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INSIGHTS – Skateboarding, a public reading, and performance art upcoming in “Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo?”

Our own Billy Schaefer participated today at the Contemporary Austin Jones Center's weekly activation: Daily Grind! He discussed diverse possibilities of the design environment; especially those in Downtown Austin and showed us some real ollies on the functional sculptures in Abraham Cruzvillegas' exhibition.

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TRAVEL JOURNAL – PRAGUE

Travel aficionado Aubrey van Niekerk had the chance to jump on a plane and travel all the way to the old continent; landing in The City of a Hundred Spires! From beautiful colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, the medieval Astronomical clock, to breathtaking views while hiking (literally); Aubrey had a blast capturing the magic of […]

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TRAVEL JOURNAL – AUSTRALIA

This March, our own Daniela Valle had the chance to travel all the way to Australia. During those weeks, she made stops in Sydney and Melbourne; both cities offer amazing cityscapes and design-forward qualities. She found time to relax all while dipping in crazy-stunning beaches, taking-in a visual feast at sculpture park Pt. Leo, and meeting new furry friends. We asked Danny if she brought back some Vegemite to share with us in the studio, but unfortunately, she decided to go with the Tim Tams instead. Check out her 'Straya gallery below!

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SITE VISIT — CHALMERS SOUTH

Last week, the Nelsen team toured the first phase of a three-phase redevelopment of Chalmers Courts. During the visit, we learned about the construction process, the creative problem solving required to make a project work and the unique design elements that make this project an important contribution to the Chalmers Courts community.    

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TRAVEL JOURNAL – New York City

Last week, three of our Austin folks took off to the Big Apple. During their stay; Scott Chasteen, Alex Meyer, and Johanna Spencer visited USAI Lighting’s SOHO Collaboratory space where they tested, played, and enjoyed a full day of de-light. They were joined by Lisa Rogers of Spectrum Lighting, who contributed her lighting wisdom to the lessons of the day!

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TRAVEL JOURNAL – England

This summer another one of our folks had the chance to visit the United Kingdom; but now Worthing, Bath, London, Barnard Castle, Lake District, Llandudno (Wales), Oxford, and many, many, other amazing spots in the area. We asked her how many cups of tea she had, but apparently she lost count. Please enjoy a very English photo-documentation through the lens of Johanna Spencer.

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