Sometimes, inspiration comes from a place that’s uninspired. This month, in addition to talking about creative concepts that are exciting to us, we wanted to talk about marketing and design ideas that are worn. Tired. Mundane.
Art nourishes the soul.
We know a little bit about this here at Room 214. Our headquarters are in Boulder, Colorado. The National Endowment of the Arts recently named Boulder one of the top 10 “arts clusters” in the nation, which it defined as the concentration of artists and arts organizations per capita.
So while we know that means we have a kick-ass place to live — with an abundance of cultural opportunities and fun things to do — what can we do about it at work?
In the digital marketing realm, we love advertising on social media. It provides us with data and access to various markets, all for free. However many users worry that the abundance of ads on platforms like Facebook and Twitter invade their personal privacy. This is where a new social media platform, Ello, comes in.
Information graphics and iconography have invaded your life, for better or worse, filling your subconscious with factoids, charts and graphs. Search for information graphics or “infographics” in your browser and you’ll be flooded with a surge of knowledge.
Room 214 is pleased to announce the release of its first annual trend report covering what’s coming in marketing, society, the arts, business, food and technology in 2013.