Fashion & Design (176)
Kiss and make up with Chanel
Iconic fashion brand Chanel is offering its website users and Facebook fans the possibility of sending a ‘rouge Coco kiss’ to someone special virtually. Each letter of the message is designed using Chanel’s products to create a chic note.
Why it matters
Using makeup is a form of expression which is deeply personal and can say a lot about who you are. What other products have this type of extension where by you can express a message to others using the brand as the vehicle?
We often associate cork with wine. But the Portuguese company AHUA is using the material for what was one of its original purposes: buoyancy. The company makes and sells thin surfboards and handplanes (surfboards for hands) made of light and eco-friendly cork. The project was funded thanks to an entrepreneurship prize and crowd funding website Massivemov.
NASA is trying a new approach to reach a bigger and more engaged audience. Among other initiatives, they have created a new website challenging everyone to grab NASA data and transform it into infographics. The Mars Curiosity Team starred in a video on YouTube showcasing some special breakdancing skills and a sexy robot. Also in collaboration with Skype, NASA is now hosting online lessons for kids around the world.