Susan Shaw

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Creativity Exercises | Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

How to break down the routine of the education system in which frontal teaching and data-learning are still the generic formats of gaining …

Body Language

Mark Ritson: How ‘influencers’ made my arse a work of art

It’s the middle of June and you know what that means. A certain location on the French Riviera orders in the rosé, sets up shop and any marketer with …

Public Relations

Manchester Metropolitan: 'Bullying' university bans world-renowned professor who spoke out

A world-renowned professor has been suspended from work for questioning university recruitment policy, in a move which supporters argue is a threat …

Homebase owner sells up for £1 after 'most disastrous retail deal ever'

The Australian owner of Homebase has sold the struggling DIY chain for £1 after a bungled attempt to rebrand it turned into one of the "most disastrous" buy-outs of a British retailer.<p>Wesfarmers will book a loss of between £200m and £230m on the sale to HMV owner Hilco Capital, which will change …

‘FCK with your logo if you want to make an impact’

If you’re reading this article, you will surely have seen the recent apology ad from KFC, in which the brand admitted to having FCKed up by running …

AI will be the art movement of the 21st century

Most agree that AI will be the defining technology of our time, but our predictions tend to differ wildly. Either AI will become the perfect servant, …

Ad fab: new approaches to TV advertising

TV advertising has never been more agile, more versatile, more flexible. There have never been more ways to tap into its commercial magic and tread …

The Guardian view on the lecturers’ strike: a deficit in thinking | Editorial

It is no surprise to find that universities which act and think like big businesses end up in a needless confrontation with labour<p>The most serious strike disruption to higher education in the history of British universities began on Thursday. Up and down the country academics downed chalk and …

"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 …

Hair Care

Ben Davis: Science won’t save crap creative

When the hype around programmatic display advertising peaked early this decade, journalists and bloggers hit back with lots of articles about how …

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 …

The Emmy Awards

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, …

Tapping Into Your Childlike Creativity Is Easier Than You Think

Creativity doesn't mean just to paint a painting or write a story. Creativity is a way of living in the world.<p><i>How can people develop their creativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Creativity

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> …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<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 …

Marketing

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 …

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