Christian Felix Robles

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BETA5 Chocolate

When CH was in Vancouver, BC for TED week, a friend's recommendation resulted in a pitstop at the BETA5 chocolate and pastry shop. While it's a bit out of the way in an industrial area, the line stretched out the door and we managed to nab some of the cream puffs that hadn't yet sold out.<p>The BETA5 …

The 12 Things That Successfully Convert a Great Idea Into a Reality

How many times have you been in a meeting and someone says to you, “That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.” What typically happens? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas remain dormant because people don’t have the courage, resources, time and/or money to …

7 Ways To Radicalize Your Brand To Victory

There comes a point in the lifecycle of most brands when they hit critical complacency. The marque has mainstreamed to the point where it effectively …

Marketing Is An Art

When you walk into the Bedford Cheese Shop in New York, you’re not seeing cheese sold by the pound, you’re witnessing art being made. A business …

Marketing

10 Ways Today’s Purpose-Driven Brands Can Bring Their Core Values To Life

By Jessica Blotter7 minute Read<p>Today’s brand must live and breathe through its core values in order to survive. Purpose is king, and there’s no …

Customers

Once upon a brand... What's your compelling story?

The Science Of Storytelling: How Narrative Cuts Through Distraction Like Nothing Else

Humans live in a storm of stories. We live in stories all day long, and dream in stories all night long. We communicate through stories and learn …

Attention Economy

A More Human Model for Product Storytelling

Humans are wired for stories; we're storytelling animals. The resurgence in storytelling, the original social medium, is an important and welcome …

8 Ways to Understand Your Customers' Expectations

I had a lot of fun kicking off the Word of Mouth Marketing Association’s Social Customer Care Certification program this week. In a series of …

Customer Experience

4 Cultural Social Media Truths Your Business Can’t Ignore

by Malcolm De Leo | October 18, 2013<p>Everyone knows social is important. There is no need to say it. Well, I just did I guess, but how the hell else …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Carté – Brand Design by Graphic Design Studio Firmalt

Charming Brand Design.<p>Monterrey, Mexico-based design and branding studio Firmalt did a great job by creating a beautiful new brand identity for …

Typography Mania #198

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Fantastic Pencil Illustrations by Drew Shannon - The Fox Is Black

Drew Shannon is a Canadian illustrator who has been creating work for numerous books, magazines and websites over the last few years. Recently he …

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Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Sasha...<p>Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: José...<p>Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Joe...<p>In this installment of Photographer's Promotional Pieces We Love and Why: Andrea...<p>In this installment of …

Manga

Creative UI Design by Cosmin Capitanu

Cosmin Capitanu is a UI Designer from Bucharest, Romania. His style is very modern and trendy, using a lot of transparency and flat icons. Take a …

UI Design

Articles about 5 unique home floors on Dwell.com - Dwell

These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration.<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.<p>These homes in the Great Lakes …

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Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching …

Kelly Wearstler

Oh Hey, Honeycomb Shelves

We recently hung our honeycomb shelves. My dad and grandpa hung them. These shelves were a DIY project last year here on the blog (see the original …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

DIY Sharpie Wallpaper Tutorial • Vintage Revivals

I am so IN LOVE with today’s project I want to lick my wall. Remember last week when we chatted about overcoming a major project/idea fail? This post …

The Original Recycled Wood Chevron Planter Box

A few years ago I had some scrap wood laying around and wanted to upcycle and build something with it. This was also around the time when the chevron …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

Make It: Modern DIY Brass Chandelier

Oh, hey there drop-dead gorgeous chandelier! What's that, you say? You're totally DIYable?! Tell me more!<p>Five (5) simple steps are all it takes to …

DIY Light Bulb Vase

A few years ago, I spotted an upcycled light bulb vase in a magazine and thought <i>my mom needs that</i>! I showed Mike the picture and told him he should …

Light Bulbs

DIY {Anthropolgie Inspired Pendant Light}

<i>Poor Chris…he has watched me for the last week as I’ve dealt with the server/hosting issues. Tonight he came home and I was still unable to upload</i> …

diy mounted shelving

our living room wall is HUGE. and of course, there’s a big fireplace in the middle so there isn’t room for a large credenza or console. just one cute …