29 Rooms: The Funhouse of Photo Ops

By London “The Branding Blogger”

29 banner

This week I attended  the opening day of 29 Rooms NYC. This was my first time attending this event.

29 Rooms is a yearly initiative powered by Refinery 29 -An American digital and entertainment company that was established in 2005.  29 Rooms is a space that brings incredibly, wow-factor, creative ideas to life with interactive installations.  29 spectacular artists, creatives, and visionaries translate their thoughts and dreams into physical rooms.

IMG_7081

Rooted in storytelling and self-expression I was in my element as I meandered from one installation to another.  The mission statement directly what our mission statement is here at Collideascopes.  We believe that the two core elements that make up a strong and captivating brand is Storytelling and Design.  Opening day, I stepped into a realm of abundant thinking and imaginative concepts. Call- to- actions such as Challenging the Status Quo, Expanding our reality, and thinking outside the box aligns to our mission here at Collideascopes.

Below are a few of my favorite rooms..

2018-09-08_12-07-13

Grafitti Vibes makes is the perfect touch for the location of this year’s 29 Rooms -In the heart of Brooklyn, NY.  This room gave me a nostalgic feeling of how it was back in the 90’s as I gazed at the paint covered sheets  in this room

2018-09-08_12-06-47

House of YES:  To me, this represented freedom and embracing the skin your in. This room gave me a boost of energy thanks to the the spins from the DJ. Songs from This is how we do it by Montell Jordan, I’m every woman by Whitney Houston, and 24K Magic by Bruno Mars

IMG_7083(1)

The Values Stand.  In collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.  This room highlighted a lot of the great work being done in NYC and promoted activism reminded us that together, we can story and make a difference.

 

Call -To-Action

Collideacopes is giving one lucky person a chance to win two tickets to experience all that 29 Rooms has to offer!  Rules are below -Good Luck!

 

2018-09-08_14-44-23

“No Shea-ve November” -Shea Moisture Define Your Beard Campaign

By London “The Branding Blogger”

Shea Moisture Campaign

Taking advantage of the trend, No Shave November, Shea moisture released their #DefineYourbeard Campaign November 1st.

For the past few years now, it’s become part of the millennial culture for men to spend special attention to their facial hair.  Much so that there has been a tremendous surge in products and services that cater to the this bearded community.

It only makes sense that Shea Moisture (Predominantly known for hair and skin care products) expanded their product line to cater to men.

Take a look at the new commercial that is quite frankly, a “thirst trap” for all females who appreciate a man with a beard:

 

Shea Moisture expanded their product line to cater to the needs of men about a year ago but the beard line is fairly new to the market.

There are 4 products men can use to keep their beards immaculately masculine:

  • Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Balm Shape, Smooth & Define
  • Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Beard Wash Deep Clean & Refresh
  • Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Full Beard Detangler Soften Hair & Ease Out Knots
  • Maracuja & Shea Oils Beard Conditioning Oil

 

 

sheamoisture

So, to the men who accepted the challenge of No shave November, Shea Moisture is a good choice to keep your beard lustrous, soft, clean, and healthy!