Posts tagged ‘clever’

Social Engineering and Taking the Stairs

Oh those clever, clever Swedes. Some smart folks from a Swedish think tank (I think–my Swedish is not strong) devised a way to motivate people to…

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More Marketing Ideas From Elsewhere

We were in the McNally Robinson bookstore in Nolita yesterday. It’s an excellent store, full of great books. As it turns out, it’s Canadian-owned (other stores…

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A Fascinating Wayfinding System

I don’t know how widespread this is, but check out this remarkably creative approach to wayfinding in a parking lot: In Melbourne I developed a way-finding-system…

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21 Pretty Good Accents in 155 Seconds

This already has about 250K views, so you may have seen it, but I thought it was pretty charming: Here’s a little interview with the actress,…

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Want More Napkins? Fax Us

Maybe every linen supply company does this, and I’ve never noticed it, but I thought this was pretty clever. They put their fax number on every…

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Bonus Product Idea of the Week

Further to foreign inspiration, I saw a cool bag which could sell well to tourists in any urban market. Maybe they’re already in Canada, but I’ve…

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A Visual Family History

What a fantastic idea this is. This family has taken photos of themselves each year since 1976. As children are born, they are added to the list. I…

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