May
25
6:30 pm18:30

SunCloud Build

  • Urban Artworks

Come Ready to Tape, Sew or Glue!  We'll be retrofitting our parade float from 2016 (the Hover Blubber) into an all new inflatable puppet we call the SunCloud.

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Jun
1
6:30 pm18:30

SunCloud Build

  • Urban Artworks

Come Ready to Tape, Sew or Glue!  We'll be retrofitting our parade float from 2016 (the Hover Blubber) into an all new inflatable puppet we call the SunCloud.

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Jun
8
6:30 pm18:30

SunCloud Build

  • Urban Artworks

Come Ready to Tape, Sew or Glue!  We'll be retrofitting our parade float from 2016 (the Hover Blubber) into an all new inflatable puppet we call the SunCloud.

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Jun
15
6:30 pm18:30

SunCloud Build

  • Urban Artworks

Come Ready to Tape, Sew or Glue!  We'll be retrofitting our parade float from 2016 (the Hover Blubber) into an all new inflatable puppet we call the SunCloud.

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Jun
17
1:00 pm13:00

Fremont Solstice Parade

  • Fremont Solstice

Our puppet/installation, The SunCloud, will make its way through Fremont as part of the annual Fremont Solstice Parade.  If you would like to be part of parade ensemble email us at seattledesignnerds (at) gmail. 

 

 

Sep
8
12:30 pm12:30

Seattle Design Festival Block Party (BUILD DAY)

  • Occidental Park

We will be assembling our installation, Plushscape, at the annual Seattle Design Festival Block Party.  More info to come.  Email us at SeattleDesignNerds (at) gmail if you'd like to be part of the team. 

Sep
9
10:00 am10:00

Seattle Design Festival Block Party (DAY 1)

  • Occidental Park

Our installation, Plushscape, will be on display at the Seattle Design Festival Block Party.  More info to come. 

Email SeattleDesignNerds (at) gmail if you'd like to be part of the team. 

Sep
10
10:00 am10:00

Seattle Design Festival Block Party (Day 2)

  • Occidental Park

Our installation, Plushscape, will be on display at the Seattle Design Festival Block Party.  More info to come. 

Email SeattleDesignNerds (at) gmail if you'd like to be part of the team. 

Sep
16
Sep 17

Seattle Mini-Maker Faire

  • Museum of Pop Culture

Our installation, Plushscape, will be on display at the Seattle Mini-Maker Faire.  

More info to come. 

Email SeattleDesignNerds (at) gmail if you'd like to be part of the team. 


May
17
9:30 pm21:30

ILFI Unconference Party (CYCLOTRON)

  • 400 Fairview

Join us (along with several other Cascadian Artists) at the International Living Future Institute's Unconference Party.  This party is open to the public so come and enjoy a night of interactive art, engaging public design, live music and the world’s most advanced green building standard.  The Cyclotron will be installed inside the building and open for visitors, experience life inside a disco ball. 

May
11
6:30 pm18:30

Cyclotron Build

  • Urban Artworks

We'll conclude the fabrication of our installation for the ILFI Unconference Party. 

 

Dial 009 at the Callbox for Access

May
4
6:30 pm18:30

Cyclotron Build

  • Urban Artworks

We're building an inflatable using reflective and iridescent materials as well as LED lights for the ILFI Conference After-Party.

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you in.  

Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

Cyclotron Build

  • Urban Artworks

We're building an inflatable using reflective and iridescent materials as well as LED lights for the ILFI Conference After-Party.

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you in.  

Apr
20
6:30 pm18:30

Seattle Design Festival RUMBLE

  • Center for Architecture & Design

We will be at the Seattle Design Festival's RUMBLE events recruiting collaborators for our Seattle Design Festival Block Party installations.  

Come join our team or connect with another installation team!

Apr
10
6:30 pm18:30

Cyclotron Build

  • Urban Artworks

We're building an inflatable using reflective and iridescent materials as well as LED lights for the ILFI Conference After-Party.

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you in.  

Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Seattle Design Festival RUMBLE

  • Center for Architecture & Design

We will be at the Seattle Design Festival's RUMBLE events recruiting collaborators for our Seattle Design Festival Block Party installations.  

Come join our team or connect with another installation team!

Apr
6
6:30 pm18:30

Cyclotron Build

  • Urban Artworks

We're building an inflatable using reflective and iridescent materials as well as LED lights for the ILFI Conference After-Party.

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you in.  

Mar
30
6:30 pm18:30

Sketch Session - Fremont Solstice Parade & Party Installation

  • Urban Artworks

We'll meet this week to discuss two upcoming installations.  The first is our parade float or ensemble piece for the Fremont Solstice Parade.  Grants for the parade are due in the next few weeks so we'll be making an effort to get a solid idea before we finish the evening. 

We'll also begin the preliminary designs on an installation for an upcoming party.  

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will provide access. 

Mar
25
9:00 am09:00

Coltura Pop-Up

  • Miller Community Center

A large inflatable piece built by the Seattle Design Nerds in collaboration with Coltura and Samaj Fine Arts

This piece illustrates the devastating amount of CO2 produced by a gas powered vehicle during an average commute. 

Mar
23
6:30 pm18:30

Coltura Inflatable Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We'll continue the design and construction of our latest inflatable project, an activist art installation that illustrates the effects of gasoline. 

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will provide access. 

Mar
16
6:30 pm18:30

Coltura Inflatable Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We'll continue the construction on our latest inflatable project, an activist art project to illustrate the effects on gasoline.   

Diall 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you in. 

Coltura Inflatable Construction
Mar
9
6:30 pm18:30

Coltura Inflatable Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We'll be continuing construction on an inflatable that will be part of a climate change activism performance. 

 

Dial 009 at the callbox (anytime after 6:20pm) and someone will escort you in. 

Coltura Inflatable Construction
Feb
23
6:30 pm18:30

Coltura Inflatable Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We'll be constructing a large inflatable for Coltura that will be used to illustrate the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere by the average commute by using a smoke machine. 

We'll be taping and heat welding heavy duty plastic. 

 

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Coltura Inflatable Brainstorm
Feb
16
6:30 pm18:30

Coltura Inflatable Brainstorm

  • Urban Artworks

We're going to be critiquing our next installation design while also testing various construction techniques for it. 

Dial 009 at the Callbox and someone will escort you in. 

Feb
9
6:30 pm18:30

Henry Gala Art Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We will be constructing a hanging art piece for the 2017 Henry Gala.  A series of hanging silver shards made from wooden dowels and mylar.    

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you into the building. 

Feb
4
11:00 am11:00

Henry Gala Art Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We will be constructing a hanging art piece for the 2017 Henry Gala.  A series of hanging silver shards made from wooden dowels and mylar.    

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you into the building. 

Jan
28
11:00 am11:00

Henry Gala Art Construction

  • Urban Artworks

We will be constructing a hanging art piece for the 2017 Henry Gala.  A series of hanging silver shards made from wooden dowels and mylar.    

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will escort you into the building. 

 

Jan
19
6:30 pm18:30

Heat Sealed Inflatables

  • Urban Artworks

We're going to be experimenting with some new inflatable techniques including foil balloon making.   We'll discuss our next project which has a very constrained timeline.

 

Dial 009 at the callbox for access. 

Jan
5
6:30 pm18:30

2017 Charrette

  • Urban Artworks

We will meet up and scheme our projects for the upcoming year, this includes both self-directed work and installations specific to events we'll be participating in.  Come ready to sketch and present!

 

Dial 009 at the callbox for entry and someone will escort you in. 

Redmond Lights
Dec
3
4:00 pm16:00

Redmond Lights

  • Redmond Central Connector Park

Our installation, GlowWorm, will be part of the Redmond Lights. 


Redmond Lights is an annual festival that celebrates the City's diverse holiday traditions, cultures, and faiths. It spans from the City Hall ...

Redmond Lights Setup
Dec
3
12:00 pm12:00

Redmond Lights Setup

  • Redmond Central Connector Park

We'll be setting up our 200ft long inflated light installation for Redmond Lights.  

Exact meetup time/location TBD.

Meeting - Light Festival Build
Dec
1
6:30 pm18:30

Meeting - Light Festival Build

  • Urban Artworks

We'll meet to make final preparations on our light installation for Redmond Lights.  This will primarily be a dry-run for our electrical systems and coordinating our lighting strategy. 

Dial 009 at the callbox and someone will provide access. 

Meeting - Light Festival Build
Nov
12
12:00 pm12:00

Meeting - Light Festival Build

  • Urban Artworks

We'll be building our light installation (the GlowWorm) for a Light Festival in December.   This meeting will potentially go later than 4pm depending on progress. 

 

Dial 009 at the Callbox for Access and someone will escort you in. 

Meeting - Light Festival / Projectors
Nov
3
6:30 pm18:30

Meeting - Light Festival / Projectors

  • Urban Artworks

We'll begin construction on our light installation for a local light festival (pending acceptance).  We'll also continue scheming projection projects.

Dial 009 at the callbox for access

NEW PROJECT - Projector Playground
Oct
20
6:30 pm18:30

NEW PROJECT - Projector Playground

  • Urban Artworks

We'll jam on how we can use a projector in public space.  Bring your laptops, software and cool ideas about projection mapping, guerrilla theaters and more. 

If you never come to the Design Nerds before this meeting is a great one to join; we'll be starting from scratch. 

 

Dial 009 at the callbox for access

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco
Oct
12
8:00 am08:00

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco

  • Brush Square Park

We will have two installations at the PXD Outdoor Lounge at SXSW Eco in Austin, TX.  Version 2.0 of Decatron will be on display from 8am - 6pm and the ReFractor will be making an appearance from 12:45pm-1:45pm pending weather.  The PXD Outdoor Lounge is open to the public. 

More info here

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco
Oct
11
8:00 am08:00

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco

  • Brush Square Park

We will have two installations at the PXD Outdoor Lounge at SXSW Eco in Austin, TX.  Version 2.0 of Decatron will be on display from 8am - 8pm and the ReFractor will be making an appearance from 12:45pm-1:45pm pending weather.  The PXD Outdoor Lounge is open to the public. 

More info here

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco
Oct
10
8:00 pm20:00

PXD Outdoor Lounge @ SXSW Eco

  • Brush Square Park

We will have two installations at the PXD Outdoor Lounge at SXSW Eco in Austin, TX.  Version 2.0 of Decatron will be on display from 8am - 8pm and the ReFractor will be making an appearance from 12:45pm-1:45pm pending weather.  The PXD Outdoor Lounge is open to the public. 

More info here