The buzzy disposable camera photo app taps into powerful human emotions to create a product experience that keeps us coming back for more.

A shop window painted with alternating smiling faces and frowning faces, taken on the photo app Dispo.
A photo taken on Dispo in Shoreditch, London

Trending videos from Douyin, the Chinese version of Tik Tok, have made an official crossover into the international app — and people can’t get enough.

Testing in-store before buying has long been the preferred way for customers to shop for beauty products — but in a post-COVID-19 world, the beauty shopping experience will have to change drastically in order to survive.

Photo by Yunona Uritsky on Unsplash

Your ultimate guide to running an awesome design thinking workshop while everyone’s working from home in their pajamas.

Photo by Bonneval Sebastian on Unsplash

Under new editorial leadership, magazines are slowly but surely leaning into diversity and rethinking beauty and fashion ideals.

British Vogue’s latest cover stars: a Waitrose supermarket worker and 85-year-old Dame Judi Dench

The classic Instagram influencer model — never speak out, focus on image over substance — doesn’t work in today’s world.

Photo by Prateek Katyal on Unsplash

#BlackoutTuesday is a striking statement — but implemented the wrong way, could create a blackout of information at a time when we need it most.

The #blacklivesmatter hashtag on Instagram, full of black squares for #blackouttuesday

We were at the height of the “Instagram experience” — then COVID-19 struck. But we’re still hungry for novelty, connection, and moments of awe— perhaps now more than ever.

The sprinkle pool at the Museum of Ice Cream (photo by Vanessa McKeown)

Anna Hyclak

I’m a product manager and MBA student based in London, with a passion for technology, creativity, business, and social justice.

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