Jake named one of the 50 Most Influential Designers by Fast Co.!!… http://t.co/JyDQdX2n
Jake Named to 50 Most Influential Designers List by Fast Co., September 2011
Jake Barton of Local Projects named one of the 50 Most Influential Designers by Fast Company. To read more, click here.
Jake was named a 2011 Master of Design by Fast Company!… http://t.co/bb9OwO0d
Jake Barton Named a 2011 Master of Design by Fast Company, September 2011
“As head of multimedia design firm Local Projects, the 38-year-old has spent more than a decade dreaming up meaningful ways to collect and share the wisdom of crowds…” To read more about Jake Barton and the work done by Local Projects, click here.
Check out the great interview that Jake did with PBS Newhour about the 9/11 Memorial:… http://t.co/d07chey
PBS Newshour Features 9/11 Names Arrangement Software, September 2011
“The architect and the Memorial had decided on this arrangement schema as a design move to try to keep all the names undifferentiated,” said Jake Barton, director of Local Projects. The goal of the name’s arrangement software was to create a latticework of meaning underneath all of the names, using the logic of meaningful adjacencies. To learn more about the software, click here.
Explore 9/11 iPhone App Featured in CNN Money, September 2011
Local Projects created Explore 9/11, an iPhone application that uses a technique called “augmented reality” to let users aim their phones at Ground Zero and see it as it looked on September 11, 2001. To read more and to watch a video clip of Jake Barton, click here.
9/11 Names Arrangement Software Featured in Gizmodo, September 2011
“…Instead of arranging the names in alphabetical order, the 9/11 Memorial will cluster people together who share bonds through friendship, work or incredible story.” To read more about Local Projects’ names arrangement software, click here.
9/11 Names Arrangement in Scientific America, September 2011
“The 2,983 names—etched across bronze panels surrounding two memorial pools…are strung together in a way that reflects thousands of complex interpersonal relationships forged before the attacks and, on at least one occasion, during the immediate aftermath.” To read more about the Memorial placement software, click here.
Change By Us featured on Government Technology, September 2011
Change By Us seeks to reinvent the relationship between citizens and government by allowing anyone to start a project to improve his or her city. Already released in New York City this July, the platform is scheduled to launch in Philadelphia and Seattle this fall. To learn more about Change By Us, read the entire article here.