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Since the previous post on Steam Punk was so popular: here are some more images:

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Posted by on July 8, 2010 in internet, trends

 

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The rise of Geek Cool

LewisGeeks are cool. There is no doubt about it. Lately though, it seems that the general public is realizing this as well. You can see it on TV, in papers and magazines, hear it on the radio and most importantly, find it on the web. It really was a matter of time before they caught on. There is a big shift from the Revenge of the nerds character Lewis Skolnick stereotype to the modern geek equivalent. Don’t be mistaken, those guys still exist, but they get harder to find every year. (Thank God!) Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 11, 2010 in trends

 

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Trend: Single-Serving Sites

purpleWikipedia says “Single Serving Sites is the Internet Phenomenon of creating websites with a dedicated domain name, with only one page, that do one thing only.”

This is a trend that I noticed some time ago. The originators think of a url and fill in the one page website with the most basic of content. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2009 in internet, trends

 

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Trend: converting everyday products into design items

Everything is marketable. Where luxury products were the first ones to be designed into a fashionable way, more and more everyday products are being designed. What I mean by this, is that, while still fulfilling their function, the looks are being taken care of as well.
This is a normal evolution of the maturation of a product. When just serving a purpose stops being sufficient, designers take over. Whether this is a good thing or a bad thing, I leave up to you. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 18, 2009 in Marketing, trends

 

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Steam Punk

An art movement that I expect to see soon in advertising is Steam Punk. We have seen it on a number of places in trend reports. But I think it is now mature enough to be picked up by the ad agencies.

It is the use of design elements of the steam power era and combining it with modern elements. We have seen parts of it in recent movies like “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” and “Hellboy“. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 10, 2009 in trends

 

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You know the economy is bad when…

Playboy, the magazine all men read but misteriously avoid at the pictures has warned its investors for a loss in Q4. Reportedly, they said to calculate 100 million dollar into the wrong part of their books. Also a number of jobs will have to go. Noone knows if any of the bunnies will have to be set free.

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Posted by on January 23, 2009 in trends

 

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Top Social Media Sites of 2008

wls-chartI found this article on the top Social Media sites of 2008.
This might come in handy for all you like-minded persons out there.

Thanks to techcrunch

Top Social Media Sites of 2008 (Facebook Still Rising Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2009 in blogging, internet, Marketing, social media, trends

 

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