Posts Tagged ‘creating’
Everyday Design is all about wood grain this time. If I got really deep inside of myself I think I ultimately want to be a lumber jack. It’s the flannel, and the beards, the boots and let’s face it the smell of a old school wood shop. So I couldn’t help but let a little of that out here with our feature on wood grain and the art it inspires. Hog Eat Hog is a design/build wood shop that builds from local and salvaged materials. Their website and imagery has inspired this post. I found them on a wonderfully manly blog called Grain & Gram, who happened to be featuring Blair Sligar owner of Hog Eat Hog.
GCD recently partnered with The Spero Project in support of their Building Backpacks Program. Launched in December 2009, building backpacks feeds the hungry children throughout the weekends at Gatewood Elementary in Oklahoma City. With the school year over there is an increased risk of hunger for these children throughout the summer months. The Spero Project has partnered with a local church in the neighborhood of Gatewood to help be a part of the solution. Building Backpacks plans to not only provide food but also invest in the young girls by providing women and mentors from the community to build friendships and participate in educational and fun activities. This is a long-term goal with hopes to offer programing to all participates throughout the summer as more financial and volunteer support is made available.