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Taking Flight, Giving Light: Canneto Studios’ Aspiring Figures, Enlightened Spaces and Soaring Forms

By: Jason Lahman for CODAworx The Figure Aspires “ColorPlay”, Coral Springs, FL. One of a number of Canneto’s lilting groups ...
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CODAworx Announces Publication of CODAweekly E-Newsletter

Weekly newsletter provides critical information for commissioned art industry professionals   MADISON, WI, March 9, 2020 - CODAworx is a ...
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Business Spotlight: Arts Business Transforms Spaces and Communities

  Posted by Ms. Toni Sikes, Mar 06, 2020 on Americans for the Arts The following is part of our Business Spotlight series that ...
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CODAsummit Unites Top Artists and Technology Professionals

  CODAsummit Unites Top Artists and Technology Professionals   Creating a much-needed platform for thought leaders to discuss the role ...
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Bright Layers of Transformation & Healing: Lea de Wit’s Illuminating Glassworks Inspired by Nature

By: Jason Lahman for CODAworx Forging Bright Layers Lea de Wit creates glass sculptures that glow and shimmer in tones ...
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Art and technology intersect at El Paso CODAworx event

  By Jared Carver for Borderzine El Paso recently became the second site in the nation for an innovative, international ...
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Experiencing Space, Sound and Immersive Color: Christopher Janney’s “Urban Musical Instruments”

By: Jason Lahman for CODAworx Traversing the Path of Subtle Sound and Deep Color In mythologies the world over, the ...
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2019 CODAawards Winners Announced

2019 CODAawards Winners Announced MADISON, WI, August 28, 2019 – When artists, designers, industry resources, and clients work together, common ...
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Celebrating Excellence and Commissioning Art for Schools

CHALLENGE The Waunakee Community School District is one of the most celebrated school districts in Wisconsin, consistently ranking in the ...
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CODAawards Exhibition at the Octagon Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CODAawards Exhibition at the Octagon Museum   MADISON, WI - Which artists, creative teams, and design professionals are ...
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CODAworx Guides Corporation from Art Commission through Project Management

CHALLENGE In early 2019, Seattle artist Susan Zoccola installed a beautiful staircase sculpture for finance company RW Baird on the ...
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CODAawards Announces Distinguished Jury of Design + Art Leaders

MADISON, WI, April 2, 2019 – CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, has announced 17 distinguished jurors for ...
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CODAsummit Brings Together Leading Creative Professionals in Art + Technology

MADISON, WI, March 20, 2019 - CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, announced today that it will produce ...
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CODAsummit Explores Humans’ Impact on the Environment Through Interactive Art

  By Toni Sikes Published on Artists + Climate Change   The art and technology worlds can often feel locked ...
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World’s Largest Marijuana Dispensary Commissions Artist for Interactive Installation

CHALLENGE Earlier this month Las Vegas saw the grand opening of the world’s largest marijuana dispensary. Not only a destination ...
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CODAworx’s First Summit on Art & Technology Unites Top Artists & Industry Professionals

Published by Arte Fuse 9/25/2018 L-R: Bill FitzGibbons, Pierre Fortin, Jeremy Crandell, Tracey Jerome, and Robin Juan. Photograph by Annie ...
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Private Art Commissions: What to Expect Regarding Money and the Full Commission Funnel

Third of a 3-part series on the business of art consulting by Peter Hite   "Aéré" by Peter Hite Although ...
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Tech, art and design of ‘smart’ cities converge through Wisconsin company

By Tom Still   Six weeks ago in the art-conscious town of Santa Fe, NM, a somewhat eclectic group of ...
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A Creative Ecosystem

    TONI SIKES BUILT CODAWORX INTO A HUB FOR ARTISTS, BUYERS AND CREATIVES WORLDWIDE By Julia Richards | Photographed ...
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Private Art Commissions: How to Connect With Consultants

Second of a 3-part series on the business of art consulting by Peter Hite   "Hammerhead" by Peter Hite In ...
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Manifesting the Spirits of Place: Sculptor Andy Scott’s Monumental Figures and Their Environments

By: Jason Lahman for CODAworx How a Figure Focuses a Place She stands with one pair of arms outstretched, while ...
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Capturing Movement: The Inspiration and Impact of Joe Gitterman’s Sculptural Work

Inspired by Dance The curve and sweep of Joe Gitterman’s sculptural work reflect a lifelong fascination with the physical dynamics ...
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Technologies for Ecstatic Transformation: Chad Mount’s Art of Spectacular Lights and Sensorial Surprises

By: Jason Lahman for CODAworx Painting with the Currents of Serendipity and Music “I strive to create new sensory experiences. ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2018 CODAawards Winners Announced

MADISON, WI, August 31, 2018 – When artists, designers, industry resources, and clients work together, common places are transformed into ...
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Private Art Commissions: Navigating the Art Consulting World

First of a 3-part series on the business of art consulting by Peter Hite   "Forest" by Peter Hite As ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CODAworx Announces Strategic Partnership with ARTA Shipping

  Spektrum Sparkassenakademie Stuttgart submitted by Derix Glasstudios   MADISON, WI, July 16, 2018 - CODAworx, the hub of the ...
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Mysterious Glory: The Expansive Visual Poems of Rosemary Feit Covey

Rosemary Feit Covey stands beside her mixed media print “Fish”, 84” x 60.” Wood engraving and painting on canvas.Photo credit: ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CODAworx Announces Art Commission Contract

Children's Hospital of Alabama submitted by Guy KemperMADISON, WI, June 27, 2018 - CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art ...
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Balancing Acts: The Cellular Sculptures of DeWitt Godfrey

Structural Natures and Nature’s Structures “People who spend time with my work are amazed that they move slightly when touched- ...
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Art in the Service of Life: How the Rosa Thay Nguyen Children’s Foundation and the ISEE Artists Gallery Make Positive Global Change

A Global Vision of Compassion   “Visual art, literature and music have always been important parts of my own creative ...
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The Invitation of Color and Illumination: Wagner Murray’s Architectural Transformations of Public Space

Architecture as Music UNCG Pedestrian Tunnel University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC   The strategic use of light, ...
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Weaving With Light: Textile Artist Astrid Krogh Designs Light Tapestries That Transform the Spaces They Illuminate

“My Golden Horizon” Photo credit: Torben Eskerod   “To work with textiles is to work with light and patterns,” says ...
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Walter Gordinier’s Large-Scale Sculptures Imbue Their Sites with “An Invitation to Stay”

"Glass Falls Amphitheater" Photo credit: Max Gordinier   Cast glass wasn’t contemporary sculptor Walter Gordinier’s first medium of choice. After ...
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CODAworx Announces CODAsummit: “The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place”

MADISON, WI, March 20, 2018 - CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, announced today that it will produce ...
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Romancing the Stone: The Enduring and Elegant Creations of Master Stone Carver Marcel Mächler

Mächler at work on the federal seal of the LA County Courthouse The Relevance of an Ancient Craft Whether he ...
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City Finds Public Artist for Plaza Art Installation

CHALLENGE The City of Greenville is known as the cultural epicenter of upstate South Carolina. In 2017, Greenville’s walkable historic ...
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Sites of Visual Inquisitiveness: Mike Hansel’s Large-Scale Outdoor Metal Sculpture Invites Collaboration, Relatability, and Wonder

While Mike Hansel’s early works were likely to appear in museums and galleries, today his large-scale outdoor metal sculptures increasingly ...
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Introducing… the CODAworx Fabricator Referral Service

  New cities, new mediums, new techniques -- now a reality for artists, architects, designers, and marketing agencies The creative ...
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From Urban Media Gestures to Spatial Micro-Meditations: Brian W. Brush Creates Geometric Designs of Light, Color, and Form

Hovering above the Pierce Building in San Jose, California, thousands of data-driven RGB LED lights, reflected through a matrix of ...
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Crafting Light: Custom Lighting Design by Adam Jackson Pollock and Fire Farm

“I started recognizing light as a medium in and of itself,” recalls artist Adam Jackson Pollock, whose career in custom ...
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Webinar: How to Commission Art in Your Healthcare Environment

"How to Commission Art in Your Healthcare Environment” from The Center for Health Design Icons & Innovators webinar series   ...
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Art as Translation: Konstantin Dimopoulos’ Art Installations Tackle Complex Concepts with Visual Language

Blue Tree In A Red Landscape, 2010stainless steel, galvanized steel, high-performance coloured coating23 x 19 x 15ft | 7 x 6 ...
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Wimberley Glassworks’ Custom Blown Glass Installations Complement Space and Place

When asked what drew him to creating large-scale blown glass installations, Canadian-born glass-blower Tim deJong recalls a wintery visit to ...
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How Collaboration Leads to Integrated Healthcare Art Programs

"How Collaboration Leads to Integrated Healthcare Art Programs" from The Center for Health Design Icons & Innovators webinar series Collaboration ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CODAworx Introduces General Liability Insurance Program for Commission Artists

MADISON, WI, October 30, 2017 – CODAworx, the hub of the commissioned art economy, today announced a new General Liability ...
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Telling Stories: Gordon Huether’s Large-Scale Installations Tackle Time, Space and Identity

If you are fortunate enough to find yourself stuck in traffic with Gordon Huether, your very perception of time and ...
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Form, Flow, and Essence: Rosetta’s Bronze Animal Sculptures Capture Grace in Motion

Years before she cast her bronze animal sculptures, Rosetta had been honing the “stylized realism” that characterizes her work. A ...
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Collaborating with Nature & Science: The Eco-Art of Stacy Levy

“I think art can play a much bigger role in solving environmental issues,” says Stacy Levy, whose eco-art harnesses the ...
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Streamlining the Public Art Process

Challenge As the Division Manager of Cultural Arts for the City of Kettering, Ohio, Shayna McConville has worked in the ...
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Public Art Commission Finds Artists to Integrate Art

Challenge The Art in Public Places Program of Aurora, Colorado strives to enhance the quality of life in Aurora by ...
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Public Art Case Study – Streamlining Florida Art Commission

Challenge   As a founding Board member of the Florida Association of Public Art Professionals, Lee Modica has worked in ...
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How to Commission an Artist – Case Study for Real Estate Developers

Challenge In 2014, Hovde Properties, a real estate developer in Madison, Wisconsin, acquired a ten-story commercial building designed in brutalist ...
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Bronze Sculptor Jean Jacques Porret’s Intuitive Approach

"Vivace II"Edition of 3, size 52 x 28 x 46 inJean Jacques Porret Most of Jean Jacques Porret’s abstract contemporary ...
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For Immediate Release: New Digital Tool Streamlines Art Selection

CODAworx Adds New Digital Tool to Streamline Artist Selection Interactive art installation, Jen Lewin Studio, New York City, NY MADISON, ...
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Many Parts Create a Whole: Susan Wink on Engaging a Community in Interactive Public Art

Don’t be surprised if you find Susan Wink hosting an open meeting or free workshop if she designs public art ...
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Designing for the Healing Arts: Metalworker Susan Madacsi Employs “Beauty as a Tool”

Metal sculptor Susan Madacsi, who utilizes architectural glass and blacksmithing techniques, is drawn to designing and making site-specific artwork for ...
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Experiential Storytellers: ZEBRADOG and the Art of Authenticity

Every organization has a story to tell. From the recently founded high-tech startup to the traditional family business that's been ...
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Suspended Memories: The Indelible Work of Terry Welker, FAIA

Please stare. That's the behavior Terry Welker wants to encourage when it comes to his artwork. "Mobiles allow people to ...
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“What the Body’s Pose is Saying:” Gerald Siciliano on Workmanship, Intuition and the Art of Reinvention

Gerald Siciliano passed by an auto body shop near his Brooklyn, NY studio for several years before the inspiration hit ...
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Jonathan Brown: Mosaic for all Mediums

Talk with mosaic artist Jonathan Brown, and you get the distinct impression that his work is, for him, a form ...
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Datascapes and Discovery: The Art of Jonathan Spring

Using data—and being used by it—has become a pervasive and essential part of our daily lives and the accepted way ...
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Piecing it Together: The Singular Sculpture & Career of Linda Leviton

If there's a current that runs through the career of metal sculptor Linda Leviton it's that she seeks harmony in ...
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The Art-Filled Spaces of Wagner Murray Architects

“All good things come by grace, and grace comes by art and art does not come easy.” –Norman Maclean, A ...
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Bringing Value to Light: The Impact of Public Light Projects

When it comes to light, we humans are not so different from the idiomatic moth. The energy for all living ...
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Redefining the Public Artist: Franz Mayer of Munich Architectural Glass and Mosaics

In the heart of Bavaria's capital city lies the Kunstareal, the museum quarter, home to some of Germany's most famous ...
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Successful Search for Artists on CODAworx

Challenge In July 2014, the City of Greensboro, North Carolina and the Cemala Foundation, a local foundation committed to enhancing ...
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Pedal to the Metal: The Swift and Remarkable Career of Sculptor Joe Gitterman

Somebody needs to pinch Joe Gitterman. A lifelong metal sculptor who created pieces for his own enjoyment, it wasn't until ...
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Body Building: The Astounding Figurative Sculpture of Carole Feuerman

"Fine art sculpture" and "humor magazine" aren't two terms you often associate with one another. But when the art is ...
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Many Hands, Light Work: The Public Art of Bill FitzGibbons

Bill FitzGibbons has created dozens of public artworks in cities around the world, building-size masterpieces incorporating cutting-edge LED technology, color, and ...
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Dyed in the Wool: The Custom Rugs of Barbara Barran

The term "custom" is bandied about the home décor world a great deal these days; advertisements and promises for custom ...
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PUBLIC SHARE: Circa 1881 Offers a New Way to Experience Art in Public Spaces

Displaying world-class contemporary art is a boon to any organization or business, but it's not always easy—or economical—to come by. ...
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Gaining STEAM: The Public Art of Jen Lewin

Before there was STEAM, there was Jen Lewin. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math have driven Lewin's education and work ...
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Interactive Artist Gains Exposure in NYC – RFP Toolkit Case Study

  Challenge Shaw & Co. Productions, a producer of design-centric marketing and promotional platforms, collaborated this year with NYCxDESIGN to ...
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Creative Edge Master Shop: Inspired Fabrication for Inspired Art

It's probably fair to say that floors are the unheralded workhorses of our built environment. We tread not-so-lightly upon our ...
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Looking Up: The Art of Daniel Goldstein

It's hard to say which is more remarkable: a chance meeting with your idol in New York City, or that ...
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Seeing Magic: The Public Art of Catherine Widgery

Public artist Catherine Widgery is on a mission to enliven our perceptions and engage our brains, to awaken us to ...
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Art in Motion: The Kinetic Sculpture of Ralfonso

Ask kinetic sculptor Ralfonso to describe his first commission, and you'll immediately discern an artist whose work and career have ...
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When to Start Commissioned Art? The Commissioned Art Timeline

  Click to enlarge image The Commissioned Art Timeline Why You Need to Start Early Commissioned art is increasingly used ...
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Indianapolis Fabrications: Constructing Art, Architecture & Community

Take a trip to the Crossroads of America and you'll discover more than just a sports fan's paradise, a city ...
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Talley Fisher: Defying Gravity

Constellation by Talley Fisher for Mt. Nittany Medical Center, 2012. State College, PA, United States. To see any of the ...
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Real Estate Developer Hires Artist- RFP Toolkit Art Commission

  Challenge Hovde Properties, a real estate developer in Madison, Wisconsin, opened their newest luxury apartment building, “Ovation 309” in ...
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Rotary Club Hires Public Artist- RFP Toolkit Art Commission

  Challenge The Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, wanted to commission a large-scale exterior artwork to contribute to community ...
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Bollinger Atelier – A Unique Partner for Artists working in Contemporary Metal Art and Design

Tom Otterness' "Playground," one of the 5 pieces in the series Bollinger created for him. Notably, one of the other ...
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Art Consultant Seeks Licensed Imagery for Global Hotel Chain

  Challenge A new boutique hotel chain wanted to enhance its aesthetics by licensing and printing original art as wallpaper ...
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Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry: Transforming Metal into Art

Polich Tallix craftsperson Eddie Sanchez pouring bronze, 2015.​ Lichtenstein. DeKooning. Johns. Gaylord. Graves. It's an impressive list of some of ...
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Brand New: Artist Commissions Made Easy

Here at CODAworx, we have been in build mode for the past several months, pouring our hearts and souls into ...
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CODAworx Partners with the International Year of Light

CODAworx, the global online community that celebrates design projects featuring commissioned artwork, announced today that it is serving as a ...
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It’s here — CODAmagazine: The Magic of Color

  In this issue you’ll find: stunning San Francisco studios that bring inspiration to the designers working in the space, ...
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Broadcasting Yourself: How Video is Revolutionizing Visual Content

Broadcasting Yourself: How Video is Revolutionizing Visual Content           What have you watched online today? Five ...
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Interior Design Celebrates the CODAawards at NYDC

LEPERE opened its new showroom at the New York Design Center during What's New What's Next 2014 with a celebration, ...
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4 Offerings From CODAworx You Might Not Know About

Lake Forest Showhouse Room, by Garrett Paschen Ltd. CODAworx is the place to showcase your art + design projects through ...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Inventor: John Blazy

John Blazy is a radiation-cure chemist and an owner of three patents, who describes himself as an inventor, an engineer, ...
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Train Stations, Artwork, and Minnesota’s Largest Public Project

“Faces of Rondo”, Victoria Station is one of eighteen stations along the new Green Line connecting downtown St. Paul to ...
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Water, Pyrex, and NASA: Our Staff Picks

The CODAworx staff chooses our favorite of the most recent design + art projects published on the site.  In this ...
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3 Surprising Facts about Glass-Breaking Artist Yorgos Papadopoulos

Glass artist Yorgos Papadopoulos with some of his smaller-scale work. 3. Yorgos Papadopoulos treats and colors huge, industrial sheets of glass ...
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A Toast to the CODAawards

  Entries are closing tomorrow night, and we are drowning in absolutely gorgeous work. If you still haven't submitted, now ...
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We’ll be at ICFF this weekend!

Annnnnnouncing CODAworx's New York City quinceañera! We'll be at the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 17-20 at NYC's ...
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Friday Roundup: Bridges of CODAworx County (Pathways, Too)

Our Friday Roundup features some of the most beautiful bridges, pathways, and overpasses. Get from here to there by browsing ...
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7 Design + Art Projects that Celebrate Earth Day

Since 1970, Earth Day has been widely celebrated in more than 192 countries in an effort to raise awareness for ...
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A 360° View of Architectural Suspensions, with Kenneth von Roenn

Alltech, Inc., suspended in the central atrium of Alltech's European headquarters. By Kenneth von Roenn. Kenneth von Roenn is a ...
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