Posts Tagged ‘pittsburgh’

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  1. 05 Sep, 2017

    Documenting The Pittsburgh Potty: An Architectural Mystery In Our Basements

    I have a toilet in my basement. Not a bathroom, just a toilet sitting in my corner. Lots of other Pittsburghers have Pittsburgh potties as well. In the steel industry’s heyday, workers would come home filthy from the mills, wash […]

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  2. 17 Aug, 2017

    Blank by Cotton Bureau

    This is so great. Our friends at Cotton Bureau are launching better fitting t-shirts for women and men. Support the Kickstarter!

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  3. 02 Jun, 2017

    What Pittsburghers Know About the Environment That Trump Still Needs to Learn

    Pittsburgh is a poster city for how to recover after coal and steel and manufacturing have fucked everything up.  

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  4. 15 Jan, 2017

    Lo and Behold

    We just watched Werner Holzog’s film, Lo and Behold, which discusses the cultural and societal effects of the Internet. It’s a fascinating film that ponders things about our digital age that deserve to be pondered. It contains some rather cute moments […]

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  5. 07 Jun, 2015

    The War on Pinball

    Little known fact: I’m a huge fan of pinball. This is a fascinating story about how pinball was considered illegal for a long time, even at the height of its popularity. This topic is also covered in the excellent pinball documentary […]

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  6. 30 May, 2015

    Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood: Then and Now

    Love these images of my neighborhood in Pittsburgh that demonstrate how much (and in some cases how little) it’s changed over the years. via Jason Head

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  7. 12 May, 2015

    Strip District company pushes back against ‘terrible T-shirts’ of the world

    As someone who almost exclusively lives in the many gorgous, comfortable t-shirts I’ve acquired from Cotton Bureau, it’s great to see them featured in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Great people doing great work in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  8. 25 Jan, 2015

    Melissa Frost on the Creative Briefs Podcast

    My wife Melissa appeared on AIGA Pittsburgh’s Creative Briefs podcast, talking about launching her new jewelry studio, Frost Finery, working on the Pittsburgh Food Bank’s website in the open, working on a redesign of Time Inc., and a whole lot more. I’m […]

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  9. 10 Jun, 2014

    Creative Exhaust

    I had the wonderful opportunity to speak TEDx Pittsburgh this April. I talked about how the Web has transformed the creative process and unlocked new opportunities for collaboration and openness. The video was just released, so check it out: The Evolution […]

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  10. 20 Jan, 2014

    Pittsburgh Open Device Lab

    Big news: Pittsburgh finally has an open device lab! Now Pittsburgh web and app developers have a place to go test their creations on a plethora of devices large and small, new and old, and (hopefully) everything in between. The […]

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  11. 03 Jul, 2013

    Creative Briefs Podcast

    I had a blast talking to AIGA Pittsburgh on the Creative Briefs Podcast about so many things: my hatred of the word “creative” (as a noun), art, music, web design, future friendly, qr codes, and so much more. I’m really […]

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  12. 12 Apr, 2013

    Photos From My Death to Bullshit Talk

    They’ve published photos from my Death To Bullshit Creative Mornings talk. Images courtesy of @PlanetPeek. Watch the video here

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  13. 02 Nov, 2009

    Jesse Thomas Skateboarding

    My cousin Jesse Thomas has been skateboarding since the early days of the sport.  Growing up we’ve always been impressed with his stories and scars, but most importantly his style. Over the years skateboarding got bigger and more visible, but […]

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