In January of 2015, I attended the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. I spent most of my time conducting primary research for my automobile client, Infiniti. At CP+B, we have developed a series of concepts that rely upon integration … Continue reading Finally. Making our mobile vehicles mobile enabled.
Our magical devices… They respond so elegantly to our needs. They are simple to use. But are they simple to construct? This is the basis of design- turning complexity into simplicity. Behind the curtain, there is usually intricate architecture. In the … Continue reading Tidbits: Touch Screens Explained
Recently, an email went out asking for expressions we use around the agency. Some of these are no doubt common to other industries. See if you can find the ones only found in the halls of CP+B… What a shit-show. … Continue reading Advertising Work Place Expressions
Yacht Rock. Some say it had its day. Other’s are just confused. Our public spaces are overrun with the sounds of Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, John Legend and Justin Timberlake. It’s easy to understand why confusion is running amok and young children’s ears … Continue reading Yacht Rock- Here to stay.
I’m thinking about adding another modifier to my title – brand experience designer. After all, it’s what User Experience Designers are always thinking about: designing to customer needs while assuring that each brand interaction is cohesive and maybe even a bit magical. I’ve been … Continue reading Brand Experience Design.
Watch this. You’ll be glad you did. It’s an inspiring take on guitar strumming – or percussive guitar – that is magical and creative. Absolute beauty. The second song on the piano, isn’t bad either. This is a talent on … Continue reading A new take on the guitar from Usman Riaz
“What a deliciously bizarre project” – Seth Godin The ADC (Art Directors Club) Awards are happening in Miami this April 7. If you are only mildly interested, know this before dismissing that news outright… You can see MY watercolors projected … Continue reading An Art Installation That Goes Purr
From “Talk to Chuck” to “Own Your Tomorrow.” Last summer, we @CPB introduced the world to a new articulation of the Schwab brand. Television spots were generated. Print ads were printed. Rich media and banner ads were launched. And… a new … Continue reading Charles Schwab Does Infinite Scroll
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Global consumer electronics conglomerate Sony is getting a tiny bit leaner with the sale of Gracenote, a business unit that provides audio recognition and metadata solutions to a number of device manufacturers and media companies. Tribune will spend $170 million to buy out Gracenote in a deal that is expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, and will combine it with Tribune Media Services (TMS). The sale comes five years after Sony acquired Gracenote in a deal worth $260 million. Gracenote’s Music Roots Gracenote was founded in the late 1990s to provide audio fingerprinting… Continue reading Tribune To Acquire Sony Audio Recognition Unit Gracenote For $170 Million
Over the years, various photographers and artists have presented image compilations of pornography locations with the actors removed or post-coitus. Can this same curiosity be applied to a museum? The title, Porn Without People, has been used for the past … Continue reading Dioramas Without Animals