columbus is cool :: Columbus Design Week

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For those of you not from Central Ohio, and for those of you in Central Ohio that have been oblivious to nearly every storefront, poster, and local magazine/newspaper in the city, 2012 is Columbus’ 200th year. Yahoo! Tons of celebrations and events are happening all year to commemorate the occasion from giant birthday parties to bike tours to public art exhibits.

Coming up September 29-October 7 is a week dedicated to showcasing the awesome design scene Columbus has to offer. I have been working with a core group of about 10 designers as well as a number of fabulous collaborators to help make this event come to life. Links to official articles and websites describing the events and sponsors/affiliates will be at the end of the post, but first I want to highlight a couple of the great events we’ve been working on.

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Blu Friday

Have you heard of the artist Blu? We were looking at his work yesterday in the office and I thought it was too cool not to share. I love old industrial parts of cities and Blu makes crazy awesome stop motion animations using the existing urban fabric. Pretty awesome. Check it out.

BIG BANG BIG BOOM – the new wall-painted animation by BLU from blu on Vimeo.

What are you up to this weekend? Any fun plans?  Happy Friday the 13th! Make sure to stay away from black cats and all that jazz 🙂