Tag: trends

Everyday Scifi #1

Digital interface of a scifi system analysing a fitness boxers' performance in real time

UI sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // Images by Calibe Thomson for Miami Fitness TV, via Flickr

Fur Bom Bom Beanie

Last year, it was the red cap that stood out in Helsinki winter street style. This year a knit beanie, preferably with a fur pom pom on top, has seemed like a popular choice for the ladies

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Arduino The Documentary (2010) English HD by gnd on Vimeo.

A powerful documentary that derives much of its impressiveness from hearing maker culture talk. As Fortune summarizes in a recent article, there are three common elements to this movement: passionate participants, local communities, and global sharing.

Insights on Paying: Designing Banking

In Nov 2011 I was standing in a hotel room in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on the lookout for glimpses of activities in the neighbourhood. Towering behind a block of closely built houses I saw a credit card advertisement promoting the wonders of online shopping. It struck me as mocking, since most of the people in this block were far more likely to conduct their digital transactions using feature phones, as a rapidly growing extension to a cash-only economy.
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Hat Populaire Autumn/Winter 2013/2013

Portrait of Jacques-Yves Cousteau in red parka and signature cap

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910 – 1997)

This year’s winter fashion icon is settled: Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910-1997)
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It’s time again for some visual identity makeover comparisons! This time with Microsoft, Kookenkä, Musta Pörssi and Suomalainen Kirjakauppa. Not a particularly even listing, isn’t it?
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This year’s fur – last year’s cap

this and last year's fashion interest spottings

Last year it was the ‘Svea’ knit caps that, suddenly, a good deal of the female teenage population seemed to don. Over the last week I have spotted some teenagers (boys and girls) wearing a cotton or flannel check shirt and a fur cap.
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