Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

Best Foot Forward: Maija Benincasa’s High-Tech Heels Combine Luxury with Comfort

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

When people think of ergonomic footwear, a.k.a. heels that don’t hurt, high fashion probably isn’t the first thing to come to mind. But Maija Benincasa’s line of luxury high heels breaks that stereotype by crossing Italian-made shoes with biomedical

Meet Night Media: The Dallas Digital Talent Agency Behind Some of the World’s Biggest YouTube Stars

Posted by Maddie Preston

Night Media has 10 clients. The thing is, “They’re all whales,” says Reed Duchscher, founding president of the talent management and digital marketing agency.

Those “whales” include some of the world’s top YouTube influencers. Duchscher’s clients collectively amass more than

Artist Uprising Brings ‘Work Hard Shop Harder’ Mural to The Shops at Park Lane

Posted by Maddie Preston

The Shops at Park Lane worked with Dallas-headquartered art group Artist Uprising on a 90-foot mural for the lifestyle center, which is meant to represent the state of Dallas retail.

Artist Uprising CEO Merrick Porcheddu worked with local artists Bobby …

Radical Collaboration: Good Pitch Local at EarthxFilm Will Seed Stories of Change in Texas

Posted by Quincy Preston

Social change, climate justice, and the environment will be on the agenda at Good Pitch Local Texas.

The multi-platform event—along with its focus on thought-provoking storytelling, ideas, and impact—will be a part of the 50th celebration of Earth Day during …

Award-Winning Fort Worth Film Company to Host Screening Event for Newest Short Film

Posted by Erika Fanuzzi

The award-winning Fort Worth film company Make Something Beautiful is hosting an exclusive event to debut their latest production “The Twilite Hour,” starring local Fort Worth talent, as well as live musical performances on February 27.

“The Twilite Hour” is …

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation news, from startup to enterprise, education to invention, and …

Calendar: Tech Talk, Romancing The Stone, Civil Rights Exhibition Opening

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

North Texas has plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. 

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 the Date guide full of …

IF/THEN Exhibit at NorthPark to Display the Most Life-Size Statues of Women at Once

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

Thanks to Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN initiative, Dallas now boasts the largest scale 3D printing project of its kind—and the most statues of women ever in a single place.

Starting on May 1, and going until Oct. 9, the NorthPark

Thought Leaders: Dallas Innovates 2020 The Magazine

Posted by DI Content Studio | Special Advertising Section

In Dallas Innovates 2020: The Magazine, we heard from some of North Texas’ paradigm-shifting companies and organizations. These ten local leaders discuss how their companies continue to innovate, how their industries have changed, and what’s next for them in our

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in January

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrap up January, we’re reflecting on the stories behind the people and places grabbing readers’ attention the most. From an annual publication …

Meet the Future 50: North Texas Innovators and Disruptors You Need to Know

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

Here are the innovators and disruptors in Dallas-Fort Worth who are having a breakout moment.

Each individual is a force to be reckoned with. All have the potential to disrupt industries, benefit society, or change the world. They are inventors, …

Thought Leaders: Dallas Innovates The [Tech] Talent Issue

Posted by DI Content Studio | Special Advertising Section

In Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue, we heard from some of North Texas’ paradigm-shifting companies and organizations. These six local leaders discuss how to recruit and retain talent, predict future work trends, and more in our special advertising section.

UNT’s College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism is Overhauling Denton Square

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

The top-ranked University of North Texas College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism (CMHT) is beginning renovations on a new multi-use event space located at the Denton town square.

The CoLaboratory at UNT on the Square hopes to be a community …

Irving’s Avocados From Mexico Brings Blockchain to its Super Bowl Party

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

It may be hard to top Avocados from Mexico’s Super Bowl campaign from last year featuring Kristin Chenoweth, talking dogs, and digital activations, but the Irving-based marketing group is giving this year’s Super Bowl promotion another high-tech sheen—this time,

The Winners of Dallas Innovates’ and D CEO’s Inaugural 2020 Innovation Awards

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

If you want to get excited about what’s ahead for Dallas-Fort Worth, all you have to do is read about the companies and leaders featured here.

They are disrupting their industries and solidifying the region’s reputation as a hub for …

Dallas Innovates 2020: The Magazine

Posted by Quincy Preston

We begin the new decade with a toast to our newest magazine, Dallas Innovates 2020. This year, the cover of our third annual print publication declares “The Future is Here.” It’s a moment for innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth, one that

A Baker’s Dozen: Dallas Innovates’ Most Popular Stories of 2019

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

It’s been a major year for Dallas-Fort Worth—especially when it comes to innovation. 

As we move into a new decade, we’d like to reflect on the stories behind the people and places that grabbed our readers’ attention this year. From …

The Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier is Coming to Dallas

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Sundance Film Festival released its 2020 New Frontier lineup with 32 projects from 21 countries, which is expected to involve multiple new cities including Dallas. New Frontier will break out “into the wild” with satellite projects in the pool

Common Desk Enters its First Market Outside of Texas

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Common Desk, the Dallas-based coworking company, is continuing its year of rapid expansion with the opening of a location in Raleigh, North Carolina—the company’s first outside of Texas. Earlier this year, it announced entering the Austin and Houston markets, the

A Car-Free Community Could Be Coming to Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lance Murray

A developer creating neighborhoods intentionally designed without areas for residents’ cars has plans to build a community in Dallas-Fort Worth, reports Bisnow.

The developer, San Francisco-based Culdesac, has started work on one such community in Tempe, Arizona. The neighborhood …