I wish I had more of a theme to these things.
I have a new blog to follow now. Since it can help me a lot when I facilitate teams for ideating and insight-generation!
2. Grain Edit, a site about the 50’s-70’s design aesthetic and the contemporary designers who get inspiration from it.
I like how they look for themes in whatever’s popular for the past week, even if they could just be coincidences. That’s how trendspotting begins anyway – pattern-finding.
In my eyes, the homepage content is quite a revolutionary way of presenting “news”. Not that it’s flashy or jazzed-up or animated, but the way that the content is written (especially the headlines ticker) seems very…”social media”-oriented.
They aren’t direct in a traditional sense. They’re paraphrased to elicit some feeling of suspense. Given everything I’ve read about web writing and how it has to be meaningful, concise but not bland. And it is all those things, but not in a CNN or BBC way. Interesting.
Particularly, The Complete Guide To Not Giving A Fuck.
“Fact Number 1. People are watching you right now…
Fact Number 2. You don’t need everyone to like you…
Fact Number 3. It’s your people that matter…
Fact Number 4. Those who don’t give a fuck change the world. The rest do not…”