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 […]

Beijing Television

Beijing Television

Recently KKM was invited to make a presentation to a contingent of Chinese broadcasting executives from Beijing Television (BTV). Their visit to UCLA included exploring the realm of new media marketing, entertainment marketing strategies, the convergence of on demand, content as an experience, new business monetizing models and the importance of technology in social media; […]

Art: Time, The Infinite Storyteller

Art: Time, The Infinite Storyteller

Time, space and place are seminal plot-points in every archetype of story-telling. We found this New York Times article compelling, because we are story-tellers and technology is influencing our plot. Roberta Smith takes us beyond screenplay to tell us the real story. NYT ARTS / ART & DESIGN | January 01, 2010 Art:  Time, the […]

Children of Cyberspace

Children of Cyberspace

In our article titled, “Mapping the M-Gen,” we begin by saying, “If you’re reading this article and you’re over six years old, you’re out of control.” Meaning, you are no longer in control…of technology. It wasn’t too long ago that generations were measured in 20 year increments; then 10 years. Now, it’s down to 5 […]

Digital Domain: Failing Like a Buggy Whip Maker? Better Check Your Simile

Digital Domain:  Failing Like a Buggy Whip Maker? Better Check Your Simile

Today, many businesses facing life-or-death challenges from digital technology are described as contemporary buggy whip makers. This short-hand may not be the right simile according to Randall Stross. Nevertheless, what is important, is recognizing change, buggy whip or not, and fully acknowledging that business and brands are a function of a consumer’s need. Therefore, our […]

Yankees 12,000 frames of game 6

Yankees 12,000 frames of game 6

Time is relative in the Convergence Continuum. The following is an example of how we view our world and experience our lives. The famed Yankee Logo and Pinstripes are memorialized by Spring Design Partners’ execution. World Series Time-Lapse by Robert Caplin from Robert Caplin on Vimeo.

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