Premiering in early 2016, Design Disruptors is a documentary made by InVision, which reveals design’s role as a key competitive advantage at Airbnb, Google, Pinterest, and more
If the success of Apple has seen the rise of the product designer, then the fact that several billion dollar companies were started by designers confirms that design is driving innovation across the world. People who are aware of this new phenomenon might start to wonder: what gives design its power to disrupt the world? The new documentary film, Design Disruptors, invites us to take an intimate look into the processes, perspectives and approaches of the leaders at the world’s foremost technology firms.
The Catch-Up Grant gives you the chance to catch up with your favorite shows in absolute and sacred peace
The Catch-Up Grant wants to offer one lucky recipient the chance to binge watch TV for 100 days in a Tibetan monastery in the Himalayas—a spiritual quest for the modern age.
What tools, platforms and services do you need to innovate from concept to reality? And could your best ideas get you on America's Greatest Makers?
As many dreamers, inventors, developers, entrepreneurs already know, everyone today is itching to roll up their sleeves, use their hands and imaginations to create something new. Our future relies on these individuals and their spirit of innovation as much as we rely on the innovation coming out of large corporations. In the United States, there are roughly 135 million adult Makers who generate $29 billion into the economy per year.
Join us in New York (October 20) and San Francisco (October 29) as retail innovators share the emerging rules of brand loyalty
The hearts and minds of today’s consumers are no longer simply swayed by the empty prospect of tallied rewards points. Loyalty must be earned by means of a comprehensive cocktail of emerging technologies and philosophies.
When greed makes a place like New York or London unaffordable, the non-wealthy leave, and the city loses the smells and tastes that made it great
Once upon a time, as Gore Vidal observed, New York City was a delightful place to live – especially if you were an impoverished foodie. Legendarily delicious eateries abounded, everyone had a favorite dive bar and, if you got bored of the local places, endless interesting, tasty yummies awaited discovery throughout the five boroughs. But the past is a foreign country: things are done differently there.
Chief Strategy Officer of Havas Worldwide explains why Apple's new ad blocking apps will make for a less invasive, and so more engaging, digital environment
Apple has declared war against online advertising. This has been the recurrent theme in the press regarding Apple’s announcement that its iOS 9 operating system will enable ad-blocking in Safari on tablets and iPhones. So why is a technical upgrade to an existing platform such big news?
The stereotypical man cave isn't for everyone, and AJ+C's Mancave designs prove that unequivocally
The term “man cave” often refers to a basement dwelling where the men of the house retire for entertainment. From a sports-dedicated home theater section as the focal point to a decked-out poker table in the corner, it generally has everything a stereotypical man needs to be happy and comfortable while enjoying his own personal space.
Virgin America partners with Netflix to provide customers with complimentary Wi-Fi and one-of-a-kind binge watching
Frank Underwood may enjoy the privilege of flying in Air Force One on Netflix’s hit political drama House of Cards but its not the only aircraft associated with the show anymore. Virgin America teamed with the online video streaming service to provide complementary Wi-Fi service to Netflix users on flights but also branded 10 new airbuses with the title of their acclaimed series.
These label-less soda cans designed by ad agency FP7 were meant to advocate for equality and abolish labels
To take a stand against labels, Coca-Cola removed them from their cans for Ramadan.
The Future of Retail 2016
Designing The New Shopper Experience
Millennial marketing firm doesn't think millennial personal communication is fading, it is simply living beyond solely text forms
Social media has been on the uptick for the past decade as giants like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have the set the standard for connecting with a modern audience through digital networks. However, before we can continue to advance in this space, let’s take a look at the evolution of social media and how brands can stay on top of the ever-changing trends to capture the attention of modern consumers.
As seen in London, ambitious cycling plans have many laudable aims but their delivery must be kept under proper scrutiny
When the outgoing London mayor Boris Johnson published his Vision for Cycling in 2013 it was greeted with a wave of adulation by the middle class press that has barely rolled back since. Media coverage of Johnson’s decidedly average eight years in power – often dipping below average on transport issues – has been indulgent at best, but on this phase of his uneven cycling odyssey, it has been positively grovelling.
PSFK Labs conceptualizes collaboration tools that optimize interactions and build company culture
The tendency accompanying the influx of digital communication tools into the workplace can be to sit back. Emails get bounced off co-workers sharing the same table while SMS or chat messaging substitutes for what once required an in-person interaction. What skills are lost in the absence of face-to-face conversation are compounded by the fact that modern communication tools can have a negative effect on worker stress and productivity, leaving some companies questioning how central a role they should play, or even disallowing them altogether.