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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Articles about exhibition presents design force social change on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>"Reinvention; Writing History in Aluminum" showcases a collaborative exhibition of New York's AM with Neal Feay Studio of Santa...<p>In our October story "A New Beginning," we …

Prefab Homes

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Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings

New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the …

Art

Thomas Wightman – Personal Identity

Simple Identity Design.<p>Thomas Wightman‘s idea was to design a simple and tactile visual identity for himself. He used a simple black ‘plus’ on white …

Graphic Design

What 'Obsolete' Object Just Tripled Its Kickstarter Target, Netting $2.4 Million in 48 Hours?

Here's an unexpected one: Just two days ago the Pono went live on Kickstarter, and within 24 hours quickly smashed through its $800,000 target at a …

Audiophile

India Art Fair

Neha Kirpal, Founder and Director of #IndiaArtFair has been featured as one of the young entrepreneurs of India in Fortune Magazine's #40under40!!

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How and Why Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Rocks

<i>Editorial note: Back in April of this year, NPR’s Planet Money began a Kickstarter campaign to learn about and report on global supply chains by</i> …

UX Design

Entrepreneurship is Not Pretty. Are You Ready to Take the Plunge?

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-founder of</i> <i>Arkenea Technologies</i> <i>and a mobile strategy advisor. He can be contacted via Twitter</i> <i>@rahulvarshneya</i><i>.</i><p>Entrepreneurship is pretty darn tough.<p>Quitting your job to start a venture is like abandoning a sailing ship in the middle of the ocean looking for adventure, …

2014 Could Be The ‘Tipping Point’ For Female Founders, Says Y Combinator’s Jessica Livingston

Y Combinator held its first ever Female Founders Conference Saturday afternoon at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. In opening remarks, Y Combinator co-founder Jessica Livingston said that the sold-out gathering is “the most over-subscribed event” in the famed startup …

Track Google's Project Loon Internet balloons in real time as they travel the world

Google’s Project Loon was unveiled in 2013 as an ambitious project to bring internet to some of the most remote parts of the world where it’s hard to get Internet access. The project’s still in full swing and you’re now able to track the balloons in real time as they travel the world. The helium …

What are the Fastest Growing Tech Startups in Europe?

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a list of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe? Yes, that’s what we thought as well and it would make so much sense for TNW to follow and cover those companies on their way to their IPOs (hopefully).<p>So, we sat down with our partner Adyen (a global payments …

This Is The First Public Art Installation To Use Google Glass

Head on over to the National Portrait Museum if you want to try out Google Glass (and see some art, I guess).<p>Artist David Datuna has an ongoing series called “Viewpoint of Billions,” in which a large collage is layered over with different optical lenses. But for his newest entry in that series, …

Google Glass

1981 New York Subway photos by Christopher Morris

The New York subway system in the ‘80s was filthy, graffiti saturated and crime ridden, making photographs from this time period uniquely …

AppSeed Transforms Your Sketches Into App Prototypes

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>AppSeed is an app that turns your sketches …

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14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of efficiency, right? The secret? We don't do it alone. Besides having an amazing team to support our endeavor, we also utilize cutting edge apps to keep us on our A-game. (When you're heads down …

Apps

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

Bring Traffic to Your Site With These 4 Blogging Alternatives

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know you need awesome, engaging content on your website to compete for organic search traffic. But what if you’re not a strong copywriter? How do you implement a strong content strategy that will help you rank high in Google's …

Infographics

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

This story appears in the January 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. Do you go with a donation-based service like Kickstarter or RocketHub? An equity-investment site like EarlyShares? A debt-investment platform …

Crowd Funding

What It's Like to Be One of the First 10 Employees at a Successful Startup

<i>If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, you don't ask what seat. You just get on.</i><p>This advice from Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is one of …

Infographic: 8 Of History’s Biggest Design Failures

In graphic detail, this new timeline shows just who’s making a mistake in thinking those who design buildings can do no wrong.<p>Frank Lloyd Wright famously observed that “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” And that was long before the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Beach Reads: A Library Pops Up In The South Of France

Staring down an expanse of vast and powerful ocean in late summer is guaranteed to make you question two things: your own sense of self-worth, and that of your e-reader. Nothing like the glare, the saltwater, the sunscreened fingers, the sand to recommend a hard-copy book. But the closest thing to …

Books

3 Secrets To Designing Great Toys, From LeapFrog and Ideo

How do you build an experience for a three-year-old? Crawl on the floor and compliment their shoes. (Really.)<p>It looks like a toy–a colorful, chunky camera that’s just right for a child aged three to six. But in reality, LeapFrog’s new Creativity Camera is a trojan horse for one of the most capable …

Kids