DREAMLAND

Four Seasons Magazine 2014 a portrait By steven Beschloss Photography by  Dave Lauridsen FOUR SEASONS MAGAZINE / ISSUE 2 / 2014 In the early morning hours, a soft, rose-grey fog rolls in from the Pacific Ocean, shrouding beach communities like Santa Monica and Venice in a moist murmur. By noon, the warm sun will burn […]

Finally a Sustainable Idea

Finally a Sustainable Idea

“Our industry is global and powerful because of its reach across multiple industries. Many would suggest that the responsibility rests within each sector of business. Others don’t really care. However, before we get influenced by any single entity or regulated by the government, perhaps we could take a defining step in shaping our own economic, social and environmental responsibility.

After all, sustainability, even if regarded as enlightened self interest, is ultimately about survival; both personal and profession.”
—Ken Markman

A wake up call for the Licensing Industry! The iPad has just moved your cheese:

A wake up call for the Licensing Industry!  The iPad has just moved your cheese:

IPad Poised to Revolutionize Retail Industry Affecting Everything From Catalogs to E-Commerce No one in the Licensing Industry is talking about the immersive, experiential revolution that is playing out in front us. For the most part, few within the industry understand what they are watching… because they are either not part of the revolution or […]

Hanging Around A Newsstand : A Window on Culture

Hanging Around A Newsstand : A Window on Culture

I remember walking to work in Manhattan and glancing at a Newsstand’s cascading color pallet of magazine covers.  Pure eye candy; a bespoken world of words and pictures with all  those visual images screaming at you. Hey! Choose Me; Choose Me! Every masthead meticulously quaffed and designed to capture: size, shape and color to perfection. […]

Don’t look now, but the iPad just stole your brand.

Don’t look now, but the iPad just stole your brand.

Don’t look now, but the iPad just stole your brand. Lines this weekend stretched for blocks around stores in New York and Los Angeles. 700,000 units are estimated to have been sold. That’s a big number. Everyone is talking about it as a technology and social phenomena. Not since 1450 has technology become such a […]