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Who are the cultural creatives?

March 25, 2011

There’s artists and then there are ARTISTS. There are businesses and then there are businesses that do things radically. Wikipedia has a pretty good definition:

Cultural Creatives is a term coined by sociologist Paul H. Ray and psychologist Sherry Ruth Anderson to describe a large segment in Western society that has recently developed beyond the standard paradigm of Modernists or Progressives versus Traditionalists or Conservatives.”

I encourage you to read the rest of the post. It’s very interesting. I tend to think a little differently about what makes up a cultural creative than those who coined the term, but I still feel they are the ones creating waves in todays world. These are the people I aim to help.

Who do you know that falls under the description?

I can give you a couple people and businesses:

Brett Hunter – Awesome artist who paints great introverted stuff with little concern for the financial aspect of it. Brett’s site                  —–>http://www.myspace.com/totalbullshitartist<——Go there, add him, look at his rad art.

Attitude Designs – A business that is made up of a diverse staff of creative individuals functioning as one to churn out the best printed materials in Carbondale, maybe the world. —->http://www.facebook.com/pages/attitude-designs/70498983768<—– The only bad part is that they need a proper web page. What’s up Josh, Carly,Brett H., Andrew, Courtney, and Elaine?

These people are the people that make things happen. Let me know if you know anyone like this.

-Rob

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. March 25, 2011 8:34 pm

    Thanks Rob, and you are right, we need an updated website. Any ideas or suggestions?

    • Rob McGee permalink*
      March 26, 2011 10:56 am

      First Comment Award! Hmmmmm, websites….All I know is that it needs to be awesome. Interactive and great design.

  2. March 28, 2011 12:53 pm

    We have a website, attitudedesigns.com, and are working on a new one… since we are so small, working with minimal staff… these things take time. Ugh.

    • Rob McGee permalink*
      March 28, 2011 11:18 pm

      I know Courtney, I didn’t mean to trash it. You guys work hard over there. Keep it up.

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