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About zakbrazen

I wake up excited to get to work. I think with my hands. I’m insatiably curious. I enjoy turning big ideas into reality. I embrace failure. I’m a systems thinker. I like to invent + play games. I’m disciplined and diligent. I listen. I’m excited by new media, biomimicry + green luxury.

We’ve Migrated

Hello Friends of Brazenworks, we wanted to let you know that we have migrated our blog over to brazenworks.com. Please visit us there to stay current with our projects, learn about what we're trending, as well as find the answers … Continue reading

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Across the Screen: Reimagining Communication

 

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Originally posted on The Ocean Lorax:
Message in a Bottle Frontside: interactive chalkboard where people write their wish for the ocean. Renderings by Brazenworks. I was recently asked to serve as a science advisor for an extremely cool public art…

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Content Is Not King – Contact Is

Three tips for a successful participatory design project: 1. Make participation simple. Sometimes an analog solution is the best way to eliminate barriers. 2. Technology is your friend; but don’t chase after every shiny new object and infographic. 3. Don’t … Continue reading

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Hide&Seek

Frederique Daubal, multidisciplinary creative minstrel.

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On Designing a Culture of Ideas

“When I work I see people. Whether I am at home on Necker Island, or on the move somewhere in the world, there are always other people around, to bounce ideas off of and to provide inspiration. I have never … Continue reading

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Froth on the Daydream

Coming soon: Michel Gondry’s new film Indigo Mood starring Audrey Tautou (of Amelie); an adaptation of Boris Vian’s 1947 novel Froth on the Daydream. Looks like the production designers had a lot of fun with this one; Stepahane Rosenbaum (The … Continue reading

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