Design & Fashion

Design Is: Studio Tour @ Canyon Creative

Design Is: Studio Tour @ Canyon Creative

ArtsVegas and AIGA Las Vegas have been quietly working behind the scenes to bring creative studio tours to design students & those studying in similar creative fields. The DESIGN IS series is centered on intimate studio tours for Las Vegas college students. The chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at how creative studios operate offers valuable insight […]

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Preview: Aaron Draplin @ Tech Cocktail Sessions

Preview: Aaron Draplin @ Tech Cocktail Sessions

Portland Oregon-based graphic designer Aaron Draplin heads to Vegas next week as part of Tech Cocktail's "Sessions" series. Draplin is consistently one of my favorite designers, shirking whatever "of-the-moment" aesthetic for pure substance and style. At his 2012 talk at the Fifth Street School, he used his sign-spinning skills to wrangle any last-minute attendees off […]

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Local Business Profile: Inside Style

Local Business Profile: Inside Style

If the theory is correct, any business opening in an area undergoing economic redevelopment will have a positive effect on those already there. When redevelopment includes a cultural component, as it does in the 18b Arts District, the kind of business moving in becomes much more relevant. In September of 2012, interior design firm Inside […]

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Josephine Skaught Hairdressing

Josephine Skaught Hairdressing

With a lifelong devotion to being part of the local art scene and a new salon in the heart of the 18b Arts District, Skaught Gibson is a great example of someone who paid his dues and is now enjoying the payoff. It’s encouraging to see someone “arrive,” so to speak, who has a keen […]

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Debbie Millman: On Failure @ Clark County Library

Debbie Millman: On Failure @ Clark County Library

On Failure: How The Worst Moments In Your Life Can Turn Out To Be The Best In early 2003, Debbie Millman discovered a weblog for the very first time. The “blog” covered graphic design and branding, and though she had never heard of blogs before, she excitedly dove into the content and unexpectedly came face […]

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Local Business Profile: Corner Store Furniture

Local Business Profile: Corner Store Furniture

A lot of stores that feel like museums do so in a «you break it, you buy it» sort of way. In other words, shops that look showroom good make you feel showroom anxious. Very rare is it to find a shop that has the design flare of the MOMA but the laid back atmosphere […]

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RAWards Las Vegas winners interviewed

RAWards Las Vegas winners interviewed

Above Photo: Sabriel by Mike Hill Photography Last month, ArtsVegas attended the RAWards Indie Arts Award Show to cover the finalists for RAW: Las Vegas. We’ve since interviewed the winners and asked them each three questions: 1) How does it feel to be a RAWards finalist? 2) What are your plans for the upcoming year? […]

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Neon Holiday Bazaar, Downtown Las Vegas

Neon Holiday Bazaar, Downtown Las Vegas

This past Saturday, the Neon Holiday Bazaar setup shop (literally) downtown in Jackie Gaughan Plaza across the street from the El Cortez. Local boutiques, thrift shops, and crafters displayed their wares for a shop-local experience that boasted a great turnout. We checked out sweet art prints from Ninjabot, interactive cards from Storkie, art gear from […]

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AIGA Las Vegas 2012 Work Show Awards Gala

AIGA Las Vegas 2012 Work Show Awards Gala

On Saturday Night, creatives from all over the Las Vegas valley gathered at The Copa Room at The Bootlegger for the 2012 AIGA Las Vegas Work Show Gala. There was food, drink, and a photobooth where guests took fun photos using props to commemorate the evening. But the reason everyone was there was to see […]

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Fashion Alley by Fashion Lab

Fashion Alley by Fashion Lab

The Fashion Alley event (part of MAGIC) transformed the downtown alley behind the Beauty Bar into a catwalking cocktail party complete with fashionably dressed lads and ladies. The rain put a slight damper on the night, but it slowed to a stop in time for entertainment from DJs Ladyfingers and Kid Conrad, and Red Eye Radio, […]

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