How We Spend Friday Nights: Planning, Writing, and Mapping

Meeting twice in a week can make such a difference in terms of how much we can get done. We’re still in the thick of planning for the first event of Save the City. We met earlier last week to go over the basics of finalizing our adjusted budget, put together the first round of promo, and just to sort of regroup after the holidays.

It also really helped to keep us from losing track of where we were, which seemed to be the case when we went a week (or sometimes more) between meetings. Certainly, it’s a bit more intensive, but it gave time and brain space to start talking about some larger ideas (about projects and our practice in general), and really helps to keep multi-tasking things moving.

It might seem like a lot of sitting around and talking and writing, but this is how we get things done!!!

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Phone Calls and Budgets – Tuesday Morning Productivity Extravaganza

Tuesday felt like the first day back from the holidays should. We were tired, well Josh and I were tired, we were motivated and anxious to get to work, and we got a lot done. It was a very great way to start the new year!

We spent the better part of the morning and early afternoon planning for our upcoming project, Save the City, which will involve a number of community events over the coming months, and the details of which we’ll be announcing soon.

Basically, we’re hoping to start a larger conversation with the City of Windsor, trying to determine all the details that make this place what it is, while also imaging new ways to document it at this moment in time. It’s going to require the participation of as many people as we can get, and it’s going to be the start of something even bigger. Needless to say, we are excited!!!

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Designing Promo for “Save The City”

I’ve been mulling over some potential designs (the 8.5×11 pictured above is just one sketch of an idea) for the promo for our upcoming Broken City Lab: Save The City project, which will start at the very end of January, 2010.

There’s still much to finalize, in terms of dates and locations, and we’ll need to really start moving on this as soon as the break is over, but I just figured the best thing to post on the last day of the year is some of the work towards all the exciting things we’ll be doing in the new year.

Also (and always) considering ways to make our site more engaging … any suggestions?

Happy New Year.