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10 Food Trends That Will Shape D.C. Dining in 2017

<b>1. Bars with Games</b><p><b>Board Room</b>, <b>Red Derby</b>, <b></b>and <b>Atlas Arcade</b> have some competition. Maybe the idea was borne out of giving Tinder dates something to do to …

Is the banking industry about to have its 'Uber moment'?

Some high street banks have resisted change but an open banking standard is set to revolutionise how consumers manage their finances<p>For the past few years banking has been facing what former Barclays chief executive, Antony Jenkins, predicted would be its “Uber moment” as technological advances …

Banking

Metal Magazine Editorial Design

The amazing people from <b>Folch Studio</b> put together an incredible editorial design project for Metal Magazine, a fashion publication for a younger …

The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.<p><b>It’s no secret:</b> innovation is …

Innovation

Coca-Cola and Pepsi are depending on 'the marketing trick of the century' to save business

"Bottled water is the marketing trick of the century," writes John Jewell in The Week.<p>Companies selling bottled water, he argues, have managed to convince Western consumers that buying water is a healthier choice than sugary soda.<p>However, the comparison is a case of false equivalence. Bottled water …

Inside the world's 8 best advertising campaigns of 2015

But what makes these successful campaigns different from the ones we avoid? The Gunn Report just produced its list of the most successful advertising campaigns of 2015, along with insights into each of the top 8's strategy, media execution and effectiveness.<p>The report identifies the most awarded …

Festivals

Argument: Food Is the New Music

(Photo: Tomwsulcer)<p>What music do you listen to? What bands are on your playlist? Who have you seen live? In a way, these common conversation starters …

Food Industry Experiencing 'Tectonic Shift,' Says Whole Foods Co-CEO

Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb said Monday that the food industry is going through a “tectonic shift,” as the millennial generation drives a …

The 5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company

Can you think of any business topic that’s been hotter for longer than innovation? Trouble is, it’s hard to think of any business challenge where real pro­gress has been harder to come by. By now, your company probably has a new busi­ness incubator, an idea wiki, a disciplined process for mining …

The Incredible Creative Power of One-Minute Sketches

If you want your colleagues to see what you mean, take one minute to sketch it out.<p>In David McCullough's just-released biography, <i>The Wright Brothers</i>, there's a passage in Wilbur Wright's notebook from the year 1900 in which Wilbur describes--and rapidly diagrams--the shape of bird wings while birds …

Principles for Open Innovation and Open Leadingship

Just found this awesome 27 min talk by Joi Ito on the 9 principles of open innovation. They are not that new – first version appeared in 2012 – but …

Dataconomy Home

The network effect is a curious phenomenon that describes the group’s benefit that ensues as each new member joins and begins using the same product …

Aspiration’s Growth Shows The Appetite For More Financial Services

Defying its critics and building on the success of players like Wealthfront and Betterment, Aspiration, the new money management firm launched by Andrei Cherny, is off to a roaring start.<p>The company has 700 customers paying for its initial wealth management product, a portfolio of mutual funds …

Financial Services

How To Build Conversations That Create Innovative Ideas

The best way to inspire innovative thinking isn’t to force a brainstorming session, it’s to create an ongoing conversation. Here’s how.<p>When Lori Senecal offered KBS+ employees a course in venture capital several years ago, the then-CEO wasn’t suggesting they quit to start their own companies. She …

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …

Skyscrapers

Futuristic Illustrations by Kilian Eng

Science Fiction Illustration.<p>Kilian Eng is a graphic artist and illustrator from Stockholm, Sweden. His artworks are strongly influenced by Science …

Batman Adventures in Texas

Fascinated by American culture and by the state of Texas, the French photographer Remi Noël invites us to discover a series of images taken Houston …

Beautifully Serene Moments During an Early Sunday Morning

In the early hours of a day, when the sun is up but most people are not yet awake, the light is soft and the city streets are peaceful. Photographer Julien Coquentin found himself drawn to these moments and captured them in his series, aptly named <i>Early Sunday Morning</i>.<p>Not everyone loves dawn, …

Photography

Artist: Michael Manalo Quezon City, Philippines http://artistaday.com/?p=11612 Posted by Lara

Artist : John Atkinson Grimshaw © Posted by Humam

Artist: Abe Toshiyuki from Japan - watercolor on Arches, 56 ×76 cm - (2013) [Realism in watercolor Painting] http://watercolorspainting.com/abe-toshiyuki/ Posted by Lara

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages …

Digital Art

The work of Alvaro Castagnet Posted by Franco

Dario Moschetta Mixed media, collage and acrylic paint on paper on canvas. Posted by Franco

'Leaving Broadway' by Greg Gandy Posted by Franco

'Soho Rooftops' 2009 Posted by Franco

Artist: Thomas W Schaller "Night in the City" Awarded "Outstanding Watercolor" in the November 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition Thomas W. Schaller. 30X22 inches - 2013 https://www.facebook.com/twschaller Posted by Lara