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hayley nichols chosen as finalist
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hayley nichols chosen as finalist

We are proud to announce that Allovus Founder Hayley Nichols has been chosen as one of the five finalists for the annual Nellie Cashman Awards from the Women Business Owners local Seattle chapter. The annual award, sponsored by Wells Fargo, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, and the Puget Sound Business Journal, is based on the nominees entrepreneurial spirit, ethics and … Continue reading

how posters work
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how posters work

Posters are plastered everywhere—in shop windows, bus and subway stations, hallways, and just about anywhere with blank wall space. But what makes one poster grab your attention over another? It’s the mark of good design that makes you look, and keeps your focus on the text and images. An exhibition from Cooper Hewitt explains how … Continue reading

first programmer was a woman
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first programmer was a woman

A gifted mathematician, Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) is considered to have written instructions for the first computer program long before computers were invented. According to Biography.com, “Ada Lovelace, born as Augusta Ada Byron, was the only legitimate child of the famous poet Lord George Gordon Byron. Lord Byron’s marriage to Ada’s mother, Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke … Continue reading

instagram artist
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instagram artist

Artists are always finding new and interesting ways to get exposure for their work. Mashable recently featured artist and Instagram user Kristián Mensa, whose latest projects include everyday objects like dry pasta and dandelions to create art which he posts to Instagram. The article states, “Mensa told Mashable that he is ‘trying to be focused … Continue reading

design humor
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design humor

Design can be as frustrating as it is rewarding. You might be pulling out your hair trying to work through design solutions, or wishing you were anywhere else but in the office facing a blank screen. If that’s the case, laughter is always the best medicine. Here are some funnies to get you through the … Continue reading