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19 January 2015 // Thoughts

Trends in Design Conclusion: Busting Social Barriers By Creating Connections

Through our examination of the 2014 trends in design, we’ve learned how giving guests a curatorial voice can eliminate role…
18 January 2015 // Thoughts

Trends in Design 2014 Part 3: Eliminating Physical Barriers Through Access

Welcome back to Part 3 of 2014 Trends in Design: Breaking Down Barriers.  Whereas in the past two posts we’ve…
16 January 2015 // Thoughts

The Art of Breaking Down Barriers Part 2: The New Curators

Welcome back to my 2014 review of design trends. While yesterday we looked at examples of museum’s crowdsourcing content, today…
15 January 2015 // Thoughts

Trends in Design 2014: The Art of Breaking Down Barriers, by Shawn McCoy

Part One – Conquering Role Barriers Through Crowd-sourced Creations  As we have for the past four years, this past November, Thinkwell’s Cynthia…
14 August 2014 // Thoughts

Learning Through Side Doors: The Intersection of Design and Theatre

Blogger-in-Chief Clara here. Welcome to our brand new blog series, Learning Through Side Doors, where we explore other industries that, while…
24 July 2014 // Thoughts

From Ghosts to Shoes to Railway Stations – A Brief History of Projection Mapping

As we wrote last week, The Grand Hall Experience at St. Louis’ Union Station incorporates projection mapping to transform an historic venue. …
13 March 2014 // Thoughts

Defining Your Story, Conclusion: You Are The Storyteller

Through his IAAPA Leadership Conference presentation, “Defining Your Story”, our CEO Keith James has explained  Why stories are used to create compelling…
12 March 2014 // Thoughts

Defining Your Story, Part 3: A Place for Fact and Fiction

Through his IAAPA Leadership Conference presentation, “Defining Your Story”, JRA CEO/Owner Keith James has so far answered the question of why stories…
11 March 2014 // Thoughts

Defining Your Story, Part 2: Rooting Stories in Place and Time

Yesterday, we introduced Keith’s IAAPA Leadership Conference presentation on “Defining Your Story”. Today, Keith identifies the eight different types of stories. Today, we’ll…