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Whispery Savoury about. Conducted at London restaurants, Whispery Savoury was formulated as a series of experimental interactive dining events providing multi-sensory experiences.

Whispery Savoury about

The aim is to create sensory stimuli for several senses simultaneously, specifically taste and hearing, that are normally experienced separately, generating a kind of synaesthesia. The audience are invited to play sound and music whilst eating and drinking, using cutlery and specially designed tableware, with one piece for each taste: sweetness, sourness, bitterness, saltiness, and umami (pleasant savouriness).

To establish how food lovers gain the maximum pleasure from the experience of eating, the project seeks to provide evidence of shared underlying properties between the auditory and gustatory sensory modalities, and to explore, apart from food itself, the various factors influencing our cravings and appetite. 'The enjoyment of eating involves so much more than merely how the food on the plate tastes' The Perfect Meal. 2014 was a warm up, 2015 is GAME TIME! - Sheridan&CoSheridan&Co.

2014 was a year of hard work and success for Sheridan&Co.

2014 was a warm up, 2015 is GAME TIME! - Sheridan&CoSheridan&Co

We have worked on so many spectacular projects taking them from concept to completion. We are delighted to put together this blog piece demonstrating the highlights of our spectacular 2014 year. Retail Design Agency, Store & Shop Interior Design Solutions. Selfridges Group Story. Abercrombie and Fitch's Multi-Sensory Retail Strategy. When it comes to creating a high-converting physical retail store or pop-up shop, there's a lot that small businesses can learn from the big-name retail brands.

Abercrombie and Fitch's Multi-Sensory Retail Strategy

Not only is every aspect of the consumer experience mapped out and created with a great deal of thought and attention, much of it is rigorously researched, tested, and optimized. Understandably, as a local boutique you can't just cough up the money to hire a multi-disciplinary team of sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and other consultants to help you create an unforgettable branded experience that maximizes sales. But, that's not to say that you can't take a few pages from their book and put their research to work in your own retail store. In this post, I'll be covering the science behind how popular teen brand Abercrombie and Fitch intentionally designs its retail stores from a multi-sensory point-of-view with one goal in mind: to get consumers to buy their products.

Here we go. The Evolution of Multi-sensory Branding. In December’s news bulletin, we featured the new collaboration between Johnnie Walker and Harris Tweed – the result of which is whisky scented fabric.

The Evolution of Multi-sensory Branding

Only time will tell if such a product will move beyond novelty and truly connect with consumers, but these two bastions of Scottish tradition aren’t the only ones trying to broaden sensory horizons for themselves and their consumers. In fact, way back in 2005, Martin Lindstrom’s book BRANDsense put forth the idea that the more senses a brand can engage, the more loyal its customers will be. In the ten years since, multi-sensory branding has yet to truly be mastered at a large scale, but that hasn’t stopped brands from trying to get the most out of this idea and forge stronger connections with their consumers. The Tasting Experience: Our Five Senses and Some of the Ways They Influence Each Other. By Emma Sage, Coffee Science Manager, Specialty Coffee Association of America Recently, there has been a lot of discussion in the industry about specialty coffee as an experience rather than a product.

The Tasting Experience: Our Five Senses and Some of the Ways They Influence Each Other

In specialty coffee, we take a lot of care to preserve the quality of our product from seed to cup, but we have little control over the way our customers perceive this quality internally. Ultimately, how we perceive coffee with our senses is influenced by our personal biases and learned associations. Additionally, the environment, our emotions, the color of a room, and everything going on around us can also influence our sensory experience. 'Disconnect To Reconnect' - A Brilliant Idea From Wellbeing Organisation Digital Detox (PICTURES) The Westin Dublin is a luxury five star hotel ideally located opposite Trinity College in central Dublin, within walking distance of the lively Temple Bar and the famous shops of Grafton Street.

'Disconnect To Reconnect' - A Brilliant Idea From Wellbeing Organisation Digital Detox (PICTURES)

The hotel not only occupies its own city block, but is housed within the former Allied Irish Bank, boasting an impressive 19th Century façade. The Westin Dublin launched its digital detox package to help guests combat their increased dependency on electronic devices. Sibling-DUST-Retail-Store-Melbourne-6. If This Doesn't Convince You To Put Down Your Phone, Then Nothing Will. Multi-sensory experiences in the age of sensory overload. In these days of sensory overload, it’s no surprise that many people have almost become immune to traditional advertising efforts.

Multi-sensory experiences in the age of sensory overload

Brands seek to tell compelling stories and connect with consumers by using all sorts of content, from the written word, to video, audio and music. But consumers today are fickle – they want to be surprised, to be amused. So despite the brand messages being thrust at us every moment of our waking lives, what really has the potential to cut through the noise is the immersive, multi-sensory experience. These experiences are progressively fueled by the latest technology, sophisticated enough to satisfy consumers with an unstoppable urge to constantly be entertained. Utilising movement, sound and touch, as well as vision, allows people to experience something truly fresh that they have never encountered before. NO_THING – An infrared light framework that turns (almost) anything into a device.

Developed by the Innovation Lab of Milla & Partner GmbH, a German interaction and spatial design agency based in Stuttgart and Berlin, NO_THING is a tracking and mapping framework that uses infrared light to turn portable physical objects into interactive displays.

NO_THING – An infrared light framework that turns (almost) anything into a device

Prepared with reflective foil markers, unassuming surfaces as simple as a sheet of paper can reveal customized, proximity-related content that responds to point and click, drag and drop or spatial gestures. NO_THING recently premiered at the German Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 after four years of R&D. Here, blank sheets of cardboard are turned into handheld “SeedBoards” that seamlessly provide visitors with information about the latest in energy and nutrition (this Expo’s theme is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”) across fourteen different stations.

Dans le noir London. Carsten Höller: Decision. Carsten Höller: Decision culminates in the artist’s Isomeric Slides.

Carsten Höller: Decision

Accessed from Hayward Gallery’s roof, these slides turn ordinary gallery activity on its head. In a setting usually reserved for contemplation, Höller’s slides are an invitation to lose control. NO NOISE AT SELFRIDGES. From 7 January to end of February, Selfridges introduces the new store-wide concept, No Noise.


In an initiative that goes beyond retail, the project invites you to celebrate the power of quiet, see the beauty in function and find calm among the crowds. Here’s how you can experience the tranquility of No Noise at Selfridges: In the Ultralounge on LG When we first opened our doors in 1909, Harry Gordon Selfridge created a Silence Room where busy shoppers could “retire from the whirl of bargains and the build up of energy”. We think we need it now more than ever, so have brought it back as part of our No Noise initiative.