If you think texting while walking is dangerous, just wait until everyone starts wearing Google’s futuristic, internet-connected glasses. Directions to your destination appear literally before your eyes. You can talk to friends over video chat, take a photo or even buy a few things online as you walk around. The glasses will be able to do anything a smartphone or tablet computer does now – and then some. Google gave a glimpse of “Project Glass” in a video and blog post last week. Still in an early prototype stage, the glasses open up endless possibilities — as well as challenges to safety, privacy and fashion sensibility. The prototypes have a sleek wrap-around look and appear nothing like clunky 3-D glasses. But if Google isn’t careful, they could be dismissed as a kind of Bluetooth earpiece of the future, a fashion faux-pas where bulky looks outweigh marginal utility.
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Viva La Digital Brand Revolution
We love the way the digital revolution has seamlessly woven into the way we live our lives. In so many ways the way we do things today integrates a digital element whether shopping for a car or a pair of jeans – sharing photos from our holidays, or sharing what we got up to on the weekend. It’s virtually impossible to track the way we intuitively utilize digital in our daily lives.
This great visual from Google data Arts and Punk & Butler will blow your mind just that little bit further…
The Art Project is a collaboration between Google and some of the world’s most acclaimed museums. It allows uses to take an online virtual tour around some of the world most prestigious art galleries, zoom in on some of the most famous artworks to amazing detail and listen to online commentary. Whilst there are some notable exclusions of paintings and galleries, it is a work in progress and the Art Project powered by Google plans to expand its collection of galleries and artworks.
The Evolution of the English Language
After a meeting earlier this week with the executive team at Melbourne University’s Ormond College, I found myself thinking about two things. One, why I didn’t attend the college myself, and two, how many brand specific words I use in every day language.
Google have today published the top 1000 visited brands on the internet. Makes for some very interesting reading. You’ll need at least 4 million, unique visitors, for your site to make the list. To make just 1%, takes 16 million unique visitors. Looks like we’ve got some work to do here at Truly Deeply.
The Fourth and Fifth Chapters in our Comprehensive Trend Report
Over the last three Mondays we’ve published the first three sections of our research report into trends in visual language. This Monday and next Monday we’ll publish the final chapters of the report. In this week’s chapters we’re exploring trends in brand visual language of ‘Shape Shifting’, ‘QR Codes’ as well as a number of typographic trends we’ve spotted.
The Third Chapter in our Comprehensive Trend Report
Over the last two Mondays we’ve published the first two sections of our research report into trends in visual language. Each Monday for the next four weeks we’ll publish another chapter. This week’s chapter focuses on trends in brand visual language of ‘Affordable Luxury’, ‘the Cult of Personality’ and ‘Urban Attitude’.