Beer + taxidermy = packaging innovation Scottish independent beermaker BrewDog has taken unconventional packaging to a whole new level for its 55% proof The End of History. As well as claiming it to be the most alcoholic beer in the world, BrewDog co-founder James Watt also believes it to be the most expensive. A nattily-attired bottle of the Belgian blond ale will set you back a princely £500. Suggested serving is in a whisky tumbler, as opposed to necking straight from the furry bottle 12 bespoke bottles have been produced.
About the blog Fabio Sasso Designer from Porto Alegre, Brazil. Currently working for Google in Mountain View, California. You can follow me via Twitter at @fabiosasso or also visit my personal site at fabiosasso.com Fabiano Meneghetti Fabiano is an architect and designer from Porto Alegre, Brazil. He's been working with design since he got his degree in architecture, a bit odd isnt it? He's a master in Fireworks, CSS among other skills. Besides that he's co-founder of ZEE.
Design Fiction – Near Future Laboratory One of our objectives at Near Future Laboratory is to help carry Design Fiction to maturity and any interrogation or critique from the public is a source of reflection and an opportunity for describing our understanding as to what Design Fiction is, how it’s best practiced, and in what ways it can evolve. We frequently receive requests from journalists, students, fellow practitioners and clients to describe Design Fiction and shed some light on our approach as a micro-multinational company. All the questions are legitimate as Design Fiction was, not a long time ago, still an emerging practice. We have gathered here a potpourri of the recent recurrent questions. Many thanks to their authors for their curiosity. This is the Q&A on our approach of Design Fiction as of Summer 2015.
Treat others the way you want to be treated Flying to Greenville, South Carolina and taking time away from my family wasn’t on the top of my list of must-dos, but Food for Thought, an event produced by Erwin-Penland, was an amazing experience to fuel the mind. From the opening speaker to the closing performer, it was a marathon of inspiring learning opportunities. Speakers with world-changing stories moved the mind in every direction while Southern hospitality was served in unique venues with an intimate guest list of 80. The underlying and most compelling thought I walked away with is that no matter one’s background or station in life, every one of us is a walking possibility. The power of one person can make a significant difference in the lives of many if we put our minds and hearts into it.
Millennials Compared to previous generations, Millennials seem to have some very different habits that have taken both established companies and small businesses by surprise. One of these is that Generation Y doesn't seem to enjoy purchasing things. The Atlantic's article "Why Don't Young Americans Buy Cars?" mused recently about Millennials' tendency to not care about owning a vehicle. The Seattle Gum Wall - A Sticky Attraction One of the most offbeat attractions in the United States, the Seattle Gum Wall is also one of the most germ infected tourist spot in the world. Located in Post Alley, under Park Place Market, the Gum Wall has its beginning in the early 1990s, when people, irritated that they had to wait in line to get tickets to the theater, stuck chewing gum on the wall. At first, they would use the gum to stick small coins to the wall, but in time, the tradition of the coins disappeared, and the gum remained. Theater attendants scraped the Gum Wall twice, but gave up in 1999, when it became a certified tourist attraction of Seattle. Now it is filled with thousands of pieces of chewing gum, of any color imaginable.
Blog Imagine You Are a Baby Again – Alan Watts [Animated Video] For more HE original videos, check out our YouTube channel This is the Simplest, Most Effective Thing You Can Do to be Happier 25 Intelligent Resume Ideas 506 shares How to Make Your Website Stand Out Amongst all the Latest Trends You’ve worked hard to create a topnotch website that reflects the latest and greatest in technology, engaging content and design. You might be happy with it, but does it look any better than your competition? More importantly, does it hit all the right marks with your audience? You need to make your website stand out,…
Flavorwire You can finally stop chugging the dreamwine — HBO’s Game of Thrones is officially back for its second season, and you’ll want to be as clearheaded as possible for what’s about to go down in the Seven Kingdoms. But before we get into that, how about a quick refresher on where things currently stand? Warning: Possible spoilers ahead! The long summer is finally drawing to a close. Ned Stark’s head is still on a spike in the King’s Landing, where the only other Stark left is poor, dutiful Sansa, who has been taken hostage by King Joffrey and his mother the Queen Regent; her sister Arya, now posing as a boy and going by Arry, left town with a ragtag group headed up by Yoren, a recruiter for the Night’s Watch.
First Vimeo Awards winners announced Last Minutes with Oden by Eliot Rausch, a film about a dog with cancer, took Best Video at the inaugural Vimeo Awards this week A diverse panel of judges-including MIA, David Lynch, Roman Coppola and Morgan Spurlock chose the winners from more than 6,500 entries submitted from around the world. Rausch's film chronicles owner Jason Wood's last minutes with Oden, as the latter loses his struggle with cancer. Rausch wins a grant of $25,000 to make a new, original film.
32 Brilliant Painted Hands in Advertising I’m definitely noticing a trend with hands being used as a canvas for art and for advertising. What could be the underlying impetus for this wave? Inspired by body art in general, tattoo art? Do hands add a more “human” touch to the product presentation? Whatever the inspiration behind this trend, I like it. Episode 46: Tiger (7.1.2016) There are more tigers in captivity in America than wild tigers in the entire world. The exact number of captive tigers in this country isn’t known, because many of them live in people’s backyards or unaccredited zoos, and the legality of their ownership varies widely by state and even by circumstance. We travelled to Louisiana to see a 550-pound Siberian-Bengal tiger who lives at a truck stop, and the man who’s fought very hard to persuade Louisiana lawmakers he’s not a criminal. All photos from Michael Sandlin’s website
The Flop Box A bad beginning makes a bad ending 4/14/2014 Peter Saul curated group show @ Zürcher Studio Austin Lee Taylor McKimens Karl Wirsum Judith Hudson Irena Jurek