Fashion Week is finally over and the Pantone color verdict is out for Spring 2015. “This season there is a move toward the cooler and softer side of the color spectrum.”
“An eclectic, ethereal mix […]
This Delhi based food app company called Zomato has some very simple and clever ads showcasing the difference in people’s eating habits to then and now in technology. It’s fun, witty and visually all […]
I am really excited to see this documentary. Having been fascinated with 3D printing for several years, this documentary explores and explains the culture of the movement which is happening at warp speed. Ten, […]
Recently I have noticed a resurgence of graffiti inspired packaging from beverage companies. There have been graffiti style packages for years from soft drinks, energy drinks, alcohol and spirit brand and even bottles water but […]
Duck Tape to me is one of the best creations ever. It’s my go-to fix it tool for just about anything. And what do you know? Now they have a collection, Duck Tape Scents. Really? […]
Who said print is dead? 81-year-old fashion icon, Karl Lagerfled, and his cat, Choupette, believe the world needs more news in print. The Karl Daily debuts with the headline “Haute off the Press”. It’s an […]
“Finally Gucci is entering the world of color cosmetics, and is doing so with a truly special collection that is quintessentially Gucci,” said Joanne Crewes, P&G Prestige President.
“For me, beauty and fashion are always […]
Right now everyone seems to be involved in some type of creative and innovative collaboration. Some of the more interesting ones are from unexpected partners…crossing industry lines and broadening audiences. Here are a few […]
Made You Look is a documentary exploring the emerging and fast-growing DIY arts scene in the UK amidst all the technology around us. Director Anthony Peters and Paul O’Connor take a look at the juxtaposed culture that is […]
This pop-up restaurant in London only serves the finest canned foods from around the world. This is a culinary experiment brought to you by architecture and design practice AL_A. Tincan aims to source and showcase the finest […]
Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman, has three drivers to his creations: humor, sensation and to make a maximum impact. If you are not familiar with his work, you should read on…He likes to make very, very large […]
This teapot is made entirely of dark chocolate. I think it can only handle a couple of times of brewing, but nonetheless, why not? The result, tea with a hint of chocolate. See for […]
We’ve all heard about farm to table, now take that one step further to create a fully vertical chain of sustainability by adding a leather goods shop made from the hides of the animals that […]
Roaming around the local farmer’s markets and boutique shops around New York, there’s really a lot of cool, new and mostly small-batch products out. This got me into a worm-hole looking for unique, unexpected yet […]
Japanese design firm Nendo has bottled 20 different types of rain into acrylic bottles. For the 2014 fall Paris edition of maison et objet, the theme was ‘words’. Creatives from around the world were asked […]
As Apple announces the new gadgets to be released this week, one luxury company already has the iPhone 6 custom designed for you. American luxury retailer, Falcon, already has a bespoke collection of the […]
Nike has always been the leader of innovation when it comes to performance and this video definitely captures their history as a leader in a very creative way. This film is brought to you […]
Rémy Martin will be unveiling a selection of new cocktail glass designs as part of Paris Design Week under the theme of “Rémyxologie” – meaning a mix of colors, aromas and materials. The designs have […]
Not only is this a beautiful tree, this tree really grows 40 types of fruits. Known as the Tree of 40 Fruits, creator Sam Van Aken first started creating this tree as an art […]
It’s funny, witty, and definitely grabs your attention. A series of clever advertisements have been popping up around Toronto urging visitors and residents to keep from littering by reminding them that “littering says a lot […]
Sounds ironic doesn’t it? A wooden lightbulb? But it is truly beautiful and unique to see the characters of the pine glow. German light bulb maker LEDON worked with Japanese product designer Ryosuke Fukusada to create the Wooden Light […]
Labor Day Weekend just got better in Austin thanks to Austin Beerworks Peacemaker Anytime Ale 99 Pack. Yes, they actually made a 99 pack of beer. I wonder if the inspiration came from 99 bottle of […]
Artist Liza Lou recreated a life-size kitchen and backyard then covered everything including all the goods inside with millions of beads. The Kitchen installation was first shown in 1996 in New York at the New Museum […]
There’s a device to track just about everything these days. The problem is you have to buy a different device for each specific thing. But what if you could just stick a little colorful […]
In the U.S., 18% of women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. That’s almost one out of every five women in our country. We may not know who they are, but these women […]
Sometimes it’s the simple things that make me happy like photographer Emily Blincoe’s photos of food and plants that are perfectly organized by color. This is not a simple task as she has to collect a variety […]
Next time you stay at Cupertino’s high-tech Aloft Hotel room service could be delivered by a 3-foot-tall robot. Behold the A.L.O Botlr, aka SaviOne, a robot butler that provides concierge service to guests. The droid bellhop […]
Is the future of sustainable food edible packaging?
Stonyfield has become the household name for sustainable, organic, healthy dairy food. It has always been Stonyfield’s goal to reduce the amount of packaging in their products and this is […]
Everything these days seems to be “smart” with a Bluetooth connection and an app. So why not your toothbrush? The new Oral-B interactive electric toothbrush with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and the Oral-B App is the […]
Run, don’t walk! This may be a limited time only food fad but I predict it may become a national food trend. We’ve seen how macarons have taken off. Now pair them with some […]
The cola wars are getting more complicated and technical. PEPSI SPIRE is the first digital fountain that lets you personalize your favorite PEPSI brands. Choose your drink and mix in flavor shots all at the […]
Taiwanese artist Hsin-Chien Huang has created a kinetic installation titled “The Moment We Meet”. Using split-flap displays, various expressions and emotions are rendered as the board flips through photographic portraits of people when they first meet. Each […]
Graphic design studio GrandArmy has overhauled the signage and packaging for the United States Postal Service in the “largest retail rebrand project in American history”. With over 31,000 retail locations, this makes the USPS […]
Bring your own Corn Flakes, Coco Puffs or Frosted Flakes to the next dinner party! For Autumn/Winter 2014, designer Anya Hindmarch has taken Kellogg’s most iconic cereals and added them to the Imperial Clutch collection. These playful clutches […]
Industrial designer, Hilla Shamia, melds wood with aluminum to create unique pieces of furniture. You can see where the melted aluminum flows naturally into the wood filling in the negative space. It’s such a beautiful mix of […]
We’ve all had some “Aha” moments. But did you ever wonder when successful people had theirs? This infographic is a great reminder that the “aha” moment can come at any time, any where.
Remember Hypercolor clothing from the 80’s? It looked something like this…
It was a thermo-ink dyed material that would change colors when you put your warm of cold hands to it. Well, 37-year-old Spanish physicist and […]
Emoji’s have changed the way we communicate. We can’t ignore the fact that they have become a part of our mobile lexicon. Whether it’s a smiley face, a lightning bolt, a bag of money […]
We know that the digital age has not killed print, especially magazines. And in print, we know the cover is the biggest selling point after the title. The cover has to capture the very […]
MCX launches its new book series, Material Innovation.
Product Design presents carefully selected products that showcase the innovative use of a particular material. The authors focus on specific product categories that include grown […]
I was grocery shopping yesterday and noticed the insane amount of limited edition flavors by Oreo right now. The first one that first caught my eye was Oreo Limeade.
Limeade? Didn’t sound very enticing to me […]
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BIC, the ballpoint pen brand, has launched a digital crowdsourcing campaign in an effort to create a universal typeface. The universal typeface experiment asks people from around the world to submit their hand drawn […]
This KitKat wrapper is actually a train ticket. Train travelers in northern Japan can use KitKat as train tickets as part of a pioneering scheme to rejuvenate tourism in a part of the country devastated by […]
Oh yes they did. Or rather “he” did. Mr Jim Rodda in Wisconsin has created some clothes every aspiring princess and Game of Thrones aficionada can get into. The Faire Play Armor Set is […]
Have you ever heard colors? Synesthesia is the technical term to describe our senses crossing so we can hear color, taste sounds, see numbers as colors, etc. Some people have the inherent ability to do […]
Ever wonder what the “secret menu” is? Or ever want to create your own concoction that’s made to order? Well, did you know that most fast food restaurants have a “secret menu” and a lot […]
Ideas come from everywhere. But sometimes, it’s just a matter of one’s own frustration to drive innovation and it actually took a rocket scientist to figure this one out: How to redesign the standard […]
Cork is having its moment as the “it” material in the fashion world. Cork is generally considered eco-friendly and is a sustainable material as each tree can harvest cork every nine years with a total […]
This may be the first logo redesign that is created purely for the digital landscape. I love that they, Monster and Siegel+Gale, have designed an animated logo that is constantly in motion. Monster.com, is one of the leading online […]
Now you can have your favorite nail polish on the walls of your home. Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, and OPI, the world’s premier professional nail lacquer brand, have […]
This is wearable tech of another sort! Just in time for summer, Portuguese fashion brand Salsa has introduced its Collette Fragrance Jeans range. A collection of denim imbued with fruity smells. Fragrance jeans are available in green, pink, […]
PepsiCo teamed up with glass maker O-I New Product Development and Innovation to redesign the glass bottle by giving it a literal twist. The “Twist” bottle, according to its creators, aims to evoke nostalgia in older consumers while appearing cool to younger […]
Happy 4th Of July! Here’s a look at how the design of the US flag has evolved since 1767.
Via: Fast Company
In an attempt to show how Schwartz Flavour Shots, a new product launch, actually feels and tastes, director Chris Cairns composed The Sound of Taste. This is a what he describes as a kinetic installation or a ‘Sonic […]
According to The Realtime Report, 80% of the world’s political leaders are on Twitter. Not bad. Even if they may be assistants who post the actual tweets. One thing about politics: it’s always difficult […]
This is a really cool Kickstarter project caled Silic. Silic makes t-shirts that are waterproof and stain resistant. That white tee will always be white! It is…
“Self Cleaning Clothing With Hydrophobic Nanotechnology. Ultra Soft, […]
Are you one of those people that always has your phone out while working? Whether it’s to check an email, the calendar use the calculator or to check a note; we are constatantly connected […]
I love Kaws. I don’t really drink Hennessy. But together, they have created a really cool collaboration that utilizes social media and QR codes to promote the limited edition bottle. The press release […]
Check out Debbie Millman’s new book (publish date 10/10/2011). Take a look at the the cover! Yes, Toniq’s own, Cheryl Swanson on the cover alongside Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Phil Duncan, Grant McCracken and […]
Or at least they are embracing the technology…
This was just sent to us by Jody Thompson from Thompson Design (pictured). Photo is taken by Dennis Thompson. I scanned the code to find out that […]
Glidden, a Dulux company, has partnered with Unicef in a unique project where you can own a color when you donate at least £1 to Unicef. All the money raised goes directly to Unicef, […]
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…to build an amazing sneaker. As a former sneakerhead who has 2 closets filled with old sneaks, this may have to be another pair to add to the collection. New Balance has […]
Nestlé Purina has created an entire commercial for the Beneful brand that speaks to dogs directly. The 23 second spot uses three different sounds: a high frequency tone, a squeak that is similar to […]
We are all animal lovers here at Toniq! From hairless cats, mixed cats, big dogs, little pups, chickens, ducks, and the newest edition, a hedgehog, we could have our own Toniq petting zoo! This […]
“Beyond Infinity” is a multi-sensory installation by french artist, theorist, and architect, Serge Salat. Salat plays with your mind by interweaving mirrors, light, music, and fractal art in an architecture that conflates visitors’ perceptions of […]
Talk about getting rewarded for speaking up! And this is exactly what people want these days – to be heard and rewarded. With the use of social media, like facebook and twitter, it is […]
A Ford Explorer built entirely of Legos! Design, patience, engineering, physics, and a lot of team work. It took 2,500 hours to build! It will be on display at the new Legoland 150-acre Florida […]
If this is any hint to what the new iPhone 5 may look like, it has a simalrity to the MacBook Airs. Remember, this is produced in China where iPhone 5 cases are already […]
Hilarious! General Mills targets boomers with this funny Cheech and Chong spot.
For the full article, go here: Ad Age
First I have to admit, I have lived in NY for over 15 years, most of it in the LES. There’s been quite a chat on PSFK about The Rise Of The Can Beer and […]
Okay, this is pretty awesome!!! For the release of the new ‘Star Wars – The Complete Saga’ Blu-ray DVD boxset release, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Japan installed life-sized lightsabers in place of hand rails […]
Here’s a glimpse into the millennial immersion at Share. Like. Buy. Marketing to Millennials conference in SF.
I have landed and arrived at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco for the Share Like Buy (Marketing to Millenniels Conference) and one of the coolest things in the hotel menu is this:
Yes! a Farimont […]
If the smell of sausage and peppers, cannolis, and fried clams have not brought you down towards Mulberry St. this week, perhaps this giant colorful spiderweb will. San Gennaro, the annual 10 day long […]
A while back we reported on the virtual grocery store in the Korean subway. Now, we’ve come across a video of peopel actually using it. The power of QR codes! Pretty amazing!
In a world where recycling is paramount to keep the earth happy and livable spaces, well, livable; we are always encouraged to recycle. From paper to plastics, and now Nike has done it with […]
Nendo is a Canadian born, Japanese architect whose work has been featured at museum spaces around the world. His latest solo show is at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Developemnt Institute.
The show, “Think […]
Last night I was at dinner at an upscale chinese restaurant in Long Island, Philippe Chow. When I got the menu, I was surprised to see on the bottom corner a QR code! Yes, […]
Why is color so important? Because we may not all see exactly the same. I came across this incredible test of color blindness and it struck a chord with me on why color is […]
There is a great report out by Nielsen that disects where we play online, who participates and what we are doing. Here’s just a glimpse:
For the full report, go here: Nielsen Social Media Report
So far, every show is proving that COLOR is back! Bright colors and lots of color blocking. Toniq Orange looks like it’s going to be a big color for the season. From BCBGMaxAzria to […]
Click above to be taken to your COLORSTROLOGY.
This is an incredible interactive video that shows you reality vs. beer goggles on a night out! Roll your mouse over the video to see the beer goggle version of what’s going on in […]
What’s with all the fashion designers and their drinks? We have seen Karl Lagerfeld, Nathalie Rykiel to Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac all design for for Diet Coke. And now, we have André Courrèges […]
Talk about experiential marketing! This is a pretty impressive campaign from HBO for Boardwalk Empire. Throughout the month of September, a vintage 1920s subway train will run along the 2/3 express line in New […]
To Read the article on PopSop, Click Here.
WOW! I happened to stumble across the Cheer detergent page via Facebook and did a serious double-take! You know we are serious about color here at Toniq, and this is pretty cool. Cheer is […]
This is pretty cool! The best part is everything comes in this one flat sheet. I love the part where you heat the rubber to form around the pen.
DIY Pen from FRASER ROSS on […]
As we have all read recently, the King has caught “Whole Foods Fever’ and is trying to offer up healthier alternatives to the “have it your way” burgers. The newest offering is a collaborative […]
With the announcement that Steve Jobs is finally taking time to take care of himself, we thought we’d share his great words of technology wisdom.
“Technology alone is not enough. It’s technology married with the […]
Check out Cheryl Swanson’s comment in Consumer’s Digest, Color Our World.
Read the article here: Consumers Digest Color Our World
USA today first announced back in March that the maker of non-toxic household cleaners, Seventh Genration, was soon to be rolling out this innovative new cardboard jug that uses 66% less plastic than regular […]
Wrigley Targets Web Gamers Company Aims to Build Buzz for Its 5 Brand of Gum as Players Chew on Its Alternate-Reality Clues By JULIE JARGON
In May, Aaron Allar saw an ad on […]
Gulp. The world’s largest stop-motion animation shot on a Nokia N8. from Nokia HD on Vimeo.
The world’s largest stop-motion animation was recently created using the 12-megapixel cellphone camera on the Nokia N8.
Gulp is […]
Macbeth meets Hitchcock. Mark Romanek directing Trent Reznor. Paolo Reversi photographs coming to life.
This is the best way to describe the experience of Sleep No More, a theatrical adventure like none I have seen […]
Are we ready to start buying dry goods groceries at Wallgreens? I guess it’s “Nice!” to have the option to pick up cotton balls, some advil, oh and a few cans of soup and […]
Check out the new limited edition Budweiser labels. You can write a message on the label with a key or a coin. What a way to pick up a chick! LOL!
Nars introduces their Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner with a futuristic, Gattaca-like promo video. Directed by longtime NARS collaborator Fabien Baron, the video features model Emily Baker getting made over by the robot beautician. It […]
We are so impressed with the design, use, re-use, and introduction of Australian skincare brand, Aesop, to NY. What better way to launch the brand in New York than with a kiosk at Grand Central that’s […]
Check out these amazing new notebooks by Megawing! Not only is the packaging great, but the notebooks themselves are heavy duty! Magawing is a manufacturer and wholesaler of amazing and sometimes wacky products from […]
When I saw this, I had to enter! A trip to space! Really?
Seattle’s iconic Space Needle is proud to announce that is it will be sending someone from the general public into space through […]
Do remember boom boxes? Ghetto blasters? Tape decks? Double tape decks? It’s time to put on the high-tops and bring the party to the stoop!
Thanks to Japanese contemporaries uniform experiment and LASONiC, in colloboration, they […]
If you are in New York this month, check out this innovative interactive exploration into the minds and lives of the people in urban areas. This exploration will travel to 9 cities in 6 […]
Today’s inspiration comes from Guido Daniele. Guido is an Italian artist who paints hyper-realistic images.
His canvas, hands.
To see more of Guido Daniele’s incredible work, please visit his website. Guido Daniele
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No chain. Hybrid. Diamond body frame. Smartphone dock. Green thinking.
Designers, Edward Kim and Benny Cemoli, have come out with a new concept bike, the INgSOC Hybrid Bike. This hybrid bike features state of the art […]
Have you seen the Vitamin water ads in bus shelters? They double as a place to charge your phone!
Currently only in Boston, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Glaceau’s Vitamin Water Energy Bus Shelter […]
This is Mexico’s newest hotel for budget travelers. It located about an hour outside of Mexico City in Tepotzlan. The entire hotel is created by stacking recycled cement cylinders into pyramids. Each cylinder is […]
This is a simple, yet visually brilliant campaign by Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town for the Volunteer Wildlife Services in rescuing animals from fires. They have replaced the fur and quils of the animal […]
Splitscreen: A Love Story from JW Griffiths on Vimeo.
Shot entirely on the Nokia N8 mobile phone. Winner of the Nokia Shorts competition 2011.Director: JW GriffithsProducer: Kurban KassamDirector of Photography: Christopher MoonEditor: Marianne Kuopanportti Sound Design: […]
Built by an avid Porsche fan… This is a fully functional Porsche 911 (997) Turbo Cabriolet PDK scale model made of 3,500 individual blocks amounting to 3.65 kg of LEGO blocks. This model is so detailed […]
GO PLAY! CREATE! WRITE! DRAW! JUST GO –> MSK 2.0
The smell of funnel cake…state fair.
The smell of roasted corn…summertime.
The smell of a particular cologne…dad, boyfriend, ex-boyfriend, husband.
The smell of a particular perfume…mom, girlfriend, ex-girlfriend, wife.
The smell of salty air…summer vacations in the cape […]
We all want to save the planet: use, reuse, recycle, and compost. Here is a new way to re-use and not waste any anymore cups! Check out Kup: Eatable Cup designed by Smile Park. […]
Murakami has taken over Google today! What nice, happy way to start a search!
What’s do you think is the best and worst gadget?
My best: hair clip. how simple, how genius! yeah, this includes the banana clip!
My worst: flip up sunglasses. ok, they may be useful for some […]
It seems like while watching TV and lying in bed are the places where we connect most on a mobile device. So what does this say about us? Are mobile devices making us “digital bed […]
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Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney (www.gluesociety.com/)
5Pointz is one of the most amazing living museums in NY! 5Pointz is a legal graffiti building located in Long Island City, Queens just across from PS1. It has become a mecca for graffiti […]
Digital Life: Today & Tomorrow from Neo Labels on Vimeo.
Chery’s response to a reader comment regarding the use of mascots. Based on the origina WSJ article.
Read the original WSJ article here: WSJ
Read the response here: PRNewser
Check out our new article, Engaging the Consumer in 2020, published in PopSop.
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MOLESKINE – COLOR TABLES FOR THE CITIES
Check out Moleskine’s new global project, Sense the Place, that was officialy paunched in Milan. Students from various schools around the world are asked to take pictures of […]
Cory Arcangel is one of the first and foremost hacker-turned-digital artists of his generation. The piece that brought Mr. Arcangel into the spotlight, showcased at the 2004 Whitney Biennial, was a hacked version of […]
Inspired by jellyfish, these soft jelly ear buds are amazing in design, packaging and color. Otokurage, in Japanese, is a combination of the words ‘oto’ which means sound, and ‘kurage’ means jellyfish. These large […]
You can shop in color! Is there a color for low interest rates? How about one to curb spending? I guess that would defeat the purpose. I’m not sure I’m a fan of this […]
Check out this Japanese gum called Xylish by Meiji. It is a “Hyper Cool, Sugarless” gum that comes in a few different size packages. This is the desk/office version with a flip top. First […]
PLUMEN BULB LOOP from Plumen on Vimeo.
Plumen Bulbs are the world’s first low energy bulbs that are designed to be seen. They use 80% less energy than regular bulbs and lasts 8 times longer. […]
This is a great article about synethesia. Amazing and incredible! Watch the documentary “Boy with the incredible brain” – it’s fascinating! Click the source below to read this article and get the link to […]