The Olive Reading List: Valentine’s Day Edition

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

8 Valentine’s Day Marketing Campaigns That Aren’t Boring

Luckily, some advertisers decided to think outside of the heart-shaped chocolate box this year.
— Tieran Haskin

10 Reasons Your Dog Makes the Best Valentine’s Date

Looking for a post-Valentine’s Day date? Look no further than your four-legged friend.
— Katie Yohn (@KatieLyohn

The Best TED Talks About Love That Are Perfect For Valentine’s Day

If you consider yourself a hopeless romantic, want to learn more about love, or just enjoy a good TED Talk—check out the best TED Talks for Valentine’s Day! Perfect to enjoy alone, with a coworker, or with your special someone.
— Erika Voeller

This American Life: Episode 489: No Coincidence, No Story! Act Two

The This America Life crew discovered that coincidences often relate to love.
— Tess O-Connor (@Tess_OConnor)

Valentine’s Day Cards For Graphic Designers

Your designer sweetheart will swoon over these clever cards.
— Leah Gauquie 

Valentine’s Day

A collection of Valentine’s Day themed pens from Code Pen’s own Chris Coyer.
— Peter Robelia (@PeterRobelia)  

The Design Secret That Makes Food Taste Better, According To Science

As a designer, I’m already on board with the idea good design leads to greater love of anything. But what about food? A new spoon has potential to increase someone’s love for the food they use it to consume.
— Jessie Reagen