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BRAND BY DESIGN - CONQUER THE CONVERSION FACTORS

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Aug 23, 2017 1:47:50 PM

 

LET'S START WITH CELEBRATION

Our brain is designed to run on auto pilot.

That is the reason why change is hard, laborious and outright painful. This is the reason why the baggage of lethargy weighs us down, when we have to make a purchase decision for our company that will affect our productivity and the way we conduct our business with our customers. Be aware, that this is the frame of mind of your buyers.

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Topics: Brand Marketing, Brand Design, Brand Exhibiting, Brand Perception, brand and business model

Display Booth Design: The Principle of Repetition

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Mar 13, 2017 1:55:35 PM

 

"Basically, the idea is that with everyone striving to be revolutionary, you will be most revolutionary if you try to be ordinary."

Denise Scott Brown

Ordinary does not have to be boring. Ordinary does not have to be sedative. Though, some believe that ordinary dulls the senses and cloaks the wonder of existence.

I say, ordinary sets us up with limitation and it is this limitation that inspires us to glimpse into the realm of extra-ordinary.

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Topics: Art and nature Inspiration, Art of Presentation, Art of Marketing, Exhibition Booth Design, Design Principle of Repetition, Sarmistha Tarafder

Modern Booth Design: Integrated Intelligence

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Mar 7, 2017 4:01:19 PM

 

We are living and breathing in an Age of Integration.

Every action that we now undertake is or can be integrated with the larger system. The only limiting factors being our own imagination, and if it is realizable computationally.

Being an informed citizen of this age "requires the ability to apply computational ways of thinking to design, to writing, to experimentation, to artistic expression, and to problem solving – to the very core of human intellectual activity. In this age, our ideas are no longer constrained solely by what is physically realizable, but by what is computationally realizable." {Hence the popularity of de-constructivism in modern architecture}

........An artist is now able to create an artwork that only exists when someone interacts with it – specifying a framework within which each visitor can create a work of art.

A chemist is now able to search more effectively for new compounds by modeling them before ever going into the lab. Nearly every discipline is changing, not just because of new tools but because of new computational ideas and paradigms." Source: Congressional testimony of Dr. Rita Colwell, Director National Science Foundation.

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Topics: Design Inspiration, Art and nature Inspiration, Creative Exhibition Booth Design, Art and Design, Art of Business, Innovation Design, Brand Design, Custom Modular Trade show Booth, Brand Exhibiting, Booth Design for Trade Shows, Booth Display Design, Booth Design Inspiration, Competitive Intelligence, Art and Science of Lead Generation, 2012 Design Trends, Exhibition Booth Design, Trade show Trends, Sarmistha Tarafder, Skyline Bay Area

Integrate Instagram and Boost Brand Buzz For Your Trade Show Marketing

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Mar 6, 2017 11:41:14 AM

 

REMEDY FOR A CULTURE SUFFERING FROM ADHD?

Given that an average American attention span in 2013 was around 8 seconds long; it is no wonder that Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms with over 200 million users. (source: Techcruch) Of course, beautiful filters contribute to much of its' success, but, you can also create stunning images and videos and share it across other social channels with the click of your finger (well not really, they just market it that way).

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Topics: Brand Marketing, trade show marketing to Millenials, Sarmistha Tarafder, Trade Show Marketing, instagram

Design NON-THINKING: The Muse Methodology

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Mar 2, 2017 5:36:43 PM

 

THE PAIN OF EFFORT

The saying goes 'no pain, no gain'. As designers and as creators we are told that in order to achieve something you have to travel the path of pain and peril. There is no other way out.

The lords and the ladies of self-help proclaim the merits of discipline, focus and the steadfast firmness of human will. They lay out 5 step program or 10 step methodology, explaining how its is done. And they say, you have to keep at it and keep at it, to be any good. But does it really help? Findings are mixed at the best — the disastrous outcome of of New Years' goal in general and the failed strategy behind those hard goals setting are a sad testament to our human will.

I believe, the problem lies in this rote method. 'Keep doing', 'Keep working'. And, you will succeed. This may work for a while, but definitely not sustainable for the long haul.

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Topics: Design Inspiration, Bay Area Trade show display, Trade show booth, contemporary space design, Architecture, Inspiration, Michelangelo, Nelson Mandela, Joseph Cambell, Homer, John Milton, Richard Branson, Muse, Odyssey and Illiad, Envoy Booth, Sarmistha Tarafder, S Portable Display Booths

Trade Show Exhibits: ENGAGEMENT in the Age of Enlightenment!

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Feb 28, 2017 11:54:21 AM

 

 

When speaking at meetings or being engaged in conversations at conventions and trade shows, the conventional advice for preparing is to tell yourself you're great, there's no way you can fail.
The more effective stratagem: Instead of saying "I'm the best and I can do it," ask "How can I do it?" It's called "interrogative self-talk," and has been shown to be more effective than positive statements alone. Asking questions leads to answers. It gives you strategies for carrying out your task right at the top of your mind, and reminds you of your motivation. Source: To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others

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Topics: Exhibit Design, Art of Business, Art of Presentation, Custom Modular Trade show Booth, Art of Marketing, Modular Booth Design, Sarmistha Tarafder, Skyline Bay Area, Art of Creation, Art of Thinking

Immersive Technology That Thrives at Trade Shows

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Feb 22, 2017 12:41:17 PM

 

 

"Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences." Freeman Dyson

 

For many thousands of years the growth curve of human progress was painfully slow and very gradual. Perhaps the only spike in the human social growth curve was during the Hellenistic period when Greek culture gained global prominence leading to exploration of arts, literature, theater, architecture, music, mathematics, philosophy, and science. That  growth curve gained some momentum experiencing progress and prosperity.

But about 200 years ago something profound happened. Yes, you guessed it right! The industrial Revolution created a massive hike in the growth curve forcing the curve to shoot up almost ninety degrees. The growth has been phenomenal. And, it has not stopped ever since!

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Topics: Trade show booth, Trade show Booth ideas, Trade Show Booth Design, The Value of Tradeshows, Projection screen, Sarmistha Tarafder, Trade Fair Dessign, Technology

Art of Business: Seduction of Suggestion

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Feb 20, 2017 12:47:47 PM

 

seduction IS THE ONLY ART THAT STOOD THE TEST OF TIME

LET's face IT — WE ALL LOVE TO BE SEDUCED

Some of us are implicit about it and others are a tad bit explicit about it. We all long for this sense of restlessness that drives us to do deeds that are socially not quite the norm and culturally not quite acceptable. Here is what the master seducer have to say about seduction.

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Topics: Design Inspiration, Design Tips, Graphic Design, Pop up displays, Creative Exhibition Booth Design, Art and Design, Art of Business, Exhibition Booth Design, Booth Design trends 2011, Portable Display Booths, Leonardo da vinci, Mathew May, Sfumto, Appli iphone, Sarmistha Tarafder, Trade Show Marketing

BRAND IDEAS FOR SURVIVING THE LONG HAUL

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Feb 16, 2017 4:41:38 PM

 

[And] I have learnt from people's stories, been inspired by their hope, and been strengthened by their coming together.”
Sharad Vivek Sagar

 UPDATED AUGUST 2017

When people come together, great things start happening. For starters, they shun the logic that had worked yesterday, but is obsolete today. They work as one organism — one mind and one soul for one mission, and thus they make something happen that is far grander than themselves.

It is your people who lends color, texture and poetry to your brand. It is your people who brings forth innovation and sees to the health, and the ultimate survival of your brand.

Since we live in an age of innovation, your job as a leader is to prepare your company for the kind of "work that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined."

HOW do you go about doing that?

For starters, you are sitting on the perch. You should be able to forecast by the soft trends and strategize by the hard trends.

Having said that, in this article, we do not talk about trends but we draw inspiration from 5 books that can help change the pattern of your brand and get you situated for the long haul.

Check it out and see if it does anything for you.

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Topics: Art of Business, Brand Power, Branding, Value Brand

Happy Valentine's Day: The Savvy Marketing Campaign Ever Launched!

Posted by sarmistha tarafder on Feb 13, 2017 11:49:48 AM

LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF THE FUTURE.
Love is . . . The fury of the storm, The calm in the rainbow.
LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF PASSION.
LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF REALITY.
LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF UNITY.
LOVE IS THE SOURCE OF SUCCESS.  Susan Polis Schutz

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Sarmistha Tarafder is the co-creator of brands in 3 D spaces. Always, in pursuit of essence and enchantment, mind and mystery, myth and matter!