Arts & Culture
Food delivery moves into the texting era with Fooji, a service that allows users to order via emoticons
The Internet and its counterparts have somewhat enabled a lazy generation that demand information and services to respond to their needs as if it were yesterday. Now, when it comes to dining in, there’s a new service named Fooji that partners with restaurants to get food to mouth in as little steps as possible.
My 365 Days In Print platform gives consumers the chance to create modern-day journals based on their virtual selves
Nowadays there seems to be less and less time to keep a diary. The closest thing most people get to taking part in this now nostalgic activity is via social media. My 365 Days In Print aims to combat this with an online service that captures these memories in one keep-safe piece of memorabilia.
How fans are sharing and repurposing media to articulate their ideas to the world
Kenyatta Cheese, Creative Director of Everybody at Once, a consulting agency for audience development, helps brands across media, entertainment and sports understand how to capture an audience and inspire it to grow. At PSFK 2015, Cheese explains why and how people are using content to have a conversation with one another.
Beautiful Maps Tumblr displays cartographic works of art
Designer Dennys Hess is always looking for for sources of inspiration, and one of his favorites is historic maps. “Designers always want to find new sources, color combinations, layouts or small styling tricks. For many years, I have been storing different maps on my hard drive,” he says of his fascination. “But then one day I had the idea of sharing these with people.” The result is his Tumblr blog, Beautiful Maps, a collection of old, odd, and always striking maps from all over the world.
King of Random and SFHandyman share instructions on how to prepare these delectable toy bricks
Vlogger King of Random shows you how to build functional LEGOs that you can eat like gummy bears. Imagine all the things you can make with them—castles, cities, Airbus A330s—and being able to devour them all afterwards.
In the chaos of an over-saturated world, the founder of a major media company helps us find and maintain mindful practices
Sascha Lewis, founder of Flavorpill, captivates the audience at PSFK 2015 with a talk about the power of presence in an overstimulated world. Lewis illustrates why and how we can bring mindful practices into our everyday routine for a healthier live-work-play balance.
Nick Hugh Schmidt explored the the roots of digital agency and identity by auctioning a major facet of his digital life
Social media has given us endless enjoyment—but social media also has become a billion-dollar business by selling our personal information to advertisers and spying on our online activity. But one freelance art director-turned-conceptual-artist, Nick Hugh Schmidt, has turned the concept on its head by trying to auction his Facebook password on eBay. And the authorities on the site weren’t happy.
British study suggests surgeons, boxers and tennis players might benefit from watching films in stereoscope before taking on challenging tasks
A minority of filmgoers complain of dizziness and headaches, and previous studies have found that viewing in stereoscope offers no measurable improvement in enjoyment. But a new British study suggests that you may just improve your brain power by watching movies in 3D.
Zoku Loft is a hybrid space for living and work that is unlike the traditional hotel room
According to its developers, a Zoku apartment could be the end of the traditional hotel room as it shifts the focus from the bed to the living and working spaces.
NASA's Bert Ulrich ruminates on the agency's partnership with Disney's Tomorrowland and what our own future might hold
In our ever outstretched reach for the stars, however metaphoric or incendiary to the touch, it’s easy to be reminded of one’s ballast. As Disney’s Tomorrowland paints in broad retro-futuristic strokes, tomorrow can never come today. Yes, even with inter-dimensional travel at your fingertips.
Touring Miami's up-and-coming Wynwood neighborhood gave PSFK a beautiful insight into a deliberately evolving district
Miami is in a state of metamorphosis; to see it in action, take a step away from downtown, recuse yourself from Miami Beach, and instead head to Wynwood, the city’s unique take on the gentrifying neighborhood.
Mad Men’s costumes and styling might have changed the way women think about vintage dressing, but for men, it was all about the power suit
Once most men have dried their tears of compassion for the end of the journey for TV’s own Odysseus – AKA Don Draper – they will be wondering about the suit types worn by the different characters. Of course, the entire series spanned a decade, so looks and styles varied. But while Roger Sterling’s style evolved, he was forever a rake, and never more so than the last series, set in 1970. You can’t underestimate the Mad Men effect – between 1998 and 2014, sales in suits doubled in the US, and the bespoke pieces, created by costume designer Janie Bryant, had a domino effect on the industry. Here are five looks from the last series that will soon be gone from the Sterling Cooper advertising agency, but must not be forgotten.