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Building a Marketing Team? Do these 5 things first When building out a marketing function, there are an endless number of things you can do. And that’s the problem. Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported that the average tenure of a Chief Marketing Officer dropped another 6 months in the past two years....
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Branding has become a major passion of mine. I look at companies in different ways now. When Apple launched their new watch (and other things), I saw more than fancy products. I saw branding realized – the messaging, the visual philosophy, the format of the presentation and how different media all combined to reinforce the...
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The start of the 2014 Formula 1 season brought expectation and excitement. It also introduced a very cool new car design from Williams Formula 1 FW36, with a Martini inspired livery. It’s a tip of the hat to motor racing history and a time of classic design. Here’s the Brabham BT42 from 30 years ago....
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Japan. Land of incredible vending machines. Underdog race car drivers. And a somewhat confusing approach to the web. At a glance, Japanese web design can appear incredibly detailed, and minute. Chaotic, yet adorable. Incredibly advanced and decidedly stagnant. Focused on Flash, or HTML5. It’s baffling. Boy do I sound ethnocentric. Questionable web design occurs everywhere,...
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If you’ve walked through any airport recently, you’ve noticed people sporting their beats by dr. dre headphones. I own a pair, believe me, they’re worth the investment. I love headphones in general. In fact, I probably own 7 or 8 pairs. When I visited Tokyo’s electronic district, I drooled at the selection of them. Headphones...
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Want to keep your hardwoods or carpets spotless while showing little panache? I guess you could go with a Dyson. Or you could opt for The Leaning Tower of Pisa Vacuum Cleaner, the latest product from my Italian Collection. Remarkable isn’t it? It started with the crudest of the sketches. But quickly became something beautifully...
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Another in the series of The Italian Collection, this time presenting The Gondola Skateboard. This one was an easy inspiration. Venice remains one of the most magical places I’ve ever visited. And deep down, I always wanted to be a skateboarder. My dream professions? Skateboarder Chef (I have a section on Food) DJ (I already...
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