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Articles about livework it on Dwell.com - Dwell

A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.<p>Dwell and Design Within Reach (DWR) proudly announced the winner of their Live/Work Design Contest at the 7th Annual Dwell on...<p>From the front of the Santiago Street Lofts in downtown Santa Ana, California, …

Investor Advice for Pitch Deck 2.0

Here's what you need to know to get the attention of today's VC's.<p>Guy Kawasaki, expert designer and angel investor, recently blogged about the "The Only 10 Slides You Need in Your Pitch". It's a great simple infographic and tool to show you an easy to follow flow that simplifies an opportunity. …

Infographics

4 Reasons Why Design Is Taking Over Silicon Valley

VC design partner John Maeda says that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. Here’s why.<p>Are the fortunes of design on the rise in Silicon Valley? A resounding yes, says John Maeda, design partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. …

Startups

3 Don'ts and 3 Dos for Young Leaders

It's important for young leaders to understand how others may perceive the strengths and weaknesses of their perspectives.<p>In Summer 2005, I was a 22-year-old bank teller in Boston and a freelance writer for small-town Kentucky newspapers, with a bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University …

Leadership

10 Best Ways to Start a Company

There are lots of things to do to build a company without any funds. As a matter of fact, you may get pretty far with just online access, time, and concise vision.<p>There are lots of things to do to build a company without any funds. As a matter of fact, you may get pretty far with just online …

Small Business

How Marketing Technologists are Intersecting All Areas of Business

Marketing technology is changing entire marketing departments, but the action is also happening at other business intersections.<p>Somewhere between IT and marketing, there's magic. That's why <b>"Marketing Technologists"</b> are some of the most in-demand professionals of the moment--and they're equally …

Marketing

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Mad Men

McDonald's fixes its marketing, Chipotle fixes its product

During this winter’s NFL playoffs, you’ve undoubtedly witnessed a veritable blanketing of the airwaves by the McDonald’s corporation. After four …

8 Ways To Make Working From Home More Efficient

Without a commute to wake up for or a dress code to keep, working from your pajamas seems luxurious–until the lack of structure and distance from colleagues gets in the way of real focus. And that’s not even counting the kids and pets.<p>Check out the video above for tips on staying productive, while …

Commuting

3 Marketing Myths That Make Millennials Hate Your Brand

Millennials find money to buy what they want, especially the millennial influencers who are driving trends. Money is not the object: an experience is.<p>There is an old belief that drives most brands' marketing strategies to Millennials: 18-to 24-year-olds don't have disposable income. The problem is …

Demographics

Articles about dutch designers modern chicken coop on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our July/August 2011 family- and play-themed issue we featured three very cool chicken coops designed and built by a cadre of...<p>In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the...<p>Tuesday night, Jerry Helling, the …

Elegant LAM Pellet Stove by Emo Design

MCZ Group has presented <b>LAM pellet stove</b> designed by Emo Design at the Progetto Fuoco fair in Verona, this year. This project features an iconic and …