Category Archive: Thinking

Your call is important to us…

Despite all I read about the way big data is shaping a more informed marketing landscape, the contrary-ness of junk mail still makes me smile. Here’s one I just received this morning, as… Continue reading

Give the gift that gives…

…you some much-needed perspective at this time of year.   “Available in four “models” that are actually identical, the Bawx is $24.99 for Model 1.0 (advertised as a car, fort, plane, and train,… Continue reading

The little engine that still can…

From the Nautilus article, “Internal combustion is surviving by adapting”. Invented before the lightbulb (so what appeared above our heads when we had ideas, before bulbs?), the ‘heat engine’, while amazing inefficient, looks… Continue reading

Art replaces life?

Alongside the spread of instant signs, now add instagram signs… Cardboard Picture Frames Bring Instagram Filters Into The Analog World This rather odd initiative “Bruno Ribeiro has launched Real Life Instagram, placing physical… Continue reading

Walk a mess?

Does any city really need more signage? Judging from Walk Your City, the answer appears to be ‘yes’ and for economic, environmental and health reasons. Not a bad ideal, but I’m not convinced… Continue reading

:)miLES better than empty shops…

This is great. “The miLES Storefront Transformer is a versatile set of furnishing and amenities to program any storefront – essentially a 6ft cube that can be easily transported and subdivided to roll… Continue reading

You can say that again…

…we’ve been using 23 words for something over 15,000 years. If you love language, the reason might well be that it’s more like our DNA, evolving with us and keeping hold of its… Continue reading

Time to move from dealer networks to networked dealerships?

The thing with the way established industries operate are the frameworks or structures they subject themselves – and us – to. Frameworks, practices and policies that result in physical forms and formats that… Continue reading

Design gives you wings?

A shame it seems to clip the language of its proponents. A report on the 65th International Motor Show in Frankfurt/Main, focusing on design philosophy among manufacturers, as some attempt to separate themselves… Continue reading

Does experience shape your strategy?

It could be a trick question, coming as it does with at least three possible answers, depending on how it’s asked and to who.  Curious about an article in UXMagazine, the author of… Continue reading