Mar 23, 2016


Andrew Goodwin is the editor-in-chief of Public, a new magazine focused on public interest design, was interviewed by AIA Architect magazine (January 2015) and he talked about a growing trend of cross-discipline experts. “There are a lot of what I call ‘slashers’ coming out of school now – architects/designers. You can be writers, designers, advocates, fundraisers, project managers, teachers, and architects all at the same time.” I have heard other people call them “slashies.” Those people whose talent and experience cannot be contained to a single role, thus their titles become things like… screen writer/comedian film More…

Clarity Matrix , Planar UltraRes , RA-Series

Mar 09, 2016

4 Reasons to Buy a 4K Display

The decision to upgrade to a 4K display might not be an easy one. It wasn’t all that long ago that things moved from standard definition to HD and now there’s another move to an even higher resolution display. Here are 4 reasons to upgrade to a 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) display. 1. Multiple Inputs Since 4K displays are four-times the resolution of HD screens you can use the multiple inputs on a PlanarⓇ 4K monitor to show four different feeds at full resolution on one screen. So instead of trying to piece together the inputs on four different screens or figure out how to have your video sources switch between them all, you can do everything from More…

4K , 4K displays , Planar UltraRes , UltraRes , Ultra HD

Mar 02, 2016

Planar Sponsors Marathon Scholars Winter Gold Gala 2016

Planar and it’s employees got involved with this year’s Marathon Scholars Winter Gold fundraising gala on Saturday, February 27th. Marathon Scholars is a Portland, Oregon-based non-profit that identifies high potential, low income 9 year olds and gives them their first college scholarship. Then, through a combination of mentoring and programming, sees them through to their college graduation. Telling students, who are often the first in their family to consider college, that they are university material is very powerful and the organization has graduated several classes now at 7x the average that one might expect from this “first graduate” More…

Volunteer , Sponsorship , education , higher education