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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
Tags: Art, Macbook, Harry, Sunday Times, Voice, Dad, Ajblogs, Judy, Daniel, East Village, Lolita, Keats, Cornwall England, Europe Shipping, Waltham Mass, Adlai

This TikToker Gave Brands the Refresh They Didn’t Know They Needed

Earlier this month, TikTok user Emily Zugay uploaded a satirical video in which she made mock redesigns of famous logos. A week later, huge brands like Adobe, Tampax, Nascar and Tinder had left comments on the video, begging her to make crude reimaginings of their own marks. She more than delivered, sharing more MS Paint-esque...
Tags: Design, Advertising, Creative, Voice, Emily Zugay, Adobe Tampax Nascar

The State of Creative Automation

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Pablo Picasso Like many other parts of our life and work, creativity, the ability to invent or design something new from scratch, might seem like it’s the last safe harbour from automation/machines. But with new advances in AI, creativity is now being transformed by technology and offered as a service to consumers and companies. Creative automation is the ability to generate original, high quality content (text, vi...
Tags: Startups, UK, Shutterstock, Design, Microsoft, Stanford, Trends, EA, Brooklyn, Gartner, Sony, Nvidia, Ai, Voice, Val Kilmer, Jarvis

Oatly Lost Its Trademark Battle—What Should It Do Next?

What's blue and white and oat-filled? Two products, but neither more distinct than the other as London's High Court determined last week, when a trademark verdict was called in favor of British food manufacturer Glebe Farm Foods, producers of the gluten-free drink PureOaty, over the Sweden-based oat drink Oatly. The Swedish alternative milk market leader...
Tags: Design, Sweden, Advertising, Voice, Branding, London s High Court, Glebe Farm Foods

What’s Old Is New Again—and Colorful—at the Apple Event

Apple's "Spring Loaded" showcase was filled with slick transitions and suave drone footage taking us all over its Apple Park HQ in Cupertino, Calif. It was a very "something for everyone" kind of event, with announcements for creators and consumers alike, and a few under-the-radar moments that point toward big developments on the horizon. The...
Tags: Design, Advertising, Voice, Cupertino Calif, Apple Park HQ

4 Things a Marketer Learned at the Apple Event

I'm someone with a fascination with Apple. Here are the four main takeaways from Apple's event on Tuesday: Speed as always Color is back M1s are here to stay Sustainability is important Podcasts I have never been a fan of the podcast app on any Apple, but this is a game changer, and I will...
Tags: Apple, Design, Advertising, Voice

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, April 19-26

  A view from the San Fernando Valley: Fly fishers talk after practicing casting at Lake Balboa Park, Saturday, April 3, 2021. The Sierra Pacific Fly Fishers meet for casting practice the first and third Saturdays of the month at Lake Balboa. Practice rods and reels are available and it is free and open to everyone. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker, contributing photographer)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of ...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Gardening, Movies, Education, La, Charity, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Veterans, Libraries, Community, Book Club, Marilynne Robinson, Local News

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 18-25

  Brian Glodney, of Sherman Oaks, and his 3-year-old son Nixon shop for tomato plants during opening day of Tomatomania! at Tapia Bros. Farm stand in Encino on Friday, March 13, 2020. Tomatomania! returns on March 19-21, 2021 in Encino. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   Here is a sampling of upcoming in-person and online things to do in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Tomatomania!: Get ready to grow your own heirloom and hybrid varieties of ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, California, La, Singapore, Theatre, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Alaska, Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, Michigan, Venice

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 11-18

  Apple pie with cinnamon for Pi Day in 2011. (Photo by Matman from Lublin/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Atlas Obscura – Celebration for Pi Day: Four ways to observe Pi (3.14) on March 14: “The Secret Arts – Pie Art,” with Lauren Ko on how to make museum-worthy pie art, 4-5 p.m. March 11 ($15; “Accidental Discoveries – Mathematics...
Tags: Facebook, New York, California, Mexico, La, Singapore, Theatre, America, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Soccer, United States, Ireland, Glendale

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, March 4-11

Ken Nwadiogbu’s “Syncytium,” part of the Nigerian-born artist’s “UBUNTU, I Am Because We Are” exhibit through March 27 at Thinkspace in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Thinkspace)     Here is a sampling of upcoming arts and cultural events in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area. EVENTS   Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America’s California Virtual Book Fair: International booksellers sell rare books plus autographs, children’s books, modern first editions, manuscripts, ma...
Tags: Facebook, California, Mexico, La, Israel, Theatre, America, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Soccer, United States, Ireland, Glendale, Alaska, Ford

Village Voice To Be Revived By New Owner

“Brian Calle, the chief executive of Street Media, the owner of LA Weekly, said on Tuesday that he had acquired the publication from its publisher, Peter D. Barbey. … [Calle] added that he planned to restart The Voice‘s website in January and would publish a ‘comeback’ print edition early next year, with quarterly print issues to follow.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Words, Voice, LA Weekly, Brian Calle, Peter D Barbey, 12.22.20

3 Logo Trends That Will Shine in 2021

Designers started the new decade full of optimism and energy, looking to push creative boundaries. It's safe to say no one saw what was coming. The list of challenges facing brands, creatives and the world at large in 2020 have been innumerable; but they've also been shared. Collective social experiences have created moments of global...
Tags: Design, Advertising, Voice

An Operatic Countertenor Is Now A Top Contender On ‘The Voice’

John Holiday, 35 and from metro Houston, “has long sung jazz as well as opera, and crossover success was in his sights even before the pandemic hit. He’s sung at the Apollo Theater, opened for Jason Mraz and told The New Yorker that gospel music and Cardi B influence his classical singing. His dream: perform to a sold-out Metropolitan Opera house one week and a sold-out Madison Square Garden the next.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, Houston, Voice, Madison Square Garden, Metropolitan Opera House, Cardi, Apollo Theater, Jason Mraz, John Holiday, 11.30.20

New Facebook Design Is a New Headache for Marketers

Facebook has been touting its new design for months now, giving users the option to toggle back and forth between what it's calling Classic Facebook and the upgraded interface known as New Facebook. This has allowed users time to explore the new layout and features while the platform continues to finalize changes. However, starting in...
Tags: Facebook, Design, Advertising, Voice, New Facebook, Classic Facebook

Billy Porter to Voice a Character on Tonight's Episode of THE SIMPSONS

Billy Porter will voice the character of Desmond on tonight's episode of The Simpson's [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Voice, Simpson, Billy Porter, BWW News Desk

Advanced SEO Techniques for 2020: Generate More Traffic

This article was contributed by Roman Daneghyan. Is SEO important for every business, or just selected ones need it? Should you invest in SEO, or can you get by without it? Most online startups ask questions like these.  It is important to understand that Search Engine Optimization or SEO is Google’s way of identifying which websites should rank high for queries searched into its search engine. In the absence of SEO, it won’t be difficult for businesses to manipulate the search results and ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Design, Social Media, Seo, Css, Best, United States, Vpn, Voice, Forbes, Guest Articles, GoogleBot, Google My Business, Amazon Alexa, Google Yahoo Bing

Is Democracy For Sale? Sure Is

According to the domain brokerage GoDaddy, the five most expensive publicly-reported domain names are – $49.7m; – $35.6m; – $35m; – $30.18m; and – $30m. sold for $14m and – $8.8m. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Media, Godaddy, Voice, 10.16.19

A Day In The (Very Busy) Life Of The Ailey Company’s Production Stage Manager

“While [Kristin Colvin] Young’s job involves the responsibilities that immediately come to mind when you think of stage management — like calling the lights and sound during shows — her role encompasses everything from prepping casting inserts for programs to finalizing rehearsal schedules to giving preshow audience announcements as the ‘Voice of God.’ During a recent tour stop in Copenhagen, Young documented what a typical performance day entails.” – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Dance, Voice, Ailey Company, 09.28.19, Kristin Colvin, Copenhagen Young

Your Voice Matters: How to Combat the Negativity

In the world of public opinion, it can feel like there are a lot of voices clouding the airways. And as a presenter, all these voices can make us shy away from our new ideas for fear of repercussion or harsh feedback we may receive. As a professional public speaker, I know this fear all too well. That is why today’s blog is an encouragement to all the public speakers out there. Don’t shy away from your ideas! Instead, use your voice to make an impact on the world. There are new dreams that have ...
Tags: Design, Negativity, Deliver, Voice, Presentation, Develop, Speaking, Presentation Science, Presentation Design

Giving your Visitors a Voice: The Talk-Back Experience

When designing an exhibit, there is one question that always arises no matter the content. Do you want to have a space for your visitors to contribute their voice? Talk-back experiences in museums are not a new concept. They are a great way to collect visitors’ thoughts, opinions, memories, etc. on a variety of topics. They are also a great way for the site to collect data on their audience. On a deeper level, they are a way for a museum/exhibit to include the visitor in the conversation, a ...
Tags: Design, Museum, Exhibit, Interactive, Voice, Response, Morgan Hill California, Taylor Studios, Visitor, Design and Planning, Exhibit Design, Coyote Creek Parkway, Purina Farm Visitor Center PROS Easy

How to Record a Voice Narration for Your Next PowerPoint

At Ethos3 we have talked about the importance of the send ahead presentation. This presentation is often the meeting before the meeting and often the key to landing that in person opportunity. Typically, this type of presentation is a self-explanatory slide deck that is filled with content heavy slides in an effort to communicate everything you feel is important. The main idea of a send ahead presentation is to set yourself apart from your competitors and engage your potential audience. With a c...
Tags: Design, Deliver, Public, Voice, Public Speaking, Presentation, Develop, Speaking, Presentation Science, Narration, Voice Over, Speakig, Voice Narration

Keys to Becoming an Authentic Presenter

As a presenter I have spent time speaking to audiences of all sizes often times on a weekly basis. Writing and delivering presentation after presentation and enjoying every second of it. Early on I realized it was time to step up my game a bit and put in some work to improve my skills, so I decided to record one of my presentations so that I could watch it later. As I sat down to replay the footage of my latest presentation I was not prepared for what I was about to experience. The video began t...
Tags: Design, Deliver, Voice, Presentation, Develop, Authenticity, Speaking, Authentic, Presenter, Presentation Hacks, Meyers Briggs, Authentic Presenter

Director of Theatre Programming and Partnerships

COCA is a dynamic, growing arts and education center with a mission to enrich lives and build community through the arts. Known nationwide for innovative programming, COCA is dedicated to welcoming students of all ages and abilities from across the region. The fourth largest multidisciplinary community arts center in the country, COCA ranks second in giving back, devoting over $1M annually to individual scholarships and free community programming. A critical member of the senior team, The Direct...
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, Box Office, Voice, CTC, Theatre Company, Serve, Voice Program, Theatre Programming and Partnerships DTPP, Berges Theatre, Allegro Adagio, DTPP, Development and Education, COCA Theatre Company CTC, Voice Research, Administration and Management Develop

The World’s Smartest Wallet can be Summoned by Voice!

Every decade, the world experiences a breakthrough product that revolutionizes the entire world. In the 2000s, it was the iPod, in 2010s it was the smartphone, and people believe that the next breakthrough product came a little early, with the smart-speaker in 2014. However, if we’re to look at that timeline of innovation moving from a decade-to-decade system to just every four years, we’re due for our next innovation in 2018, right?2018 is the year the wallet turned smart. With payments going...
Tags: Deals, Design, Wallets, Voice, Product Design, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Ekster, Rick Scharnigg Olivier MommaClick, Ekster ®

In Review: Adobe Max from a First Timer

In Review: Adobe Max from a First Timer abduzeedo Oct 22, 2018 This year I had the opportunity to attend to Adobe MAX. I have always wanted to go and finally, I got the chance. MAX is Adobe's annual get-together where they share news about products, introduce new features for their flagship software like Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and this year I would add XD as part of that. Those four days in LA were quite inspiring and I would love to sha...
Tags: Apple, Design, La, Voice, Barry Schwartz, Albert Watson, Emigre House Industries Monotype, Skyscanner Target Work Co

Former Village Voice Writers On What It Meant To Work There

“The Voice was a cultural necessity for decades, a springboard for generations of passionate and relentless journalists, critics, and writers … Here, some of the Voice‘s most singular — Gary Indiana, Molly Haskell, J. Hoberman, Vivian Gornick, Melissa Anderson, Robert Christgau, Michael Miller, and Greg Tate — have shared their recollections about what it meant to work at that irreplaceable place.”
Tags: Art, Words, Voice, Greg Tate, 09.11.18

Requiem For The Village Voice, Which Outlived Its Time

The death of The Voice isn’t just about the end of a newspaper. To some of us at least, it’s about the end of New York as a cultural and political center, as the place that the world turned to for art, for music, for leadership in new and uncomfortable ideas, often perceived by the mainstream to be dangerous or weird.
Tags: Art, New York, Words, Voice, 09.05.18

The Quilo 2.0 is a Voice-powered Air Cooler, Purifier, and Humidifier, All-in-One

With the energy consumption of a fan, and the cooling power of an air conditioner, Evaporative Coolers are our best bet for staying cool in the warm summers without racking up an enormous electricity bill. These coolers use water (the colder the better) or even ice to cool the air around us. The air is suspended with tiny particles of water, that help bring down the temperature by as much as 20°F, while consuming a mere 10% of the energy an air conditioner would.The Quilo’s second iteration wa...
Tags: Deals, Design, Technology, Appliances, Smart Home, Voice, Popular, Alexa, Product Design, Random, Amazon Alexa, Quilo

Samsung’s Galaxy Home Speaker is too little too late

In a world with Hey Siris, Hey Googles, and Hey Alexas, a Hey Cortana would throw you off… but what about a Hey Bixby?The world’s largest smartphone seller (Yes, Apple’s the third largest), Samsung decided to surprise the world with their own “me-too”ish smart speaker. The Galaxy Home isn’t just unimaginative in its name, given that Google already has a Home, and Apple has the Homepod, Samsung’s Galaxy Home is a Bixby-powered speaker that rides on an ambiguity of design too. The overall form l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Music, Design, Audio, Speakers, Cortana, Samsung, Voice, Product Design, Portable Audio, Harman, Harman Kardon, Bixby, Alexas

Elle Luna: Your Story Is Your Power

Elle is an artist and author and just a genuinely amazing human. You’ve seen her design work on Medium, Uber, and many other recognizable brands as she came out the legendary design firm, IDEO. She was part of the 30 Days of Genius series on this podcast where we took a deep dive into finding our calling with the help of her breakthrough book, The Crossroads of Should And Must. I’ve personally found the idea of Should vs Must as a powerful tool that helps explore the tension between the expectat...
Tags: Art, Photography, Podcast, Design, Habits, Inspiration, Author, People, Creativity, Career Development, Voice, Elle, Ideo, Elle Luna, Personal Power, 100 Day Project

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