We have a new blog URL: check it out

  Hi there Couture blog followers, we have a brand new blog and URL address. Check it out! We guess everyone will be automatically redirect to the new RSS, but in case of… Continue reading

Objects in museums, products in shops: people, memories and meaning

document.location = ‘http://decodedisrupt.com/’ My profession takes place amongst museum objects: working on inventory, production of content and catalogues for exhibitions and communicating with the public. And in each of these tasks, Andy Warhol’s… Continue reading

Google Consumer Surveys: a new game change from the information giant?

Google launched yet another of its products, and this time its no April Fools trick. “What is unequivocal is that there is now a new major (to put it lightly) competitor within the… Continue reading

Face recognition and restricting ‘consumers’ (but what about Blade Runner?)

A few weeks ago, an NGO picked-up a face-recognition system based on technology to implant their advertising campaign on the streets of London. Their objective in using this technology was to restrict target… Continue reading

Being Human 2012

“We live at the dawn of a scientific revolution. Every day brings new findings from a broad range of disciplines – behavioral economics, cognitive neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, social anthropology, philosophy – that promise… Continue reading

Thinking design thinking

As a collaborative practice that combines style of thinking, qualitative research methods, creative approach and process methods in the way a problem can be handled, Couture always has its eyes wide open to… Continue reading

About Showrooming

If there is one name an ethnographically-based consultancy should know about is Genevieve Bell. Anthropologist, Intel Fellow, Director of User Experience at Intel, Genevieve Bell is one of the main reasons why ethnography… Continue reading

It smells like video.

Here at Couture we have been busy, not only with our clients but also with a more experimental project. In partnership with PÉPOSTO, we have been preparing a small video piece on social dynamics,… Continue reading

Cowbird Curiosities

We have been following Jonathan Harris’ work for a while now and were particularly interested in Cowbird, a major endeavour that Jonathan recently launched. This new line of participatory journalism/come storytelling intrigued us, so we… Continue reading

New Year, new opportunities: Brazil overview

Everybody says that Brazil is a country full of opportunities. That’s right, but it doesn’t mean that you will just arrive and start earning money: this is not a weak colony anymore, indeed.… Continue reading