Monthly Archives: September 2012

Coca-Cola Print Ad Transforms Into A Simple DIY iPhone Speaker – DesignTAXI.com

Props to JWT Brazil for this ace ad. A print advert in Brazilian magazine Capricho turns into an iPhone speaker, to celebrate Coca-Cola.FM’s first anniversary. Coca-Cola Print Ad Transforms Into A Simple DIY iPhone Speaker – DesignTAXI.com.

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CoolBrands

Anyone who read a newspaper, watched TV news, listened to the radio or was online last week would have seen that Apple was named the coolest brand in a list compiled by CoolBrands’ expert panel (and a survey of 3,000 … Continue reading

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Trend update: Scandinavian

Back in January 2011, Scandinavian food was tipped to be TNBT. Waitrose had started stocking it and Noma had recently been named World’s Best Restaurant. The Grocer has just announced that Ocado has launched a “Scandinavian shop-within-a-shop featuring almost 140 … Continue reading

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Word of the day: dunch

Just had my first ever invitation to ‘dunch’! Here’s the Urban Dictionary definition: Dunch refers to a meal enjoyed subsequent to lunch but prior to dinner.

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TNBTs in music, via i on Sunday

“A mum’s and dads’ guide to music’s next big things“. Get down with the kids. Or the ‘rents, in this case. Here are a few I liked the look/sound of from the list: AlunaGeorge (Your Drums, Your Love – out … Continue reading

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YO! Home

Saw this on Sunday Brunch this morning. The YO! company (set up by entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe and parent company of YO! Sushi) has come up with a new model for the home of the future. On the YO! website, he … Continue reading

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TNBT: sweet/savoury cupcakes

I posted about the trend towards unusual cupcakes and sweet/savoury combo desserts back in June 2011 and now there are signs that savoury cupcakes are gathering pace. 1 – international flavours mashed up with standard sweet cupcakes Check out these … Continue reading

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One to watch: fast food fashion

Bompas & Parr have collabo’d with Richie Rich/’Mr Chicken’ to create a line of silk shirts with fried chicken printed all over them. Apparently, Rich’s company Compugrafix makes 90% of the graphic design for chicken shops in London. (This explains … Continue reading

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Edible Cookie Coffee Cup

Amazeballs invention by Venezuelan designer Enrique Luis Sardi for Lavazza: the cookie coffee cup! You drink the coffee then eat the cup. The white thing you see is a special patented icing sugar which acts as a waterproof barrier between … Continue reading

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Cool stuff: Aqua Zinger

Aqua Zinger – a flask that allows you to infuse water with any ingredient, whilst also keeping the water hot/cold. A great idea to make water more interesting and encourage people to drink more. I’m thinking mint, lemon, strawberries. Chocolate … Continue reading

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