Look to Space for Answers

Technology “Look to space technologies for solutions on earth” said Paul Poelmans, a Technology Transfer Manager at Verhaert in Belgium. Poelmans shared with the audience about how Verhaert, as a broker of technology, utilizing their incubation centers to adapt solutions from space - for here on earth. “Innovation is found at the…

Macro Trends + Material Trends

Design Week Portland, which spans a full week in late April, is a “city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines.”  This year I presented at Struktur, a 3-day conference held during Design Week, a venue for the outdoor, active, and urban design…

Design is a Gift

Jason Belaire discusses Design: Gift which includes the responsibility to give back to others. PHOTO: Linda Keppinger Meet Jason Belaire - a teacher, mentor, lecturer and advisor.  Belaire is West District VP - IDSA, on IDSA’s Board of Directors and is Owner/Principal of ENFOQUE Design.  He presented ‘Design is a…