This is a Nurdle. Now You Know. →
Toothpaste makers declare war. Word junkies win. (via WSJ online)
Link to the Past →
New app from American Museum of Natural History is brilliant in its simplicity. Internal GPS-like system takes exploring the past into the future. (via www.amnh.org)
Stick It →
Post-It Notes turning 30. Now there’s an idea with sticking power. (via nytimes.com)
Water You Thinking About? →
How to handle a top idea, via Paul Graham. Turns out the shower isn’t optional.
Tiffany Was Definitely Not the Runt of the Litter →
Proof that there IS such a thing as a bad idea. (via regretsy.com)
Where Baby Moleskines Come From →
Ever wonder where those beautifully crafted and soothingly tactile little every creative-person-must-have notebooks come from? No, it’s not magic book heaven. Take a look… (By the way, do you say mole-skin or mol-e-skin-a?) (via lifehacker.com)
PR is Alive!
When I read the first blog declaring public relations dead, I smiled and moved on. When I saw the RIP notice the tenth time, I was intrigued. This morning, I read the “news” again. “Who are these people,” I thought, “and why do they want my profession to die?” Self-proclaimed pundits and gurus have decided that public relations is no more. Freshly minted “experts” (their opinion, not mine)...
My Future Coat Lining →
Who doesn’t love a good “object retention system?” Great idea. (via cocooninnovations.com)
Picture This →
New image search interface on Google makes it easier than ever to find those inspiring visuals (via Lifehacker.com)
Say No, Mohr →
Designer Patrick Mohr had a creative vision for his Spring 2011 show in Berlin. ”I see my models bald; ghostly white, with the merest suggestion of ear on either side of the wide-eyed face. And beards. Wispy, pubic hair-like whiskers on everyone. Yes, even the women.” What Mohr didn’t seem to have was someone in his circle who could say no. That being said, while Mohr may...
Creativity / Redefined
Steaming New York City got cooler today with the unveiling of public swimming pools repurposed out of dumpsters. Clever thinkers transformed unsightly metal garbage caskets into refreshing urban splash ponds – and underscored the power of creative redefining. One of the best ways to build an attention-grabbing marketing idea is to take an established concept and define it on your own terms. Like...
Dumpster Diving →
Cool idea. Dumpsters that have been converted to pools will be placed along Park Avenue between 40th and 41st streets in NYC this summer.
The Creative Type →
Good typography is inspiring. Great typography helps your words do double duty. (via typographyserved.com)
Giving New York the Slip-per →
When it comes to a good idea, simple doesn’t mean small. Juxtapose the familiar with the unexpected; the results will engage, involve and really click. Nicely done, Madame T.
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you...– George Bernard Shaw
Rethinking Thinking →
So, shutting people in a room and ordering them to be creative is not such a good idea… (Via Newsweek)