Posts tagged with: New York City
30 April 2013
The Lisa Sanders Public Relations brand identity has earned Red Peak a place on the 2013 New York Festivals shortlist. The NYF International Advertising Awards are scheduled to take place this Thursday, May 2nd at the New York Public Library with the Red Peak team in attendance. Check out the work and our competition here.
03 April 2013
While Mayor Bloomberg and other government officials have fought to include calories counters on food products and restaurant fare, early reports have shown that the displays have not dissuaded hungry consumers. Some blame America's consumption culture, however researchers at UNC believe that the average eater doesn't entirely understand calorie counting and needs a real world solution to track their daily intake.
08 February 2013
Artist Thierry Cohen illustrates what the world's cities would look like if we were able to see the constellations beyond the smog. He has re-imagined what some of the world's largest cities would look like with a starry backdrop- see if you can identify the newly lit locations. Click the below for his entire portfolio of work.
04 January 2013
A new iOS app called Moments Outside the Box (MOB) makes it easy to plan those spontaneous moments with friends and strangers alike. The app connects its users with those around them and limits the painstaking work of an invitation list. MOB Party Planners can simply post their activity live (drum circle, late night dance party, picnic, a good long cry, etc) live while Party Goers are free to peruse all nearby events. The app has not had much success planting MOBs all over NYC and San Francisco (its two target audiences) but early VC talks you could see the app grow considerably in upcoming months.
07 December 2012
Artist Bobby Neal Adams takes on the journey of aging in his newest series of photos, AgeMaps. He splices and dices photos of the same person from their youth and adulthood to create a dual portrait. The effect is equal parts horrifying and heartwarming.
27 November 2012
A big congratulations is in order here at Red Peak! Our very own James Fox has been named a 2012 Agency Innovator by the Internationalist and has been invited to speak at the Innovator's Summit, taking place November 27th in New York City.
12 November 2012
Think of it as feel-good graffiti. Grime Writer allows its users to create graffiti by cleaning surfaces rather than covering them up.
07 November 2012
A giant, high-flying, tubular tourist attraction over Grand Central Station has been proposed in the bid for the massive rezoning of Midtown East. Intended to reinvigorate the area that was once the crown jewel of the New York City, architecture firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill has suggested a large circular tube of glass that would track up and down two (new) skyscrapers.
01 November 2012
As survivors and thrivers of Hurricane Sandy, Red Peak has truly leanred the importance of intelligent engineering and design when facing a natural disaster. A Japanese designer put together an ingenious survival kit we wish we had had while weathering the storm.
30 August 2012
T stands for Taxi. The NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission has decided to forgo the word "taxi" on its cars altogether, replacing it with a simple, bold "T" instead.