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B+D7: Phoenix Handcraft

  Kyle Lucia and Johannah Willsey’s Phoenix Handcraft studio celebrates old materials fused with new. He’s a blacksmith, she’s a mosaic artist and both derive the greatest satisfaction from collaborative projects. They lead… Continue reading

Wayne + Design

Beer+Design founder and AIA national’s new Head of Member Something-or-other, Wayne Conners (center) and the rest of the B+D crew gathered this week to wish our buddy and head instigator good hiccup luck… Continue reading

Beer+Design 7: Isley Brewing!

We’re excited about do-it-your-selfers, especially those with a crisp clean end product that appeals to our design-nerdness. Isley Brewing Company founders pursued brewing from a highly qualified viewpoint – human comfort systems. Huh? Rest assured, their… Continue reading

B+D7: Homegrown

Join us for an evening of Homegrown design, art, and craft. Thanks to our friends at Isley Brewing in Scott’s Addition for sharing their space and homegrown offerings.  Keep an eye on Facebook,… Continue reading

B+D6 Recap: Briget Ganske

Briget Ganske was kind enough to share her entire presentation (including narration!) for all to enjoy.  It is 10 minutes of brilliant storytelling and visual poetry.  So whether you missed B+D6: Tall Tales,… Continue reading

B+D6: In the Books

Beer+Design 6: Tall Tales was a rousing success.  Great crowd.  Great speakers.  Great host.  Great drinks.  A great night.

Come on over…


B+D6: Visual Arts Center

This place. Inside. 5:30 pm tonight. 1812 West Main Street. See you there!  

B+D6: 3 Brothers Brewing

We keep lists at B+D: Who we want to hear, where to hear them, what to drink, and of course, the best design related band names: Weep Screed!, Urban Umbrella Etiquette, and Hell… Continue reading


Briget Ganske’s photography and documentary film-making talents carry her all over the world, including the James River. Her film Belle Isle with Retired James River Park System manager Ralph White recently won 2nd… Continue reading

B+D6; Amy Black

If winning Style Weekly’s “Best Tattoo Artist” Reader’s Poll in 2011, 2012, and 2013, One of Richmond Magazine’s Best Tattoo Parlors 2011, RVA Mag’s “Best Local Tattoo Artist” in their 2012 Reader’s Poll, and… Continue reading

B+D6: Kelly O’Keefe

Many B+D presenters exist and grow solely based on the quality of their crafted work. What happens when quality alone isn’t broadcasting the message loudly enough?  Enter the world of Kelly O’Keefe. Kelly… Continue reading

B+D6: Briget Ganske

What started with borrowing a camera from her grandparents at age 16 has manifested itself in opportunities to travel, teach and share through documentary storytelling.  Briget Ganske’s photographic and film making journey traverses four… Continue reading

B+D6: Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond has been fostering creativity and community engagement for 50 years.  That’s a long time, people.  Take a stroll through their facility in The Fan and you’ll meet… Continue reading

B+D6: 3 Brothers Brewing

  Yes, they are brothers over at 3 Brothers Brewing. Adam, Jason, and Tyler. Feast your design loving digits on those tap handles! If they take that much care in a lever, imagine… Continue reading

B+D 6: Kelly O’Keefe

  What can you say about a Richmond-er who helped found the VCU Brand Center, is cited by Bill Gates, and rubs shoulders with these guys? Not as much as Kelly O’Keefe can… Continue reading

B+D6: Amy Black

  Huddled above the Cary Street glam promenaders, Amy Black  harkens us back to an image of old Richmond. Before we were the bike racers, the river town of the year, the flying squirrels, in… Continue reading