Logos define brands and they create corporate images because logos are what sticks in people’s mind and creates associations. Think Coca-Cola, Nike, or McDonald’s – what do you instantly picture in mind? Right, their logos. Great logos will never allow their consumers forget about the brand – it’s what prompts them choose one product over alternative:… Continue reading Logo Design Gone Wrong
Good video.Dow’s Bo Miller: Moving from ‘open-ended philanthropy’ to strategic alignment
I think strategic pro bono work is a hugely untapped resource for nonprofits, so I was delighted to recently learn about this tool. It’s certainly in a beta stage, but it has a lot of potential and already evident functionality.Provider Finder for Nonprofits Launched by Taproot Foundation
After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon, I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding - I was fired today. If you’re wondering why… you haven’t been paying attention. From controversial metrics in our S1 to our material weakness to two quarters of… Continue reading
Monopoly players around the kitchen table think the game is all about accumulation. You know, making a lot of money. But the real object is to bankrupt your opponents as quickly as possible. To have just enough so that everybody else has nothing. Richard Marinaccio, the 2009 U.S. national Monopoly champion via The Meaning of… Continue reading
Yikes. What a conundrum. People increasingly need the internet to help complete school assignments, research and apply for jobs, stay current with the news, and be connected with their networks. Not everyone can afford Internet, so they look for places offering free WiFi. Cue McDonald’s, the home-base for all things unhealthy, to offer that service… Continue reading The Web-Deprived Study at McDonald’s
He just introduced himself, told us about his family, and got one of our pigs. Jessica Vanderberg, 32, director of Foxy & Winston’s print shop and design studio in Red Hook, about Mayor Michael Bloomberg going into her store. Bloomberg had coffee with small business owners in Red Hook and folks who have been instrumental… Continue reading
I saw this article and was not surprised at all; I’ve been fearing this for months. via halphillips: I really think this is something we’re going to hear a LOT more about over the next few years. It is now possible to buy a printer that will let you make your own guns. This is not… Continue reading A working gun has been made using a 3-D printer.
As reported on neighborhoodr-prospectheights by guest-poster bkbrains: This winter, we’re (really, officially) opening a new space in Prospect Heights. It’ll be the Brainery you know and love, along with a neat new addition: coworking! The space will be open during the day for all of us freelancers and coffee-shop nomads, a place to work around other… Continue reading Coworking Happy Hour – Monday, October 15th!
I am SO EXCITED by my new custom-made kicks courtesy of guicemann (aka Charlie)! When I was recording Flee The Scene, Kasey and Dave told me about their own spiffy sneakers, and I loved the idea. I asked Charlie if he could possibly do a pair with all of my favorite Brooklyn things, and he… Continue reading