Designing for Play
Caitlin is an entrepreneur and designer based in Seattle, Washington. She works closely with a wide range of clients across the public, private, and non-profit sectors in order to bring to life projects and initiatives that physically and playfully engage people in the places they work and live. From delivering classes to designing installations, developing technology and connecting to low-income and under-served communities communities: the possibilities are diverse!
Want to know WHY PARKOUR?
Organizational Leadership ・Youth & Adult Educational Programming ・ Experiential Design ・ Community Building ・Public Art ・Landscape Design ・ Temporary Installation ・Public Speaking
Executive Director | Parkour Visions
Parkour Visions is a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to sharing the ethos, philosophy, and practice of parkour through educational programming, design, and advocacy. Parkour is a discipline that teaches physical, emotional, and social strength through movement challenge and play. It is for all ages, abilities, creeds, and colors.
Owner | Studio Madefor
A design think-tank with a focus on ludic, experiential and interactive design
Founder & Director | The Art of Retreat
Annual Education & Leadership Conference for Parkour
Founder & Director | North American Women's Parkour Gathering
Annual gathering and programming for women practitioners
Transition Adviser | United States Parkour Association
USPK Is the national governing body for Parkour in the United States of America.
Curator | The Movement Library
Online database of physical and outdoor games for use by educators and coaches.
Co-founder, past partner | The Movement Creative
A social enterprise dedicated to improving the lives of others through movement education and programming.
2013 TEDx Talk (6:52m)
"Transforming Work into Play: Why Parkour?"
2018 This Human Animal Podcast
(1h 19m) "The Play Architect"
2014 FEAST ON GOOD Talk (7:51m)
"Rethinking Exercise: From Work to Play through Parkour."
2017 JUMPFEST Talk (2:02)
Why we should stop designing parkour parks, and start designing for play in our public spaces
2017 US Play Conference Speaker
"All Grown Up: Emerging Trends with Play Past Childhood. Parkour, Programming, and Design"
2018 CHANGE MAKERS Interview
On Parkour, play, risk, and design.
2017 FORBES Interview & Commentary
"Inside The Creative Battle To Lead The Core Of Parkour"
2016 MPORA Commentary on Women in Parkour
"Women in Parkour | How Freerunning Helps You See the City in a Whole New Light"
2014 Parkour Project Photo Editorial
Photo editorial by Anya Chibis on Women in Parkour
2013 VERTICAL FLOOR MAGAZINE Interview
"Equal Work, Equal Play"