and friends in an undisclosed location. We wish you and yours a most happy season season. See you in 2013
Vivitiv was asked to participate in the Seattle Design Festival Design Marks Project. Vivitiv, along with 24 other local design firms, designed 8-foot tall location markers with QR codes where viewers could experience how the design of Seattle’s urban landmarks has influenced the city’s culture, and how that culture has, in turn, influenced design.
Our video and installation was about The Seattle Art Museum and was titled “I Do Not Understand This Thing.” The aim of our project was to express the idea that the value of SAM lies not in the collection of paintings, film or sculpture housed within it’s walls, but in our relationship to it. More about the project here.