Made by Martha Fierro: How My Multicultural Life Unlocked a Key Component of Design
Martha’s life, and her work, tell a story of skillfully adapting to the surrounding environment by identifying, understanding, and sublimating or elevating the distinct layers that make us who we are.
Guiding Light: What We Learned from Mixed Reality Prototyping
If virtual reality is for escape, then mixed reality is for enchantment. Mixed reality, also known as integrated reality, is comprised of objects from both the physical world and virtual reality.Read Article
Accelerating Diversity in Tech Through the Power of Networks
Lisa Lambert, Managing Partner at VC Firm The Westly Group, On How To Foster More Women and Minority Entrepreneurs
As designers and as a business, we value doing something
worthwhile, and deeper relationships with our clients enable that
vision. We're cultivating new relationship models that allow us to
share in the risks and the rewards of collaborative
design innovations – taking stock for payment, engaging in royalty relationships, and owning a part of the outcome. For our clients and for us, this approach brings more satisfying returns, both financially and creatively.
We love design – the software, the machines, the simple joy of craft, and ultimately the experiences we create. Our highest aspirations come to fruition through our passion for the act of making. It's something timeless, to want to work with materials. Material exploration is fundamental to the coarse process of invention that informs our process creed: