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A more welcoming city: DisArt symposium is changing the way GR approaches disability
By Tommy Allen, Publisher & Lifestyle Editor
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Is it possible to create a more inclusive, welcoming city? DisArt Symposium: Disability Arts Now looks to be a part of that answer.
UIX: Ladies That UX rallies women at the forefront of design and technology in West Michigan
By Matthew Russell
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Women are overwhelmingly outnumbered by men in the computing workforce. To foster support in a world that can often feel isolating, local female design leaders from companies like Visualhero, Atomic Object, Amway, and Infor are banding together as part of a group called Ladies That UX.
Getting back to the business of living: Amway's Sara Gonzalez shows us the humanity of technology
By Matthew Russell
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Even within one of the world's largest and most prolific corporations, the stars of innovation can still shine brightly. Here in West Michigan, Sara Gonzalez is illuminating new systems within the interconnected galaxies of design and technology at Amway.
G-Sync: The counterculture effect and embracing hippie ideals in Grand Rapids
Tommy Allen, Publisher and Lifestyle Editor
Thursday, October 13, 2016
A recent visit to the "Hippie Modernism" exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum has Rapid Growth's Tommy Allen considering the role of the counterculture on the future of Grand Rapids — and all of society.
Photo essay: DisArt fashion show 'Elevate' breaks boundaries & barriers
Thursday, September 29, 2016
DisArt’s spectacular 'Elevate' fashion show at Site:Lab's Rumsey Street Project showcased models with disabilities, pushed the expectations of design and redefined sentiments of style, access and bodies.
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From Heartside to West Side: Adtegrity moves digital ad office to space above The Knickerbocker
Swedish tech company Configura expands into GR’s Blue35 building with high-tech digs
Local floral designer, Posh Petals, ups the ante on elegance with new West Side digs
The Light Gallery & Studio creates more affordable show space for young artists on S. Division
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The Collective Artspace builds on S. Division artist community with new shared gallery, studio space
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