Design’s Time Has Come

I read an article this morning about how the Cannes International Advertising Festival is now adding design as a category (along with cinema, digital, press and radio, etc). I wanted to share this excerpt: For design is something very close to the human experience of our world. Inside every consumer, there is a designer, not an ad man or media buyer, trying to get out. And because there is, they appreciate the role of design; they experience it for themselves, their families and communities firsthand. They can participate, measure and compare, for design, good and bad, often helps them define and discover themselves whilst shaping their preferences and aspirations.



January 17, 2017

Romantic Man Builds a Vintage-Inspired Mechanical Toy for His Girlfriend

Long distance relationships are tough, but there’s one upside—you can make a really elaborate gift for your significant other without the risk that they’ll find out. Redditor gsxr93 used this to his advantage when crafting the perfect birthday present for his girlfriend. “Every summer we spend tons of time hiking and enjoying the outdoors together,” he wrote in an Imgur post. Using this as visual inspiration, he created an automata, or mechanical toy.

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January 17, 2017

Giant 12-Foot Alligator Casually Crosses Paths with Tourists in Florida

Imagine visiting Lakeland, Florida and seeing this creature cross your path! Over the weekend, a giant alligator strolled past a group of tourists at a local nature center—apparently unaware of his awe-inspiring size. As the reptile sauntered along, it ignored the small group of people who quickly drew their cameras to capture the incredible sight. Bystander Kim Joiner managed to film the alligator while it trekked the grassy path.

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