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Blog: Soul Place

The Quest for Soulful Places As a designer, I find that the work on converting spaces to more meaningful places, which more often than not has to do with the very journey of what soul is supposed to be. Soul is a ancient seed sound — a voicing — for sea, and the point...

Blog: YOU ARE WHERE YOU ARE

Contentment, placemaking and presence. Sometimes I study the context of people in their place. What is it for them? How are they doing? What are they being? That examination works in the context of brands, enterprise and leadership. What is the culture of a place, and...

Blog: Sweet Being

A Sense of Place, Design and Experience When I was studying with Reed College’s rockstar+poet+calligrapher Lloyd Reynolds, I spent time with him at his home in Portland, talking, exploring and pouring over his enormous library. We’d write out broadsides,...

Blog: Are You Here Yet?

Hereness, Thereness, Whereness? Or are you a way? In the meditations on way-finding, finding a way, and designing experiences to help people to find their way, there is a point to which you ponder “am I lost? Or have I found my way?” There is an alignment...

Blog: The ring

The metaphor of the Rod, the Ring, the Line, the Circle. I think symbolically: when I try to find the answer to a problem, I draw it out. And for me, it’s that: “drawing it out.” Like a string, a line, a movement. A dance. The idea of a stroke having...