IKEA Response To Blacklash

After 50 years of using the iconic Futura typeface, IKEA has made a switch to Verdana, As you can imagine outrage and outcry followed. This is the absolutely brilliant response from IKEA: We’re surprised, but I think it’s mainly experts who have expressed their views, people who are interested in fonts. I don’t think theContinue reading “IKEA Response To Blacklash”

The New Umbro.com

I’m really into the new Umbro site. They’ve embraced all the right tools out there at the moment (Blogging, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, eBay and Twitter) and have really pulled off a great experience. Straight away the brand feels fresher and more relevant. All strategy, creative ideas, concept development is by Anomaly, who worked with RokkanContinue reading “The New Umbro.com”

Pockets: Visual Voicemail for Twitter

Pockets lets you leave a private voicemail for anyone on Twitter and they’ll be notified via @reply. Early days, but looks promising. Another one of those cool / innovative apps growing around the Twitter ecosystem. It uses the simple Twitter OAuth for authentication. via Tom Ajello

Game Over by PES

Stopmotion video of classic computer games by PES. YouTube link. “Very few people know that the original Pac-Man character was modeled after a pizza. And this is confirmed by the creator of Pac-Man in a couple interviews that are online. And I thought that that was a beautiful idea – but let’s put that togetherContinue reading “Game Over by PES”

Ben Stiller

Loving this from Ben Stiller. Hey, this is my first “post” YouTube link. Buzzwords thrown about willy-nilly with a great comedy delivery. Ben Stiller asks Ryan Seacrest to “Tweet” about him YouTube link. Looks like he’s planning to create content just for the web. What a funny wee man. There’s more funny shit going onContinue reading “Ben Stiller”

Scratching Heads. Literally

Rare footage of Neurosonics Audiomedical Labs Inc. The film features turntablists The Scratch Perverts and beatbox genius Shlomo as the drums. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6223439&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=c9ff23&fullscreen=1 Neurosonics Audiomedical Labs Inc. from Chris Cairns on Vimeo. via MrDoob / Neave