“Excellent music for excellent smartphones”—that might come as one of the New Year resolutions LG made in the end of 2010. On December 22, one of the leaders in the technology area announced its collaboration with 82-year old legendary movie composer Ennio Morricone (Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables and many more), who is writing ringtones for a new range of LG’s smartphones.
Popsop has closed its office for the holidays since December 23, and the next breaking brand news will be posted on Monday, January 3, 2011.
Roots & Wings is a new premium organic brand launched by Belinda Gooding, the former chief executive of Duchy Originals, with designs by Springetts Brand Design Consultants. The brand promises to capture everything beautiful about lovingly crafted, inherently delicious products.
This fall, Bombay Sapphire® Gin and Russell and Danny Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation teamed up to create the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series—a nationwide search to discover the next big names in both urban photography and multi-media art. During a series of regional gallery events, twenty artists from these two categories were shortlisted and invited to Miami for a grand finale event during Art Basel. After much deliberation, a jury panel selected Washington, DC photographer Stan Squirewell and Miami artist Jorge Cavalier as the first ever winners of the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Both artists will have their work installed at the Rush Arts Gallery in Manhattan from January 13 to 27, 2011.
Yesterday Absolut Vodka unveiled the results of its creative collaboration with Krink, an award-winning New York based artist, and Exit magazine. Krink was commissioned by the global vodka brand to create individual custom designed Absolut limited edition bottles. Each of the 70cl bottle should be customized in a unique way. So far, the artist has finished working on 15 of them and added his signature in KRINK ink, in striking black, silver and white.
Levi’s® Dry Goods, a new denim clothing store, opened its doors in Tustin, California last week. It’s located in one of Southern California’s most successful retail centers, which is a great place for the brand to present the whole variety of its products in all sizes and shapes.
With the introduction of the new brand YZ, Connecticut-based Tower Laboratories—a division of Towers Brands and major manufacturer of private label effervescent products including denture cleaners, analgesic antacids, and bath tablets—is quenching consumers’ ever-growing thirst for proactive health products.
Microsoft Tag teamed up with American rap star Diddy and UNICEF to present a new project dubbed “12 Days Of Tag”. In course of this charity, they are giving $50,000 to those in need during 12 days of the project.