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Choosing The Right Prototyping Tool

When it comes to creating prototypes, so many tools and methods are out there that choosing one is no easy task. Which one is the best? Spoiler …

Prototyping

Krawd turns the ad agency into a marketplace

Meet Krawd, a French startup that wants to rethink the way advertising agencies work. Like in other industries, Krawd thinks that it’s more efficient to build a marketplace than build a centralized, traditional company. Krawd is all about connecting the right freelancers with the right clients in …

Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

If you have albums and shoeboxes stuffed with old photos, a startup called Photomyne wants to help you scan those photos, in order to bring them online where they can be saved and shared. Now the Tel Aviv-based company has raised $2.6 million in seed funding to continue to grow its business, which …

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

baik bicycle by ion lucin

<b>symmetrical lines and angles blend baik frame with the bicycle’s rims</b><br>all images courtesy of ion lucin<p><b>bike design. with the ‘baik’ bicycle, ion lucin</b> …

Graphic Design

Amazon wants to own the checkout process

The average Briton regularly deals with 19 online accounts that require a username and password. "There are too many usernames and passwords, it's …

Table offers seamless chat collaboration between companies and freelancers

The great thing about using chat software to facilitate corporate communication is that it makes every employee — no matter how far away — feel engaged in real-time collaboration. But what if you’re a small team that relies on short-term work or a rotating carousel of freelancers? Slack and the …

Apps

Watsi Receives $3.5M “Philanthropic Round” Donation For Nonprofit Healthcare Crowdfunding

Ron Conway, Tencent and Paul Graham aren’t getting their money back, and that’s the point. They’re part of today’s $3.5 million round that’s actually a donation to fund the operations of Watsi, Y Combinator’s first nonprofit that hosts crowdfunding of medical treatment for people in need around the …

Skype Co-Founders Launch The Starship ‘Ground Drone’ For Deliveries

To date most of the talk around drones has been about how flying drones will disrupt the delivery industry. But for some bizarre reason the whole idea of a ‘ground drone’ which could address the ‘last mile’ of deliveries tended to be missed. Well, no more.<p>Now, two former co-founders of Skype, Ahti …

Robotics

'Waze for Drones' App Hivemapper Launches Public Beta, Raises $3 Million Seed Round

Spark Capital led the investment.<p>If you drive a car a lot in 2015, you’ve probably used Waze — the popular Google-owned navigation app with a fondness for side streets and left turns into traffic. Waze’s key innovation is that drivers can report car accidents, heavy traffic and other on-the-road …

This App Alerts You If Your Food Is About To Go Bad, Then Tells You How To Cook It

The back of the fridge will no longer be where food goes to spoil.<p>Before your spinach gets slimy or your strawberries start to sprout tiny forests of mold, a new app will remind you they’re hidden in the back of your fridge. Then it suggests a few recipes to use them up.<p>“We wanted to try to start …

Unsplash’s new API puts 30,000 free photos in your app

Since Unsplash launched over two years ago as a simple Tumblr blog that hosted a handful of free-to-use photos, the site has grown to host over 30,000 high-quality images and is widely regarded as one of the best free stock photo resources on the Web.<p>Crew, the company behind Unsplash, has now …

Apps

MIT’s experimental 3D-printed sneaker shape-shifts to fit your foot

At the moment, 3D printing is still mostly about experimentation. While it hasn’t quite taken off to revolutionize the way consumer products are made just yet, it does offer a lot of exciting, innovative ideas, especially in the realm of sneakers.<p>MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, a group focused on research …

3D Printing

Photojojo launches Parabo Press iOS app for stylish photo prints

Your iPhone and iPad may be stuffed to the gills with photos, but the challenge of finding a super creative way to showcase the ones you really like — aside from sharing them on social media or email — can become overwhelming.<p>Photojojo — an online photography gear shop, together with Zoomin, a …

Conheça as tatuagens “handmade” do brasileiro Jeng Ho

Experimentar e encontrar soluções criativas para as questões visuais apresentadas. Esse é o objetivo do Studio Baleia, que desde 2008 cria projetos …

Do blackwork ao realismo: conheça a fantástica versatilidade do traço de Adalto Branco

Adalto Branco desde cedo cresceu cercado pelas artes do grafitte e das tatuagens, mas antes de entrar nesse ramo trabalhou muito tempo em uma oficina …

Rolf and Mette Hay on Making High-Quality, Affordable Design Objects

The founders of the Danish brand HAY answer our Core77 Questionnaire.<p><b>Names:</b> Mette and Rolf Hay<p><b>Occupation:</b> Founders of the Danish design company</b> …

Infento Self-Built Vehicles Empower Children to Be "Makers Instead of Consumers"

A brilliant idea to let kids build their own rides<p>Photographer Spencer Rutting was volunteering for a youth organization when he had an activity …

Hear How WeWork Designs its Popular Shared Workspaces at Dwell on Design NY

Join us for a discussion on what hospitality design looks like today with three industry leaders.<p>Dwell on Design New York, taking place at Skylight Clarkson Sq from Oct. 2-4, will feature three days of stimulating discussions with industry leaders. Miguel McKelvey, co-founder and chief creative …

Hospitality

Lightweight, Plug-and-Play Portable Wind Turbines are Coming

Free energy that fits in a bag, courtesy of Janulus<p>This is astonishing. The guys over at sustainable product company Janulus have developed a …

This startup just raised $81 million to sell your used clothes

The startup then pivoted to swapping kid's clothing — after all, they outgrow it faster — and that got the attention of a few investors.<p>"When we launched in 2009, we were really the first company to try to tackle second hand. It was a crazy idea. Airbnb and all of these companies were using the …

Lounger Is Like Tinder For Airports, Connecting You With Fellow Fliers

This should make your next flight a bit more interesting.<p>Could your soulmate be hiding amidst the cast of characters you encounter at the airport?<p>Lounger, described by Boarding Area as the "Tinder for frequent travelers," thinks it's possible. The app, launched by two frequent fliers (Jessika …

Romantic Comedy

Nest Pendant by Copper ID

Taking inspiration from nature, specifically the honeycomb architecture of a bee’s nest, designer Ed Linacre designed the Nest Pendant for Copper ID …

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Eclipse Eyewear makes a far-out fashion statement of the maximalist kind! You won’t find any nose pieces or rigid frames… instead, lightweight …

Dezeen's top 10 gadgets of 2014

Dezeen's design editor Dan Howarth picks 10 of his favourite gadgets from this year, including a fish that steers its own tank and a vaginal activity …

Best Tech Posts of 2014

10. Notegraphy Turns Any Text Into Modern Graphic Design<br>Notegraphy is a new web and mobile app that turns any text into modern, typography-inspired …

Shipstr Makes International Cargo Shipping Less Hellish For Small Businesses

Many companies rely on international freight shipping by ocean to receive wholesale orders from abroad, but the process is surprisingly complicated and expensive. Shipstr, which is launching on the Disrupt SF stage, wants to make the process easier, cheaper, and more transparent by becoming the …

Super cheap diaper insert alerts parents to dehydration and more

As a new parent, there are some issues that I can't see with the naked eye. Things like dehydration and bacterial infections can go unnoticed in little tykes, but there's a group of engineering students that's are looking to help. A team from University of California, Riverside developed The Diaper …