The Design Exchange, a creative exchange on intrapreneurship, creativity and design. It was insightful to be there and to meet people from various backgrouds who have all in common a mindset for innovative business strategies.
A great presentation “the conversation starts from within’ about remarkable communication. And that it has to be built into or around the product. It’s increasingly difficult to compensate average, undifferentiated products through remarkable communication. A new generation of brands built around remarkable new services. In different fields Tom Himpe gives inspiring examples.
How do you ignite your ambassadors and the makers of things?
Author Helge Tennø, currently working as Digital Director at Dinamo AS in Oslo, Norway, is an inspiring personality. And he creates insightful presentations. In his work he helps companies and organizations discover WHY they are valuable in consumers lives, and HOW they can create deliberate value on the everyday arenas where they connect with them
More presentations can be found on his personal blog: 180360720
Dutch Profiles are short documentaries about architects, graphic, product and fashion designers in the Netherlands. Containing interviews with both well-known and upcoming Dutch designers, Dutch Profiles focus on their conceptual approach, their work process, and the context of their projects. Certainly a series of beautiful and captivating portaits that are worth to watch! More documentaires are found at: dutchdfa
Art by day, light by night, the Polaboy is a giant luminous Polaroid frame. A clever idea, makes use of the vintage feeling we have got with Polaroid. And it’s a piece of personal art. Put your best photo in the frame. Would like to have this….
Always a great source of inspiration. JWT’s research report: 100 things to watch in 2012
The “We Feel Fine” Project is all about interactive data visualization that harvests human feelings written down in the many blogs on the internet. It’s amazing how many poetic phrases you come across. Feelings straight from the heart. I think it’s a beautiful project.
How does it work? Every few minutes the system scans the entire web down to newly posted blog entries for the phrases “I feel” and “I am feeling”. If such a sentence is found, the full phrase is recorded and the feeling (sad, happy, depressed, etc.) is visually expressed in a dot corresponding to the sense of color and how often it occurs (dot size). Users can click the dot to view the full sentence and / or photo to which the dot belongs.
Superb storytelling by Johnny Walker. A gold lions winner at Cannes 2010 made by BBH London.
Thai Pantene television commercial (2008). Its simply brilliant. I saw this in the presentation of Manfred van Doorn. It gives you goosebumps, with beautiful music. With an extraordinary (hilarious) ending to link with the brand name.
Dr. Nakamats is an elderly, eccentric, Japanese inventor. He is apparently responsible for a staggering range of inventions, including the floppy disc. In his interviews, Nakamats described his “creativity process”, which includes listening to music and concludes with diving underwater, where he says he comes up with his best ideas and records them while underwater. Nakamatsu claims to benefit from lack of oxygen to the brain, making inventions “0.5 seconds before death”. Its death or invention