Susan Shaw

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"A war against branding is a war against people"

By making tobacco companies follow strict packaging restrictions, we're paving the way to a future where brands no longer reflect our lifestyles, …

L’Oréal reveals ‘most personalised innovation yet’ with smart hairbrush launch

L’Oréal’s Kérastase brand is focusing on data with its latest innovation, the world’s first smart hairbrush, which it says will allow the beauty …

L'Oréal

Ben Davis: Science won’t save crap creative

en_GB<p>article<p>The debate about art versus science must to be reignited to ensure the power of human creativity isn't …

Britain is being stalked by a zombie elite – time to take them on

This is the age of the zombie. The undead maraud around our popular culture. Stick on the telly, and they’re attacking Jon Snow in Game of Thrones. …

How a Hidden Design Flaw Makes the Starbucks Logo Look Perfect

It’s an underappreciated fact of good design: Sometimes imperfections are what make a design look perfect.<p>We’ve seen it with Google’s “G” logo, which …

Advertising Industry

Rod Serling Explains Where Ideas Come From (1972)

Rod Serling (December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975) was asked by a student in 1972, “Where Do Ideas Come From?” Sterling, best know as the creator of …

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Despite the immense canon of research on creativity — including its four stages, the cognitive science of the ideal creative routine, the role of memory, and the relationship between creativity and mental illness — very little has focused on one of life’s few givens that equally few of us can …

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

Using Airbnb isn’t fun anymore

I remember the first time I ever used Airbnb. It was a studio in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, with a slice of the Sacre Coeur visible from the window. I’d rented it for a month from a woman roughly my age, and it was her first time being a host. As she handed over the keys, I could sense we …

Hospitality

Brave new art world: the app that brings galleries to your living room

ArtPassport lets you take a virtual tour of an exhibition from the comfort of your sofa – part a mission by two brothers to demystify the art world<p>Imagine being able to view some of the art world’s greatest masterpieces from the comfort of your own home – no more jostling to see past the heads of …

Fashion v censorship: a history of banned ads

Last week, the Advertising Standards Agency ruled that a Miu Miu campaign image featuring Mia Goth photographed by Steven Meisel was “irresponsible and was likely to cause serious offence”. Although the image of the 22-year-old <i>Nymphomaniac</i> actress might seem harmless – as Zing Tsjeng pointed out, …

Miu Miu

MUBI and the Art of Human Curation

<b>MUBI is doing something extremely innovative with their service aimed at cinephiles: limiting choice and focusing on the human element.</b><p>There’s a …

Bobby Allen: “At MUBI we build loyalty and invest in the long term”

The Head of Content of the curated streaming service MUBI tells us everything about his company’s current and future strategy.<p><b>MUBI (previously known</b> …

Barry Jenkins

Curating for online and keeping it interesting - we chat with MUBI

Hans Ulrich Obrist, “Serpentine Superstar”, as <i>The Guardian</i> dubbed him, knows a thing or two about curation. He describes his inspiration – Ballets …

Filmmaking

How a startup brand from Croydon took on the world

We started Teemill so new startups could achieve what took us 10 years in 10 minutes. We know that our automated factory systems, low waste printing …

Croydon

Incredible restoration removes 200 years of grime from oil painting in seconds

An art dealer’s incredible restoration of an oil painting covered in varnish for 200 years has left viewers mesmerised.<p>Philip Mould, who presents BBC art show Fake or Fortune?, shared footage with his Twitter followers showing the careful removal of a yellowish brown protective varnish from the …

Art History

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

The Conundrum of Modern Advertising

What is BEM and how does it apply to native ads?<p>There are a million ways to reach customers with your message. Advertising techniques are continually shape-shifting, adapting to consumer preferences and new technologies. Perhaps more than at any other time, advertising professionals are under …

silent goods

Science Says Doing This 1 Thing for Your Kids Will Make Them Better Problem-Solvers Forever

Creativity is the currency of the New Economy. Here's the secret to permanently increasing it.<p>Whatever you call it--creativity, innovation, or creative problem-solving--being able to test assumptions, see alternatives, and come up with unique solutions to life's challenges is a key to success, and …

Creativity

Contemporary Sociological Theory

Brazil

Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door

Twelve years ago, Amazon launched Prime, a subscription service that entitled members to free two-day shipping in the United States. Since then, it …

Smart Homes

Poundland forced to redesign its copycat Toblerone bar after Mondelez wins legal dispute

The budget chain must modify the shape of its Twin Peaks bar, which currently features two peaks per segment rather than Toblerone's one, before it …

Twin Peaks

Upholstery

Are you looking for an ideal fabric for upholstery and want to save on the material costs? Maybe you're more of the crafting type and want to create …

Home Decorating

A Q&A with... Liv Wynter, artist, performer, activist - a-n The Artists Information Company

Graduating last summer from a BA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths University, Liv Wynter has already been featured in some of the UK’s most prestigious …

Ai Weiwei

How Hollywood manipulates you by using your childhood memories

<i>“Nostalgia. It’s delicate, but potent. Teddy told me that in Greek, ‘nostalgia’ literally means ‘the pain from an old wound.’ It’s a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn’t a spaceship: It’s a time machine…It takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It’s</i> …

Pokémon Go

Coca-Cola x Adobe x You

New work from #cokexadobexyou with Adobe and Coca-Cola.<p>Try making your own version with the creative brief<p>found here: https://adobe.ly/2kHsxht …

Coca-Cola

Dropbox: The world needs your creative energy

Dropbox