KU Design Week is an annual series of events aimed at promoting interdisciplinary design thinking at the University of Kansas, the Lawrence community and beyond. The 2015 theme was 10,000 Hours, celebrating the amount of time that designers and problem solvers spend refining their craft on their way to achieving mastery.

Patrick Blanchard

Patrick Blanchard is an environmental graphic design intern at HOK. He received a Bachelors of Fine Art, Graphic Design at the University of Kansas. He also serves as a Jayhawk Inc Clerk at the KU Memorial Unions. His previous work includes a position as a communications coordinator at The Center for Community Outreach, Student Assistant, orientation coordinator, and resident assistant at Kansas University.

Star Signs LLC is a regional and national leader in the Experiential Graphics and Commercial Sign Industry. Drawing on its experience dating back to 1979, Star Signs has built a strong reputation with its clients as a highly creative and cost-effective provider of custom signage and graphics projects.

We provide complete and dedicated project management to ensure the success of each project. In design and fabrication, we balance issues of design, technology, quality and cost to ensure we fulfill the expectations and vision of our customer. 

Lorenzo Cain uses SnapBat at the 2015 MLB Home Run Derby

Major League Baseball and Samsung asked Dimensional Innovations to help capture the action at the 2015 All-Star Game this week in Cincinnati. DI’s Innovation Lab created SnapBat, a baseball bat selfie stick that holds the newest Samsung phone and takes great photos.

Jamie Turpin has spent her professional career as a project designer in Dallas and Kansas City. Her experience ranges from retail renovations to corporate new construction, identity design to branded environments, and product and packaging design to website design development.

Dimensional Innovations lead by President and Chief Creative Officer, Tucker Trotter and CEO Jim Baker.

While there are other companies that may appear similar to us, we don’t fit neatly into any category.

We are a strange bird. Combine a team of architects and graphics artists with brand strategists and filmmakers, then take interior, interactive and environmental designers and connect them to a team of digital engineers, throw in an innovation lab, then bolt on a 70,000-square foot modern workshop where we can build just about anything and, well, you’ve got us.

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