Ah, the smell of it…

Just received this picture from a traveler leaving Doha Airport, and while I’m sure we’d all applaud a brand-owners efforts to extend the experience outside of the usual channels, the smell of airport… Continue reading

You-s-b?

Time to lose the usb cables? This is another of those ‘ah!’ moments, and what a perfectly natural idea. With near-field slow to catch on, this may be another of those ideas that… Continue reading

The perils of disconnected, ’ersatz design’.

In my local area, an Estate Agent (or Realtor, depending on your background) has undergone a rebadging exercise. Nothing much remarkable in that, except in my opinion, the staggeringly awful result. Now, whenever… Continue reading

Design for what’s on your mind.

I read this last week. I read it three times more and, while I try not to simply re-post other people’s thinking verbatim, I can’t think of a better article you should read… Continue reading

Man bites dog? It’s ‘me’ not ‘e’ that matters in store.

Finding myself in ‘fast’ self-check-out queues to tills with similar additional features as the one shown here, reading this in PSFK struck a chord; Stop Making Bad, Real-World Web Sites In this strange reversal… Continue reading

The age of discovery – not just for Tablets?

In reading the Micheal Schreck, of Zmags, contentiously titled; Amazon is stifling the e-commerce revolution I found a really interesting thought about one particular future for retailing – ‘Discovery Commerce’. The coinage resulted… Continue reading

From the ‘user-choser’ to ‘choose-when-I-need-to’

“The world is moving from car ownership to car usership.” Tomorrow’s drivers will be much less interested in owning the cars they travel in, industry executives predict. The statement, made in the consultancy… Continue reading

Design Week – Awards Entry Showcase

Edwards Identity featured on the Design Week Awards Entry Showcase http://awards.designweek.co.uk/dw/2012/entry-showcase-3.html Ok, ok, it’s not an award but just to see you work next to your peers and featured online is a good… Continue reading

Wi-tricity moves inexorably closer…

Spotted this morning, and while it’s not breaking news, the meme of wireless-charging (like all ideas that seem to arrive suddenly but in fact take 5 years to properly gestate) is really gathering… Continue reading

Are We Ready For New Retail Models?

Yes. But you won’t find them here – Are We Ready For New Retail Models? [PSFK NYC 2012] @PSFK. As sure as art mirrors life, it would appear that the social-media world’s search… Continue reading