Ageless Beauties – Typeface “Ambroise” and Chillwave Musicians “Washed Out”

Beauty Sure Does Sell!

Peter Aldag - Jun.29.2011 · 0 Kommentare

In our design business, we have learned from publishing houses that cover artwork has great influence on buying decisions even if customers have not a glue about the content or have never heard of the author. Beauty seems really not to be an obstacle for economical success, hey marketing numbnuts! believe it or not. Same happened here as we were stunned first by the great artwork of Ernest Greene aka Washed Out’s new album, “Within or Without”, second we had a listen, third, we loved it even more.

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Was tun, wenn man sich trotz redlicher Bemühungen immer wieder in der gleichen Konkurrenz-Preiskampf Spirale befindet? Das Konzept des Value Innovation Thinking bietet einen neuen Denkansatz, neue Methoden und Verheißung: Neue, aus Kundensicht relevante Nutzen für das bestehende Angebot und Differenzierung vom Wettbewerb.

Value Innovation Thinking oder “Was würden Ihre Kunden vermissen, wenn es Sie nicht mehr gäbe?”

Peter Aldag - Mar.20.2011 · 0 Kommentare

Was haben Unternehmen wie The Body Shop, Cirque du Soleil, AIDA, Apple, Southwest Airlines, Nespresso, Nintendo oder der Club Méditerranée gemeinsam? Sie alle haben sich ihre eigenen Märkte und neue Kunden dadurch geschaffen, indem sie ihr bestehendes Angebot neu gestaltet haben. Sie haben auf unattraktive und vergleichbare Produkteigenschaften verzichtet und gleichzeitig neue Nutzen geschaffen, die es bisher in dieser Form nicht gab. Sie haben sich damit dem direkten Vergleich mit ihren Wettbewerbern entzogen und erzielten mit dieser Strategie außergewöhnliche Erfolge. read complete article…


IQ + SheQ = ganz Frau. So lautet die Formel die Hoffnung macht. Und wenn’s nicht anders geht jetzt auch gern mit Quote. Hauptsache dass.

Frauen-Quote

Ron Imelauer - Jan.31.2011 · 0 Kommentare

Das Titelthema im Spiegel 5/2011 – Warum Deutschland die Frauen-Quote braucht mit einem Interview mit Ursula von der Leyen. Ja, es braucht sie leider, diese Quote, sozusagen als Ladedruck für dieses wichtige Thema, das Mann so gerne schleifen lässt: Die gewaltige Ressource “Frau” für Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. Nach mehr als 5.000 Jahre fataler Geschlechter-Hierarchie nach dem Modell Faustrecht kam in den 70ern die Emanzipation in Bewegung (Dank an Alice Schwarzer!) bis zum Milleniums-Anfang. Jetzt, mit Quote, zündet die 3. Phase, die endlich zur totalen Parität führen sollte.


Art-rock trio who made an edgy post-punk, dancefloor-friendly racket that mixed up Blondie with Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Heads Will Roll

Peter Aldag - Jan.30.2011 · 0 Kommentare

Just stumbled upon this song and got hooked immediately. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000. Since their inception, the band has been composed of vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase, who are complemented in live performances by second guitarist David Pajo. The band has recorded three studio albums; the first, Fever to Tell, was released in 2003. The second, Show Your Bones, was released in 2006 and was named the second best album of the year by NME. Their third studio album, It’s Blitz!, was released on March 31, 2009 in the USA.Their style has been described as “an art-rock trio who made an edgy post-punk, dancefloor-friendly racket that mixed up Blondie with Siouxsie and the Banshees.”( Wikipedia). Listen to and buy Yeah Yeah Yeahs on iTunes.


… the Karl Lagerfeld – Michael Jackson – Zombie – Clone is hilarious…


Ready to start! We wish you an amazing 2011.

#1 album of 2010: Arcade Fire “The Suburbs”

Marc Dienewald - Jan.01.2011 · 0 Kommentare

A Masterpiece. Arcade Fire released their third Studio Album, The Suburbs, in 2010 to further critical and commercial success, receiving another Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album, as well as a nomination for Album of The Year. Extra points for superb Artwork, Website (in HTML5) and a Web 2.0 marketing as it should be… Nuff said, everybody loves that Album and deservedly so! Album in iTunes.

 

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The Frogfisher’s choice of the top 9 albums 2010 in contemporary music. Edited by Marc Dienewald, Hamburg.

#3 album of the year: Broken Bells “Broken Bells”

Peter Aldag - Dec.29.2010 · Comments Off

Broken Bells is an American alternative rock band composed of artist-producer Brian Burton (better known as Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the lead vocalist and guitarist for the Oregonian indie rock band The Shins. Broken Bells compose and create as a duo, but are joined by a full band on tour. Following the success of their first self-titled album, Broken Bells, Mercer and Burton have announced intentions to record a follow-upThe project was first announced on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. The pair decided to work together after meeting at the Roskilde Festival, a Danish music festival, in 2004 and finding they were fans of each other’s work. It took four more years before the two started working together and by March 2008 Mercer and Burton began recording together in secret at Burton’s Los Angeles-based studio. The two describe their material as “melodic, but experimental, too.” read complete article…