Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

AT&T Teams With Airstream to Launch ‘Smart’ RV

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

AT&T teamed up with Airstream for a 4G LTE connected “smart” RV, making it easier to stay connnected when wanderlust makes you want to hit the road again and head to a favorite campground.

The wireless Smart Control service rolls …

Building Tomorrow Together:
‘Since Our Last Meeting’

Posted by Mike Rosa

In July, we invited executives of a large California-based company we’ve visited multiple times to join us in Oxnard as a VIP guest at Dallas Cowboys training camp. They could not attend camp, but confidentially informed us they plan to

‘Woodstock for Millennials’:
Pop-Up Museum Psychedelic Robot Coming to The Crescent

Posted by Alex Edwards

Psychedelic Robot is so much more than just a pop-up museum. It’s interactive. It’s cutting-edge. It’s immersive. It’s compelling. And, it’s sweeping the art world.

“We like to call it a ‘Woodstock for Millennials,'” Michael Bivins, co-owner of the Bivins …

On Tap: Texas Pinners Conference, North Texas Smart Cities Summit, and Big Design Conference

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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. As always, things may change at any time, so check the official …

Hip Hop Architecture Camp Will Help Kids Find Their Rhythm in Dallas

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Hip Hop Architecture is more than just a hub for hip-hop musicit’s the chance for students to march to the beat of their own creative drums.

The idea began with a TED Talk by Detroit-based architect Mike Ford, …

SMU to Host First Ever Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture Conference

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Whether you’re a history buff, political junkie, or home goods connoisseur, a new conference coming to Dallas probably has something for youthe only catch is, that ‘something’ is going to be explored through the medium of eighteenth-century

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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 …

Apply Now for the US-India Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Innovation” Competition

Posted by Blair Welch

The US-India Chamber of Commerce Foundation is in search of North Texas-based students for this year’s “Spirit of Innovation” contest. If you think you fit the bill, you have until Oct. 19 to apply.

The two part competition is seeking …

Reports: New Skyscrapers Would Add to Dallas’ Tower Trove

Posted by Lance Murray

The skyline of Dallas has been the symbol of a city on the rise since its first so-called skyscraper, the Praetorian Building at Main and Stone streets, was constructed in 1909. 

As the city grew and the definition of skyscrapers …

Placemakers: For Todd Interests, Revitalizing a Downtown Dallas Neighborhood is a Family Affair

Posted by Lance Murray

When the East Quarter development on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas is completed later this year, it will mark two milestones — the reimagining of a long-overlooked neighborhood and the first project by Todd Interests founder Shawn Todd in

On Tap: Dallas Chocolate Festival, Hay Festival, & TechNest Fall Series

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

A Celebration of Literature: International Festival Comes to Dallas

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Some of the most popular Latin American writers will be participating in this year’s Hay Festival, and for the first time, Dallasites will be able to experience it.

The Hay Festival is an event that celebrates Latin American literature, …

Former Nike Director Launches Service-Based Shoe Brand in Fort Worth

Posted by Alex Edwards

When davi launched its Kickstarter campaign last week, the Fort Worth-based shoe company met its goal in under three hours—selling approximately 400 pairs of shoes.

“The team and I were blown away by the response,” founder Gabe Williams says. …

Locavore Whips Up Commercial Kitchen for ‘Foodie Trailblazers’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Food entrepreneurs have a new commercial kitchen in Fort Worth where they can try their hand at mass producing their favorite recipes in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Locavore, or local foods, opened a few months ago on Hawthorne Avenue …

12th Annual “Big Idea Competition” Calls for UTD Student Creations

Posted by Blair Welch

UT Dallas’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is accepting applications for its 12th annual “Big Idea Competition” – North Texas’s largest university startup contest – through Oct. 1, 2018. 

The competition is available exclusively to undergraduate and graduate students at …

Dallas-based Vegan Cosmetic Line Wins 2018 Naturally Curly Editor’s Choice Awards

Posted by Alex Edwards

Yangu Beauty is created for women, by women. The skin-care line is using technology to generate products specifically for women of color, and it’s also employing women in Africa. 

“We are not only a cosmetics companywe truly care …

On Tap: Rebel With a Cause, Gathering of Games & Ideation Week

Posted by Alex Edwards

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. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

The Richards Group’s Stan Richards Inspires Educational Video Series at UT

Posted by Alex Edwards

Ted, meet Stan. When you combine a critically acclaimed lecture series with an advertising agency legend, it looks a little something like “Stan Talks.”

Inspired by Stan Richards, the founder of Dallas-based The Richards Group, #UTStanTalks is a new online …

Axxess Films: Public Education Campaign Raises Awareness About Value of Home Healthcare

Posted by Axxess

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorIncreasing the numbers of those receiving care in the home has the power to revolutionize healthcare as we know it. The problem is that most people don’t know about its many benefits.

Spreading the word about the transformational benefits of …

Territory Foods Stakes Its Claim in DFW with Network of Chefs

Posted by Lance Murray

A Virginia-based prepared meal startup that expanded into Dallas-Fort Worth with a network of independent chefs has raised $4 million that will allow it to continue a rapid growth program.

After its last expansion, Territory Foods, of Alexandria, now has …