I was told before I left for my visit to Copenhagen that I would love it, "it's just so efficient" a friend gushed. For a normal person "efficient" isn't the optimal word you would want to describe your vacation, but for me it sounded like utopia. These Danes are not only more efficient than us, they are so much cooler. Even the nerds are 6ft tall, blond, strikingly beautiful, and much too cool to: give directions, greet me in a shop/restaurant, or basically acknowledge my existence at all. Trust me, it's true. Anyway, here are just a few more reasons why Copenhagen is cooler than all of us:
How did the ghost patch his sheet? With a pumpkin patch.
Now that we have a few mandatory pumpkin jokes out of the way, we can get to showing off our Halloween Spirit. As a creative agency, we're always hankering for a fun seasonal project that allows us to drink wine and carve shapes into things (And you won't believe how often these occasions arise) . Since All Hallows' Eve is just around the corner, it seemed like an obvious decision to brighten up the office with some pumpkin cheer.
Sometimes I think of the younger me and try to fathom my reaction at hearing the next big thing in music is not only going to be smaller than cds, smaller than cassette tapes, smaller than mini-discs (remember those?) in fact, it's going to be virtually invisible AND you'll be able to get most of it for free. Basically I picture my little head exploding. I remember the heyday of Napster and the evenings lost in downloading euphoria. Truth be told, due to a phobia of losing any digital media I still have most of those songs, but it's becoming rapidly apparent that I won't have to worry about this much longer.
Between snacking on office candy, sitting all day at our desks and staying inside due to Augtober, you can say that we all have a little more padding around our waistline than we would like. In favor of fitting back into our skinny jeans, we’ve scoured the internet for in-office exercises to get us one step closer to our six packs. Curious about deskercise, we wanted to test how viable it actually is. So, we've rounded up a list of the most popular moves and rated them on a scale of 1 - 5 sweatbands based on the level of embarassment, the burn, and the practicality of the exercise.
(The BRANDFX team with North Shore Credit Union's Andy Toxopeus.)
On Friday June 17th we participated in the Annual North Shore Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament by sponsoring their Beverage Cart. To show our support, we served drinks and snacks on the green, dressed in our finest golfing attire, golf cart included.
We discovered that there can be many trials and tribulations when it comes to constructing a 4ft x 5ft golf hat. Here are some photos of the hat leading up to the big day.
Over the years Facebook has morphed into a stream of consciousness catchall where everyone and their dog wants to update you on what they had for breakfast. We decided it was time to stop the madness and offer a few simple suggestions that might make everyone's time wasting more enjoyable.
THINGS TO AVOID...
BFX: Sometimes when it's cold out I feel sad. Then it gets hot and then I'm glad....Wait, you too?
Given the fact that we each have such close personal ties to the Mexican Battle of Puebla circa 1862, we decided to commemorate the special day on our – typically majestic – patio. You know, nothing crazy, just a couple of bottles of Cachaca, a few Thuggies, and a healthy dose of denial (of the weather variety) to kick off the celebrations.
Although we had a lot of fun, the photo evidence wasn't looking particularly "festive"... so we decided to take some creative liberty and spice 'em up. And what better way to do that? Put a hat on it!