Jean-Baptiste Leroux

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My babies took me to Neverland, and Creatively I’ve not looked back

As if the fug and fury of the creative industries – a world traditionally dominated by the garish brogues and macho braces of the opposite sex – was …

Martin Sorrell’s post-WPP comeback catches adland by surprise | Financial Times

When Martin Sorrell left the advertising group WPP last month after 33 years in charge, he signed off his departure note to employees with the words …

20 Takeaways From Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report is out.<p>Big themes in …

Publicis unveils long-awaited details on new AI platform Marcel

Built with Microsoft, the AI platform called Marcel aims to coordinate the advertising holding company’s 80,000 global employees.<p>When Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sedoun announced in May 2017 that his global advertising holding company would be creating an AI platform called Marcel to not only …

Mediacom UK sets up internal BLINK division to help brands work with start-ups

Agencies and start-ups don’t always mesh but Mediacom hopes to change that with the formation of an internal division to work with brands to nurture …

Artist Liu Bolin's Disappearing Act at Maison Ruinart

Throughout his startling and political career, Chinese artist Liu Bolin's multi-step "Invisible Man" work has bound together location, precise calculation, and layer upon layer of paint—all for the sake of one masterful image. The process itself is an act of art but nothing compares to the …

Art Basel

Hipster Culture and Instagram Are Responsible for a Good Thing

Some punk kids have no dreams at all. Paul Lindahl was a skater and a drummer in a band when he found himself dreaming of painting advertisements. “There was a paint production company in Portland, Oregon,” he said. “I was like, oh my God, that’s amazing. Big-format murals, I want to do …

This Canadian Shoe Brand Will Share Its New Retail Space With Local Artists and Fellow Brands

Lightweight shoe brand Native Shoes opened the doors to its first-ever branded store today in its home town of Vancouver. The shop’s located in the …

Is Nike the New Medici? Curator Neville Wakefield Says Brands Are Our 21st-Century Patrons

Art World<p>Kehinde Wiley and Ernesto Neto are among the artists signing up for corporate collaborations.<p>,<p>It’s probably more lucrative today to be “a …

Artsy and the rise of the matchmaker market

Devang Thakkar was half awake at 4am, Seattle time, and had to blink twice at the live auction at Phillips in Hong Kong on his screen. A client in …

Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains

SAN FRANCISCO — We expect a lot from our computers these days. They should talk to us, recognize everything from faces to flowers, and maybe soon do the driving. All this artificial intelligence requires an enormous amount of computing power, stretching the limits of even the most modern …

Artificial Intelligence

Patreon raises big round at ~$450M valuation to get artists paid

In an era where art is shared and streamed for free, Patreon offers new hope for turning content creation into a career. Illustrators, comedians, game makers, and musicians use Patreon to let fans pay a monthly subscription fee for special access to their work. In exchange, Patreon takes only a …

If you can't beat them, join them - the council deterring graffiti with street art

What’s proving the most potent weapon in the battle against graffiti artists defacing people’s homes? The answer is surprising: art.<p>A Sydney council …

Buried in a massive wall of corporate speak, Mark Zuckerberg revealed the future of Facebook

In a lengthy open letter, buried in lots of corporate technobabble, Mark Zuckerberghinted at a major change that could be coming to Facebook.<p>The …

DoLaB, Curators of Music Festival Art, on Building Installations at Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle

“Festivals have realized that the next big thing was getting out of the white tents and out of these sterile cookie cutter environments,” explains …

Los Angeles

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

by Sarah Marquart April 20, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 63981<p>Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the …

See This Incredible Artist Draw a Whole City From Memory

Genius<p>Diagnosed with autism at age three, Stephen Wiltshire is now famous for producing highly detailed scenes after just a brief glance.<p>Today, Stephen Wiltshire is one of Britain’s best-known artists. His commissions have a four- to eight-month waiting list, and videos of him sketching panoramic …

Nike uses the power of sport to take a stand for equality in new campaign

<i>“Worth should outshine color.”</i><p>That simple phrase is the basis for Nike’s new campaign that speaks up for equality. The Equality campaign encourages …

This guy can Photoshop literally anything and turn it into gold

en_US<p>article<p>You'll wish he spent a minute on your driver's license. "Max Asabin — Digital Artist, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Calligrapher from …

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

Social Media

Creative Commons' New Search Engine Makes It Easy To Find Free-To-Use Images

Busted! You copied an image on your blog that you saw on the internet. You didn’t think you were doing anything wrong but it turns out you were. The image was copyrighted and now the copyright holder is threatening to take you to court unless you pay a fee. That threat may be nothing more than …

Creative Commons

The Met Just Put 375,000 Artworks In The Public Domain For Unrestricted Use

This is big.<p>On Tuesday morning, one of New York’s most prestigious art havens announced that it will place 375,000 images of its artworks in the public domain, allowing for free and unrestricted use of the collection. The works will now be licensed under Creative Commons, an American non-profit …

Museums

teamLab are back in London for new show at PACE London

Transcending Boundaries is an exhibition of works by teamLab featuring three rooms of immersive installations, two of which have never been seen …

Art