Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It has proven itself as a valuable and effective way to perform routine tasks in a variety of industries.
“If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.” Is it a print from Ikea, or the slogan on a beer koozie that you bought at a truck stop?(Answer: It’s an Ikea poster.)While Ikea’s budget prints currently leave a lot to be desired, that’s soon to change.
How to compete against Amazon is a key strategic question at the moment. Rightfully so as more and more brands are forced to contend with its seemingly iron-clad business. Having worked in key positions at Nike and Starbucks at critical points in their growth, I have some ideas that will help.
Branex has published a follow-up to its previous infographic covering 10 web design trends to keep an eye out for in 2018. This time, the web design and marketing agency focuses on all things typography.
Ok, the reason I’m writing this article is that I’m always getting questions from people asking what’s best way to go about creating a new illustration style. I’m sure there are 100 different ways to go about this, but I’m going to go through how I usually approach such a project.
From the FTC’s reinforced regulations and CAP’s guidance to the increase in artificial Instagram pods – the world of influencer marketing seems to have been riding a wave of scepticism in the last year.
What happens to the clothes we don’t buy? You might think that last season’s coats, trousers and turtlenecks end up being put to use, but most of it (nearly 13 million tons each year in the United States alone) ends up in landfills. Fashion has a pollution problem, and Amit Kalra wants to fix it. He shares some creative ways the industry can evolve to be more conscientious about the environment — and gain a competitive advantage at the same time.
Augmented Reality (AR) is a visual modification technology that overlays virtual imaging on top of the natural world around the user.
Each year, ecommerce claims a larger percentage of worldwide retail transactions. And, as more and more purchases take place online, businesses are investing in their ecommerce platforms to take advantage of this accelerating trend.
Color swatches seem like a modern invention. Pantone, for instance, is tied up with the emerging post-World War II economy that needed to standardize colors in products and print media around the world.
A new survey by the BBC has revealed that creative subjects are being “squeezed” as schools place a bigger emphasis on core academic subjects.
What is a brand? This is a question I’ve discussed many times with many people, and have had a myriad of responses consisting of various [interesting] definitions and theories. However, if I strip all of the responses back to basics, there are fundamentally two types:
The internet of things requires a different, expanded kind of design. It’s all about paying attention to several principles (and thousands of trifles). Right off the bat, let’s answer the question on how we should define the design term in the following article.
Not all your visitors are the same size or shape, and not everyone will respond to the same greeting – tailoring your messages to fit your visitors will result in higher quality conversations, and ultimately lead to much higher engagement and conversion.
In November, Marriott International installed an internet-connected mirror within a shower in the Irvine Marriott hotel located in Orange County, Calif., putting a new spin on “shower thoughts”—the idea that people’s best creative ideas and brainstorming take place in the shower.
Every retail brand is trying to get more personal with its customers, but very few are doing it right. Here are five ways to win at the personalization game.
We live in an age of superlatives. An age where the smallest of gestures or words or video can generate a wave of enthusiasm, either positive or negative. And then in a matter of weeks, it is largely forgotten except for its ability to keep turning up in our social media pages.
To lead others, you need a compelling vision. But lofty words are not enough. A vision statement must draw a crystal-clear picture of the future that guides action. In 2000, I took over Nelson Books, a major division of Thomas Nelson.
Amazon has flourished by making it extremely easy for their customers to give them money. So much so, that over 90 million Americans are Amazon Prime members. They continue to push the envelope with retail spaces such as Amazon Go powered by their Just Walk Out technology.
Have you ever looked at the sky noticing an unusually shaped cloud, resembling a familiar animal or an object? Have you ever wondered, why or how you make this association just by looking at a fluffy, blob of gas? It’s all because of how your brain works!
Companies like Apple and Google are investing huge amounts of capital into Augmented Reality, or AR . The Pokemon Go craze of July 2016 was a taste of how AR can impact our lives.
Contrary to a popular belief, a successful product doesn’t only mean having a great UI and plenty of features. Every aspect of it revolves around its Usability. User Experience initiates and strengthens the bond between a product and its users.
What happens when a designer has an idea and wants to convey it to stakeholders or team members? Quite often designers create static mockups and try to explain concepts using plain words. They say something like “After you click on this button you’ll see the following animated effect.
Today’s post originally ran on Wireless Week. Against the technical backdrop of increasing expectations for always-on internet and mobile services, many carriers are struggling on the frontend with customer experience.
The holiday season may be done and dusted for another year. But for retailers, particularly online, the January downtime is actually a key moment for reflection.
You’ve likely seen the 15 graphic design trends for 2018, but what about text graphics in video? Studio Binder presents to you five text graphics trends for this year using films such as Downsizing, The Fate of the Furious, The Circle, Stranger Things, and more, as examples.
When Emma Yang was 7 or 8 years old, her grandmother became increasingly forgetful. Over the next few years, those memory problems, caused by early Alzheimer’s disease, worsened. Yang, who learned to code at an early age, decided to create an app to help.
To err is human. We all make mistakes from time to time, and your users are no exception. How can you design products that allow for mistakes? The thing about human beings is that you can’t trust them with anything. Okay, maybe that’s a bit unkind.
Over the past couple of weeks, internet users have been complaining of a new wave of hard-to-close, misleading, and malicious ads popping across websites big and small.
News spread Monday of a remarkable breakthrough in artificial intelligence. Microsoft and Chinese retailer Alibaba independently announced that they had made software that matched or outperformed humans on a reading-comprehension test devised at Stanford. Microsoft called it a “major milestone.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is both buzzword and buzz-worthy, depending on what you’re reading or who’s talking about it.
Zara has been named #1 in Interbrand’s just-released Best Spanish Brands 2017 report.