Sonora 113 and the Next Wave of Office Design

Today, an office needs openness, vitality, and flexibility. It should respond to the needs of the workforce as much as the specificity of its environment. With this in mind, PLANE—SITE created a short film about Sonora 113, an office space designed by architect Iñaki Echeverria—and it's undoubtedly a building that meets the particularity of 21st…

Feeding the 5000

Design Exchange, Canada’s only design museum, has announced a Thanksgiving feast prepared to feed 5000 people, which will take place on the last day of its unprecedented biennial festival EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology. In collaboration with George Brown College,Chef School, and Second Harvest – Canada’s largest food rescue charity – and hosted…

Conference: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services

On Sept 27028, marcus evans will host the 3rd Edition: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Metropolitan in New York. Join your peers and master an array of innovation methodologies to drive the development of disruptive services while forging deeper user relationships. At this 3rd installment, you will…

Radical Innovation: A Conversation with Idris Mootee

A longer version of this Q&A originally appeared on the Intrapreneurship Conference website. What does the corporation of the future look like? IntraConf: Beyond the buzzwords and the hype, what is radical innovation, really? Is it even possible for big legacy organizations to be and do radical? Idris Mootee: That’s a really good question; lots of people…

An interview with Melora Zaner

Head of Mobile Design & UX, Digital; Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase This post originally appeared on the marcus evans website. Ahead of the 3rd Edition: Design Thinking for Banks & Financial Services Conference, marcus evans spoke with Melora Zaner, Head of Mobile Design & UX, Digital; Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase about the main challenges in integrating innovation into…

The Impact of Clarity – Interview with Lee Steffen

This post originally appeared on DesignThinkers, an annual conference hosted by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers.  Lee Steffen will be speaking at DesignThinkers 2016 where he will be talking about The Spark. An award-winning creative director, photographer, composer and popular speaker, Lee Steffen strives to find the beating heart of every creative venture and inspire others…

The Future According to Women

After months of dedication and contributions from countless people, we are proud to present the special feature from our summer issue: The Future According to Women. For this feature, we spoke to over 40 women from various industries – and the conversations were absolutely incredible. They overlapped in ways that we weren’t expecting, so we have grouped…

IC Team Takes Home Silver at Cannes Young Lions

Idea Couture’s copywriter John Wither and art director Ihar Turtsou have placed 2nd nationwide in Cannes’ annual Young Lions competition. Once a year, top advertising teams from around the world compete in a weekend-long gauntlet to determine who can conceptualize and execute the best advertisement in their respective country. Across categories including print, film, cyber,…

What Neuroplasticity Means For Your Brand

Neuroplasticity, Happiness, and Neuromarketing – What’s the Link? Two decades ago, neuroscientists believed that the adult brain was fully formed and impervious to change. Now, they understand that the adult brain is, in fact, very capable of change. The emerging scientific field of neuroplasticity focuses on studying the brain’s adaptable nature, and the ways in…