Archive for January, 2010

I’m dash

Friday, January 29th, 2010

sony dash

The Sony dash Personal Internet Viewer just launched at CES and is hitting stores in April, bringing favorite web apps to your bedroom, kitchen, or office through built-in Wi-Fi. We created the product startup video for the dash which greets owners with a short clip highlighting key features such as weather, traffic, sports, social networking, movies, music, games and more. Gmail, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, ESPN and Pandora, along with 1500+ other apps that can be downloaded are all available with the touch of a finger.

Bravo Gustavo is Contagious

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Our LA Phil Bravo Gustavo site and iPhone app are featured in Contagious Magazine from the UK. Digital meets classical when your iPhone turns into a conductor’s baton.

Warhol Webpick of the Day

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Communication Arts has chosen our Andy Warhol Foundation site as “Webpick of the Day.” The Foundation supports innovative, contemporary artists of today, and primarily focuses on the spirit of pushing art further by fostering challenging and experimental work. Grants are awarded to not-for-profit organizations that cultivate the freedom of artistic expression. The Foundation also works to uphold the Warhol legacy through the collection and preservation of his art. Our web site illustrates the Foundation’s mission and includes an interactive map that pinpoints organizations that have benefited from the Foundation’s grants programs across the nation and abroad.

Designing for the Greater Good

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Designing for the Greater Good hits bookstores today, a study of great nonprofit branding campaigns. Our work with The Broad Foundations is featured within the pages, and we’re honored to be included among other nonprofit campaigns that gained success through effective branding and design.

For the first 125 books sold, the authors will donate $10 per book in the buyer’s name to the American Red Cross in aid of Haiti earthquake victims.

At Hello we aren’t strangers to working with nonprofit organizations, or schools and museums. Since day one we have continuously built relationships with organizations we share beliefs with, and we plan to continue our commitment in working with them.

Alex Bogusky = Chief Creative Insurgent

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Fast Company has announced that Alex Bogusky of CP+B will take on the new role of Chief Creative Insurgent at MDC Partners, our parent company. David Lai, CEO/Creative Director shares his thoughts on Bogusky’s new role. Read it here.

Notes for a Celebration

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

eames office

eames office

We caught an intimate exhibit on Ray Eames during our visit to the Eames Office where her well-known scraps of notes, clothing designs, and personal letters – which we found the most interesting – were displayed.

eames office

Ray’s handwritten luggage tag.

eames office

This letter was written by Ray Eames to one of her granddaughters, addressed to a gate at the JFK airport as a little surprise before her granddaughter boarded the plane. These notes and letters were Ray’s trademark style as small presents to her grandchildren.

Up next at the Eames Office is the House Industries Eames exhibition, we’ll see you there.

Don’t Mess With This Truck

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

taylormade tour truck

This massive truck is the TaylorMade PGA Tour Truck, and we were lucky enough to get a look inside today. The truck is retrofitted to service tour players and has three work areas to make about 200 clubs a day.

taylormade tour truck

Look at the spikes on those wheels!

taylormade tour truck

Ammo? That's actually a cooler for drinks.

Get a closer look inside the truck in this video.

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