MATTER | August 31, 2018

MATTER | August 31, 2018

Every week (or other week, or some times three weeks), our senior strategist David Choe puts together a link roundup of links that he likes and sends them around the office. This is that list, presented unabridged.


Happy Labor Day Weekend


To kick off our highly highly highly highly highly highly anticipated long weekend, we present to you a very intense smorgasbord of cerebral reading material. Only the best for our friends <3


The Daring Display of Dover Street Market


Many folks have been posting LinkedIn articles purporting that retail is dead. It seems to be only partially true. The truth is mediocre retail is dead.

Dover Street Market, the darling retail experience, is kicking ass and making waves.

Long live non-mediocrity.


Weeds are the new black


I don’t know about you, but I remember the olden days where I spent hours in the yard plucking weeds on my hands and knees. And now they’re cool?!?!

Florists are now incorporating weeds into their designs, and it’s spreading like… weeds.

Got ’em.


Apple is going crazy


One of the most valuable companies in the world is missing the mark.

Bad keyboards. Overheating laptops. Missed deadlines.

What is going on?




All Things Advertising


Serena Williams is literally GOAT and there will be no discussion.




New iPhones, whatever.

Fall fashion time and our bodies are ready

Dead Malls

Sparkling coffee, it’s all the RAGE

Kindness to death row inmates

Next generation of NYC’s youth

New American Heart Association logo

Driving through a wildfire

The case for paper notebooks

5 trends in emerging tech

Unknown Unknowns – a strategic framework