Monday, November 30, 2009

Awful Library Books site

Mary and Holly, two public librarians created this funny website Awful Library Books. They publish examples of completely outdated books that remembers us how fast does time has changed. Some titles are pretty difficult to imagine these days... !

Here is a (very) personal selection for your delight !

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Paris Photo 2009

Paris Photo is getting each year better and better. Lot of people to admire the selection from worldwide galleries. Here's a sample of the 2009 edition. See you next year !

Friday, November 20, 2009

British Food Standards Agency campaign

The Food Standards Agency from UK has recently launched an ad campaign with funny anthropomorphic food characters talk between the healthy and unhealthy. These funny videos are part of the Eat well, be well program, that helps people to balance the diet and promote healthy food programs.

Interesting in the FSA website, the calorie calculator : calculate how much calories you'll burn depending on your activity (ironing, dusting, cleaning windows,...) !

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Philippe Cognée at Daniel Templon

Philippe Cognée presented yesterday at the Flammarion bookstore in Beaubourg his first monography. You can have an overlook of P Cognée work at the gallery Daniel Templon till December 31th 2009. The artist is fascinated by the most banal places like the places of transit. He also realized a serie called "Supermarkets" from which the photos are a sample.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Severe Vodka Warehouse crash video

A russian fork lift driver suddenly lost control of his engine and crashed the whole warehouse. The merchandise is said to be... vodka !

A loss of 150 000 USD has been reported and happy ending, the driver got only minor injuries at his leg. The security camera got all...

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Tom Fishburn cartoons

Tom Fishburne is a greaaaat cartoonist that publish on his own blog his ideas about business through cartoons. Mainly about retail, brand management and marketing, his cartoons are not only funny but also very meaningful about new trends and retail strategy. He began drawing cartoons on the back of his Harvard Business School cases. Some may be as valuable as the cases as Fishburne as a sharp and clever view on marketing stuff.

See especially his video : Everything I needed to know about innovation, I learned by drawing cartoons :

Everything I needed to know about innovation, I learned by drawing cartoons from Tom Fishburne on Vimeo.