Will the elected government make the lives of their electors great again?
Small business has always been big. Just not especially visible.
Small is the new big Doc Searls, the celebrated co-author of Cluetrain Manifesto published a detailed narrative of how business is done within his intimate surrounding.
You probably can easily recall very similar stories from the business conduct in your own immediate surrounding. Of how you help each other out in your community and family. We are following a path previous generations have been following until BIG came along. The path of family businesses, that of craftmanship.
None of them want to grow their businesses any larger than they need to be.
In the end “One hallmark of leadership in such a fast-moving world is allowing sufficient room for quiet thinking and contemplation, which can enable deeper, cooler consideration of how challenges and opportunities can best be addressed.”
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Unlike Banksy’s work, which can be discovered elsewhere on urban walls and objects, web content always gets displayed within the frame of a physical device. Be it your cell phone, your tablet or your desktop monitor.
Web designers have come to accept that adding frames to their website design is a notorious redundant and silly act. Digital content by default lives on displays framed by physical devices.
Even with frames removed from site design, navigation bars, header background images and boxed elements now contribute to cluttered web design.
Should you, as a designer want to do some good, try focus on both content and its context. Never one without the other. Add white space, and match the brand’s character and behavior with a distinctive, fitting webfont. Concentrate more on what helps reflect the brand’s opinion. Opinionate with fitting fonts.
With their spring tv ad series for Germany’s largest mail order business Otto, Berlin agency Heimat demonstrates, how big problems don’t require big solutions.
The unobtrusive sound of the Australian bamboo instrument, with the fun name didgeridoo, transforms prejudice of a dusty mail catalogue firm into the conviction, of a fashion brand, that has adapted to the requirements of the early 21. century and is presumed trendy, fun and a bit mischievous.
HVW8 Gallery and Bernie Sanders 2016 have united, kicking off the traveling exhibit in Los Angeles (views photos), then Austin earlier this year, “The Art of a Political Revolution” is a touring exhibition featuring both artists and musicians seeking to inspire change throughout the nation. Future exhibitions and locations include Boston. MA; and New York City, NY.
On a side note, I witnessed user created content work beautifully to the benefit of The Decemberists and their followers at an early stage of their web presence. A great commercial use was demonstrated by Burberry’s “The Art of the Trench”.