Rotterdam-based agency Bikker came up with a nice piece of visualisation: the ‘Logo Projector’, which is a nice tool that reflects the colour position of (mostly) Dutch brands and their context. As you can see, many, many logos are blue or red. Why?
French tech start-up Smiirl has developed a great new device to show your online reputation to your offline audience. Their so-called Fliike is a real-time counter for Facebook fans that can be placed in a shopping window or on your desk. This way you can proudly display your digital community and easily convince people to join your Facebook page.
Forget about tattoos — the next cool thing to have is an advertisement painted on your thighs. Tokyo-based PR consultant Hidenori Atsumi launched the idea to rent out the space on women’s thighs. According to The Guardian 3,000 Japanese women have already signed up for the service.
For the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, artist Yayoi Kusama created a truly fantastic do-it-yourself art installation for children. The installation, entitled The Obliteration Room, is part of Kusama’s Look Now, See Forever exhibition that runs from december 2011 till March 2012. “What happens if you give a thousands of stickers to a thousands of…
The so-called New Artisan Economy has become hotter than hot in our cities. This trend is especially visible in the form of new, small-scale companies focusing on local craftsmanship. Consumers are more and more demanding for local products that are produced in a sustainable way, with care for the environment. Keywords in the New Artisan Economy are local, authentic and sustainable, whether we’re talking chocolate, jeans or bicycles.