design http://kcur.org en Local Fashion Show Keeps KC Fashion Scene Vibrant http://kcur.org/post/local-fashion-show-keeps-kc-fashion-scene-vibrant <p></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:02:15 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 44198 at http://kcur.org Local Fashion Show Keeps KC Fashion Scene Vibrant Biking, Bamboo Style http://kcur.org/post/biking-bamboo-style <p>When you think of getting a bicycle, finding one made of bamboo isn't usually your first thought.</p><p>In the second part of Wednesday's<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"> </a><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><em>Up to Dat</em></a><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><em>e</em></a>, we talk with University of Kansas design professor <strong>Lance Rake</strong> about how he took an underused Alabama crop and turned it into an economic stimulus&nbsp;for the town of Greensboro, Ala.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 43339 at http://kcur.org Biking, Bamboo Style The Psychology Of Branding http://kcur.org/post/psychology-branding <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Logos and brands are all around us, and we probably recognize more of them than we think. But what goes into creating those familiar symbols? And how do they work to make us buy the products they represent? Today on&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Central Standard</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we'll talk label design. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:31:50 +0000 Brian Ellison, Suzanne Hogan, Sangeeta Shastry & Ross Stinemetz 41483 at http://kcur.org The Psychology Of Branding 'Gilded Summer' Hits The Runway http://kcur.org/post/gilded-summer-hits-runway <p>The 13th Annual <a href="http://www.westeighteenthstreet.com/">West 18th Street Fashion Show</a> started at dusk on June 8, and drew a crowd of onlookers both on the street and from the windows above.</p><p>Camera phones flashed as models, wearing the creations of <a href="http://westeighteenthstreet.com/designers/">eighteen designers</a>, pranced on a lighted runway in the canyon between buildings lining 18th Street. Behind-the-scenes, designers made last-minute adjustments and models primped as they prepared to mount the runway.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 09 Jun 2013 17:50:52 +0000 Julie Denesha 38136 at http://kcur.org 'Gilded Summer' Hits The Runway Goodbye Green Hand, Hello Snot Cat http://kcur.org/post/goodbye-green-hand-hello-snot-cat <p>One of the most special spots in Kansas City is getting a new look. Sprawled atop the storefront at 124 West 18th Street is a snotty, smoking feline texting on its cell.</p><p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:14:20 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 22030 at http://kcur.org Goodbye Green Hand, Hello Snot Cat MAD Art Toy Designer http://kcur.org/post/mad-art-toy-designer <p>In the second half of this Thursday&#39;s<em> <a href="programs/centralstandard"><strong>Central Standard</strong></a></em>, get to know an illustrator and toy designer who&rsquo;s built an international brand around his name:<strong> <a href="http://www.madtoydesign.com/">Jeremy &ldquo;MAD&rdquo; Madl</a></strong>.</p><p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 18:23:57 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 13460 at http://kcur.org MAD Art Toy Designer Nelson Atkins Museum Of Art Picks Design For Outdoor Pavilion http://kcur.org/post/nelson-atkins-museum-art-picks-design-outdoor-pavilion <p>On Wednesday the <a href="http://www.nelson-atkins.org" target="_blank">Nelson Atkins Museum of Art</a> announced results of a<strong> design contest for a temporary pavilion</strong> to coincide with the museum&rsquo;s exhibition <em>Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World&rsquo;s Fairs 1851&ndash;1939,</em> opening in mid-April.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 19:51:56 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 11813 at http://kcur.org Nelson Atkins Museum Of Art Picks Design For Outdoor Pavilion West 18th Street Fashion Show Explores the Theme of Space http://kcur.org/post/west-18th-street-fashion-show-explores-theme-space <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d5db044174b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d5db044174b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d5db044174b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-841590.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – The essence of a supernova. Galaxies, goddesses, and art nouveau. The light and pressure of the Big Bang. These are just a few of the inspirations from the 18 collections, by established and emerging designers, that will be featured in the 9th annual West 18th Street Fashion show. This year's theme: Summer in Space.</p> Thu, 04 Jun 2009 17:48:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1496 at http://kcur.org West 18th Street Fashion Show Explores the Theme of Space