People & Places

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If you ask a third-grader what they want to be when they grow up, most of their answers might not surprise you. Movie star, singer, football player, professional video game player—they all sound wonderful. Seldom do you hear responses that are the careers most of us reading this actually have. And why not? Maybe it’s because students their age simply don’t know enough about all the types of careers people have. Or maybe they do and aren’t really excited about them. That’s when opportunities like career day are important. It’s a chance for youngsters to hear about jobs they know little about and a chance to get them motivated for the future.
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Branding & Strategy, People & Places

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When the executive creative director of one New York’s top branding agencies agrees to share his stories and advice on branding, you listen. You listen very closely. AIGA Houston invited Leland Maschmeyer, co-founder of Collins, to Houston Design Week and asked him to shed light on how his team faces challenges and how, as a company, they are always trying to push things further.
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People & Places

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It’s before 9 o’clock and everyone’s huddled together in rows of pews inside a small, bright, intimate building eagerly waiting to be inspired. Coffee has been complimentary served and there’s a lot of chatter. The conversations are amplified by the tall arched ceiling. It’s built this way for a reason. We are in the Live Oaks Friends Meeting house, home to the Skyspace, an installation by Quaker artist James Turrell. The roof is closed but it’s still able to provide you with a feeling of exploration and curiosity. Appropriate, I would say, for why we’ve all gathered together.

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