The Olive Reading List: June 26, 2014

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week:

This Jewelry Lights Up and Buzzes When Your Phone Needs You

Imagine jewelry that lights up and vibrates when you get important calls, text messages or notifications – freeing you from keeping your phone out at all times. Ringly is a ring made with 18K matte gold and semi-precious stones. These beautiful pieces are sure to create buzz in fashion and technology circles.
— Jessie Reagen

80 years of World Cup ticket designs

Even if you haven’t caught World Cup Fever yourself, you’ll still find creative inspiration in this historical look at World Cup ticket designs. My personal favorite?: 1958, in which the home team of Sweden lost to Brazil, 5-2.
— Erik Norsted (@enorsted)

YouTube’s Marketing And Content Platform Nets Startups Millions

Ever felt like you had the talent to be rich and famous? No better time than the present to get on YouTube and turn those dreams into reality!
— Ben Oberg (@benoberg )

Google Web Starter Kit

Google launches their own web boilerplate with all of their recommended best-practices baked in.
— Peter Robelia (@PeterRobelia)

11 Paper Place

Did you know there’s an entire paper world inside of your recycling bin?
— Katie Yohn (@KatieLyohn)

A 3D-printed car is coming that stretches the boundaries of design

Printing isn’t just for paper anymore. Advances in 3D printing have led Local Motors to design and start printing a working automobile. If that’s not cool enough, check out the aesthetic concepts submitted for the design.
— Leah Alsum

Behind the Lens: Adidas—Minneapolis, Minnesota

What’s not to like about a video with table tennis, arial views, slo-mo, dramatic lighting and a custom soundtrack? This is a shout-out to one of the great videographer talents from our hometown.
— Jonathan Sollie (@solliedesign)

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