Could you imagine the board meetings and powerpoint presentations that went into this? C-level execs screaming for product upgrades. Well team, let me introduce you to Post-It 2.0!
Archive for May, 2008
Get this….Bill Cosby is auctioning off his classic sweaters. It’s all for charity but more importantly, for the sake of fashion. Ah, just in time for Father’s Day!
Filmmakers and musicians collaborating makes for a good recipe in my book. Case in point: Austin via Costa Mesa duo Sounders. Watching their latest video proves you can do more with creative imagination and a greenscreen than most bands with big budgets and even bigger heads. Seeing how much fun these guys had makes me:
2. a fan without even hearing the record
Read the play-by-play and watch the video at Fecal Face.
Lots of new music on the way this summer from My Morning Jacket, Albert Hammond Jr, Styrofoam and one of the most unique bands of all, Iceland’s Sigur Ros. To experience them live is something very special but in the meantime, enjoy yourself a free download of their new single and NSFW music video.
While still never ordered anything off the site, Threadless has been a company I have a great deal of admiration. Their core values are innovative as they are simplistic. It’s a formula that works and one I believe we’ll be seeing a lot more in niche industries. The upcoming issue of Inc Magazine has a fantastic and insightful feature on founders, investors and philosophies that make up Threadless. Here’s a preview:
“Its success demonstrates what happens when you allow your company to become what your customers want it to be, when you make something as basic and quaint as “trust” a core competency. Threadless succeeds by asking more than any modern retail company has ever asked of its customers — to design the products, to serve as the sales force, to become the employees. Nickell has pioneered a new kind of innovation. It doesn’t require huge research budgets or creative brilliance — just a willingness to keep looking outward.” Read more.