Even though Christmas is still ahead of us this post may be slightly past due considering many companies launch their holiday advertising campaigns before Halloween. The reason for the ad frenzy is that holidays come with deeply engraved celebratory traditions that advertisers can tap into in hopes of creating that same ongoing connection to their […]
Before computers and catalogs of precision-crafted typefaces, there was imagination, artistic ability, and a steady hand. The work of Sweden’s Martin Schmetzer is a great example of what can still be accomplished with the latter. Hand-lettering has been cropping up in design a lot over the past few years, but it tends to be a […]
If you’re into really delicious things you should try the Rocky Mountain Soda Co’s Prickly Pear. It’s amazing. While sippin’ down one of those the other day I got to thinking how cool it would have been to go on down to the soda fountain for an afternoon soda but alas, I was a few […]
Perhaps you’re thinking “oh great, another writer blabbing on and on about the virtues of content.” I admit, I am a writer, but there’s more to this post than my love of content, I promise. Let’s walk through a few questions to make sure we’re all on the same page. When talking about content, what […]
For those of you who haven’t, watch Chipotle’s recently released 3-1/2 minute video ad – “The Scarecrow”. Created by Moonbot Studios, the video is an animated short promoting sustainable farming. Yes, it’s extremely well done. Yes, it’s very memorable. But there’s more to this video than the beautiful animations and thoughtful metaphors. This video could […]
I’m constantly on the lookout for ways to better aggregate and consume information. I have accounts across Twitter, Pocket, Zite, Instapaper, Flipboard, and RSS feeds to my email. I simply can’t keep up. Of late, I’ve started to find great utility in subscribing to e-newsletters from “can’t miss” websites that post tons of content that’s […]
We’ve been taught our whole lives the merit of being a leader, but Sivers has an intriguing point here when he gives the credit of risk to the first follower. After all, the first follower has the potential to not only be an only follower, but a failed leader as well.
We have a new neighbor. Her name is Adelitas and she has amazing margaritas. While sipping on my skinny marg (fresh lime juice / agave / tequila) the other night I couldn’t stop staring at the beautiful display of tequila bottles. Which, of course, sparked the web search for the most creatively designed tequila bottles. […]
As an office that loves Breaking Bad (and of course analyzing color), this timeline of wardrobe colors throughout the hit series is amazing. TDYLF’s John LaRue took the time to go through every episode of the show to document each of the characters wardrobe colors.
High school students to twenty somethings are now caught in the cross fire between the age of original marketing and the beckoning new era of the digital world. Many articles have started to surface preaching the benefits of learning the art of code and computer programming, but it is now undoubtedly morphing into a necessity. […]
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