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Why Startups Need Design Students

Former RISD President John Maeda’s new gig connects young designers with Silicon Valley mentorship.<p>As the end of the fall semester drew to a close at the Rhode Island School of Design last year, the college’s leader, the charismatic digital designer John Maeda, announced he would be jumping ship …

A New Prize for Design and Social Impact

As the field of design for social impact grows, so does the discourse around it. Here at Core77, we recognize Social Impact as its own category in …

If you Hate Press Releases, Check Out Opera's 'PR Machine'

Here at The Next Web, we often get asked what kinds of press releases are the best to send us – should they be long, detailed and formal, or brief and to-the-point? “Somewhere in the middle,” is the best answer we can give. No-one here likes dull, buzzword-laden essays, but you’ve got to have at …

Smart socks give runners data most fitness trackers don't

We live in an age of smart. We talk on smartphones, ride smart bikes, chill beer in smart refrigerators. And soon we'll be wearing smart socks. At least that's what Redmond, Wash., startup Heapsylon hopes.<p>"The vision for the company is that the garment, whatever we wear, is going to eventually turn …

Wearable Tech

Runnit Rewards You for Running

There’s no shortage of GPS fitness-tracking apps. Now, however, Runnit for iPhone wants to reward you with discounts, free products and “exclusive content” every time you pound the pavement. The app is available to download in the UK only for now – but a US launch is on the cards for early 2014.<p>How …

How a $6,000 Video Got 6 Million Views and Launched a Business

Naama Bloom's viral video was such a hit that she had to double her company's staff.<p>That's right. The headcount at HelloFlo jumped from one (Bloom) …

TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It

Audience ratings have collapsed: Aside from a brief respite during the Olympics, there has been only negative ratings growth on broadcast and cable TV since September 2011, according to Citi Research.<p>Media stock analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson recently noted, "The pay-TV industry has …

Zappos Turns Baggage Claim Carousel Into Wheel of Fortune

How do you take two things most people don't like—airline travel and advertising—and combine them into a pleasing experience? That was the task …

An Open Apartment in Brazil Full of Raw Materials

The Panamby Apartment, designed by DT estúdio arquitetura, was designed with the homeowner, a single lawyer, in mind. With one person living there, …

TapTap Wristband Keeps You In Touch with Your Loved One

<b>TapTap Wristband</b> keeps you and your loved one connected, it’s a small device that transfers touch between 2 people. Aside from transferring the …

Nomadic Furniture: All-in-One Trunk for Guest Habitation

Picture yourself on the road – traveling between cities to visit friends, or staying with a colleague to attend a conference. They have an inflatable …

Forget the Beanbag, Meet the Greenbag!

The PP Capsule is a distant relative of the beanbag chair that is composed entirely of post-consumer materials. The lightweight yet durable outer …

rePly Turns Plywood Scraps Into Unique Modern Furniture

Tired of looking to IKEA for your furniture fix? The designers over at rePly Furniture are creating eco-friendly furniture from recovered materials, …

'Retrash' Coffee Table Book Offers Up Inspired Upcycled, Recycled, and Repurposed Designs

Here at Inhabitat, we love designers and crafters that find innovative ways to turn trash into new, modern treasures. Now there’s a book called …

Furniture

How Commercial Spaces Use Recycled Materials In Beautiful Designs

Recycling is definitely an important matter and it’s very inspiring to see how big names showcase this concern for the environment. It’s why seeing …

Furniture

Como reciclar una guía telefonica

La manera mas sencilla de reciclar una guia de telefonos, paginas blancas o paginas amarillas es por supuesto colocarla en la canasta de reciclaje de …

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power

¿Aun conservas casettes en casa?. ¿Qué tal utilizarlos para crear una lámpara?.

El reciclaje y los productos sustentable es lo que esta de moda, y no es solo por capricho ya es cuestión de necesidad. Crear una cultura del …

Como hacer unos preciosos bolsos con papel periodico reciclado

Resource Furniture: Italian-Designed Space Saving Furniture

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<i>The Tray Family is a series of side tables. These tables can find their place next to the sofa, the bed or even on top of a dining table carrying fruits and nuts. The design is based on the industrial technology of three axis CNC milling, which provides the possibility to realise complex geometries in solid wood with most different contours and geometries.The table‘s soft radii and cavities underline the wood grain, they are the core of the design.</i>

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