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Shaping a Creative Culture and Emoji IRL

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of January 13th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas
Use Language To Shape A Creative Culture: What we say—and how we say it—can deeply affect a company’s culture. To change attitudes and behaviors, it helps to first change the vernacular.

What Hackers Should Know About Design Thinking: For the first time, Underwood tells the story of Mailbox’s carefully engineered pivot–and how design thinking helped turn his product into a $100 million acquisition by Dropbox.

Build A ‘Quick And Nimble’ Culture: A company’s culture is more important than its strategy — and some of the innovative tactics that CEOs have used to help create a high-performing culture.

The Four Stages Of Disruption: A central question to disruption is whether it is inevitable or preventable. History would tend toward inevitable, but an engineer’s optimism might describe the disruption that a new technology can bring more as a problem to be solved.

Products
FRAMED: A new digital comic strip called FRAMED enables readers to switch the panels around to alter the outcome of the scene.

Anti-NIS: Lisa Kori and Caitlin Morris, design researchers at the Italian communications center Fabrica, created a line of high-fashion accessories that can shield your thoughts from mind-reading scans.

Living With: A series of charitable t-shirts featuring designs that represent the wearer’s mental health disorder, helping to empower sufferers and provoke discussion.

Visuals
Emoji IRL. LOL: Emjois deserve to be observed and worshipped individually. By finding, posing and sculpting emojis in real life a set of shrines emerge.

MASSAGE Nº 9 – Internet Culture: The issues is divided in two different axes: visuals and music projects that were born on the internet and have been breeding on the internet since their beggining.

Mark Rothko By iPhone: Derek Brahney is a man of multidisciplinary leanings developed a brilliant series of Rothko homages, created on his iPhone.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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