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Photography Internship Feature | Andrew Fellowes

As madelife’s spring internship program comes to an end this week, it’s time for our final internship feature! Andrew Fellowes   Andrew Fellowes joined madelife as a photography intern in April and you’ve likely seen him in the background at the latest gallery shows or events taking photos. Andrew was tasked with cataloging the various aspects of madelife and thanks to his work, we have been able to give people a look into the work we do and the individuals that…

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Internship Feature | Natasha Rodgers

Noticed something different lately? We’d like to introduce everyone to madelife’s current Graphic Design intern extraordinaire, Natasha Rodgers! She joined the madelife Creative Team earlier this semester and has been fervently working with the marketing team to keep us looking good. With events going on every week, Natasha has been hard at work constantly creating and pushing out amazing design materials for madelife. A graphic designer and illustrator currently majoring in Communications and Design at the Rocky Mountain College of…

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Design Is Not Pretty Join us for a lively discussion about the realties that result through the process of true design, with Andy Stone, Jamie Emerson and Brett Wagner of the Boulder based design studio, Emerson Stone. This talk will showcase the studios work, centering on the outcomes of the real problems that they have  solved along the way and what the results of their solutions mean to their clients and their customers in addition to what Emerson Stone learned…

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Caffeinated Mornings Recap | Dirk Shaw

We know you’re bummed that you missed the last Caffeinated Mornings. We recorded it for you though. We had a feeling you’d want to see it. Watch as Jay Ferracane sits down with Dirk Shaw, Chief Strategy Officer of Dispatch Communications to discuss the challenges and opportunities data brings to creatives. A self-proclaimed “data nerd”, Dirk has spent his career working with some of the world’s biggest brands fine tuning their marketing efforts and content creation. Take notes as he gives us the lowdown…

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Caffeinated Mornings w/ Dan Richardson

Caffeinated Mornings w/ Dan Richardson

 The Story of a Recovering Art Director “It’s estimated that today’s creative/maker will have more than 10 – 14 “careers” in their lifetime.” Join us for a discussion with architect and environmental designer, Dan Richardson, as we explore the various roles and circumstances that have shaped one designer’s career.  We will also talk about the resulting effect it has had on his work and the choices in what’s to come. About Dan: Originally trained as an architect and environmental designer,…

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African Conservation Center Fundraiser

Join the African Conservation Centre US (ACC) and former Kenya Wildlife Service Director, Dr. David Western, for an uplifting evening about wildlife in East Africa.  Learn about Dr. Western and the ACC’s work saving elephants and lions, tackling poaching, reducing conflict and working with local communities as the custodians of wildlife. Kenyan themed artwork and crafts will be available for purchase – original watercolors and photographs of wildlife as well as art by Kenyan school children and beautiful beadwork (necklaces, bracelets, coasters) created by…

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Dirt | A Look Into the Zine and Creator, Renee Marino

  Currently in its second issue, Dirt is a Boulder-based art zine founded by Renee Marino. This new publication offers a wide range of content including poetry, art, and writing as well as in-depth interviews with local artists and entrepreneurs.  Focused on building bridges within the local art community, Dirt is open to all types of submissions. This new magazine strives to give artists a platform to gain exposure, and connect with others. Zines are small circulation, self-published collections of…

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Caffeinated Mornings | Matt Null & Mike Taylor

Couldn’t make it to the last Caffeinated Mornings? We recorded it, just for you! Have a watch as Matt Null & Mike Taylor of Human Design share their thoughts and experiences of how saying “no” can lead to creating the best business environment and practices possible for you. It’s an age old business adage to never say “no”. Matt and Mike teach us that “no” can lead to an even stronger business through the lens of Human Design. Caffeinated Mornings…

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Caffeinated Mornings with John Weiss & Mike Taylor

The Power of “No” Join us as we learn how saying no to some things has the power to make it possible to say yes to the right things. We’re excited for this engaging chat with John Weiss and Mike Taylor of Human Design as they will discuss how learning and using this tactic helped Human Design build a business. A bit about our guests: Matt Null co-founder/CTO and Mike Taylor, Director of Client Experience at Human Design, Boulder CO. Human Design is…

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CAFFEINATED MORNINGS | Corban Baxter

You missed one awesome Caffeinated Mornings, but don’t worry, we recorded it for you. Have a watch as design guru and founder of creative technology studio, Barbershop, Corban Baxter, gives us all of his insight on how to “hack” business.  In this talk, Corban describes some of the ways that Barbershop has helped clients transition their ideas into real working products utilizing a new business model that aims to provide long lasting solutions to business challenges designed by dynamic technology creators….

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Remix A New You w/ Alyson Calagna

Life remixer and all around amazing human being, Alyson Calagna, will be hosting, Remix A New You, a workshop to make 2017 your best year! So come one, come all and learn from a master on how to set clear goals and manage them effectively in ways that lead to success. Get clear. Get focused. Get it done. Calling all GOAL diggers! Are you ready to amplify your 2017 with a fresh new version of yourself? In this FREE workshop, we will Take inventory of…

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Caffeinated Mornings with Corban Baxter

  Hacking Business The transition from building technology in the ad world to building products for startups is a big change and sometimes it takes a bit of new insight to be able to manage it all. Come and learn the beauty of restraint, how to deliver an MVP and a new approach to the excelerator process. This month our guest is Corban Baxter, a tech/creative master with 15 years in the industry. Working in Dallas, NYC and Boulder at some…

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