Yes, there was a celebration of the British NHS at the Olympic Opening Ceremony the other night. Yes, it was memorable. And yes, the American media was clueless and confused about it all. The Guardian: Perhaps not surprisingly in a country where healthcare reform is so controversial, it was the high-profile presence of the NHS that […]
Jason Fried of 37signals, a Chicago resident, and small business owner has an interesting and spot on take on why the city saw local public opinion erode for hosting the 2016 Olympics. As as Chicagoan, I’ve seen the campaign close up. A recent poll suggests Chicago citizens are about equally split on whether or not […]
Michael Phelps, our stud gold medal winning machine, apparently eats at least 12,000 calories a day: Phelps lends a new spin to the phrase “Breakfast of Champions” by starting off his day by eating three fried-egg sandwiches loaded with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, fried onions and mayonnaise. He follows that up with two cups of coffee, […]
I am not sure how this campaign using Britain’s Olympians makes me want to run out and buy a Powerade (it doesn’t) or how it would be received here in the US, but from a design point-of-view the visuals and execution are just stunning. Many more images and background located here.