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10 best graphic design tools for April

What a month for new graphic design tools. Following a delay in release, Microsoft’s stunning Surface Studio is finally out in the US. Taking on the …

8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. …

Typography

How One Brand is Disrupting the $63 Billion Makeup Industry

Photographer: Tuvy Lemberg<p>Some say it all started with Warby Parker, the now famous company that first created the direct to consumer online approach for the eyewear industry. Shopping skeptics said people would never buy certain things online because they needed to test the products in person. …

A $15 billion tech merger could create China’s biggest meal delivery service—or a giant money pit

Yet another merger has occurred in China’s internet industry, and like those that preceded it, the union looks to be a marriage of convenience rather than romance.<p>Dianping and Meituan, which announced a merger yesterday (Oct. 8) are two companies that specialize in a new-ish form of e-commerce. …

Startups

Opinion: Apple’s real cash pile is 99% smaller than you think

You’re one of millions of loyal Apple stockholders. And if there’s anything you love more than your new iPhone 6s, it’s the huge $203 billion in …

Internet connectivity is driving the biggest in-car business opportunity in years

Automakers are in a rush to add internet connectivity to cars. They're doing this for a number of reasons, including to collect data from the vehicle, push over-the-air updates, and improve car safety.<p>But one of the biggest ways automakers are leveraging connection in their vehicles is by selling …

Internet of Things

Ford reveals new Super Duty pickups

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's Super Duty trucks are getting a new aluminum body, just like their smaller sibling, the Ford F-150 pickup.<p>Ford's 2017 F-250, …

LED Lighting

Walmart, Nike, Starbucks commit to 100% clean energy

A handful of some of the largest U.S. companies including Walmart (WMT), Nike (NKE), Starbucks (SBUX), and Salesforce (CRM) have committed to buying …

Bogus hotel-booking sites lure 15 million travelers a year, group says

About 6% of U.S. travelers -- 15 million people -- are tricked each year into thinking they are booking a room directly through a hotel website but instead are making reservations through a "rogue" third-party site.<p>That is one of the findings of a survey by the American Hotel & Lodging Assn., which …

Hospitality

From zero to 1 million: How to acquire users fast

Hitting the million-user milestone isn’t a sure sign your startup will be successful, but it is an important one.<p>Facebook, now a billion-user behemoth, hit the milestone in 10 months. Pocket, which lets you save web articles to read later, hit 20 million users when it had just 20 employees. …

How to Identify Companies That Will Want to License Your Product Idea | Inc.com

A common mistake inventors make is not casting a wide enough net when it comes to identifying companies that will want to license their product idea. Like I always say, licensing is a numbers game. You only need one company to succeed! But you actually have to reach that company for that to …

Study Skills

Coffee Branding and Packages MockUp

A comprehensive coffee branding and packages mockup from Mockup Zone.<p>The team of Mockup Zone released a new very comprehensive mockup pack. In this …

Your tweets now show up in Google desktop search results, too

Next time you perform a Google search on your desktop, keep a look out for something new: tweets.<p>Google quietly updated search via desktop on Friday …

Uber is on growth fast track, leaked document shows

Uber, the ride-hailing company, is on a roll — growing at an extraordinary rate even in the face of virulent opposition.<p>National governments, local regulators, taxi companies, direct competitors. All are out to stop Uber or at least slow it down. Some of its own drivers have filed a class-action …

Transportation

How Hello Kitty built a massive business empire

Let's face it: Hello Kitty is really cute ... and extremely profitable.<p>Since first appearing 40 years ago on a tiny vinyl coin purse, Hello Kitty has become the cornerstone of a modern business empire. Fans can buy Hello Kitty sneakers, paper towels, panini makers, chopsticks, wine and more. They …

Hong Kong

Architizer

Innovative Chinese Company Assembles 3D-Printed Modular Home in Just Three Hours

Thanks to new 3D printing technology, an entire house can now be built in less than three hours, as demonstrated by Chinese company Zhuoda Group. Last week, in front of an audience of journalists and curious bystanders in Xi'ann, construction workers used a crane to stack six 100-kilogram units on …

3D Printing

Remake: Master Works of Art Reimagined, a New Book by Jeff Hamada | Colossal

<p>Four years ago, Booooooom creator Jeff Hamada asked the internet to join in on an art challenge to recreate their favorite old master paintings as …

Microsoft takes a stand against revenge porn, announces it will remove links, access

Microsoft wants to help victims of revenge porn regain control of their images and privacy.<p>Revenge porn — when someone, usually a spurned ex, shares private and sexual images of another person online without that person's consent — is on the rise, and Internet companies including Google and Reddit …

Internet

Spotify had no idea how much you'd hate its logo color

Spotify quietly changed the tone of its green last month and it drove people insane, wondering if they were imagining it or if something was wrong with their phones.<p>The company’s lead designer, Tobias van Schneider, wrote in his personal email newsletter today what happened when the company changed …

Spotify

12 tips for young Greeks—from a successful Greek entrepreneur

Greece is in a mess you did not create. What’s next? Well, I don’t know. No one does, but that’s the whole point of growing up. You must always prepare yourself for a future you cannot see.<p>This is an effort to provide some guidance to an unanswered question. Awareness of your collective …

Europe

Design China Founder Zara Arshad's Guide to Beijing

London- and Beijing-based Zara Arshad is the founder of Design China, a blog that shares the most important design news coming out of China. She tells us her favorite places to shop for ceramics, check out art, and find five-alarm-spicy food in Beijing.<p><b>Where do you recommend friends stay when they</b> …

China

Professor Delivers A Crash Course In Real Estate Investing To Detroiters

You can snap up a home for just a few thousand dollars in Detroit these days. But just because a property is cheap, that doesn't necessarily make it a good investment.<p>Peter Allen with the University of Michigan is equipping local residents with housing investment know-how with the hope that they …

Real Estate

How to Set Up Conference Calls on Your iPhone

Did you know you can talk to up to five people at a time (depending on your carrier)? Whether you need to conduct an important meeting or simply want to coordinate with several people without a lot of texting and calling back and forth, setting up a conference call is easy.<p><b>1.</b> If you are setting up …

T-Mobile

Articles about 8-products-architecture-lovers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wood as a raw material is fascinating, it exists in silence and brings warmth.  It evokes the legend of the ‘tree of life’,...<p>Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.<p>The winner and finalists of the Red Hook Bicycle Master …

San Francisco

Brandon Kidwell – Amazing Photo Manipulations

A personal project of photo manipulations by Brandon Kidwell.<p>Brandon Kidwell is a Jacksonville, Florida based photographer and visual artist. This …

Turning Your iPhone Into A Super-8-Style Camera Is More Practical Than It Sounds

Proving the best cameras look like cameras for a reason.<p>If you ever want a taste of progress, look at a camera from the previous decade. The camera in my 2015 iPhone shoots with almost seven times the resolution and four times the frame rate of the hulking, professional grade gear I used 10 years …