This Week on PSFK: Culture Trends You Need to Know, Jan. 27- Feb. 2
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I know what you did last quarter.
With the ad business airing its surprising dirty laundry and a big-time toy company looking out for its cutest consumers, the folks in suits show us their softer side; while in other circles, 2013 promises restyling and resizing.
This week's PSFK roundup might make you wonder if you're in for some new normal.
A virtual venue for advertising professionals to share their inner fears and guilty moments with the world.
Apparently, advertising professionals have longed for a safe space where they can anonymously air their grievances. And now there is one. Browse through ‘The Creative Confessional,’ and it will make sense... [Read more here]
Luka Apps wrote to the company after losing a figure from his new set.
LEGO has set a new high for customer service with a letter to a 7-year-old boy. Forbesreports that Luka Apps spent his Christmas money on a new LEGO Ninjago Ultra Sonic Raider set but lost one of the figures when he went shopping with his Dad... [Read more here]
'Colour and Space' is a data visualization tool that could be useful for shoppers and brands alike.
‘Colour and Space‘ is an infographic design project that mines Pinterest data to find the most common colors in homes by room. Made in collaboration between Turkish decorative paints brand Jotun and Danish designers Mie Frey Damgaard... [Read more here]
The iconic 'tongue' image is given a makeover by fifty designers.
The band’s ‘tongue’ logo was first created by John Pasche and the iconic image has become the band’s trademark for the past 41 years. The image was the cover design for the Sticky Fingers albums in 1970 to “represent the brand’s anti-authoritarian attitude, Mick Jagger’s mouth, and the obvious sexual connotations.”... [Read more here]
'My Micro NY’ units feature two separate zones, a ‘toolbox’ with a kitchen, bathroom and storage space, and a ‘canvas’ with a flexible...
The adAPT NYC Competition challenged designers to create micro-apartments for young, single professionals, and the winner was announced this week by Mayor Bloomberg... [Read more here]
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