Consumers can shop Black-owned brands such as Jungalow, Blk & Bold coffee, and more in a new artwork by Amani Lewis.
Fast Company, 02/17/2021
Pulling double duty as teacher and work-from-home warrior is a familiar trope for white collar workers this long into the pandemic. A new spot for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 tablet puts a happier spin on that juggle, following a working mom and her unintentionally helpful kid through a typical day of Zoom meetings, meal prep, brainstorming, spills and TV time.
A glass portrait honoring Kamala Harris, unveiled in front of the Lincoln Memorial yesterday, symbolizes her achievement in shattering the "glass ceiling" by becoming the country's first female vice president. The work is presented by the National Women's History Museum, together with Chief, a private network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders.The portrait itself is based on a color photo of Harris taken by photographer Celeste Sloman and was crafted by artist Simon Berger. The installation was conceived by creative agency BBH New York, with production partnership from M ss ng P eces. It will be on display through tomorrow (Feb. 6).
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