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Jul.
7,
2014

SCADpad micro-house is a solution for TODAY

Posted Jul. 7 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Savannah College of Art and Design's futuristic micro-house experiment, SCADpad, is on the minds of media giants lately. TIME Magazine covered SCADpad in its "Smart Home" feature and NBC flew TODAY Show correspondent Jenna Wolfe to Atlanta for her own personal tour. In case the summer finds you behind on either, catch up by reading and watching now.  
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Jun.
2,
2014

AD's Margaret Russell's 'simple truths' for graduates

Posted Jun. 2 2014 by Tarana Mayes
A good commencement address is irresistible. Whether graduating or firmly planted in career or school, the distilled life experience and wisdom are too convenient and enlightening to pass up.
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May.
7,
2014

A taste of tiny living in SCADpad

Posted May. 7 2014 by Glennis Lofland
I volunteered to live in Savannah College of Art and Design's experimental micro-house SCADpad because I wanted to test whether a 135 square-foot dwelling is truly liveable. I figured cooking was going to be my biggest challenge when I moved into SCADpad Europe this week: even when you have full-sized equipment (i.e. stove, oven), cooking in a small space is difficult. Where do you prep? Chop? Plate? Clean up? My mother is a fantastic cook.
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May.
1,
2014

Turning the career fair on its head

Posted May. 1 2014 by Judy Salzinger
Savannah College of Art and Design created a reverse career fair called Out to Launch (O2L) about seven years ago to empower students to amplify their bodies of work in their own voice. It’s a reversal in that the employers come to the students, instead of the students going to the employers at their headquarters or a conference hall.
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Apr.
16,
2014

What's in your bag for SCADpad?

Posted Apr. 16 2014 by Tarana Mayes
The first SCADpad residents are settling in to their micro-houses in the parking deck of Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. Even before crossing the threshold, they ran smack into one of the first dilemmas that micro-living poses: how to pack? Here’s what they brought with them.
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Apr.
14,
2014

Prabal Gurung chats with Steven Kolb live

Posted Apr. 14 2014 by Taylor Kigar
Prabal Gurung, world renowned fashion designer born in Singapore, will discuss his career and views on modern glamour with CFDA CEO, Steven Kolb. The livestream of their conversation from Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, part of SCADstyle 2014, starts tonight at 6:00 p.m. EDT here on Thread.
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Apr.
10,
2014

Watch: SCADpad micro-house unveiled

Posted Apr. 10 2014 by Tarana Mayes
In a conventional Atlanta parking deck, Savannah College of Art and Design has launched an unconventional solution to explosive urban population growth and the accompanying demand for flexible housing. If you missed the live unveiling of SCADpad here on Thread, watch it now and take a virtual tour below.
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Feb.
9,
2014

Is that real? Uses for virtual and augmented reality in nonfiction TV

Posted Feb. 9 2014 by Tarana Mayes
The Virtual and Augmented Reality panel at aTVfest, with Janet Arlotta and John Howell from North Carolina-based (n+1) designstudio, opened my eyes to how 3D and motion media are giving producers on live TV sets unlimited possibilities.
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Feb.
8,
2014

Promotions: strategies for attracting a television audience

Posted Feb. 8 2014 by Tarana Mayes
Whether scripted or unscripted, television content doesn’t have an audience without promotion. The Promoting the Product panelists at aTVfest shared their approaches for attracting and building an audience, as well as proven methods for mutual promotion in today’s integrated media environment.

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