Posts made in April, 2015

Ford Builds Momentum at Salone Del Mobile

By on Apr 27, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Ford really wants to be taken seriously as a design company—their most recent presence at Milan Design Week muscled some serious talent to bring this point home, with interactive installations and conceptual designs. The new Ford GT, unveiled earlier this year, attempts to transcend the simple idea of a car and turn it into an experience. Ford might’ve not invented the automobile, but they did invent the assembly line over 100 years ago—and they’ve been innovating ever since. Think about it—the average American spends 38 hours each year stuck in their cars. When you’re there, you don’t want toArticle source:...

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Google: Our mobile strategy isn’t as bad as you think

By on Apr 27, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

For the past couple years, the general line of thinking about Google could be summed up like this: If only Google could turn around its miserable mobile business, everything would be splendid. On Thursday, Google (GOOGL, Tech30) fought back hard. On a conference call with analysts, outgoing Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette and Chief Business Officer Omid Kordestani stated example after example of how people are increasingly using GoogleArticle source:...

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Salone del Mobile presents design as a "superficial stylistic tool" says Alice …

By on Apr 4, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Milan 2015: Milan’s furniture fair has become a celebration of marketing over design and has helped feed the public perception of design as a superficial discipline, according to design critic Alice Rawsthorn. Writing in the latest issue of Frieze magazine, Rawsthorn argues that the annual Salone del Mobile and its fringe events have “unintentionally reinforced the popular stereotype of design as a superficial, stylistic tool steeped in consumerism”. The annual April fair has become so dominated byArticle source:...

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DomiNations assaults Clash of Clans with a Civilization-like mobile strategy game

By on Apr 4, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Somebody is going to knock Clash of Clans out of the No. 1 spot on the top-grossing mobile apps charts one of these days. The latest to attempt this feat is DomiNations, the new Civilization-like mobile game from Big Huge Games and Asian gaming giant Nexon. DomiNations launches today on both Apple’s iTunes App Store, Google Play, and Amazon. If DomiNations succeeds, Big Huge Games can steal a chunk of revenue from Supercell, which generated $1.7 billion in 2014 from just three games, including Clash of Clans,Article source:...

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