Category Archives: speaking

Better off ped

I don’t usually think about the choice to walk, bike and take transit in LA as a way to save money. But when I got tapped by Los Angeles Magazine to write a story on car-free living for this month’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to Miami

Last week I was lucky enough to visit Miami for the ArtPlace Creative Placemaking Summit. While I’ve been to Miami before, on this trip I was particularly charmed by the colorful cacophony happening in its public spaces, from the Art … Continue reading

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Join me for the Foodprint walking tour on December 8!

I’ve been spending lots of time in the Arts District lately, and I’ve been spending lots of time eating my whole life, so I’m happy to announce the perfect combination of my two erstwhile pursuits: I’ll be co-hosting a food-focused … Continue reading

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Picnic lunch

I think that just about the nicest thing that anyone can do for another person is to pack them a lunch. Of course it has all the connotations of a brown-bag stuffed by mom on the first day of school, … Continue reading

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Londontown

A few weeks ago I hopped the pond for a week spent in a city that loves its pedestrians so much, it paints these little love letters to their safety all over town. And it loves its rain so much, … Continue reading

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We’re sending $330 to Sandy relief!

Earlier this week I posted a contest to send money to Sandy relief and give away one of the beautiful posters created to promote my upcoming AIGA Colorado talk. All you had to do is leave a comment telling me … Continue reading

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Win this Gelatobaby poster (and send Sandy relief)!

This week I’m headed to Denver to speak at an AIGA Colorado event at the Denver Art Museum. In honor of Election Day (which is TOMORROW, but I didn’t need to tell you that), I’ll be speaking about design and … Continue reading

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Pubbin’, not publishin’

Spent the last week or so doing plenty of this in London, as I was in town to speak at the Wired 2012 conference. Tons of photos and stories coming your way as soon as the jet lag leaves my … Continue reading

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Italian Scoops: The Biennale

It wasn’t all gelato and Aperol during our trip to Italy. As I mentioned before, GOOD Ideas for Cities was one of 124 projects selected for representation at the U.S. Pavilion of the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale, and one … Continue reading

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GOOD Ideas for Cities: Gelato Edition

For the last eight months I’ve been skittering across the country with the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative, taking the program to six mid-sized cities, working with amazing local groups for every event, and writing about each and every brilliant solution … Continue reading

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