PKPR placed this op-ed on CNN today by Richard and Cecilia Attias calling for a large-scale, public-and-private partnership to significantly enhance public safety and security and prevent terrorist attacks.
In a perfect extension for the cult notebook brand loved by travelers, artists, writers, and creatives, Moleskine last week opened its first-ever centrally-located Moleskine Café, a two-story social and cultural hub offering food, coffee, retail, and space for exhibits by fans and artists.The café debuts in Milan, the hometown of Moleskine, with the goal of creating a new gathering spot for social, cultural and artistic life that can be replicated in the world’s great cities.
An office lobby in Washington, DC is going viral thanks to news coverage from around the world that PKPR secured for ESI Design.
A dazzling, 1700-square-foot, motion-activated mural in the lobby of Terrell Place has been covered in outlets from Slate and Architzer to DCist and Washingtonian and in countries as far-flung as Israel and Russia.. A video of the installation by Tech Insider has been viewed over 1 million times to date. ESI’s own video of the installation has been viewed over 40,000 times to date, making it by ESI’s most watched video of all time.
Check out the fantastic feature in the Wall Street Journal today on the rebirth of The Players, the historic private social club for actors and artists on Gramercy Park.
Knight News Challenge on Libraries last week announced funding of $1.6 million for a range of innovative digital and data projects aimed at re-imagining libraries for the 21st century. Winners ranged from a free library program that uses internet video to connect incarcerated parents with their kids for storytime to a project aimed at increasing diverse perspectives (more than 90% of Wikipedia contributors are male) on Wikipedia by training librarians to assist their communities in editing and verifying Wikipedia entries.