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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, …

RTRP, State of the Region Video features Aly Khalifa, Gamil Design, and Designbox

he Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), “State of the Region” video has just launched! Aly Khalifa, of Gamil Design was a featured expert in the video, and Designbox was location for some of the video footage. If you watch carefully you’ll see cameos of other Gamil Design-ers: Beth Khalifa, Britt Freeman, & Jennafer Pettit!

RTRP: State of the Region 2012 “Cross Pollination” VIDEO

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), “State of the Region” video has just launched! Aly Khalifa, of Gamil Design was a featured expert in the video, and Designbox was location for some of the video footage. If you watch carefully you’ll see cameos of other Designbox members: Fredrick Perman, of The Product Farm; Beth Khalifa, Britt Freeman, & Jennafer Pettit …

Aly Khalifa Awarded Eisenhower Fellowship

Aly Khalifa, owner of Gamil Design, has been awarded a prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship for 2012. “Eisenhower Fellowships engages emerging leaders from around the world to enhance their professional capabilities, broaden their contacts, deepen their perspectives, and unite them in a diverse, global community – a network where dialogue, understanding, and collaboration lead to a more prosperous, just, and peaceful world.” …

SPARKcon DOWNload

Designbox Celebrates SPARKcon 2009 SPARKcon 2009 was a huge success thanks to the efforts of 1200 performers and many hundreds of organizers and volunteers. We are still trying to capture how many people participated, but we think it might approach 30,000 people. Come to Designbox and bring your digital footage, pictures, videos, thoughts, and stories on SPARKcon 2009. Bring one …

re|THINK Our Environment in the Carolinas

Poster show by AIGA Raleigh Believe that our natural environment is in peril, but there is hope. Believe we, as creative professionals, are empowered to make a difference through design. Believe that small, local changes are the first and most powerful step toward sustainability. Designers around the Carolinas designed posters which communicate sustainable practices or ideas for use in everyday …