Promotional Products as ART

Posted on 11. Mar, 2010 by in Fun Stuff

I was at the The Armory Show (huge international modern art fair) last Sunday and I was struck by how often modern art and promotional products overlapped.

The best example of this is from Reid Seifer and his Project Optimism.

Ever wondered how Google works?

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by in Strategy

Wired Magazine

Business Strategy – The America’s Cup and Web 2.0

Posted on 17. Feb, 2010 by in Strategy

So the America’s Cup

Custom Is Everything…Make It My Own!

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 by in Fun Stuff

Chris Brogan explores how social media and customized products are interacting.

Money quote:

One of the areas where social media will excel is in the opportunity to make things our own, to give them our own look and feel. Remember when you got your first personal computer? Remember changing the background picture? Remember when you could change the theme? The world is pushing further and further into a desire for customization, and I think social media gives us a chance at custom communication/interaction.

Your Blackberry is making you less productive

Posted on 12. Feb, 2010 by in Takeaway

Here’s an interesting article on productivity

Great Design Inspiration

Posted on 11. Feb, 2010 by in Fun Stuff

Speckyboy.com is a great place to look at for design ideas.

Some are free and some cost money but there are a ton of good concepts and some wonderful inspiration for those who like that kind of thing.