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Creative Spaces

3 Recycled Structures That Beautifully Transformed Their Communities

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel

To keep an old building, or bust it down and build something new in its place? Such is the question facing developers who want to increase property va...

Designing to Creativity

Michael Nobleza | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michael Nobleza

It really isn't about whether or not we have the most recent version of a desktop design program, nor is about whether desks and chairs are situated with people facing each other. It's about designing to the creative process, rather than what we're able to extract from that process.

Transform Your Outdoor Space

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Summer is all about getting outdoors. Your outdoor space can be the perfect place to relax, have fun or entertain. With a little imagination, a touch of creativity, and some muscle an ordinary backyard space can be transformed into a magical oasis.

Rust Belt Bar.. Detroit Positive Doc.. Illegal Panhandling.. Strays Euthanasia Rate.. Veggie Delight

Rana Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Detroit
Rana Florida

Yes, Detroit has a lot of things that aren't in its favor. But there's so much more positive than negative, from great universities and walkable neighborhoods, to cultural and natural amenities, the city and surrounding region have a lot to offer.

Creative Spaces: 10 Brands With Street Cred

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

How can big corporate brands earn street cred or a cool factor to get the early adopters on board? Here are 10 key tips.

Creative Spaces: Waterfronts That Make a Splash

Rana Florida | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

2012-06-04-Screenshot20120604at8.28.27AM.jpgLet's celebrate the cities that have done the work and spent the money to make vibrant and dynamic waterfronts -- great spots where tourists and locals alike can gather, play and reflect.

Creative Spaces: Designing the Brand

Rana Florida | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Target's innovations in design have dramatically raised its profile, setting it above its rivals. It just announced "The Shops at Target" concept, in which a number of boutiques will open up exclusive shops inside stores for a limited time.

Creative Spaces: Where the Wild Things Should Be

Rana Florida | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

Ron L. Kagan made international headlines when he voluntarily decided to relocate the Detroit Zoo's elephants to a better home, a sanctuary in California. How exotic animals experience life in captivity is determined by the home that zoos give them. Here are some of the things that make this experience much better for animals.

Creative Spaces: Baby You Can Park My Car

Rana Florida | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Rana Florida

Parking lots and parking garages take up a lot of room in most cities and far too many of them are eyesores. Parking garages should blend seamlessly into the fabric of their neighborhoods; they can even add distinctive touches of their own. I selected parking garages from all over the world that do just that.