arts & culture

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Tap-To-Pay Technology Lets Onlookers Tip Buskers With Credit Cards

Finance tech company iZettle joined forces with the city of London to make it easier to tip street performers in an increasingly cashless world

Advertising FILA Puts 47-Artist Collaboration At Center Of Reintroductory Pop-Up Shop

The NYC activation marked the brand's first retail experience in the city in nearly 10 years, using the draw of limited edition sneakers to regain its footing in a competitive market

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Google Uses Virtual Reality To Help Preserve Wonders Of The World

The tech company teamed up with the non-profit CyArk to conserve historically significant sites around the world in a digital record, which viewers can examine anywhere

Interview Interview: How We Can Shape The Future Thoughtfully

Devon Powers, PhD in media, culture and communication, shares insights from her research on the trends industry, futurism and consumer culture ahead of her talk at PSFK's CXI 2018 conference

Technology How Artists Are Trading Through Blockchain

Rather than losing profit and opportunities to connect with fans on traditional networks, the decentralized model more directly benefits the people who make and enjoy art

Wellness Storytelling Project Aims To Destigmatize Loneliness

Artist's platform provides "digital antidote" to the highly curated world of social media

Shopper Marketing & Promotion The Smithsonian Museum Trials Social Robots As Tour Guides

The museum is utilizing Pepper robots to enhance exhibit tours and guide more visitors to less frequently attended spaces

How Augmented Reality Is Changing The Museum Experience

AR technology allows anyone to design a cultural experience, blurring boundaries between public and private in institutions like museums and transforming how people experience art

Entertainment Spotify's Subway Takeover Welcomes NYC Into The World Of David Bowie

To celebrate the artist on his home turf, Spotify immersed New York's Broadway Lafayette subway station in David Bowie imagery

Advertising The Whitney's Snapchat Lens Makes You The New "American Gothic"

Museum visitors can substitute their faces for those of the painting's original farm couple with a promotional Snapchat lens

Fashion & Apparel Foot Locker Commissions Artwork To Showcase Success And Sneakers

The footwear retailer tapped New York creatives to curate an exhibit themed around how hard both athletes and artists hustle

Luxury Bulgari Unveils Female-Centered Films At Tribeca Film Festival

Luxury brand recruited iconic filmmakers to create shorts inspired by the strength of women

Design IKEA-Style How-To Guides For Computer Programmers

Well-known illustration style provides step-by-step instructions for key tasks

Loyalty & Membership Marriott Hotel Offered Guests Chic Pop-Up Hotel Rooms At Coachella

The hotel and resort chain teamed up with Coachella for its second year to set up eight decked-out yurts amidst the festival grounds