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The Creative Emotions and the Lost Art of the Graphics Card Box

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of September 14th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative: What emotions actually fuel creativity?

Banksy And The Problem With Sarcastic Art: Sarcasm has become less a technique than an attitude: a contempt so settled that it doesn’t bother constructing ironies.

What America Can Learn From Germany’s High-Speed Trains: Successful high-speed rail requires more than just laying tracks between cities and buying fancy new rail cars.

Everything is a Remix Remastered: In the five years since the series launched, Everything is a Remix has been viewed over two million times and produced a popular TED Talk. Amazingly, Remix continues to change the way people think about creativity, originality, and copyright.

Products

Aipoly: A smartphone app that acts as an intelligent assistant to the non-sighted user

Estimote Indoor Location and Nearables: You can now see and search for nearables in specific locations, and soon you’ll be able to build your own apps on top of this infrastructure.

Lunative: Essentially, battery-operated clothing that lights up the night for its wearers.

Visuals

Remembering The Lost Art Of The Graphics Card Box: For roughly 10 years, from the late ’90s until around 2010, the art on the boxes of PC graphics cards was reliably strange — and no one really knows why.

Adrian Frutiger Typefaces: The legendary Swiss type designer Adrian Frutiger passed away today, on 12 September 2015, at the age of 87.

The Universal Stratagem For The Simplification Of The Visual Landscape : Picking up where modernism failed, this guide has been developed to swiftly reverse the complexity of our surroundings.


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