Capsule 15: Traditions
For our final #Capsule15 blog series of 2014, we will focus on Capsule traditions. We invite you to share your own favorite holiday traditions as we share with you the aspects of the holiday season that we each look forward to every year, individually and as a whole.
Capsule Thinking Putty Wins Again
A final total of 25 designs were selected for the Print Celebrates Design award by Etsy Creative Director, Randy J. Hunt. We thank Randy and the rest of the Print team for the opportunity to be selected and recognized for 2014. We can't wait for you to see what we have in store for next year.
Take Five: Petra Tate & Production Design
Meet Petra Tate - she came to Capsule earlier this fall as our in-house Senior Production Artist. Petra is a problem solver and manages all details around the production design and implementation of Capsule's clients.
Cecily Sommers: Transporting Experiences
Though it sounds grandiose, shopping — the activity for which retail is designed — is best understood as a hunt for meaning. It’s not purpose-of-life kind of meaning, rather, it’s meaning that comes from affirming a sense of self and belonging.
Take Five: Dan Baggenstoss & Design Thinking
Dan Baggenstoss was Capsule's very first employee and has fully immersed himself in his clients' worlds for his past 15 years. A critical thinker, he never stops asking questions like, "who are we designing for?" or "how can we make this better?" These questions are essential to the Capsule design process to not only understand the problem that needs to be solved, but to design the best solution to help the client and brand move forward.
We sat down with him to talk to him a bit about how he constructs these solutions and how the trending phrase, "design thinking" relates to the his process.
Jank or Swank? 3D Printed Wearable Planter
A planter for your bike? A planter to hang around your neck? How about a planter ring?
Karl Speak: Women and Perceptions - Accelerate, Don’t Hesitate
This is the first of a three-part series on women and personal brand written by Karl D. Speak. Karl is the co-author of Be Your Own Brand, the best selling book on personal brand. Karl has been a friend of Capsule from its beginning.
Think & Link for a Living: Holiday Happy Hour with Blu Dot
It's been a wonderful year, and it's time we celebrate with you. Join us for an evening of festive networking, appetizers and drinks on Thursday, December 11 from 4 - 7 p.m. and the opportunity to hear Maurice explain how Blu Dot's recent tagline, "We Give Good Modern," says everything about the company.
Cecily Sommers: Local & Bespoke
Not only do Millennials want what they want, surveys tell us, they want it served-up with a social conscience, and they want to build community around the issues and products they care about. They want it to reflect their community, and they want it made-to-order: Local & Bespoke.
Capsule 15: Q & A
Looking toward the future and assembling a selection of 15 influential and thoughtful people around us, we asked them one question: "what cultural movement do you see having the biggest future impact?"