A Nike Fantasy Shop: Purple Unicorn Planet

Curator: Femme Den
date: May 21, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Entertainment Design, Information Design
Tags: Design, men, Nike, shoes, sneakers, trainers, women

Emily Hodgson and Emilie Riis love sneakers, or trainers, as they’re known in London, but were frustrated by the fact that many of the coolest designs are made in men’s sizes only. So they decided to do something about it, launching Purple Unicorn Planet, a fantasy shop created to inspire Nike to make trainers for men available in women’s sizes, too.

 

As Riis told Fast Company: “Trainers are unisex shoes and have been for awhile. But it seems we are still stuck in an outdated view on what kinds girls and boys, respectively, should wear. Girls don’t just want pink, purple, or banana yellow trainers.”

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Disrupting the Shaving Experience for Men: Harry's

Curator: Femme Den
date: May 19, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Brand & Identity Design, Experience Design, Packaging Design
Tags: business model, Design, disruption, experience, men, shaving

For years, Gillette and Schick owned 85% of the men’s shaving market, forcing men to choose between “over-priced, over-marketed razors that disrespect [their] intelligence, and low quality, cheap razors that disrespect [their] face.” The co-founders of Harry’s thought it was time to evolve the experience and offer men a more sophisticated, yet cheeky, shaving alternative at a fraction of the price.

 

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Magma Music Video: Dvein

Curator: Marta Cerdà Alimbau
date: April 29, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Motion Graphics
Tags:
“Magma” is the very first of Dvein’s music videos for The Vein’s new single. It’s just breathtaking.
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TOILET PAPER 9 Magazine: Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari and Micol Talso

Curator: Marta Cerdà Alimbau
date: April 28, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design
Tags: concept, Photography
TOILET PAPER is a picture-based magazine founded in 2010 by great artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari with the art direction of Micol Talso.
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Social Good Guides: Social Innovators Collective

Curator: David Sherwin
date: April 8, 2014
Categories: Advertising, Book & Magazine Design
Tags: book design, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, website design
I’ve been working in the social impact space for the past few years, and I’m often contacted by designers that want to understand what it takes to get into the space. There’s been a serious lack of resources to point them toward—until now. The Social Good Guides are a series of 20+ small-business guides created to support early stage social entrepreneurs, nonprofit founders and individuals working on social impact projects. The goal of the guides is to centralize general knowledge and equip change-makers with the essential skills a founder needs to be familiar with in order to achieve success during their startup year.
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