The Brief 3/14/17: Design News You Might Have Missed
Here's the latest:
- If packaging is enough to tempt you to buy something, then why not package junk food in plain packaging?
- A handy sustainability checklist from the Food and Drink Federation.
- You won't find plastic at this New Zealand grocery store. Would you be willing to sacrifice a bit of convenience to reduce the amount of plastics you use?
- “Calling out to all the Willy Wonkas of modern times, the contemporary Joy Division’s, JG Ballard’s, Marie Curie’s and Rauschenberg’s, action researchers and designers, mythologists and makers of new worlds!” If you’re looking to learn how to design experiences, then Nelly Ben Hayoun’s University of the Underground is just for you.
- Heinz finally approves Don Draper’s ads.
- The WorldMapPortal is the next best thing to teleportation. The future is now!
- Your Ikea furniture might be getting even easier to assemble with the wedge dowel.
- Sex sells, but how is design selling it to women? “Companies have had to look for new narratives, communicated through branding, to sell sex; they’ve had to find ways for women to consume sexual products in spite of growing up in a society that tells them to not to.”