To follow a trend is easy. To be a trend means you only have one second to be great, so you have to go all in. That’s when you make ephemeral creativity. And therefore, when you achieve creative greatness. So, how do these guys do it?
Creativity isn’t affected by the new changes in the industry. It’s simply more authentic. It’s more realistic. More real. It’s ephemeral creativity in its purest state. And I can’t wait to see what comes next.
How can something ephemeral be profound? How can it be deep enough that it isn’t shallow, but at the same time be “in style”, be trendy, be what it was created for: to last only one moment?
Being a brand of urban culture is more that just appearances. It’s more than just designing streetwear and being young and careless. It’s also about defending social causes that occur in your community. It’s about defending your community. And Nike just did it.
The other day, I came across a strategy case study for a tech company. I was shown a document with the company’s strategy for the future, you know, mission, vision, market placement, new target, all that. So far, nothing new to the story, right? But then, I heard about who created the document: a consultant…
The concept of urban creativity isn’t just about street fashion, irreverent ideals or young kids dressing like hip-hop stars. Urban creativity is about culture. And, as people, we’re all a part of culture.
A piece of urban culture is created when an entity steps out of its comfort zone and creates something with a message that makes people feel something. A message that is common to everyone and that a lot of people can relate to.
Most of the times, what comes out of polemical issues like racism, social exclusion and gender inequality is usually more racism, social exclusion and gender inequality. But then, I found Lido Pimienta and Wayvy Baby.
There’s a thing that happens when you don’t consider human behavior and another that happens when you do.
When we hear “original”, we usually hear “old” or even “vintage”. But this campaign by Adidas really opens our eyes to a whole new meaning of the concept.