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Ryan Sullivan's Richly-Layered Abstract Paintings

Utilizing the effects of climate and gravity, the artist's compelling works come wildly to life<p>View Slideshow<p>Spring, for many, has a way of unlocking whatever winter has repressed. Creatively speaking, warm weather is especially freeing for painter Ryan Sullivan. “It’s difficult to work when it’s …

Ellsworth Kelly Retrospectives at MoMA, Phillips Collection, Barnes Foundation, and Others

Museums around the country are paying homage to the seven-decade career of abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly<p>Over the course of his nearly seven-decade career, Ellsworth Kelly has pushed abstract art to its minimalist limits, exploring color, shape, and space in a dazzling body of work. On May 31, the …

Foster + Partners Designs a New Terminal for Queen Alia Airport in Amman, Jordan

The latest dramatic design from the renowned architecture firm is an undulating wonder in Amman, Jordan<p>Inaugurated this spring, the latest tour de force by the architecture firm Foster + Partners is a terminal at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. The dramatic new structure is …

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

Insider’s Guide to Basel’s Art Week

Bordering Germany’s Black Forest and France’s Alsace, the Swiss city of Basel is blessed with historic architecture. But it is modern and …

Noah's Ark theme park delayed due to very literal interpretations

The Biblical account of Noah and his Ark poses a lot of questions, even for believers like the creators of the controversial Creation Museum in …

5 Email Marketing Tools to Help You Grow Your Business

Email is sometimes seen as the dreary cousin of Facebook who never gets invited to the marketing party.<p>It has this image of mundaneness because it …

Heston Blumenthal on sensory marketing

en_GB<p>article<p>Heston Blumenthal on what brands can learn from chefs and the wisdom of synaesthetic …

Is Google+ going to feature Facebook style promoted posts?

<b>If you’re a regular user of Google+ (and if you aren’t, here’s some good reasons you should be), then you may have seen a few unusual posts popping</b> …

Gmail's New Inbox and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.<p>Today, we're …

Diageo’s Matthew Barwell to leave after 15 years

en_GB<p>article<p>One of Diageo’s top European marketers, Matthew Barwell is leaving the drinks giant after 15 …

The 5 Things Customers Actually Want - Copyblogger

My 8 year-old daughter came to me recently with an urgent request …<p>“Dad,” she said, “I need an iPad mini.”<p>While I would usually dismiss this request …

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg admits battle with Twitter and Tumblr for teenage users is getting harder

Facebook is facing it increasingly tough to fend off competition from Twitter and Tumblr in the battle for teenage users, its chief operating officer has admitted.<p>Sheryl Sandberg told a technology conference that although the number of teenagers using Facebook is still growing, Twitter and Tumblr …

Here's What Yahoo's New Tumblr Ads Look Like

"Oh! I was so confused. I thought i followed some random blog drunk." ~ BuzzFeed's resident Tumblr expert, Ryan Broderick.

A Salt Maker Looks to Shake Up Its Social Media Presence

For a company that bills itself as the maker of "the world's finest seasoned salt," Borsari hasn't attracted a lot of fans in social media. At this …

How to Capture Leads and Customers with Social Media

We’ve all heard the debate before… Can you measure the return on investment with social media networks?<p>One of the easiest places to start is to …

How to Influence People with Your Ideas

One of my young clients, let’s call her Julie, is on a mission. Julie has an idea, one that has been gestating in her mind for quite some time, but now she realizes that for her idea to have any impact at all she will have to “go public” with it. Julie believes there are countless intelligent, …

A Better Way to Think About Your Business Model

The business model canvas — as opposed to the traditional, intricate business plan — helps organizations conduct structured, tangible, and strategic conversations around new businesses or existing ones. Leading global companies like GE, P&G, and Nestlé use the canvas to manage strategy or create …

Surprise Is Still the Most Powerful Marketing Tool

Life has never been more predictable.<p>Yelp provides an early-warning system for dining out, by helping us avoid bad restaurants and alerting us to must-try items at good ones. Facebook lets us investigate a potential romantic interest before the first date. Turn-by-turn instructions from Google Maps …

To Attract New Grads, Hire Like a Start-Up

Something astonishing is happening to the market for young, smart labor. The luster of big prestigious firms, particularly on Wall Street, has dimmed: “The End of Wall Street as They Knew It,” goes a recent New York Magazine headline. A few months ago at Davos, CEOs complained about the brain drain …

Before Hiring a Design Partner, Consider This

Design is a service, not a magic spell. There are designers who do it well, and those who do it poorly; some produce profitable outcomes, and some waste money. More and more companies view design as an important strategic element of their business and are seeking partners to help them understand …

How to Assess an Ad’s Creativity

Most measures of creativity are based on the work of psychologist Joy Paul Guilford (1897-1987), who defined creativity as the ability to think differently along a number of clearly defined dimensions. Building on Guilford’s work, psychologist Ellis Paul Torrance (1915-2003), probably the …

How To Get Better at Spotting Opportunities

To be a successful entrepreneur – or really, a successful anything – you need to be able to recognize an opportunity when you see one. Specifically, you need to be able to identify a problem or gap, and come up with an innovative solution. (Of course you also need to be able to execute that …