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Desire by Design by Jean-Pierre Lacroix
Desire by Design

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 Titled “Desire by Design,” a new book out this month by Jean-Pierre Lacroix of Shikatani Lacroix (Toronto) examines how desire shapes decisions and the role that design can have in the process, offering interesting history, insights from scientific research and actionable advice.

Scent—The Next Narrative?
Scent—The Next Narrative?
5 Years, 4 Categories, 20 Projects-Branded Environments that Wow
5 Years, 4 Categories, 20 Projects-Branded Environments that Wow

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12 Strategic Predictions for 2017

If you were to Google “predictions for 2017,” you would be rewarded with 66,700,000 links. Among the top three are terrifying prophecies revealed (yet again) by Nostradamus, various quack theories from numerologists and world psychics and real insightful predictions from the likes of the Gartner Group, Forrester, Forbes, TechCrunch and several design blogs.

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api(+) Designs Sol Shades Airport Store
api(+) Designs Sol Shades Airport Store

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Sol Shades recently opened at Orlando International Airport. The api(+) design team are proud to have developed this brand new concept, continuing their relationship with national airport retailer Stellar Partners. 

Offering a wide selection of eyewear, this boutique combines function and fashion bringing styles from classic brands like Ray-Ban to high-fashion lines like Prada together in one place.

Reflect and PixelFLEX™ open the windows for Levi’s on Market Street
Reflect and PixelFLEX™ open the windows for Levi’s on Market Street

At their flagship retail location on Market and 4th Street in San Francisco, Levi’s® brand managers wanted to increase consumer engagement for their 8000-square foot retail space. With two large windows looking out onto the busy street, Levi’s worked with their longtime digital partner, Reflect, who installed two FLEXClear transparent LED video displays from PixelFLEX. As a 65-75 percent transparent LED display, FLEXClear gives designers the ability to offer a truly dynamic experience for consumers.