How Does “Blue-collar” Design Studio Tank Thrive? It Rolls Up Its Sleeves + “Really Just Gives a Shit” | AIGA

Katie Chang Writer Journalist AIGA Where Designers Work“The big corporate agency mentality was frustrating us,” says Fred Weaver, of his decision to start Tank, a design and communications agency in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with co-founder David Warren in 1994. “There was this idea that smart people think and solve problems, then pony up a design team to ‘decorate’ the solution. But for us, design is much more powerful than graphic decoration. It’s actually a way of thinking.”

Best Bars in Seattle | Food & Wine

Katie Chang Writer Food Wine FWx Restaurants Dining TravelFun fact: Seattle is home to more distilleries than any other city in America (24). Couple that with a dizzying number of local craft breweries, and you’ve got all the makings of a first-rate drinking town. Whether you’re looking for a beer-and-shot situation or a perfectly-prepared martini, here are the bars where you should wet your whistle.