Apple’s unique advertising strategies have contributed greatly to the growth of the company in recent years and the discussion is worth watching for anyone interested in Apple’s marketing.
Former Apple ad man Ken Segall, and author of the book Insanely Simple, was interviewed by Time editor-at-large Harry McCracken in a special presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Made by Corning the maker of Gorilla Glass (the high resistance glass used by Apple in the Iphone and Ipad), this video shows a near future where almost every wall is a touch screen, with an infographic inspired interface.
LEGO USB Flash Drives
These flash drives are 100% compatible with the official LEGO bricks. [link]
LEGO Utensil Set
This is what happens when function meets childhood playtime nostalgia. Perfect for lunch boxes, picnics, desk drawer or glove compartment. [link]
LEGO White Out
LEGO inspired white out tape dispensers from Korea. [link]
LEGO Salt and Pepper Shakers
Stackable salt & pepper shakers come in black and white. [link]
LEGO iPod Speaker
This LEGO inspired speaker runs off of iPod’s energy, no batteries are required. [link]
LEGO Ice Cube Tray
Serve the coolest drinks around with ice that looks like LEGO bricks. [link]
LEGO Digital Camera
Digital Blue’s LEGO Digital Camera mirrors the look of an actual LEGO brick! [link]
LEGO Brick Bag
Each LEGO “stud” is a separate zippered compartment. [link]
Unique sofa made up of several rubberized foam pieces shaped like LEGO bricks. [link]
LEGO Brick Soap
Each LEGO soap set comes with 8 soap bricks in each bag. Each soap is scented and colored. [link]
LEGO Brick Candles
Burn those memories of childhood brightly with these eight-wick soy, non-scented candles. [link]
LEGO MP3 Player
Digital Blue’s LEGO MP3 Player is compatible with official LEGO bricks that you can mount on the top/bottom. [link]
LEGO Desktop Calendar
This creative desktop calendar consists of three blocks that can be stacked upon one another. [link]
LEGO Refrigerator Magnets
Unusual refrigerator magnets shaped like LEGO bricks. [link]
LEGO Brick MP3 Players
These LEGO inspired MP3 players cleverly conceal their controls into the raised dots on the surface of each block. [link]
LEGO USB Webcam
Etsy member called 123smile has come out with a Duplo Lego webcam using a 2 x 2 Duplo block. It features a 640×480 pixels resolution at 30 frames per second. [link]
LEGO Brick Keychain
You can use the brick as a keychain or build it into your favorite creation. They fit with official LEGO bricks. [link]
Recently I just came across the TDK Life on record products in an electronic store and I was struck by how interesting they were, in comparison to all the Ipod boombox clones. They really stick out and are a great hommage to the Tape recorder era.
Then I found those two interesting Case studies about how those products came to life. It’s definitely a recommended reading if you want to know how serious product designers work.
1. The Industrial design case study
Read the story here: LINK
2. Social Research Case Study
Read the full story here: LINK
Handwritten by miss Santa Claus, when listening to Kenny Rogers
Buy your apples with elegance.
Wether you are a Coffee or a Margarita person, Apple has a gift for you.
Seeing the Apple pendant on the hairy chest of Woz drove Steve to a new complete new level of design.
Paperweights are a very important component of Apple’s Brand Identity.
This Wall-Hanging was an exact replica of Steve’s bathroom carpet.