Interactive : How dance music travels

It started in Africa long time ago. Moved oversea (Jamaica, America) in the early 19th century. Turned into blues and jazz in the 1900s-1920s (Southern States, New Orleans). Grooved in the 1960s-1970s with soul, funk, disco. Turntabled with hip-hop, house and electro in the 1980s (Chicago, New York). Became synthpop, breakbeat, trance and jungle…


Click here to watch

Stop. You’d better watch and control this animation of to picture yourself how dance music travelled on three continents. : How Music Travels. The Evolution of Western Dance Music


Color Marketing: Why is Facebook blue ?

The marketing research firm Kissmetrics has designed this infographic to show how colors affect our purchasing decisions.


Upsize the picture

Yellow is optimistic, young and bright: it attracts window shoppers. Red is energetic and exciting: very good for discounts. Blue inspires strength, trust and security: banks and tech companies love it. Green is peaceful, healthy and relaxing especially when it’s about NGOs, drugs, cosmetics and organic products. Orange is creative and dynamic: move, think, buy, sell. Pink is romantic and feminine : no comment. Black is powerful and elegant: luxury goods, top-segment cars and coffee brands are into it. Purple is serene, wise and almost magical, as anti-aging products can be.


Upsize the picture

Why is Facebook blue? According to The New Yorker, the reason is simple : “Zuck” is red-green color blind, blue is the color he can see the best.

More :

  1. Fastcompany : Why is Facebook blue? The science behind colors in marketing

  2. Seonity : Choisir les couleurs selon l’activité du site