Communication Arts News

Communication Arts News – including print and digital design, photography, printing and packaging, graphics and related creative arts industry news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Laguna College of Art and Design Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year’s record.

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

PearlMountain Launches DesignEvo that Enables Everyone to Make Professional Logos for Free

CHENGDU, China, Sept. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PearlMountain is proud to announce the new release of DesignEvo, a free online logo maker that helps users make unique and professional logos. The logo is the most essential part of making any brand recognizable. Hiring a professional designer to create a custom logo can definitely be expensive, especially for most small business owners and individuals who don’t have the budget.

New HTML5-Based FotoJet Editor Launched with Exciting Improvements

HONG KONG, July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FotoJet, a popular image processing tool developed by PearlMountain Limited, today unveiled its HTML5-based editor, a greatly improved version with new graphical user interface (GUI) that makes online photo editing easier and faster than ever for everyone.

Laguna College of Art and Design Welcomes Best-Selling Author Dean Koontz

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11 at LCAD’s historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.

OpenClose Launches Corporate Website to Reflect New Positioning of its Enterprise-class, Multi-channel LOS and Mortgage Software Solutions

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OpenClose, a multi-channel loan origination system (LOS) and mortgage software solutions provider, announced it unveiled a new corporate website to better position the company’s expanded enterprise-class solution set, customer profile focus and long-term value proposition.

FotoJet Announces its New HTML5-Based Graphic Tool, Now Faster and Better than Ever

HONG KONG, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FotoJet, an online graphic tool developed by PearlMountain Limited, a dedicated graphics software developer, just released FotoJet 6.0 – an HTML5-based version with new graphical user interface (GUI) and many new templates and resources. These user enhancements now make online graphic design and collage-making easier and faster.

EPIC Insurance Receives Multiple Honors from 2017 Communicator Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm’s Marketing, Communications and Creative Services Team has received one “Gold Award of Excellence” and eight “Silver Awards of Distinction” from the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program recognizing excellence and big ideas in marketing, communications and design.

EasyCut Studio launches EasySignCut Pro with Contour Cutting Capability

BEIJING, China and NEW YORK, N.Y., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the world’s leading sign-making solution provider, EasyCut Studio recently announced its newly-developed professional version of vinyl cutting software – EasySignCut Pro, The software includes a host of advanced features plus accurate contour cutting capability.

New Cooking App Teaches Kids, Parents and Families Recipes, Nutrition, Health, Wellness through Comics and Animation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Streak Entertainment, LLC has developed a new mobile cooking app that has changed the way kids and families cook, eat, and view food called the Black Streak Kitchen App. Through this app, the company publishes recipes in the form of comics featuring their original characters that teach kids, teens, parents and families about cooking, nutrition, world cultures, health and wellness.

FotoJet Photo Editor – An Extremely Easy Way to Edit Photos

CHENGDU, China, March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FotoJet, developed by PearlMountain Limited, is an excellent photo editor that can help users to get brilliant photos with a straightforward interface and powerful functions. It gives users a lot of room to beautify the photos with numerous editing choices.

Free Photo Editor Picas is Trending on Instagram after Featured on Google Play Store as Editors’ Choice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picas, the free photo editor, is trending now on a famous photo sharing platform Instagram after it featured on Play Store as Google editors’ choice. With machine learning algorithms using artificial intelligence in combination with neural networks, Picas can help you turn a regular photo into famous fine art paintings with different styles and effects. Picas is available both for Android and iOS users.

The Best Free Photo Editing App Picas Offers the Most Remarkable Photo Editing Effects

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picas Inc. recently updated its flagship product Picas to 1.0.3 for iOS and 1.0.4 for Android OS. This free photo editor app can turn your photos into artworks with more than 50 filter effects, and each week Picas adds 1-3 new art filters. Due to its good performance, Play Store featured this photo editing app from Sep. 30 as editors’ choice, which brought more than 300,000 downloads and 4.5 average ratings just in a week.

Picas Makes Perfect Photo Artwork

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picas, a new free photo artwork application from Picas Inc. has recently been released for both Android and iOS. With machine learning algorithms using artificial intelligence in combination with neural networks, Picas can help you turn a regular photo into famous fine art paintings with different styles and effects.

Whiteflash Launches New Mobile First Diamond and Jewelry Website

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., prominent e-tailer of ideal diamonds and designer engagement rings, announced today that they have just launched a state-of-the art mobile first website with all new functionality and look and feel. It is the most ambitious advancement in the company’s 16 year history of cutting edge e-commerce.

eAgile Announces partnership with Heinlein Plastik to bring its eSeal RFID Solution to Europe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces a partnership with Heinlein Plastik-Technik GmbH to bring RFID smart packaging solutions to the European cap and closure marketplace. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

Sambrailo Packaging is Helping CCOF-Certified Growers Promote ‘Certified Organic’

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sambrailo Packaging recently introduced a new stock print row crop box in partnership with CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) for CCOF-certified organic growers. The box clearly states “Certified Organic Fruits and Vegetables” on the sides in an effort to help small organic farmers promote certified organics right from their fields.

Colson Gallery and The Griffin Museum of Photography at Colson Gallery announce Grand Opening

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Announcing Colson Gallery at Eastworks and The Griffin Museum at Colson Gallery – opening in September 2016: The Pioneer Valley’s newest dedicated photography gallery and a satellite location for The Griffin Museum of Photography is due to open at Eastworks in Easthampton in Suite 246. There will be a gallery preview all day during the Easthampton Artist Walk on September 10 and a Grand Opening from 5 – 8 p.m. on September 16, 2016.

XanCan, LLC expands its Concept of Texturing Beyond Aluminum Beverage Cans into the Wonderful World of Aerosols

ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan, LLC, a U.S. based company, today announced the expansion of its textured aluminum beverage can concept (patent pending) into the aerosol can markets. Functional changes to the aerosol can as we know it have been minimal since its introduction. The idea of texturing the sidewall of an aerosol can (patent pending) is both innovative and revolutionary. XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite while adding personality, flare and of course, function.

CyberCopy Breaks Ground in U.S. with Fine Art Scanning Back Imaging System

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberCopy, Inc. is excited to announce that it is the first, and currently only, company to offer the Rencay SuperFineArt(TM) scanning back imaging system in the U.S. To date, Rencay has been mostly exclusive to Europe and Asia.

Cultural Visionary Alyona Ushe Announces Focus on Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alyona Ushe, who helmed the critically acclaimed Arts Garage in Delray Beach for five years, has announced her resignation as President and CEO of the cultural venue in order to focus on managing and programming venues in Pompano Beach, including the amphitheater and the upcoming cultural center.

Art Makes You Fundraiser Seeks to Make Positive Difference in Children’s Lives

SEATTLE, Wash., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Makes You, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, is having its fourth fundraiser to raise money for its summer art camps for under-privileged children in the U.S., Latvia and Ukraine.

Bradenton Injury Attorney Bernard F Walsh Published in Lawyer’s LogBook

BRADENTON, Fla., March 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh was published in the Lawyer’s LogBook, a legal industry periodical that includes articles from some of the nation’s best plaintiff’s attorneys. ‘The A To Z Basics Of A Trucking Accident Case,’ advises attorneys who may be considering representing the victims of heavy truck accidents.

Terrapin Care Station ‘Rolls’ Out New Products Sure to ‘Shake’ up Colorado’s Cannabis Market

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terrapin Care Station, with dispensaries in Boulder and Aurora, Colo., begins a new year with the launch of two cannabis products that incorporate innovative packaging design with child resistance, product protection, and portability.

‘Area Code 666’ A New Approach to Modern Fiction

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writer John Scott G is creating the world’s first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, ‘Area Code 666’ is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).

Southern Trial Lawyers Association Publish Article by Attorneys Bernard Walsh and Elisabeth DeWitt

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article entitled ‘Modern Spinal Surgery Options’ by Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh, managing partner of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, and Attorney Elisabeth Dewitt formerly of the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, has been published by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

eAgile Announces the Production Launch of the eSeal RFID Solution for Sealed Caps and Closures

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and ZURICH, Switzerland, Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announces the successful high-volume production launch of the eSeal heat induction solution. eSeal is the first turnkey solution engineered to integrate the benefits of RFID into the billions of caps and closures consumed by the over-the-counter pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetic and chemical manufacturers.

Award-Winning Writer, Daniel P. Douglas, Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller Short Story

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled ‘Glimpse,’ a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In ‘Glimpse,’ a small group of agents who will become known as the ‘Men in Black’ deploy in response to an event that will provide a harrowing glimpse into humanity’s apocalyptic future.

A&I Presents Photojournalist Tish Lampert at PhotoLA 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert’s 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.

‘Iterations in Stone’ Opens at The Desert Light Gallery

KELSO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Desert Light Gallery, located in Mojave National Preserve’s Kelso Visitors Center, Kelso California, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Iterations in Stone,’ (January 4 – March 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

Selfie Stick Inventor’s Prediction for Best Camera in 2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Selfie Stick inventor Wayne Fromm, and CEO of Quik Pod(R) selfie sticks, has followed the growth of drones, action cameras, high resolution smartphones and DSLR’s and predicts what will prove popular in the year to come.

Author A.A. Jones Takes the ‘Plunge’ in Underwater Pole Dance to Announce the Re-Release of ‘Tilt’

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author A.A. Jones is re-releasing her memoirs, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869) just in time for holiday reading. Instead of doing it with a bang however, the self-confessed housewife by day and exotic dancer by night has taken a plunge instead. ‘Plunge’ is the title of a provocative yet inspirational pole dance shot underwater by world-renowned photographer Brett Stanley.

ArteQuesta announces Exclusive USA Representation of Ziv Koren: Award-Winning, Critically Acclaimed Photo Journalist

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fine Art Investment firm ArteQuesta announces the exclusive USA representation of world-renowned Israeli Photo Journalist, Ziv Koren. In signing with ArteQuesta, Koren stated, ‘I’m very excited and looking forward to a fruitful collaboration. Through my photography, I’d rather be honest than impressive.’

Cute Kittens Lose Out When It Comes to Online Ad Sales

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Photos of kittens are cute, but clothing and food are where it’s at when it comes to online advertising. PopMarker, creators of the advertising industry’s most advanced platform for programmatic and in-image advertising, found that fashion and food are the most likely to lead to views, which can in turn generate cash for publishers.

Book Signing by Celebrated Equestrian Author Vicky Moon at Washington International Horse Show’s President’s Cup Party

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday evening, October 24, 2015, best-selling author Vicky Moon will celebrate the release of her latest book, ‘The Stylish Life – Equestrian’ (ISBN: 978-3832732639) with a book signing at the prestigious Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), presented by Blue Ribbon Events.

Unique interactive art exhibit coming to Green Hills Memorial Park

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s fast-paced world of constant communication, deadlines and the ever-present to-do list, individuals may find it easy to lose sight of their personal aspirations and dreams. A new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world – including one now being planned by Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes the weekend of October 16 – is providing a much-needed opportunity to pause for reflection.

Iowa U’s Christopher Merrill joins 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop for Creative Writing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.

Memorial Celebration in Boston to Honor African American Literary Figure Samuel Allen

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen – who also wrote under the pen name of Paul Vesey. The noted poet, professor, lawyer and translator passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 97 on June 27, 2015 in Norwood, Mass.

Coalition Makes Pet Industry History – Pet Bloggers Break Records with Reduction of Waste

THORNTON, Colo., Aug. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Going green is not only the right thing to do but also cool, hip, environmentally responsible, and ripe for disruption. Shaking things up with a near zero-waste successful initiative, BlogPaws, in conjunction with Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition (PISC) and Only Natural Pet, recently surpassed goals and made pet industry history.

Miami-based photographer Juan Sebastian chosen for international art exhibition ‘SELF MEMORIES’ in conjunction to prestigious Venice Art Biennale

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pioneer photographer, Juan Sebastian, showcases his magical photo-realistic work in Venice, Italy, for the international art exhibition of photography, video art, installation, painting and performance art titled ‘SELF MEMORIES – The contemporary sense of awareness’ hosted at the Venice Art House Gallery from the 5th to the 15th of August 2015.

Lee Moses Extracts Mystery from the Ordinary – Art Photography via Film

RANDSBURG, Calif., June 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Randsburg Art Gallery is extremely proud to announce the opening of the Lehman Moses Photographic Exhibit ‘Through My Lens’ on June 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Originally from Philadelphia, Pa., Lee has taken the art of photography to the highest of professional levels. Using medium format film cameras, Lee owns the entire creative process for his most impressive work.

Insider Debuts Expo Digital Asset Manager for Web, Creative and Marketing Professionals

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Insider Software, the maker of FontAgent(R) Pro, has launched Expo(TM), an innovative asset manager that redefines how web, creative and marketing professionals discover, manage and utilize images, fonts, icons, multimedia and application documents in their projects. By supporting their creative workflow, Expo helps them develop better designs, websites, documents, presentations and materials.

Selfie Stick Inventor Speaks Out on Museum Bans

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor and patent holder of the selfie stick agrees with museum and art gallery bans with one caveat. Wayne Fromm, the creator of the selfie stick, is an avid photographer and admirer of paintings, sculpture and all artifacts. One of the aspects to his invention is that the Quik Pod(R), the original selfie stick, converts from handheld selfie stick into a ground supported monopod.

The Harman Press is Official Printer for the 2015 AAPC New Orleans Pollie Awards & Conference

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marking its active role in the political printing arena, The Harman Press will be the Official Printer for the 2015 Pollie Awards and Conference in New Orleans, March 17-19, organized by the American Association of Political Consultants. This will be the second year that The Harman Press has provided the AAPC with printing for its programming material and signage for its annual conference and awards events.

Xiaomi Yi Selfie Stick by Quik Pod

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), the original patented selfie stick for digital cameras, announces compatibility with the new Xiaomi Yi action camera. Voted the best selfie stick by the Wall Street Journal and used by tourists and athletes worldwide, Quik Pod confirms that it is working to distribute the original North American designed selfie stick to consumers in China.

The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

Proto Plastics of Tipp City Announces New Website – Better form, function and ease of use

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Proto Plastics of Tipp City today announced the roll-out of their new website. Proto Plastics has been in the business of custom plastic injection molding and design since 1969, and their philosophy is simple.

Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

Retired adult film actress Sunset Thomas flees life of prostitution

GLOBE, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Retired adult film actress Sunset Thomas – once called ‘The Princess of Porn’ – has renounced her career in prostitution. Thomas recently announced her departure from the industry during a recent, exclusive, interview with veteran Texas news reporter Ben Tinsley. That interview spanned various areas of Arizona. (Safe for Work.)

Not all Selfie Poles are Created Equal

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Wayne Fromm invented the Quik Pod(R) (U.S. patent #7,684,694), the original selfie stick, more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.

Anne Kerry Swank Angel Art is in the Vatican

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Anne Kerry Swank’s limited edition Angel watercolor photographs series now hangs in the Vatican, Rome, after a twenty-year journey of the artist that began with a morning prayer to God and Divine Inspiration.

XanCan takes the beverage industry by storm with their concept of texturing the sidewalls of aluminum beverage cans

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — XanCan(TM), a U.S. based company, today announced the launch of its textured aluminum beverage cans (patent pending). Changes to the aluminum beverage can have been minimal at best, since its birth. The concept of texturing the sidewall of beverage cans is both innovative and revolutionary. The XanCan(TM) breathes new life into an old favorite.

Signs of ‘Connected Consciousness’ Detected on Global Scale

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our individual minds, though distinct and uniquely ours, may also join with others in a kind of mental symphony that now and then becomes audible against a prevailing background of static. That’s a research conclusion appearing today on the World Future Society’s website. Reported by futurist Richard Samson, Director of EraNova Institute, the conclusion is based on 16 years of analysis by the Global Consciousness Project (GCP), based in Princeton, New Jersey.

LCAD Selected by LG as One of the Winners in ‘The Art of the Pixel’ New Media Competition

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in ‘The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV’ new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.

Artist Cites Empathy for Victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton in Latest Decision in Upcoming Exhibit

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist’s and gallery’s plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The L.A. artist who planned to display the newly leaked images of celebrities Lawrence and Upton, along with other celebrity compromised images, will, instead, feature the artist’s self-shot, life-size, nude images next month at Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

‘Tattoo Nation’ Explores the Hidden History of Body Art on 45 Million Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Tattoo Nation’ began as a simple series of portrait photography sessions and grew to become an 86-minute exploration of the art of ink-on-flesh by director Eric Schwartz. Now available for streaming or purchase on DVD, ‘Tattoo Nation’ is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal to mass acceptance and the status of art.

eAgile Awarded Patent for RFID Intelligent Packaging Breakthrough

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.

‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude’ at The California Center for Digital Arts

BREA, Calif., June 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Center of Digital Arts, 590 W. Central Ave. Suite A, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude,’ July 11 – July 18, 2014, a thematic exhibition from photographer John Bosma. The Center will host an ‘Open to the Public’ wine and cheese Artists Reception on July 11 from 6-9 p.m. with an artist talk at 7 p.m.

Segoma’s Next Generation Diamond Display Technology

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Segoma Imaging Technologies will be launching its next generation of diamond 360 imaging technology later this year. Segoma Imaging Technologies has revolutionized the diamond industry by providing diamond traders and buyers with what they really need: the ability to view any diamond – exactly as it is – in 360 degrees.

Jessica Wade Inc. Launches New Website Design by Ruxly Creative in Celebration of Five Year Anniversary

MIAMI, Fla., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miami-based communications agency Jessica Wade Inc. celebrates its five year anniversary with the launch of its newly designed website. In collaboration with Ruxly Creative, the website has been upgraded to reflect the prevailing style, sophistication, and professionalism that the agency embodies.