Archive for November 6th, 2009

A bevy of retail opening announcements are coming in this weekend aren’t they? The newest one is a Best Buy in Union Square. What makes this one so special? It will be open 24 hours during the weekday. Saturdays and Sundays look pretty regular. 24 hours a day you say? YES. Good news and bad […]


I’ve yet to step foot in a Microsoft Retail Store so to be fair, I can’t really compare Apple’s Retails to anything else. That’s too bad, because with no real other competition in sight, the Apple’s stores will continue to crop up in your favorite cities, NYC and Paris, even if NYC already has three. […]


Finally, I had some time to sit down and watch the documentary: Objectified, directed and produced by Gary Hustwit. Brilliant film about the design of objects, what the relationship is between it and the user. It does discuss a lot of things about what is good design. Jony Ives is featured for a bit in […]


There is an article in the latest issue of Forbes (Nov. 16) titled “Social Climber” written by Rebecca Buckman that has me thinking how far we’ve all come, from a social gaming perspective. The piece mostly focuses on Mark Pincus, the man behind Zynga, a web gaming company responsible for games such as FarmVille, Texas […]