psfk.com Archives - 22 July 2017, Saturday

  • Nike Partners With Instagram To Sell Sneakers

    Nike Partners With Instagram To Sell Sneakers

    psfk.com 18 Jul '17, 10am

    will be the first major sneaker brand to collaborate with Instagram to sell products directly to consumers, the company recently announced. Nike has paved the way in e-commerce once before, when they sold their sneakers directly with Amazon. Nike will utilize Instagram new e-commerce ...

  • Japanese Brands Created Augmented Reality Sneakers

    psfk.com 13 Jul '17, 4pm

    The shoes from Onitsuka Tiger pair with an app that makes the stripes on the footwear come to life Zack Palm 13 july 2017 Onitsuka Tiger , a shoe company based in Japan, and Japanese fashion company Anrealage collaborated on a pair of sneakers with augmented reality effects called Mon...

  • Adidas Asked 50 Women Artists To Create Unique Sneakers For All 50 U.S. States

    Adidas Asked 50 Women Artists To Create Unique Sneakers For All 50 U.S. States

    psfk.com 11 Jul '17, 5pm

    One of the easiest ways to get people to click on an article is to make it about the 50 states of America. Adidas and women’s style outlet Refinery29 used that state pride in their promotion of the new UltraBOOST X sneakers. They brought in 50 female artists to add their own state-ins...

  • Sneakers Self-Tighten Their Laces And Adjust Temperature

    Sneakers Self-Tighten Their Laces And Adjust Temperature

    psfk.com 06 Jul '17, 8pm

    A pair of new smart shoes will have the capacity to heat the bottom of the shoe for the wearer and assess potential foot injuries Zack Palm 6 july 2017 A new ‘intelligent sneaker’ called Digitsole Smartshoe connects to the wearer’s smartphone to go beyond simply showing how many steps...

  • Augmented Reality Sells Sneakers For Nike

    Augmented Reality Sells Sneakers For Nike

    psfk.com 29 Jun '17, 5pm

    Nike customers can unlock a special model of sneaker, from a collaboration with Momofuku restaurants, through an augmented reality app Zack Palm 29 june 2017 Nike built an augmented reality application called SNKRS for users to gain access to limited-edition sneakers available for pur...

  • Ward Off Handbag Thieves With A Dye Detonator

    Ward Off Handbag Thieves With A Dye Detonator

    psfk.com 20 Jun '17, 10am

    The Handbag Dyetonator covers the criminal in an obvious dye the owner can detonate from their phone Zack Palm 20 june 2017 Ash Be Nimble , a Malaysian sportswear company, designed a Handbag Dyetonator that detonates dye if it gets grabbed by a thief. The small detonator containing th...

  • ASIA: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    A Luxury Car 'Vending Machine' Has Opened in Singapore

    psfk.com 24 May '17, 10am

    The 15-story building houses up to 60 premium vehicles and resembles something straight out of Batman Laura Yan 24 may 2017 Used car dealership Autobahn Motors has opened a futuristic car ‘vending machine’ in Singapore. Called AIMS (for Automotive Inventory Management System), it is a...

  • DESIGN: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Line Of Teabags Made To Look Like Actual Handbags

    psfk.com 25 Apr '17, 9pm

    Hälssen & Lyon's new collection features special teabags designed to look like fashionable purses Sara Roncero-Menendez 25 april 2017 Teabags haven’t changed much on the design front since their inception, mainly because their function is more practical than it is aesthetic. However, ...

  • ADVERTISING: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Artist Jeff Koons Recreates Art Masterpieces On Louis Vuitton Handbags

    psfk.com 19 Apr '17, 10am

    , an American artist known for using banal pieces in his work, partners with Louis Vuitton , a luxury brand of handbags and purses, to reproduce famous paintings done by notable artists on to bags and other accessories. Louis Vuitton has named it the Masters collection. All of the pai...

  • The City Of Singapore Represented Through Pantone Cards

    The City Of Singapore Represented Through Pantone Cards

    psfk.com 05 Apr '17, 5pm

    The project is an interesting take on how colors transmit a deeper meaning about a city's identity Leo Lutero 5 april 2017 Artist Jonathan Tan has recently completed a project called “Singapore Pantone” . In this series of images, iconic vistas from the Asian city-state become inspira...

  • How Nike Sneakers Became An Unlikely Symbol Of Revolt

    Nike Sneakers Became An Unlikely Symbol Of Revolt

    psfk.com 28 Mar '17, 7pm

    A pair of Air Max 95s have become a mark of dissent in Russia Guardian 28 march 2017 This article titled “How Nike trainers became the latest unlikely symbol of revolt” was written by Homa Khaleeli, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 28th March 2017 14.34 UTC They are pretty ugly trainers...

  • Living Tower In Singapore Covered With Over 20 Plant Species

    Living Tower In Singapore Covered With Over 20 Plant Species

    psfk.com 15 Mar '17, 4pm

    Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA has created a “living tower” in the central business district. Oasia Hotel Downtown features a series of offices, hotel and club rooms, each with its own sky garden. Layers of elevated ground levels enabled the architects to multiply the limited ...

  • Pizza Hut Has Created A Pair Of Sneakers To Make Ordering Easier

    Pizza Hut Has Created A Pair Of Sneakers To Make Ordering Easier

    psfk.com 03 Mar '17, 6pm

    The fast food chain designed high-top sneakers that let the wearer order pizza with the push of a button Ivanha Paz 3 march 2017 What if you could order pizza from your kicks? Pizza Hut has made high-top sneakers that let you do just that. That’s right, sneakers that send out your ord...

  • ASIA: Another insight on PSFK for Members

    Hyundai Is Turning Children's Doodles Into Actual Cars

    psfk.com 02 Nov '16, 11am

    15 kids got to be designers for a day at the Brilliant Kids Motorshow Andrew Conrad 2 november 2016 Countless parents have taken their kid’s crude scrawls and displayed them as works of art, but several Korean parents now have the distinct honor of seeing their children’s fanciful aut...

  • Carry A Map Of NYC On A Handbag

    Map Of NYC Can Be Found On Your Next Handbag

    psfk.com 27 Oct '16, 11am

    The bag from Bottega Veneta has been designed exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman to celebrate New York City Emma Hutchings 27 october 2016 Luxury designer Bottega Veneta has created a special edition Olimpia bag exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman to celebrate the store’s recent remodel of...

  • McDonald's Brings Virtual Reality Into Its Restaurants - PSFK (blog)

    McDonald's Brings Virtual Reality Kiosks Into Its Restaurants

    psfk.com 15 Jul '16, 4pm

    On the east coast of Singapore, a McDonald’s branch is trying to change things up by incorporating trending technology into its physical space. From virtual reality, to phone charging stations the newly outfitted stores offer a technological experience. They have set up virtual realit...

  • Architect Imagines The Future Of Singapore Entirely Underground

    Architect Imagines Future Of Singapore Entirely Underground

    psfk.com 30 Jun '16, 2pm

    What is of particular interest is the accompanying narrative that Fallon has tied to the project. As Singapore encroaches on its shorelines with the stretches of civilization, it looks down below its existing infrastructure. Rising pollution and smog mean that the purified air canals ...

  • Singapore Introduces Vending Machines Of Books

    Singapore Introduces Vending Machines Of Books

    psfk.com 20 Jun '16, 10am

    The devices are being stocked by a bookstore as a promotion of local writers Jennifer Passas 20 june 2016 Advertising Many authors know that writing a book is the easy part these days. The promotion, marketing and getting the book in front as many peoples’ eyes as possible is difficul...

  • Driverless Taxis Will Soon Come To Singapore

    Driverless Taxis Will Soon Come To Singapore

    psfk.com 26 Apr '16, 11am

    The race for driverless cars in Asia is hastening Leo Lutero 26 april 2016 Technology Although tech giants like Google and Tesla have been publicly racing towards building the first fully-autonomous car in the West, a startup is already on its way bringing driverless cars to Singapore...

  • E-Ink Sneakers Provide Customizable Fashion for Sneakerheads

    psfk.com 28 Mar '16, 11am

    Watch closely... These natural-looking shoes can change designs on the fly Rachel Pincus 28 march 2016 Design Could we finally be entering the era of digitized, fully customizable fashion? If a project called ShiftWear raising $928,777 on Indiegogo —3092% of the goal—is any indication...

  • What Brand Strategists Stand to Learn From Scientific Thinking - PSFK (blog)

    What Brand Strategists Stand to Learn From Scientific Thinking

    psfk.com 18 Jan '16, 5pm

    articulating scientific thinking beautifully. He says, “[It] is at once imaginative and disciplined…It urges on us a delicate balance between no-holds-barred openness to new ideas, however heretical, and the most rigorous skeptical scrutiny of everything…” The exact same could be said...

  • #PSFK Videogame Heroine Models Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer Collection #Innovation https://t.co/ZadUudj4XI

    Videogame Heroine Models Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer Collection

    psfk.com 14 Jan '16, 1pm

    Lightning, from the highly venerated Final Fantasy series, is recruited to show off items from the SS16 campaign Emma Hutchings 14 january 2016 Fashion For Louis Vuitton ‘s Series 4 Spring-Summer 2016 campaign, the luxury brand has chosen an unusual model for its fashion items. Lightn...

  • Top-Of-The-Line Portable Charging…In a Handbag [CES 2016] - Magnetic technology in these bags provides on-the-g...

    Top-Of-The-Line Portable Charging In a Handbag — CES 2016

    psfk.com 08 Jan '16, 5pm

    Magnetic technology in these bags provides on-the-go, longer-lasting wireless charges Rachel Pincus 8 january 2016 Fashion Our portable devices have become such an indispensable part of our everyday lives—but their battery life hasn’t increased to match. Rather than bringing all manne...

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    Nike Forecasts Its 3D-Printed Sneaker Future

    psfk.com 12 Oct '15, 6pm

    As detailed by Nike's COO Eric Sprunk, a coming retail reality, where customers can start the production process from home, can already be seen in its assembly lines Jason Brick 12 october 2015 Design Nike’s COO Eric Sprunk foresees a future where Nike begins its production process fr...

  • The Quick and Dirty From Our Q&A with Babeland, Pornhub and the Museum of Sex - PSFK (blog) #branding #luxury

    The Quick and Dirty From Our Q&A on the Future of Sex

    psfk.com 20 Sep '15, 12pm

    PSFK weighs in with the experts in a live chat about what we can learn from the sex-innovation sector PSFK Labs 20 september 2015 Technology To celebrate the launch of our Sex, Drugs & Alcohol Debrief , PSFK invited experts and tastemakers from Pornhub, the Museum of Sex and Babeland ...

  • Filfury Sneakers Resurrect as Bold Artworks

    psfk.com 10 Sep '15, 10am

    Obsessed with kick culture, where the rest of us see $2,000 sneakers, artist FILFURY sees visions Ido Lechner 10 september 2015 Design Bold and graphic, FILFURY (a.k.a. Phil Robson) is a British artist, designer and director who ‘repurposes form and painting in contemporary textures,’...

  • Wash Your Stinkin’ Feet With a Pair of Sneakers

    Wash Your Stinkin' Feet With Sneakers Trapped in Soap Bars

    psfk.com 04 Sep '15, 12pm

    Come Clean is a culturally curated soap line that features figurines of your favorite kicks Ido Lechner 4 september 2015 Design For diehard sneakerheads still on the waitlist for the new Yeezy Boosts, a cleaner alternative proposes that you do away with your fungus rather than accesso...

  • Female-Dedicated Forum Empowers Women with Comfort and Information: Glow Community, within their Ruby app, hel...

    Glow Community Empowers Women with Comfort and Information

    psfk.com 28 Aug '15, 6pm

    Glow Community, within their Ruby app, helps bring women together for genuine care and sympathy through comforting chats and more Azalea Pena 28 august 2015 Technology Once a month, women go through the trouble of the much-dreaded menstruation. The bloating, the cramps, the back pain,...

  • Cereal Bar Pairs Sneakers with Sugary Breakfast

    Cereal Bar Pairs Sneakers with Sugary Breakfast

    psfk.com 26 Aug '15, 3pm

    KITH Treats offers 24 different cereal flavors, served in cereal shoeboxes as designed by well-known names like Andre Agassi Emma Hutchings 26 august 2015 Retail A pop-up cereal bar has opened in Brooklyn inside a sneaker and apparel shop. KITH Treats is a 150-square-foot white space ...

  • Feel the High-Tech Burn at Gym with 3D Body Scans and Custom Lighting

    High Tech Gym Has 3D Body Scans and Custom Lighting

    psfk.com 24 Aug '15, 12pm

    Gravity boasts treadmills that can make video calls and an app-focused experience that lets you compare stats with other C-Suite professionals Leo Lutero 24 august 2015 Technology The Gravity Gym in Singapore makes sure their members get the best in terms of tech while working out. Th...