During my internship at Sony Music, I learned that a brand’s visual presence in a streaming service must be recognizable yet invisible at the same time. Spotify does this very well in their use of halftone photography and “Bursts” in their playlist album artwork.
Agencies have become exceptionally good at wasting talent through antiquated structures that stifle fresh thinking and trivialize the true value of young talent, who are uniquely positioned to dream up new ways to reinvent how agencies work.
Learning transfer is taking what we learn in one context and applying it to another. It can be taking a kernel of what we learn in school or in a book and applying it to the “real world.” It can also be taking what we learn in one industry and applying it to another.