My Reactions by Luna Christofi

In the first of a series of interviews on the subject of action and reaction, we asked NENT sports presenter Luna Christofi about the events and inspirations that have caused her react, both at work and in her personal life.

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The Future of Retail

This week Playroom are proud to be producing Virke’s 2019 trade conference. In a rapidly changing market, the conference will explore how companies need to adapt to retain the customers of the future. In our blog post this week we feature a recent presentation by Ivy Ross, Google’s Head of Hardware Design.

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Launching Oslo's new tram

Playroom was honoured to reveal the new tram that will be arriving in Oslo next year. City council leader Raymond Johansen and City counciler Lan Marie Berg opened the four day exhibition during a packed press conference, before the venue was opened for everyone to come and see the brand new tram.

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Energy Aspects Conference 2019

Playroom recently produced the inaugural Energy Aspects Conference at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in London. Bringing together the brightest minds and most influential companies in oil, gas and renewables, the conference discussed and challenged key market trends in the global energy sector.

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When adult men cry

7th May 2019 will be a day that Playroom’s CEO Helge Wold will never, ever forget. With his beloved Liverpool team 4-0 down against Leo Messi’s Barcelona in the semi-final of the Champions League it looked like Helge had chosen the wrong game to make his first ever visit to Anfield. There were tears, that’s for sure.

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Beat that, Hollywood

After last night’s football match between Ole Gunnar Solskjær and PSG, the history books will read Paris Saint Germain 1 Manchester United 3 but it is almost impossible to describe how it happened, and just how deep the drama was. Whether you like football or not, it was another example of why real, live events are in a league of their own when it comes to gripping entertainment.

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The importance of graphic design

Playroom Art Director Julie Solberg is obsessed with graphic communication. She can’t help but notice every logo and typeface all around her, constantly reflecting on whether it’s a good design that is communicating the message it is supposed to tell. In this blog post Julie explains why graphic design is important for everyone.

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Living Coral - Color of the Year 2019

Pantone has established themselves as the leading company within customized color standards and product color consulting. Their color forecasting as the Pantone Color of the Year and Fashion Runway Color Trend Reports is therefore a universal guide to the current color trends. This year they have selected Living Coral as their colour of the year.

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The psychology of colour

Are you feeling blue? Are you green with envy? Or red with rage? Colour psychology is the study or hues as a determent of human behavior. Many studies have found that our choice of colours, when creating an environment, will have a significant impact on one’s mood. It makes sense then that we, as experience designers, choose our colours very carefully.

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“Jay-Z at Glastonbury? F’ing no chance”

Until 2008, no hip-hop artist had ever headlined Glastonbury and it caused consternation to some and in particular to Noel Gallagher, who famously said in an interview “Jay-Z at Glastonbury? Fucking no chance” shortly after it was announced that he would headline the Saturday of the festival that year. What was Jay-Z’s reaction?

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Visualising sound

It has long been thought that the actions of football fans in a crowd can create reactions in players on the pitch. We often hear comments from players on how football fans can “suck the ball into the net” and the theory of the “12th man” making the difference in home games is often discussed. For the first time though, that sonic influence is being measured.

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