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Metanoia Magazine: Valev Laube, a creative mind whose work has expanded beyond design to brand management, and creative entrepreneurship

Originally growing up in post-Soviet era Estonia, Valev Laube is an Estonianborn brand manager, artist, and designer currently based in New York. He has worked with world renown brands such as Kenneth Cole, Steve Madden, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. His creative genius in digital designs have been the cornerstone of many New York-based festivals, events,
and company brands.

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Marquee Brand Builders Providing World-Class Consulting

Marquee Brand Builders, a global brand consultancy, offers creativity, innovation & problem-solving experiences, along with brand strategy, research, analytics, marketing, design and skill-building expertise from some of the best minds in brand-building.

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Estonian Folk Music at the National Gallery of Art

Last week, on May 3rd, as part of the European Month of Culture, an Estonian-born artist Valev Laube presented his most recent project "Tonality of Culture". The multidisciplinary concert gave a modern look at the Estonian history and showcased the diverse cultural influences of Estonian music. In cooperation with four other artists the audience has a chance to be guided through Estonian national legends, rituals, history, music and dance.

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National Gallery of Art presents a unique performance merging Estonian traditional music with contemporary dance

In 2018, the Republic of Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary, as part of this milestone the whole country has begun its celebrations across the globe to bring out stories and hidden pieces of Estonian culture. In 2017, Estonia will be holding the presidency of the European Union Council focusing on many modern cultural preservation and economic topics within the EU.

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What did modern philosophers teach us about our existence?

Every morning when looking into the mirror we see a duplication of ourselves. Does the “second self” exists because he has the brain, genes, and body, which is identical to you as well as your movements, while you cannot touch it nor have movement differences between “self” and the reflection (“second self”)? We would all give this question a negative answer because of our common sense, which often limits our ways of thinking about the world, which limits me of being of like “me”. If we could forget that the mirror exists between me and my reflected me, then we could possibly claim that the identical twin of mine would exist, because just a physical look does not mean that every single person has to look fully different. Based on the quote, we could even say that if the perfect replication of myself would exist in the world then the answer to who I am would be the following: "I would be a material “object” and the replication could be counted as a separate me, or a separate human".

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Five ways #Instagram has changed digital advertising

One of Instagram's initial concept ideas was to give users the ability to apply Kodak Instamatic and Polaroid image filters to their digital photographs. The unique aesthetic and ease of use attracted many users to capture moments worth sharing. Instagram revolutionized the way an average phone user took photographs and made brought a professional quality retro effect to the digital mobile phone cameras. This movement of glamorizing user's photographs rapidly increased the quality as well as quantity of personal photographs shared in web.

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Ühendriikides õppides pühendan rohkem aega Eesti muusikale ja selle kõla esitlemisele

Seitseteist aastat Eestis elanud, kaks aastat Itaalias ja nüüd Ameerika Ühendriikides õppiva noorena on põnev võrrelda ja avastada erinevusi inimeste hoiakutes Eesti või üldisemalt Põhja-Euroopa kultuuri suhtes.

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Eesti läbi lääne aknaklaasi

Üks eestlaseks olemise peamiseid väärtuseid on meie keel, kultuur, rahvuslik ühtekuuluvus ja innovatsioon. Viimane neist just hiljuti globaalset kuulsust endale võitnud, isegi siin New Yorgis. Eesti innovatsioon on momendil rohkem teatud kui kunagi varem.

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