Topic: Brooklyn

This Hipster Business Name Generator Is About to Become Your New Obsession

An overused look becomes fun fodder to sell domains

Forget all those sites that randomly generate band names, stripper names and hobbit names. This one could make you rich, my friends. Brooklyn rich! The Hipster Business Name Generator creates a…

Those Bizarre Ads on Brooklyn Buildings Are Actually Marketing for Colossal Media

Fun fakery from a shop that hand paints its projects

Faced with the task of marketing itself, Colossal Media has gone big and deliciously cheesy with giant fake ads popping up on the sides of buildings in Brooklyn, N.Y.  It's a familiar…

6 Brooklynites on Personal Style and How They Feel About Brands [Video]

We took the L to Williamsburg to talk to locals

How would you describe your personal style? Swamp ocean princess, or are you very, very basic? It turns out that describing your style may be more challenging than you think,…

Growing From Its Music Video Roots, This Shop Has Branched Into All Areas of Advertising

Ghost Robot counts Ford among its accounts

Specs Who (Back row) Partners/executive producers Mark De Pace and Zach Mortensen; (front row) head of production Belinda Mayne and director/creative director Adam Levite What Production company Where Brooklyn, N.Y. Behind the garage doors…

Six Questions: Matthew Burnett

Between fashion idea and execution there is Brooklyn's Maker's Row

Six Questions: Matthew Burnett

Portrait: Hush

A design company translates conceptual thinking and marketing strategy into visual experiences.

Specs Who Standing: creative partner David Schwarz (left), creative director Jodi Terwilliger. Sitting: creative partner Erik Karasyk (left), head of production Ryan McGrath What Design company Where Brooklyn offices Hush not only heightened the competition on the court…

Portrait: Space150

Dumbo shop branches out with high-tech events for fashion clients

Specs Who Marcus Fischer (l.), CEO; Billy Jurewicz, founder, chairman, chief creative officer  What Full-service digital agency Where space150 offices, Brooklyn, N.Y. Founded in Minneapolis in 2000, space150 has navigated countless shifts in the technological landscape,…

HUGE handling

Brooklyn shop announces cable client

Comcast has selected digital shop HUGE to lead work on, the cable provider's online storefront, the IPG-owned agency announced Wednesday. HUGE's focus will be on improving the site's appearance and…

NYC Funds Tech Incubator in Brooklyn

Grant to help foster more startups in Dumbo

Dumbo, already a booming digital scene, is getting a boost from local government. New York's Economic Development Corporation has committed $250,000 to fund an incubator for technology startups in the Brooklyn…

Dumbo Beats Manhattan to Free WiFi

Digital neighborhood officially a hot spot

Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood, home to an estimated 85 digital companies, on Thursday became the first in the five boroughs to offer free outdoor wireless access—boosting its profile as the center…