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Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Design

Kartell Reimagines Iconic Chairs In Barbie Pink At 2024 Milan Design Week - Yanko Design

The collaboration between Kartell and Mattel resulted in a collection of chairs blending furniture and art with Barbie's influence. [ more ]
www.gamespot.com
4 months ago
Video games

New Barbie Game Coming This Year

Mattel partners with Zynga's Rollic for new Barbie mobile game in 2024.
The collaboration aims to expand Mattel's digital games business and offer immersive entertainment experiences for all ages. [ more ]
The Drum
7 months ago
Marketing

Mattel brand chief on 5 ways Barbie changed its marketing model forever

Barbie's success has reshaped Mattel's business, leading to a shift in strategy towards becoming an IP-driven company.
The Barbie movie's success has boosted toy sales and opened up new opportunities in gaming and entertainment for Mattel. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 weeks ago
Graphic design

How Mattel is using AI to bring your next Barbie box to life

Barbie's world enhanced by Adobe Firefly generative AI software for packaging design. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Design

Kartell Reimagines Iconic Chairs In Barbie Pink At 2024 Milan Design Week - Yanko Design

The collaboration between Kartell and Mattel resulted in a collection of chairs blending furniture and art with Barbie's influence. [ more ]
www.gamespot.com
4 months ago
Video games

New Barbie Game Coming This Year

Mattel partners with Zynga's Rollic for new Barbie mobile game in 2024.
The collaboration aims to expand Mattel's digital games business and offer immersive entertainment experiences for all ages. [ more ]
The Drum
7 months ago
Marketing

Mattel brand chief on 5 ways Barbie changed its marketing model forever

Barbie's success has reshaped Mattel's business, leading to a shift in strategy towards becoming an IP-driven company.
The Barbie movie's success has boosted toy sales and opened up new opportunities in gaming and entertainment for Mattel. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 weeks ago
Graphic design

How Mattel is using AI to bring your next Barbie box to life

Barbie's world enhanced by Adobe Firefly generative AI software for packaging design. [ more ]
moremattel
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Marketing

Marketing Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn From the Big Players | Entrepreneur

Barbie's successful marketing strategy in 2023 generated excitement for going to the movies again.
Small business owners can learn valuable marketing lessons from major campaigns like Barbie, focusing on social media engagement and brand collaborations. [ more ]
#representation
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 months ago
LGBT

Everything you need to know about iconic actress, model and 'trans Barbie' Hari Nef

Hari Nef is a rising trans actress making waves in Hollywood and beyond
Nef's impactful role in Barbie has contributed to more visibility for trans individuals [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Design

An icon turns 65: Barbie's changing style showcased in London exhibition

Barbie's influence in design and fashion extends beyond toys.
The Barbie exhibition showcases her impact on diversity and representation. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
4 months ago
LGBT

Everything you need to know about iconic actress, model and 'trans Barbie' Hari Nef

Hari Nef is a rising trans actress making waves in Hollywood and beyond
Nef's impactful role in Barbie has contributed to more visibility for trans individuals [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Design

An icon turns 65: Barbie's changing style showcased in London exhibition

Barbie's influence in design and fashion extends beyond toys.
The Barbie exhibition showcases her impact on diversity and representation. [ more ]
morerepresentation
#billie-eilish
time.com
4 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish Becomes the Youngest Two-Time Oscar Winner for Barbies What Was I Made For?'

Billie Eilish won her second Oscar at 22 for best original song from the movie 'Barbie'.
Eilish is known for her creativity, environmental activism, and desire to inspire others. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Ryan Gosling's performance of "I'm Just Ken" was as incredible as we hoped it would be

Ryan Gosling performed 'I'm Just Ken' at the 2024 Academy Awards with a star-studded group.
'I'm Just Ken' was a nominee for Best Original Song but 'What Was I Made For?' won the award. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for song of the year

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for song of the year.
Eilish's song adds emotional depth to the film 'Barbie'. [ more ]
time.com
4 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish Becomes the Youngest Two-Time Oscar Winner for Barbies What Was I Made For?'

Billie Eilish won her second Oscar at 22 for best original song from the movie 'Barbie'.
Eilish is known for her creativity, environmental activism, and desire to inspire others. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Ryan Gosling's performance of "I'm Just Ken" was as incredible as we hoped it would be

Ryan Gosling performed 'I'm Just Ken' at the 2024 Academy Awards with a star-studded group.
'I'm Just Ken' was a nominee for Best Original Song but 'What Was I Made For?' won the award. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for song of the year

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for song of the year.
Eilish's song adds emotional depth to the film 'Barbie'. [ more ]
morebillie-eilish
Washington Post
4 months ago
Books

Perspective | And the Oscar for best imaginary book in a movie goes to ...

Literature played a significant role in Oscar-nominated movies in 2023.
There was a mix of real and imaginary books featured in films this year. [ more ]
#ryan-gosling
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Music

2024 Oscars Guide: Original Song : Pop Culture Happy Hour

Ryan Gosling and Billie Eilish perform Oscar-nominated songs for Barbie movie.
Oscar nominees for best original song include a mix of artists like Jon Batiste and the Osage Tribal Singers. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
US news

These Major 'Barbie' Oscar Snubs Have Fans Incensed

Fans of the movie 'Barbie' are confused and disappointed that Ryan Gosling, who played Ken, received Oscar nominations while Margot Robbie, who played Barbie, did not.
Fans believe that the Academy is missing the point of the movie by nominating Ken but not Barbie. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Film

Oliver Stone bashed Ryan Gosling's 'Barbie' stint before Oscars nod: 'Doing that s-t for money'

Oliver Stone apologizes for slamming Ryan Gosling and the film 'Barbie' for doing it 'for money'.
Stone admits he made the comments before seeing the film and now appreciates its originality and themes. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Music

2024 Oscars Guide: Original Song : Pop Culture Happy Hour

Ryan Gosling and Billie Eilish perform Oscar-nominated songs for Barbie movie.
Oscar nominees for best original song include a mix of artists like Jon Batiste and the Osage Tribal Singers. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
US news

These Major 'Barbie' Oscar Snubs Have Fans Incensed

Fans of the movie 'Barbie' are confused and disappointed that Ryan Gosling, who played Ken, received Oscar nominations while Margot Robbie, who played Barbie, did not.
Fans believe that the Academy is missing the point of the movie by nominating Ken but not Barbie. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Film

Oliver Stone bashed Ryan Gosling's 'Barbie' stint before Oscars nod: 'Doing that s-t for money'

Oliver Stone apologizes for slamming Ryan Gosling and the film 'Barbie' for doing it 'for money'.
Stone admits he made the comments before seeing the film and now appreciates its originality and themes. [ more ]
moreryan-gosling
#design-museum
BBC News
4 months ago
Design

London Barbie exhibition to feature first-edition doll

First-edition Barbie to be displayed in London's Design Museum for its 65th anniversary.
The exhibition will showcase over 250 items including outfits, adverts, and 'dreamhouses'. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
Web design

Barbie exhibition at Design Museum will display 180 dolls and clothes from film

Barbie exhibition at London's Design Museum showcases doll's design evolution through history.
Exhibition features 180 Barbies, including first edition Barbie and diverse dolls reflecting fashion trends. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 weeks ago
Design

Step inside a Barbie world at the Design Museum's new Barbie exhibition

The Design Museum's Barbie exhibition showcases the iconic doll's enduring legacy and design evolution over 65 years. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
3 weeks ago
Design

Barbie's fantastic life in plastic is picked apart at the Design Museum

The Barbie exhibition at London's Design Museum explores Barbie's history through a design lens, showcasing over 250 objects dating from 1959 to the present day. [ more ]
Time Out London
3 weeks ago
London

The Design Museum's huge Barbie exhibition opens next week

Barbie®: The Exhibition celebrating 65 years of the iconic toy opens at the Design Museum, showcasing her journey from invention to present day. [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
Design

London Barbie exhibition to feature first-edition doll

First-edition Barbie to be displayed in London's Design Museum for its 65th anniversary.
The exhibition will showcase over 250 items including outfits, adverts, and 'dreamhouses'. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
Web design

Barbie exhibition at Design Museum will display 180 dolls and clothes from film

Barbie exhibition at London's Design Museum showcases doll's design evolution through history.
Exhibition features 180 Barbies, including first edition Barbie and diverse dolls reflecting fashion trends. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 weeks ago
Design

Step inside a Barbie world at the Design Museum's new Barbie exhibition

The Design Museum's Barbie exhibition showcases the iconic doll's enduring legacy and design evolution over 65 years. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
3 weeks ago
Design

Barbie's fantastic life in plastic is picked apart at the Design Museum

The Barbie exhibition at London's Design Museum explores Barbie's history through a design lens, showcasing over 250 objects dating from 1959 to the present day. [ more ]
Time Out London
3 weeks ago
London

The Design Museum's huge Barbie exhibition opens next week

Barbie®: The Exhibition celebrating 65 years of the iconic toy opens at the Design Museum, showcasing her journey from invention to present day. [ more ]
moredesign-museum
Creative Bloq
4 months ago
Digital life

The Barbie flip phone sounds like Gen Z's dream

HMD and Mattel create Barbie flip phone for retro experience
Increased interest in digital detoxes drives nostalgia for Y2K tech [ more ]
IndieWire
4 months ago
Independent films

Margot Robbie and David Heyman Discuss How 'Barbie' Went From 'Unpaved Territory' to 'a Film for the Ages'

Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley approached 'Barbie' with love and positivity, enabled by Mattel's changes.
Recruiting Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach added prestige to the 'Barbie' movie project. [ more ]
#poor-things
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Design

Oscars, take note: 'Poor Things' built its weird, unforgettable world from scratch

Barbie is the favorite to win the Oscar for production design
The Academy tends to reward big-budget films and period films for production design [ more ]
KQED
5 months ago
Independent films

How to Watch This Year's Oscar-Nominated Movies Before the Academy Awards

Oppenheimer receives critical acclaim and breaks box office records.
Different films with multiple nominations are available for streaming and purchase on various platforms. [ more ]
Pitchfork
5 months ago
Film

Oscars 2024 Best Picture Nominations: See the Full List

Three films, Barbie, Oppenheimer, and Poor Things, are nominated for Best Picture at the 2024 Oscars.
The category includes three films directed by women for the first time. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Design

Oscars, take note: 'Poor Things' built its weird, unforgettable world from scratch

Barbie is the favorite to win the Oscar for production design
The Academy tends to reward big-budget films and period films for production design [ more ]
KQED
5 months ago
Independent films

How to Watch This Year's Oscar-Nominated Movies Before the Academy Awards

Oppenheimer receives critical acclaim and breaks box office records.
Different films with multiple nominations are available for streaming and purchase on various platforms. [ more ]
Pitchfork
5 months ago
Film

Oscars 2024 Best Picture Nominations: See the Full List

Three films, Barbie, Oppenheimer, and Poor Things, are nominated for Best Picture at the 2024 Oscars.
The category includes three films directed by women for the first time. [ more ]
morepoor-things
#greta-gerwig
IndieWire
5 months ago
Film

Daisy Ridley Is Making the Choices That Feel Good, from Indies All the Way Back to 'Star Wars'

The line about thinking about dying in Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' trailer went viral
Daisy Ridley starred in and produced 'Sometimes I Think About Dying' [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Film

Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' Oscar snub just proves the movie's entire point

The film 'Barbie' received eight nominations at the Oscars, including Best Picture, but Greta Gerwig was not nominated for Best Director.
Many people are disappointed and frustrated by Gerwig's omission, considering her talent and the success of the film at the box office. [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Film

The Silver Lining of an Oscar Snub

The Academy's snub of Greta Gerwig as Best Director for Barbie may incite support for her and the movie.
The success of Barbie and Gerwig's authorial voice in a corporate-branded film has sparked an outcry over the Oscar nominations. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Film

Oliver Stone Clarifies 'Barbie' Remarks Just Before Movie Snags 8 Oscar Nods

Oliver Stone apologizes for speaking ignorantly about the film 'Barbie' without having seen it.
Stone praised 'Barbie' director Greta Gerwig and expressed appreciation for the film's originality and themes. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
5 months ago
Film

Nine Major Omissions from the 2024 Oscar Nominations | Festivals & Awards | Roger Ebert

Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie were snubbed in Oscar nominations for their work in 'Barbie,' despite its success.
Oscar snubs can prevent films from receiving the attention they deserve, but they can still be discovered by viewers in the future. [ more ]
IndieWire
5 months ago
Film

Daisy Ridley Is Making the Choices That Feel Good, from Indies All the Way Back to 'Star Wars'

The line about thinking about dying in Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' trailer went viral
Daisy Ridley starred in and produced 'Sometimes I Think About Dying' [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Film

Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' Oscar snub just proves the movie's entire point

The film 'Barbie' received eight nominations at the Oscars, including Best Picture, but Greta Gerwig was not nominated for Best Director.
Many people are disappointed and frustrated by Gerwig's omission, considering her talent and the success of the film at the box office. [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Film

The Silver Lining of an Oscar Snub

The Academy's snub of Greta Gerwig as Best Director for Barbie may incite support for her and the movie.
The success of Barbie and Gerwig's authorial voice in a corporate-branded film has sparked an outcry over the Oscar nominations. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Film

Oliver Stone Clarifies 'Barbie' Remarks Just Before Movie Snags 8 Oscar Nods

Oliver Stone apologizes for speaking ignorantly about the film 'Barbie' without having seen it.
Stone praised 'Barbie' director Greta Gerwig and expressed appreciation for the film's originality and themes. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
5 months ago
Film

Nine Major Omissions from the 2024 Oscar Nominations | Festivals & Awards | Roger Ebert

Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie were snubbed in Oscar nominations for their work in 'Barbie,' despite its success.
Oscar snubs can prevent films from receiving the attention they deserve, but they can still be discovered by viewers in the future. [ more ]
moregreta-gerwig
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Marketing

Today's top business headlines: Intuit's ad woes, Hollywood's Oscar tea, and Oreos marketing in outer space

The FTC ruled that Intuit's TurboTax advertising claiming it is free is deceptive.
Barbie and Oppenheimer received 21 Oscar nominations despite some surprising snubs.
Nasdaq launched the IPO Pulse Index to predict IPO market trends. [ more ]
HuffPost
5 months ago
Film

The Snubs And Surprises Of The 2024 Oscar Nominations

America Ferrera's performance in 'Barbie' has received major recognition with her Oscar nomination. Her promotion of the film and her powerful monologue played a role in the nomination.
The nomination for America Ferrera is a positive step towards recognizing talent beyond the white Hollywood mainstream. [ more ]
#oppenheimer
GameSpot
5 months ago
Film

2024 Oscar Nominations Revealed, Oppenheimer And Barbie Clean Up

Barbie and Oppenheimer have a combined total of 21 Academy Award nominations, with Oppenheimer leading with 13 nominations.
Notable milestones at the 2024 Oscars include Martin Scorcese receiving his 10th nomination for Best Director and John Williams receiving his 54th nomination for Best Original Score. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Film

Oscars: 'Oppenheimer' leads nominations DW 01/23/2024

Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' and Gerwig's 'Barbie' dominate Oscar nominations with 13 and 8 nods respectively.
Both films are nominated for Best Picture. [ more ]
The Ringer
7 months ago
Film

The Year Hollywood's Overdogs Became Underdogs

Superhero genre enthusiasm wanes in 2022 after lukewarm response to Marvel and DC movies.
Non-sequel, non-superhero films Barbie and Oppenheimer find success in 2023, outperforming superhero movies. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Film

2024 Oscar Nominations Revealed, Oppenheimer And Barbie Clean Up

Barbie and Oppenheimer have a combined total of 21 Academy Award nominations, with Oppenheimer leading with 13 nominations.
Notable milestones at the 2024 Oscars include Martin Scorcese receiving his 10th nomination for Best Director and John Williams receiving his 54th nomination for Best Original Score. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Film

Oscars: 'Oppenheimer' leads nominations DW 01/23/2024

Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' and Gerwig's 'Barbie' dominate Oscar nominations with 13 and 8 nods respectively.
Both films are nominated for Best Picture. [ more ]
The Ringer
7 months ago
Film

The Year Hollywood's Overdogs Became Underdogs

Superhero genre enthusiasm wanes in 2022 after lukewarm response to Marvel and DC movies.
Non-sequel, non-superhero films Barbie and Oppenheimer find success in 2023, outperforming superhero movies. [ more ]
moreoppenheimer
HuffPost
8 years ago
Women in technology

Mattel Finally Nails It With Game Developer Barbie

Mattel has released a new Barbie career doll called Game Developer Barbie.
The doll was created with the help of women in the tech industry to ensure accuracy and authenticity. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
5 months ago
Graphic design

Barbie has had one of the best rebrands in years - here's why

Barbie successfully rebranded itself in 2023 through a Barbie movie and regained popularity.
Mattel faced competition from Pedigree Dolls & Toys and MGA Entertainment's Bratz, but Barbie maintained its dominance in the market. [ more ]
Above the Law
6 months ago
Law

Did The Creator Of Barbie Engage In Tax Evasion?

Ruth Handler, the creator of Barbie, was never convicted or even charged with tax evasion.
Handler was indicted for making false statements to the SEC and pleaded no contest, resulting in a fine and community service. [ more ]
IndieWire
7 months ago
Film

'Barbie' Has a New Star in Max's ASL Interpreter, Who Even Invented a Sign for 'Kenough'

ASL performance of 'Barbie' debuts on Max, making the film accessible for a wider audience.
This is the first time a movie's ASL version has been available on a streaming platform on the same day as the original. [ more ]
#Barbie
Digiday
7 months ago
Podcast

Podcasts are at the center of cultural moments: Why advertisers and publishers need to tap into the medium in 2024

Spotify saw a 967% increase in Barbie-related podcast streams after the release of the Barbie film.
Podcasts are highly influential among Gen Zers and have become a prominent way for listeners to engage with brands. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
World news

How Is China's Economy Doing? Not Nearly as Well as China Says It Is

Barbie became a movie star in 2023.
The article reveals the most popular professional Barbies based on sales. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
7 months ago
Music

Dua Lipa ends her retro disco phase with 'Dance the Night' from 'Barbie'

Dua Lipa was asked by Mark Ronson to be part of the soundtrack for the film 'Barbie'.
Lipa's track for the film had to be disco, which was different from her upcoming album. [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Music

Why the Barbie Score Needed Surrealism and Slash

Composers Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt describe their score for the film Barbie as having a surreal quality that fits the alternate dimension of Barbie Land.
The score incorporates elements of classical and romantic music as well as 80s synthesizers, resulting in a sound that is both nostalgic and colorful.
The composers initially started working on the film to create a couple of songs, but ended up scoring the entire film through a process of experimentation and trial and error. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish Thought She Hit Her 'Peak' Before Dropping This Grammy-Nominated Song

Billie Eilish felt uninspired before creating the song 'What Was I Made For?' for the 'Barbie' soundtrack.
Eilish thought she had hit her peak and couldn't write anymore before her brother helped her with the song. [ more ]
Digiday
7 months ago
Podcast

Podcasts are at the center of cultural moments: Why advertisers and publishers need to tap into the medium in 2024

Spotify saw a 967% increase in Barbie-related podcast streams after the release of the Barbie film.
Podcasts are highly influential among Gen Zers and have become a prominent way for listeners to engage with brands. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
World news

How Is China's Economy Doing? Not Nearly as Well as China Says It Is

Barbie became a movie star in 2023.
The article reveals the most popular professional Barbies based on sales. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
7 months ago
Music

Dua Lipa ends her retro disco phase with 'Dance the Night' from 'Barbie'

Dua Lipa was asked by Mark Ronson to be part of the soundtrack for the film 'Barbie'.
Lipa's track for the film had to be disco, which was different from her upcoming album. [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Music

Why the Barbie Score Needed Surrealism and Slash

Composers Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt describe their score for the film Barbie as having a surreal quality that fits the alternate dimension of Barbie Land.
The score incorporates elements of classical and romantic music as well as 80s synthesizers, resulting in a sound that is both nostalgic and colorful.
The composers initially started working on the film to create a couple of songs, but ended up scoring the entire film through a process of experimentation and trial and error. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Music

Billie Eilish Thought She Hit Her 'Peak' Before Dropping This Grammy-Nominated Song

Billie Eilish felt uninspired before creating the song 'What Was I Made For?' for the 'Barbie' soundtrack.
Eilish thought she had hit her peak and couldn't write anymore before her brother helped her with the song. [ more ]
moreBarbie
Scary Mommy
3 weeks ago
Software development

Mattel Is Releasing Ken's Mojo Dojo Casa House

Mattel plans to release new collectibles at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2024 celebrating pop culture powerhouses with a Barbie set called The Mini Barbieland collection, including the Miniature Mojo Dojo Casa House. [ more ]
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