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Interview: Reinventing Luxury For The Modern Consumer

Adam Pritzker, founder and CEO of Assembled Brands, shares his insights on building consumer-focused brands before taking the stage at our CXI 2018 …

Procter & Gamble

Retail Trends: Becoming More Human | design:retail

Photo courtesy of Glade<p>As bricks-and-mortar retailers try to figure out how to compete with the ease, selection, price and convenience of online …

What Japanese Etiquette Can Tell Us About Good UX Design

Traditional Japanese hospitality, or motenashi, can provide inspiration for the design of smart interactive experiences.<p>The connections between hospitality and design are well known. Charles Eames once remarked to his contemporary and collaborator Eero Saarinen that “the role of the architect, or …

India's MobiKwik to invest $45 million to expand user base

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian digital payments firm MobiKwik will invest 3 billion rupees ($44.89 million) this year to expand its user base and rack up $10 billion worth of transactions on its platform, it said in a statement on Thursday.<p>MobiKwik and Alibaba-backed bigger rival Paytm have been among …

Venture Capital

Top 5 Remote Beaches On Earth You Haven't Yet Visited

Related: Travellocal<p>Are you searching for a remote beach that you haven’t yet visited? Certainly, the short days and long nights of February have …

Customer Loyalty: The Ultimate Guide

What is customer loyalty? Learn how to turn your satisfied customers into your biggest advocates, and get inspired by real brands' customer loyalty …

How IDEO Designers Persuade Companies to Accept Change

HBR STAFF<p>Every design project extends beyond the brief. No matter how straightforward and discrete a project seems at first, it will unfold in the context of a complicated, networked, and messily human organization. That means that part of a designer’s job must be to design tools, conversations, …

A GitHub For Musicians, GroupMe Founder’s ‘Splice’ Aids Collaboration With Song Version Control

Music production can be a nightmare. If you don’t save after every change, you can’t go back, and it’s tough for collaborators to know who tweaked what. Splice wants to redefine the musician workflow. The new startup from GroupMe co-founder Steve Martocci opens its private beta today that lets …

Vienna Design Week 2013: 'Construisine' community kitchen and workshop

Popping up in a small, leafy square in central Vienna this design week, the 'Construisine' community kitchen and workshop creates a space for local …

Blown

The newest creation from Samuel Wilkinson is Blown, a lamp for the Copenhagen-based design company &tradition. Aiming to explore the reflective and refractive properties of glass, Wilkinson drew his inspiration for Blown from older pieces. "I’ve looked at antique ceramics, old glass pieces, lenses …

Design

4yourBABY – Packaging by Fontos Graphic Design Studio

Colorful Package Design.<p>Fontos Graphic Design Studio from Hungary created this colorful but minimalist packaging design for 4yourBABY – baby bath and …

9 Rules For Running A Productive Design Critique

Design critiques can be painful, long, and unfocused. Here are some guidelines for avoiding the most common pitfalls.<p>Four people crowd around a 27-inch monitor, peering at a design mockup.<p><i>First developer: “Are you nuts? We can’t build all that for the next release.”</i><p><b>Second developer</b>: “Have some …