Field Guide | Seattle

The Future-ish Field Guide to Seattle is where you can find the latest and greatest news, information, and resources on the science, design, and culture shaping the future of Seattle. We're just getting started on our Seattle Field Guide so come back soon and often as we will be making frequent updates. Have a suggestion? Want to get listed? Interested in sponsoring a Field Guide page? Simply send an email to StudioF/at/future-ish/dot/com to give us a shout out.

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NWABR | NW Association for Biomedical Research
NWSWA | NW Science Writers Association

Jet City Gastrophysicists | NW molecular gastronomy
Seattle Astronomy | Greg Schneider waxes & wanes
Seattle Food Geek | Seattle's sous vide junkie
The Astronomist | Alexander Fry

Colleges, Universities, Schools
UW ISE | Industrial & Systems Engineering

Events (recurring)
Science on Tap | Seattle's science cafe

Molecular Gastronomy
Jet City Gastrophysicists | NW molecular gastronomy
Spur | GastroPub
Seattle Food Geek | Seattle's sous vide junkie

Burke Museum | natural history and culture
Museum of Flight | dream, discover, soar
PSC | Pacific Science Center

Seattle Scelebs
Daniel Burgard | chemistry
Blake Hannaford | biorobotics
Yoky Matsuoka | neurobitcs
Andy McShea | chocolatology
Jake Vanderplas | astronomy

Zoos & Aquariums
Seattle Aquarium | splash splash!
Woodland Park Zoo


AIA Seattle | Architecture geeks
AIGA Seattle | Graphic design gurus
FGI Seattle | Fashionistas & Garmentos
IDSA NW | Passionate product people
IIDA Seattle | Interior design stars

Seattle Design Blog | Joe Daniel Brokken on graphic design

Colleges, Universities, Schools
AIS | Art Institute of Seattle
Cornish | College of the Arts
NY Fashion Academy | mod fashion in old Ballard
UW Fine Arts | diverse education in the visual arts
UW DXARTS | Center for Digital & Experimental Media
UW Industrial Design | ID degrees for grads & undergrads
UW ISE | Industrial & Systems Engineering
WWU Industrial Design | product designers with a passion

12th Avenue Iron | forging, fabrication, design
Aggregate | creative strategy group
Allworth Design | landscapes that enhance living
Ambrose Construction | efficient, creative, caring builders
Argent Fabrication | unique architectural metals
Artefact | research-based design
Bellan Construction | crafting beautiful architecture
Berger Partnership | landscape and urban design
Carbon Design Group | full service product design
Civilization | design as means of social change
Digital Kitchen | the agency evolved
Girvin | strategic branding and design
GLY Construction | Think. Plan. Build.
Hornall Anderson | brand experience design
Inform Interiors | contemporary furnishings
Karass Creative | telling stories that matter
Metia | digital marketing mojo
Mithun | inspiring a sustainable world
Schuchart/Dow | partners, builders, craftsman
Schultz|Miller | homes and relationships that last
Sratos | product development
Swenson Say Fagét | structural engineering, serious fun
Turnstyle | innovative graphic design and branding
Urban Influence | branding all the way

Design Resources
Seattle Design Center | trends, trade, and top notch design

ARCADE | dialogue on design

Burke Museum | natural history and culture
EMP-SFM | experience music, see scifi

Architecture for Humanity | eternal optimists

MPG | mango power girl

Seattle Design Idols
Brian Glanz | open source technologist
Chase Jarvis | photographer
Robin Leventhal | chef, teacher, artist
Nathan Myhrvold | molecular gastronomy
Jim Olson | architect
Arunas Oslapas | industrial design professor
August de los Reyes | creative, design innovation
Luly Yang | fashion designer

NFFTY | National Film Festival for Talented Youth


Colleges, Universities, Schools
Cornish | College of the Arts
Gage | classic training for contemporary artists
Pratt | Fine Arts Center
UW Dance Program | scholarship and movement training
UW Fine Arts | diverse education in the visual arts
UW School of Drama | art and science performance
UW School of Music | cultivating the power of musical experience

Burke Museum | natural history and culture
NAAM | NW African American Museum
Nordic Heritage Museum | Uff da!
SAAM | Seattle Asian Art Museum
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience

Community Resources
Chief Seattle Club | Urban Indian Center
UIAT | United Indians of All Tribes

Seattle Culture Icons
Sherman Alexie | author, poet, basketball fan
Howard Behar | business and community leader
Ron Chew | author, historian, arts and community advocate
Rabbi Ted Falcon | interfaith amigo
Billie Frank, Jr | author, journalist, Elder
Pastor Don Mackenzie | interfaith amigo
Auntie Manu Lono | kumu hula
Estela Ortega | Chicano/Latino community leader
Shaun Peterson | artist, carver
Imam Jamal Rahman | interfaith amigo
Barbara Earl Thomas | artist, author, executive director

Duwamish Tribe
Muckleshoot Tribe