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The Post-Pandemic Future of Marketing
The Post-Pandemic Future of Marketing
Marketing in the Era of Empowerment
When it comes to the future of marketing, consumers are prioritizing a sense of empowerment and personal peace.  You may be asking: What does that mean for their purchasing decisions? What will... MORE
Compact Cleansing Brushes
Compact Cleansing Brushes
The Clarisonic Fit Series Makes it Easy to Deep Cleanse on the Go
Clarisonic is well known for having rejuvenated the beauty industry by inventing the sonic cleansing category that many have tried to replicate, and now they’re doing it all over again with... MORE
Tablet Tiff Parties
Tablet Tiff Parties
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Opening Night Celebrates Emerging Directors
Coinciding with the Toronto International Film Festival, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Opening Night fittingly celebrated TIFF Emerging Directors. As an innovator in the world of technology, Samsung... MORE
Heineken TALENT LAB: MODERATION
Heineken TALENT LAB: MODERATION
Interview with Mark Van Iterson, Global Head of Design & Concept
As the Global Head of Design & Concept Development at Heineken, Mark van Iterson is responsible for continuously coming up with new concepts that directly impact the way Heineken is positioned... MORE
Luxury Sportscar Racing
Luxury Sportscar Racing
Test-Driving the BMW M Vehicles at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
On a hot July day, I got to test-drive seven of the hottest new cars in the BMW M vehicles on one of the largest and most picturesque racetracks in Canada as part of the amazing BMW M Power Tour!... MORE
Experiential Canadian Eurotrips
Experiential Canadian Eurotrips
Traveling to Europe is More Accessible than Ever
Traveling to Europe, what used to be a far-flung dream on the top of most people’s bucket list, has lately become a very accessible reality for many Canadian millennials. “We already... MORE
Crowning the Beer-Pouring Champ
Crowning the Beer-Pouring Champ
The Heineken Global Bartender Final Spotlights the World's Best
Arriving in Amsterdam in anticipation of the Heineken Global Bartender Final 2015, I found myself in the contagiously enthusiastic company of the greatest bartenders from countries all over the world.... MORE
Pouring the Perfect Pint
Pouring the Perfect Pint
The Heineken Bartender Final 2015 Serves up a Winner with Star Factor
The finest bartenders from all over the world will be travelling to Amsterdam on April 22nd to take part in Heineken’s Global Bartender Final 2015 where they will compete neck in neck in the... MORE
Elusive Millennial Manuals
Elusive Millennial Manuals
Christopher Anderson Explains How to turn Gen Y into Loyal Customers
Described as a trend hunter, futurist and thought leader, Christopher Anderson shares his knowledge on generational buying behaviors in his book I’m Not Buying It: How to turn today’s... MORE
Artist Residency Awards (UPDATE)
Artist Residency Awards (UPDATE)
The 2015 Glenfiddich Canadian Artists in Residence Prize Winner
Set in the Spoke Club in downtown Toronto, the 2015 Glenfiddich Canadian Artists in Residence event celebrates another year of Canadian art, in particular, this year’s residency winner Jon... MORE
Comical Critter Call Videos
Comical Critter Call Videos
Ylvis Goes on a Quest to Answer "What Does the Fox Say?"
In lots of childhood books and preschool songs little kids learn the noises of different animals but, mysteriously, they all fail to answer the question “what does the fox say?” ‘... MORE
Bamboo-Branch Glassware
Bamboo-Branch Glassware
Hirota Glass Shop Designs Naturally Elegant Glass Vessels
Tinged a cool aquamarine blue, these glass vessels from the Hirota Glass Shop are inspired by natural elements and textures. This intriguing collection includes glasses, tumblers as well as taller... MORE
Swirled Cream Lighting
Swirled Cream Lighting
The Chantilly Cone-Shaped Lamp Shade Looks Like a Soft Serve Sweet
Reminiscent of the sugary sweetness of delicious ice cream, the Chantilly Lamp collection features a cone-shaped lamp shade in a range of pretty pastel creamsicle colors. Designed by Constance... MORE
Antlered Animal Assemblages
Antlered Animal Assemblages
Artist David Budzik Creates One of a Kind Animal Wood Toys
All handmade by talented Israeli artist David Budzik, these wood toys have a whimsical look that is simply adorable and endearing. Made out of salvaged blocks of wood and twigs found along the... MORE
DIY Dip-Dyed Jewelry
DIY Dip-Dyed Jewelry
The Merrythought Shows How to Make this Macrame Tassel Necklace
A stretch of leather cord, some macrame string and a bit of creativity are all it takes to create this simple yet stunning tassel necklace. Found on The Merrythought blog, this DIY necklace... MORE
Ancient Architectural Furnishings
Ancient Architectural Furnishings
The Pacifico Table and Beato Chair Feature Asian-Inspired Design
From the studio of 21st Design, the Pacifico table and Beato chair collection bring some Asian-inspired design influence into the modern home. Install a few of these gorgeously statuesque tables... MORE
Forest Wall Shelving
Forest Wall Shelving
The Wintertree Shelf Infuses a Room with Tranquil Tree Decor
A collection inspired by the beauty of bare branches during the winter months, the Wintertree shelf by 21st Design brings rugged outdoor tree decor to the interior of the home. In either a gloss... MORE
Sting-Proof Mesh Wear
Sting-Proof Mesh Wear
Protect Yourself from Pesky Bug Bites with Mosquito Net Pants
Instead of being eaten alive by annoying mosquitoes while hiking in the wilderness, it would be awesome if you could have a portable mosquito net that protected you wherever you went. That dream... MORE
Internet Evolutionary Infographics
Internet Evolutionary Infographics
1984-2013 Has Seen Incredibly Impressive Growth in Web Usage
There is no denying that the online world has grown incredibly huge incredibly quickly since 1984 and WhoIsHostingThis.com demonstrates exactly how our web usage has changed over time. Considering... MORE
Cute Critter Marketing Charts
Cute Critter Marketing Charts
See Why Cats and Bacon are the Best Recipe for Going Viral
Images of cute cats and bacon sizzling on a plate seem to be on the mind of everyone these days, generating millions of views and going viral within minutes almost every time. If you’ve ever... MORE
Ecommerce Site Statistics
Ecommerce Site Statistics
An Online Shop Design Layout Can Impact How Much Consumers Spend
Taking a look at the online shop design features of the top 200 ecommerce websites, Invesp brings all the visual statistics in this online shopping infographic. The way a website functions and... MORE
DIY LED High-Tops
DIY LED High-Tops
Light Up Sneakers Will Jolt Up Your Ensemble with Electricity
Spark up the street as you walk with these intense light up sneakers that you can customize and make yourself. Brought to you by Adafruit Industries, this shoe customization tutorial is an in-... MORE
Infographic Popularity Infographics
Infographic Popularity Infographics
Discover the Reasons People are Drawn to Data Visualizations
More and more, people have begun gravitating towards infographic formats of data visualizations in order to consume their information. This meta-style chart created by Graphs.net explores the... MORE
Sweet-Sharing Promotions
Sweet-Sharing Promotions
MILKA Helps People Show Love by Sharing the Last Square of Chocolate
Chocolate brand MILKA knows that the best piece of a chocolate is always the last square of chocolate. In order to spread awareness of the tenderness of its chocolate bars, the brand actually put... MORE
Peeled Produce Pottery
Peeled Produce Pottery
The Fruit Ninja Design Collection is Based on Real Fruit Textures
Using actual fruits to create the original textures, the Fruit Ninja design series by Mathery is a juicy collection of vases and vessels that will brighten up any dining area. Adding brilliant... MORE
Bemusingly Balanced Object Photos
Bemusingly Balanced Object Photos
Thomas Albdorf Stacks Items in His Amusing 'Actualities' Series
Photographer Thomas Albdorf takes a look at the precarious nature of items as he assembles them to pose in strangely surreal balancing acts for his series entitled ‘Actualities.’ Taking... MORE
Sliced Paper Profile Installations
Sliced Paper Profile Installations
Artist Risa Fukui Painstakingly Cuts Out Life-Size Portraits
Creating incredibly detailed life-size portraits, artist Risa Fukui makes her artwork all the more impressive due to the fact that she deftly creates it all out of sliced sheets of paper. What... MORE
Masked Superhero Apparel
Masked Superhero Apparel
Patrol the Night in the Spiderman Graffiti T-Shirt by I Am Generic
The graphic T-shirt brand I Am Generic has an awesome collection of Spiderman graffiti T-shirt designs which feature the masked vigilante’s face decked out in cool spray paint designs. A... MORE
Cushioned Wake Up Calls
Cushioned Wake Up Calls
The Baboomi Vibrating Alarm Sends a Soothing Sensation Through the Pillow
Normal alarms often jerk people awake with the high-pitched wailing of an air-raid siren and an extra dose of panic to get the day started, but not the Baboomi vibrating alarm system. Designed to... MORE
Social Sharing Eraser Services
Social Sharing Eraser Services
Just Delete Me Helps People Make Their Online Presence Disappear
If you find yourself wanting to cut the ties that bind you to this overly connected society, then Just Delete Me is the first place you want to go. Not quite the easy button you might have been... MORE
DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
Create These Glamorous Pendant Lights Out of Recycled Materials
Customize your kitchen or dining area with these gorgeous DIY pendant lights made using recycled cardboard pieces. Presented by Ashley of the Sugar & Cloth home decor and baking blog, this... MORE
Pop Culture Block Portraits
Pop Culture Block Portraits
Chris McVeigh Deftly Makes Cool Artwork Using Plastic LEGO Blocks
Accomplishing yet another amazing collection of artwork using nothing but LEGO blocks, artist Chris McVeigh also known as Powerpig, has created a series of entertaining pop culture portraits.... MORE
Social Following Infographics
Social Following Infographics
Grow Your Social Media Audience with These Simple Steps
Learn how to increase your social media audience by following the steps outlined in this infographic from Digital Information World. According to the statistics presented in this infographic, 80%... MORE
Consumer Complaint Charts
Consumer Complaint Charts
Debunk These 5 Myths in Order to Provide Better Customer Service
Offering clients better customer service does not mean sacrificing money and success in the future. In this infographic by Saleforce, the top five customer service myths are exposed so that... MORE
Smiling Soup Biscuits
Smiling Soup Biscuits
These Emoticon Crackers are Packed with Delicous Miso Soup
Soup can now be gift-wrapped and given as presents to friends and family with these nifty miso soup crackers by Misogen. Called Monaka, each of these smiling biscuits is filled with heart-warming... MORE
Blogger Salary Statistics
Blogger Salary Statistics
This Infographic Looks at How People Make Money Blogging
In the Blogconomy infographic created by Ignite Spot points out the ways an average person can make money blogging. Even if you already have a business, blogging can be a supplementary way to... MORE

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Fleeting Foliage-Shaped Photography
Fleeting Foliage-Shaped Photography
The Raw Color Temporary Tree Project Draws Attention to Trees
Originally displayed during Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven, the Raw Color Temporary Tree project looks at the easy displacement of trees. In the Netherlands, trees generally are not permitted to... MORE
Bloody Frisbee Blades
Bloody Frisbee Blades
The Sawblade Throwing Disc Brings Fear to a Game of Fetch
Add an element of danger to your average game of catch with the Bloody Sawblade Throwing Disc. Frisbees are common enough around parks and playgrounds, but imagine the frightened screams from people... MORE
Candy Dispensing Sci-Fi Toys
Candy Dispensing Sci-Fi Toys
Toy Lightsabers with M&Ms Glow in the Dark
May the milk chocolate force be with you as you enjoy the Toy Lightsabers with M&Ms; from Thinkgeek, a super fun Halloween candy. Fighting off evil forces, lighting up your way through the night and... MORE
Interactive Romance Videos
Interactive Romance Videos
Choose What to Do When a Valentine Date Loses its Magic
Get ready with the lovely couple about to go on their first Valentine date. The guy wears a suit and his favorite watch, the girl wears a red dress and puts on her diamond earrings for this special... MORE
Double-Textured Pillows
Double-Textured Pillows
The Bape Check Leather Cushions Mix Urban with Luxury
Luxurious and rugged at the same time, the Bape Check Leather Cushions are great for decorating your man cave. On one side, they feature the classic Bape Check print in either black or red, and the... MORE
Courageous Graffiti Commemorations
Courageous Graffiti Commemorations
Cuban Revolution Survivors are Immortalized Through Street Art
Graffiti artists JR and Jose Parla collaborated on an extensive street art project that commemorates Cuban Revolution survivors in the city of Havana in Cuba. Entitled ‘The Wrinkles of the... MORE
Interactive Disrobing Adds
Interactive Disrobing Adds
The Wonderbra Decoder App Lets You Uncover the Wonderful Secret
If you’ve ever wanted to see what those models have hiding behind their shirts, now you can with the Wonderbra Decoding App. As part of an interactive ad campaign, the app lets you decode ads... MORE
Toilet Paper Revenge Ads
Toilet Paper Revenge Ads
Le Trefle Commercial is Reassuring About the Future of Paper
Many seem to think that the future of paper is void and null due to all the progress in technology and the virtual conversion capabilities of any and all print mediums. However, as this ad for Le... MORE
Blood-Thirsty Taxidermy
Blood-Thirsty Taxidermy
The LED Taxidermy Vampire Rat Will Haunt Your Nightmares
Most people would scream if they saw a giant rat running around their home, but if they saw this LED Taxidermy Vampire Rat, they might just pass out. The all-white rat has been stuffed and fitted... MORE
Evil Queen Cosmetic Tutorials
Evil Queen Cosmetic Tutorials
The Maleficent Makeup Transformation is a Great Halloween DIY
If you need a last minute Halloween DIY costume idea, try the Maleficent Makeup Transformation tutorial by YouTube user Tamang Phan aka dope2111. Maleficent was one of the most vicious and... MORE
Culinery Entrepreneurship Charts
Culinery Entrepreneurship Charts
Learn How to Become a Chef and What it Takes to Cook Up Success
If you have dreams of pursuing a career in the food industry, read over this infographic by Schools.com and discover how to become a chef to see if you have what it takes. It’s not all about... MORE
Love-Protesting Pork Videos
Love-Protesting Pork Videos
Bacon's Survival Guide for a Single Valentine's Day
There are many who think a single Valentine’s Day is the worst thing ever, but Bacon is here to tell give you an attitude boost. Instead of being depressed and wasting the day away, a raging... MORE
House-Shaped Paper Notepads
House-Shaped Paper Notepads
Narukuma Architects Designed this Handy Reminder Product
Naruse Inokuma Architects, or Narukuma for short, came up with a house-shaped paper notepad design, a practical idea that is congruent with the brand’s image. Solid blocks of recycled paper... MORE
Meth Dealer Dolls
Meth Dealer Dolls
Breaking Bad Toys from Forbidden Planet are up to No Good
Toy company Forbidden Planet recently released a series of Breaking Bad toys that feature the main characters of the dramatic TV show as collectible plush dolls. As the street-savvy high school... MORE