Month: January 2012

Some of Our Favorite (Sometimes Subversive) Branding Related Sites

Ad Busters Ad Freak? Ad Pulp Adland Advertising Lab AIGA AIGA Center for Sustainable Design Be a Design Group Beyond the Brand Brand Flakes for Breakfast Branding & Marketing by Dave Dolak Care 2 (Make a Difference) Church of the Customer Coagula Art Journal Convergence Culture Consortium creative synthesis Design Sponge Fair Trade LA Global […]

Video Game Pollution

Greenpeace on Video Games? PS3’s, Microsoft X-Box 360’s, and Nintendo Wii’s , although abused by some, are the source of harmless entertainment for millions of people worldwide. Greenpeace, however, argues otherwise. On their website, Greenpeace posted and article that exposes Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo for using harmful substances in the production of their popular game […]

On Copyrights

There he is – the young art student – in the corner, sporting a slouch, worn blue jeans and a faded ironic t-shirt, standing in front of the canvases he submitted for this month’s class show; large, blue, sci-fi landscapes, which, from a distance, are beautiful. They look like heavenly, undulating space-scapes of sky and […]

Alarmist buzz for the bees

As a societal phenomenon, the western/wealthy countries advocate their environmental consciousness and take pride from spending ecologically. In spite of their efforts to reduce their footprint, to recycle in order to sustain the biomass, they feel powerless in contemplating the slow degradation of Earth. After the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (“mad cow”) that […]

Set the Mood with a Little Wordplay

There he is, sitting at the other end of the bar all alone. Young, hip, well dressed and he smells nice too. Your friend leaves you for just a brief moment to use the restroom and in a New York minute he appears. Avoiding eye contact won’t help you now, not even a thousand ‘Hail […]