Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From gigantic "sea dragons" to unbaking the planet, news from the worlds of science, design and beyond

Open Call For Upcoming “The Uncook Book” Upcoming publication The Uncook Book from Given (a London-based agency that works with purpose-driven brands) aims to communicate climate solutions in artistic ways, because “where science and logic can’t reach, creativity and imagination can.” Artists of all disciplines have been invited to contribute to the book via an open call for submissions that closes 31 January. The three …

Interview: BrandHuman Founder Jasmine Takanikos + CEO Eve Lewis

Exploring a principle-based methodology with the two women who put it into practice

It starts with a collision of words: brand, human. In the age of digital living, people often refer to themselves, their online identity or a certain aesthetic they emulate, as a brand. This is not what BrandHuman is about. Founded by Jasmine Takanikos and guided by the leadership of Eve Lewis, this strategic consultancy supports leaders, designers, entrepreneurs and executives—both fledgling and flourishing—on a quest …

Hudson Whiskey’s Refreshing Evolution

The cult favorite from Upstate New York undergoes a multi-sensory upgrade

It’s hard to keep track of the many ways the team behind Hudson Whiskey has pioneered the craft distillery movement. Of course, there’s the well-known tale of founder Ralph Erenzo lobbying in New York State for the brand’s very existence and carefully changing archaic laws. There’s the liquor’s devout following, inside and outside of the state, of consumers desiring something delectable. And then there’s the …