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April 2015: POINT by Andi Steele

FIRST FRIDAY OPENING April 3 :: 6-9p RUNS April 3 – April 24 :: weekdays 11a-4p Andi Steele’s current work is divided into two series, both dealing with place–our place within the larger space. She creates site-specific monofilament installations that redesign existing spaces, challenging our visual and spatial perceptions. She also produces slightly smaller metal sculptures that form new spaces, …

March 2015: Color Constructions by Burton Tysinger

Color Constructions opens | Friday, March 6 :: 6pm-9pm runs | March 6 thru March 27 :: weekdays 11am-4pm Burton Tysinger creates mesmerizing sculptures using straight, rigid and colored line segments (thin, hardwood dowels) to assemble his three dimensional images. Length, density, placement, color and direction participate in the work. At times, it is a tangle of colored lines creating an abstract piece, …

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Designbox Presents Brand Fandango XIII – at CAM!

Brand Fandango is a month-long holiday shop featuring a diverse collection of the area’s most unique and amazing artists, crafters & designers all in one shop! Follow us on Twitter (@dbraleigh / #BrandFandango / @CAMraleigh) for special event announcements, including artist signings, product demos, and food/drink tastings. Designbox presents the 13th annual Brand Fandango in a new space this year, partnering with the Contemporary Art Museum …

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Aly Khalifa to Speak at Sustainable Brands, London

Aly Khalifa to Speak at Sustainable Brands on Nov 4, 2014, London   Aly Khalifa, founder of Designbox and Lyf Shoes in Raleigh NC, is a featured speaker at this year’s Sustainable Brands Conference, which happens in San Diego June 2-5 With over 2000 attendees, the conference serves as a global conversation which shapes and supports new opportunities and innovation in sustainable commerce efforts. Aly will be …

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Aly Khalifa and Lyf Shoes featured in The Guardian

The Guardian released an article titled : The footwear industry is taking steps towards Sustainability and Lyf Shoes is prominent in the article. What happens to shoes at the end of their useful lives. Leather poses a problem to landfill sites because of the harmful chemicals used in the tanning process. Some of the glues used in production are also hazardous, …