Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

ICYMI: North Texas Tech at ‘Retail’s Big Show’; iLab Founder leaves Neiman Marcus; DFW Named 2019 Global Airport

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Last week’s column featured the annual Consumer Electronics Show and this week we’re sticking with the major expo theme—this time covering NRF 2019, also known as “retail’s big show.” The event ran January 13-15 in New York City and had

RSVP Today! Dallas Innovates 2019 Magazine Reception

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Dallas Innovates 2019 Magazine Reception

Industry-Leading Trendspotters to Highlight Innovative Products at Dallas Market Center

Posted by Payton Potter

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market—a week of events, celebrity guest appearances, educational seminars, product line unveilings, book signings, and trend-spotting from some of the biggest names in home decor—is coming to Dallas Market Center.

In addition to the event …

ICYMI: AT&T’s 5G, Toyota’s Autonomous Safety System, and the Bell Nexus Air Taxi Make Waves at CES 2019

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In case you haven’t been keeping up with tech news, 2019 International CES ran from January 8-11 in Las Vegas. The annual Consumer Electronics Show is probably the most famous and arguably the most important tech expo of the year

Creative: A Dozen Top Stories from 2018

Posted by Alex Edwards

As we move into 2019, we’re reflecting on the creative stories behind the people and places that grabbed our readers’ attention this year. Our creative bucket covers innovation in industries such as fashion, architecture, the arts, gaming, film, and media.

Look Inside: Interactive Art Exhibit and Selfie Studio Coming Soon to Dallas

Posted by Alex Edwards

Once you get over the fact that you’re actually paying money to attend an exhibit called ‘Rainbow Vomit,’ Dallas’s newest art show sounds like it’s going to be a delightful spew of color.

Rainbow Vomit—set to open Jan. 17 near …

Calendar: Denton Black Film Festival, Urban Conversations Series, Using Data as a Communication Superpower

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North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. 

So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. To fill your calendar with events to come, check out our Save

Dallas Sisters Create Female‑Focused Coworking Concept

Posted by Alex Edwards

‘Hone it. Own it. Slate it.’

That’s the tagline behind the new coworking concept—appropriately named ‘The Slate’—that’s geared primarily toward females. Opening March 1 in the Design District, The Slate intends to be a one-stop-shop to simplify your life.

“We …

Dallas Innovates 2019:
The Magazine
(in Augmented Reality)

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Dallas Innovates 2019Last year, we brought you the first-ever Dallas Innovates magazine. This year, our second annual print publication explores the region as a rising tech superpower and a global hub of innovation. And, we’re practicing what we preach by showing

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

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North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any …

Year In Review: Our Top 10 Most‑Read Stories of 2018

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation. From industry disruptors, to technological breakthroughs, to groundbreaking advancements, we’ve seen it all in 2018—and we can’t wait to see what the future holds.

As we …

Dallas ‘Brand Stars’ Recognized by Adweek for Driving Business and Innovation

Posted by Alex Edwards

Last week, Adweek released the results of its newest city spotlight, highlighting a place us locals know as a hotbed for starting and growing successful businesses: Dallas. In the report, the publication chose 23 people—dubbed “Brand Stars”—that they considered

Innovative Spaces: A Series on Space, Place, and Culture in Business

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In this series, Dallas Innovates goes behind the scenes to take a look at businesses in North Texas driving creativity, culture, and collaboration through innovative spaces.

The places highlighted throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth region break down the walls of tradition, …

Safety-Minded ‘Once Kids’ Moving Production of Customizable Toys to North Texas

Posted by Payton Potter

Organic, Natural, Charitable, and Eco-friendly. More than an acronym, those words are the inspiration behind ‘Once Kids’: A product line of various customizable, child-safe toys crafted from biodegradable wood. 

The idea for Once Kids was born from a couple’s desire …

Serena Williams Partners With Neighborhood Goods to Unveil Her New Size-Inclusive Line

Posted by Alex Edwards

On the heels of an A-list Grand Opening, national recognition, and $8M funding round, Neighborhood Goods is coming through with yet another ‘Grand Slam’—partnering with Serena Williams to unveil her new size-inclusive fashion line, with a pop-up

ICYMI: Dallas is 5G Hotspot, DFW has Jobs for Hackers, Texas as a Major Biotech Hub, and Voltea’s Water Tech Goes Smart for CES

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Data and connectivity undergird the tech world, and according to local technology experts we are about to experience a major upgrade for the end-user experience as 5G begins rolling out.

Last week’s ICYMI mentioned AT&T will make Klyde Warren Park

Innovative Spaces: Valencia’s Latest Irving Hotel Goes Retro

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Hotel trends are moving toward smaller rooms and an emphasis on communal lobbies, and while the industry’s conventional wisdom says you can’t build a new hotel with exterior corridors, John Keeling, executive vice president of Valencia Group, says the Houston-based

ICYMI: Spacee Stacy the Virtual Bartender Serves Drinks—and Flirts; DFW, Neoface Facial Recognition Deploys; and Gemmy’s Bass Lip-Syncs Alexa

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

She’ll pour you your favorite cocktail just how you like it. She’ll converse with you. She’ll guide you through your order. And hey, she’ll even flirt a little. Things are going great—until she tells you she’s dating an iPad.

She’s …

Innovative Spaces: Canopy Dallas Uptown Features High-Tech Food Service, Memorable Views

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Social media makes it easy to keep up with friends, family, and web-famous influencers. It also makes it easy to experience youth-coined FOMO, or ‘Fear of Missing Out.’ Canopy by Hilton, a lifestyle-forward hotel, understands that younger travelers expect accommodations