Charles Christie

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How Flat Design Made The Apple Watch Possible

Flat design is good business.<p>After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Why circular icons when Apple uses rounded squares for iPhone …

UI Design

The Thornbury House by Mesh Design

Beeston / Shaun Lockyer Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Beeston Street house is a recalibration of a previously unsuccessful renovation on the Teneriffe …

Archello.com

Backed With $3.5M From Social+Capital, Athos Is Creating Connected Workout Clothing That Tracks Your Muscle Output And More

University of Waterloo college students Dhananja Jayalath and Christopher Wiebe were frustrated by their workouts in the gym. They felt like there was no way to know whether they were actually working the right muscles when lifting weights. A personal trainer wasn’t an option for these …

Refurbishment of a Warehouse / TAO - Trace Architecture Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in an aeronautical factory on North 3rd Ring of Beijing, the existing warehouse is a three bay …

Concrete

How Jawbone’s New Bracelet Heralds the Future of Predictive Wearables

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 11.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>The new Up 24 band synchs to your …

Just in: Deadgood Plex Collection

The new PLEX Collection by Deadgood features a sideboard and a cabinet suitable for the bedroom or boardroom.<p>We particularly like the contrasting …

Styling: home or retail

Note: super sized peg board wall / intermittent posts / mixed scale shelving / balanced by the addition of a circular pot stand<p>Via Inside Out

Casa La Solana

This project develops over a preexistence which was consolidated in different stages and dispersed forms.<p>The strategy of requialifying the existence …

Family house in Kraluv Dvur | OV-A

Location A newly developed sloping plot at the edge of the town.<p>Assignment A single-story house for a five-members family, with an unfenced garden …

CASA SULLA MORELLA | Andrea Oliva Architetto | Studio Cittaarchitettura

Kai-Uwe Schulte-Bunert<p><b>House on the stream Morella</b><p>as Architects<p>To the borders of the country of Castelnovo Sotto, beetween the stream Morella and a …

Podcast: How connectivity can help deliver better cancer care

A lot of people think of connectivity in their products as an opportunity to make things more efficient. That’s a primary reason that Ventana Medical …

Women love Pinterest. Are there too few men on the site? | Marketplace.org

Crowdfunding: Think Baby Steps, Not Overnight Success

Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann gave some tips for starting up a new crowdfunding project.<p>Don’t expect to get all of the capital you need to start a company from a crowdfunding platform. It almost never happens, Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann said.<p>Ringelmann offered Tuesday some tips …

Crowd Funding

Create True Customer Loyalty: 10 Rules

True customer loyalty means making the relationship more important than making the sale.<p>Customer loyalty comes from having a strong relationship with your customers. When they see you as a friend and ally, they're reluctant to jump ship, even if it means they can get something a little …

Loyalty

Instagram Founder on Persuasive Design: You Need a Point of View

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom spoke recently about the importance of setting a clear focus when designing products.<p>Can you remember back to the days of persuasive essay writing in high school, and how your teacher repeatedly told you to include a thesis statement? Did you always do it? Instagram CEO …

Social Media

Deep Dive: What Physics Can Teach You About Marketing

People tend to think of physics as ruled by universal laws and marketing as an "arts and crafts" function. But this entrepreneur thinks the two fields have more in common.<p>I came to my career in marketing by way of a degree in Physics. In college, I spent my summers researching fusion at Lawrence …

Physics

Think Strategically to Increase Your Valuation

With potential buyers, the first step is to identify whether their interest is purely financial or part of a larger business strategy.<p>Video Transcript<p><b>00:10 John Warrillow:</b> So, when it comes to evaluation, there are really two basic exit strategies to consider if you're thinking about external sale. …

Business Strategy

How to Dramatically Increase Pageviews on Your Website

Check out five low-cost ways to boost your traffic and visibility on the Web.<p>One of the most perplexing problems when it comes to starting an e-commerce company is: how do you get people to visit your new site? Even when you have trendy graphics and great content, you suddenly enter a vast …

Marketing

How to Wow Customers Every Time

Sure, the mechanics of your products matter. But how do you make your customers feel? Nail that question and you'll win them over for good.<p>You already know that improving existing products and dreaming up new ones is key to any innovation strategy. But if that's the extent of your efforts, you're …

Customer Experience

That needle in the haystack of useful big data may be smaller than we thought

New research analyzing the log data churned out by applications developed on the Heroku(s crm) platform as a service shows just how little of that …

Google’s Helpouts could be the company’s secret weapon to take on healthcare

Are you in over your head with a home improvement project, or with a tricky recipe? Do you really need someone more knowledgeable to take a look, …

Leanplum makes mobile A/B testing broadly available

Leanplum‘s A/B testing SaaS product for mobile apps is now available to developers who sign up.<p>A/B testing is the process of putting out different …

Tinder CEO wants to use glanceable UI to create meaningful relationships

Back in high school, did you ever pass a note that said, “Will you go out with me,” followed by one checkbox for “yes” and another checkbox for “no.” …

How big data makes shopping online suck less

Clothes are fickle. While it’s a hassle to go to a store and try on dozens of different garments to find the right fit, it’s nearly impossible to …