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The Kitchen Smell Killer

In Swedish, “Belyse” means “to enlighten” and the Belyse Air Solution aims to do just that in your kitchen and other living spaces. This minimalist …

What Makes A Startup Thrive? 100 Lessons Learned The Hard Way

When you go out to raise capital there are many things that you need to know in order to have your company at a stage in which it is thriving in …

Entrepreneurship

Cooking Tableware: Beautiful Cookware You Can Use to Make and Serve

Lagranja has developed a R+D project with Toshiba to incorporate decorative design to industrially mass produced objects, focusing on the domestic …

Every Design Portfolio Should Contain These Four Projects

<b>One of the most challenging</b> tasks for designers is putting together a portfolio that sums up everything you have ever done in your career so far. …

Here's How Folks Designed Furniture Without Math, CAD and Measuring Tools

And no, it's got nothing to do with the Golden Rectangle<p>If you want to design a piece of furniture, you start with a sketch. But at some point you've …

Furniture Design

Recommended Reading for Startup Founders, Part I

I frequently receive requests for recommendations on quality reading material for startup founders. Over the years I’ve put together a list of books …

Startups

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Like It or Not, Egotistical Jerks Make Great Entrepreneurs

Hard to believe it’s been nine years since Stanford professor Bob Sutton ignited a national movement against bad bosses with his breakout bestseller,</i> …

5 habits you must have being an entrepreneur

There is a myth that entrepreneurship is something which can’t be learned and comes naturally in an individual. However, in reality, entrepreneurship …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Microsoft is reportedly investing in Uber.</b>It's raising a $1 billion round of funding that will value the company at $50 billion.<p><b>2. A group of German vehicle manufacturers has reportedly agreed to purchase Nokia HERE.</b> Uber had been in the running to buy the mapping service.<p><b>3. Photo-sharing app</b> …

6 tech startups that made it big without venture capital

While some great startups in the world were built on massive VC money, a bunch of them scaled the heights with self-funding

How To Succeed As An Entrepreneur -- Even If You're Not Superhuman

Starting your own business can be a ticket to the good life, where you decide when and where to work and set the rules. But some people struggle at it, because they aren’t prepared for the change in mindset they need to thrive.<p>How do you ensure you make a great living as an entrepreneur—so you can …

Entrepreneurship

7 Pricing Mistakes To Avoid: Data-Based Insights from Salesforce, Uber and Kraft

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve seen executives make over the years is not spending enough time thinking about their pricing models. They think about price, but not creatively enough about pricing model, which is more about how you package your prices.<p>In an interview with Anil Kaul, the CEO of …

Business Strategy

You're actually hurting your business with these five 'productive' habits

Entrepreneurs are expected to do everything and be everything at all times. It's part of business, especially when you're first starting out.<p>However, there are some seemingly productive habits that you may have formed that are actually killing your success in the long term. The candle that burns …

Nando's Is The Most Engaging Brand On Twitter

Thursday, November 27, 2014 Facebook, Twitter<p>Chicken Wings Win<p>Nando's has <b>1.43 Million followers on Twitter</b> and <b>3 Million likes on Facebook,</b> 1.4 …

This is the most beautiful owner's manual you've ever seen

When you invest seven figures in securing one of the most exotic, exclusive vehicles ever made, perhaps you just expect that the owner's manual is going to be a work of art. I don't know, I've never been in that position. Every owner's manual I've ever had has ended up stuffed in a glovebox, pages …

Batteries Are Evolving: Three Batteries That Demonstrate Product Range

Backup batteries are big. At least most of them. The team at Go Design Group thought the world needed a smaller battery so they kicked out an idea into the world, the idea of a backup battery that would fit in a wallet.<p>The resulting product almost fits that specification, depending on your wallet …

Gear & Gadgets

How much do coders make? Check out this data from around the country

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Maga/Shutterstock<p>iOS rules the roost and beats Android, Bay Area coders get paid the most, and Node.js developers are …

August is a fancy lock that could make you ditch your keys

Advertisement<p>31 Comments<p>Credit: August<p><i>Updated: This story was updated at 4:50 to correct the story. The August lock doesn’t use Wi-Fi.</i><p>For most people …

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

Anonabox, a device that re-routes data through the cloaking Tor network, is tool for freedom of information, developer says<p>An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by …

Daily Inspiration #1894

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

5 Easy Tips for Visual Branding on Social Media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages.<p>To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as …

A Colorful House That’s Built in a Backyard

After living overseas for years, this family returned to Northcote, in inner north Melbourne, Australia, to find that the housing market was too …

This Smartphone-Controlled Paper Toy Drone Is About To Hit The Masses

The PowerUp 3.0, a device that lets you pilot a paper airplane with your smartphone, will ship 20,000 straight to Kickstarter backers, VentureBeat reports. It's set to go on sale to the public this summer.<p>PowerUp 3.0 is the brainchild of former Israeli Air Force pilot and inventor Shai Goitein, who …

Jewelry Store Branding by Anagrama

Maria Salinas – Jewelry Store Brand Identity.<p>The design experts of Anagrama have completed this branding project for María Salinas, a Mexican jewelry …

Lobo – Portfolio WordPress Theme

Lobo, a modular and responsive portfolio WordPress theme.<p><b>Lobo</b> is a beautifully designed portfolio WordPress theme intended to showcase the …

Web Design

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …