Shelf Life: Window dressing

Louise Marsland’s (@Louise_Marsland) pick of new product, packaging and design launches: In-store and mall promotions gain traction with Primedia; Nike takes sporting fashion to designer tech highs; a new retail loyalty scheme launches for Pick n Pay, BP customers;and Woodbender weaves a range of seating for office or home.

Give them heart – David Moffatt & Mark Tomlinson

David Moffatt doesn’t get called a rock star just because be designed a Wordpress theme. The guy actually rocks as lead guitarist of indie rock band The Dirty Skirts when he isn’t running his digital agency HelloComputer alongside business partner Mark Tomlinson. Together they have created what quite a few people refer to as one of the hottest indie digital specialists around.

This gets fucking tired man

The latest anti-BP ‘ad’ to go viral comes from the guys at Some of it is pretty funny. But four fucking minutes of people going fuck you gets fucking lame 40 seconds in. The last time fuck was a ‘dangerous’ word was on the playground in kindergarden. Nothing novel about it. Anger doesn’t come packaged in neatly produced videos. I’m not sure why we pretend it does? Fuck BP. Yeah. You had me at “Birds are fucked…”

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