“The newcomers are just looking for the same thing we are; a place to be free, to stake out our dreams, a place with unlimited possibilities.” Dolores, played by Evan Rachel Wood, reflects in HBO’s hit first season of “Westworld” what the park’s guests seek; and coincidentally, what many of today’s theme park guests… Continue reading.
In our final 2016 issue of Destinology, Curating a Creative Culture, we explored and celebrated the wonderful environment of PGAV Destinations, how we got there, and where we hope to go next. We conducted extensive research and numerous interviews – all of which could’ve provided enough content for a years-worth of Destinology. However, as… Continue reading.
In the weeks following Super Bowl L, the most talked-about advertisement among my network was #Puppymonkeybaby. If you were in the kitchen refilling your plate of nachos during it or simply went and enjoyed the beautiful weather instead of watching the game, here it is in all its [questionable] glory. While most of… Continue reading.
This winter’s issue of Destinology is Preschoolers: Your Youngest Guests. Throughout it, we spoke to museum educators at Cincinnati Museum Center, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to understand the development of children under five and how to create great learning experiences for them. Our designers and interviewees had… Continue reading.
Every research endeavor we set sail in, whether it plumbs the brain’s synapses as it reacts to storytelling, investigates the correlations between healthy cities and fantastic science centers, or meticulously follows families as they wander around the nation’s best zoos, one thing’s for certain: they always yield a wealth of fascinating findings. On one… Continue reading.
On my drive to work this morning, I started to wonder to myself, “why are there no roller coasters that are encapsulated in bubbles?” To me, it seemed like a pretty cool design idea. If you were creating some kind of space or aquatic-themed ride, or The Jetsons, putting the riders in some kind of… Continue reading.