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Retooling the Shoe | The Spin

BILLY The Spin

Retooling the Shoe | The Spin

We at BILLY Footwear are incredibly grateful for the three page article showcased in the Spring 2017 issue of The Spin. Michelle Smith, thank you for reaching out. Cliff Bridges, thank you for your eloquent and wonderful writing. And Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC), thank you for your overwhelming generosity. The Spin is a quarterly magazine from SCI BC that covers all the hot topics relating to living with a spinal cord injury (SCI), including new technologies, developments in research, and stories about people with SCI who have found ways to overcome challenges and thrive. It’s an entertaining and informative read that...

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Universally Cool Shoes | New Mobility

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Universally Cool Shoes | New Mobility

By: Tiffiny Carlson | March 2017 We would like to thank Tiffiny Carlson and New Mobility for featuring our shoes in their online post, dated March 1, 2017. To read the article, please click here. About Tiffiny Carlson: "Disability buzz, travel, fashion and dating — Tiffiny Carlson writes about these fun things that amp up everyday wheeling life. Carlson is a freelance writer and pens both the “SCI Life” column and "Spin 2.0" blog for New Mobility. She's also a C6 quad from a diving accident that occurred when she was 14 years old. A lifelong resident of Minneapolis, Tiffiny has been...

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Identity, Diversity and Inclusion | Lean In Seattle

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Identity, Diversity and Inclusion | Lean In Seattle

BILLY Footwear is honored to participate in this month's Lean In Seattle workshop, Foundation & Movement Series: Identity, Diversity & Inclusion.  Please join us on Saturday, February 4 at Galvanize in Pioneer Square.  Doors open at 9am.  This month's workshop tackles one of the most pressing issues in today's world: diversity and inclusion. The workshop will provide individuals with the opportunity to develop their own narrative - "who am I" - in this conversation, include an overview of the wealth of D&I initiatives and goals in Seattle, and dive into how each individual can contribute to inclusion in our community....

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Designing for the Full Range of Human Experience | Open to All

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Designing for the Full Range of Human Experience | Open to All

JANUARY 12 - FEBRUARY 18, 2017 THE CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 1010 WESTERN AVENUE, SEATTLE, WA 98104 | 206.667.9184    A woman pulls a rolling suitcase up a curb ramp in a city sidewalk.  A box-laden customer opens a shop’s power door with the touch of a hip. Young people around their cell phones, texting. Our environment is full of innovations – curb cuts, power doors, texting — that were designed to support people with disabilities, but benefit all members of our community.   At the same time, our world is still full of places and things designed for a mythical “average user,” not for the majority of us who don’t fit that standard description. A...

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BILLY Footwear Adaptive Shoes Take Anyone, Anywhere | Seattle Magazine

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BILLY Footwear Adaptive Shoes Take Anyone, Anywhere | Seattle Magazine

By: Sarah Murphy | From the Print Edition | December 2016  Image Credit: Hayley Young We at BILLY Footwear would like to thank Sarah Murphy for her awesome writing, Hayley Young for her brilliant photography skills and the overall generosity of Seattle magazine for featuring us in their December print edition. To read the article, click here or on the picture above. About Seattle magazine: "Through award-winning photography and stories, Seattle magazine at once celebrates the city’s status as the birthplace of technology, innovation and trends; the surrounding natural beauty; and the pioneering spirit that draws and keeps us all here. Seattle...

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