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SXSW 2014

SXSW 2014
Image of the Pop Up Animal Kids at the 2011 SXSW Trade Show courtesy of Ran An The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the SXSW Trade Show: The Exhibition for Creative Industries and global networking opportunities abound.

SNAP – Design your own furniture for your living space SNAP is a new assembly system with legs that can be attached to any flat surface. With SNAP you can easily transform any surface into exclusive and unique furniture, such as coffee table, bench or TV stand. It doesn’t let anything go to waste, not even an old bike wheel. SNAP is portable and easy to use. Via Kickstarter

9 of best chocolate Oreo cakes that prove it’s the best cake on Earth I don’t know how about you, but I love chocolate Oreo cakes. I want these yummy cakes for my birthday party, and I wish I could grab out of the screen and just eat it. Oreo Cheesecake Chocolate Cake Get the recipe from Omgchocolatedesserts 12 ways to recycle old tree stump into beautiful flower planter or yard decoration With creative ideas, we can easily recycle old tree stumps and logs for beautiful planters or yard decorations with flowers in our yards. Hollow out the center of old tree stump and fill it with soil and seeds. Tree stump garden Via Bored Panda

Cute Sheep Chair by Takeshi Sawada The sheep chair with rounded looks is so adorable that I’d rather stand than sit. This cute sheep chair is specially designed for kids by Takeshi Sawada. Don’t worry – no animals were harmed when making this chair. The chair is made of wood and fake fur. 10 truly delicious ice cream cakes you need to make in summer Summer is coming, some people will make delicious summer dessert at home, me too. What I want to make is ice cream cake, because it is light, fruity, and easy to make. These 10 ice cream cake recipes run the gamut from fruity and fresh to over-the-top indulgent.

10 smart and creative chairs Chair is one of the most important furniture in our daily life, no one don’t need it. These creative chairs are styled for comfort, you must have a favorite. Utility bench by Bae & Se-hwa Halloween Skeleton Dish by Fourfrontdoors For most people, Halloween is a great time for DIY decorating. They always spend days making something look scary and fun, like skeleton dish. In fact, this incredible DIY work is made of glass plate and plastic skeleton. Read more and find the tutorial here, at Four Front Doors.

10 Reasons Visual Content Will Dominate 2014 What marketing strategies will we focus on in 2014? What will we leave behind? This article takes a look at the rise of visual content – and why 2014 will be the year of visuals. I’ll give you statistics and expert opinions on how marketing online is changing, and how images and visuals are taking over. How to make a neat 4th of July flag cake Need a neat July Fourth (commonly known as Independence Day in United States) cake for a get-together with friends? Well, this flag cake would be an impressive dessert for cut into in front of your friends. Get the recipe from Exclusivelyweddings 16 incredible balloon animal works of art by Japanese artist You might think balloon art is a simply toy for kids or fairground novelty, then here are some balloon animal art by Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto to show you. Let’s check it out. Via Tumblr

14 Digital Marketing Trends for Hotels in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC] In the travel & hospitality sphere, it’s always insightful to take a closer look at how hotels embrace new technologies and face upcoming challenges. The folks at NetAffinity came up with this nifty infographic that paints a pretty good picture of digital marketing trends hotel marketers can expect to deal with in 2014, if they aren’t already! Truth be told, many of these trends apply to most travel industry stakeholders in some shape or form.