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51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Interior Design

Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive

<b>News:</b> Apple's head designer Jonathan Ive says he struggles to hire young staff as schools are failing to teach them how to make products.<p>Speaking at …

An Umbrella With a Handle That Helps it Stay Put

Have you ever tried to lean your umbrella up against the wall when you come in from the rain? What about when you arrive at a restaurant and you have …

Furniture

10 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens

Just because you don’t have room in your kitchen for a six-burner stove, double-bowl sink or Sub-Zero fridge, it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice …

Nendo works with Japanese artisans to create bent-wire baskets

Japanese design studio Nendo has collaborated with Kyoto wire netting firm Kanaami-Tsuji to create a set of minimal basket containers (+ …

SA™: The Umbrella Reimagined by Nooka

Umbrellas have pretty much been the same for, well, forever. Now, designers Matthew Waldman of Nooka and Justin Nagelberg have partnered up to …

Compress

Can A Bike Be Both Cheap And Beautiful?

The Epo hopes to bring bike manufacturing back to the Netherlands by using the same techniques car makers use to keep costs down.<p>You’d be hard pressed to find a more bike crazy country than the Netherlands. Not only are bicycle paths ubiquitous, but there’s more than one bicycle for every single …

Automotive Industry

Protecting Your Innovations: Don't Miss the RKS Session On Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

If you don't think about your company's intellectual property very often, it's time to pay closer attention to that which makes up, on average, over …

Intellectual Property

Rendering Chrome Letters the Hard Way

One of the first things they taught us in ID Rendering 101 was about reflections: You need a sky and you need some earth, and placing these correctly …

Photo Manipulation

Organizing the Year: Designing Calendars and Planners

Digital calendars are everywhere now—but many end-users still prefer to use paper. Calendars like the one above are attractive, but not really …

Calendars

Nashville's Holler Design

by Chérmelle Edwards<p>Matt Alexander grew up on a farm just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. After stints in Knoxville and Detroit, he found himself in Brooklyn, daydreaming about returning to his roots. His reverie eventually drew him back to his hometown, where he founded Holler Design—a furniture …

Razor Thin Table

Despite its ultra-ultra-thin form, the Blade table is stronger than it looks. Designed by Alexander Purcell Rodrigues, the dining table takes …

Furtif Evercut Knives Only Need Sharpening Once Every 25 Years

Today the term “technology” is primarily defined by electronic devices. But there’s another aspect of technology which plays a significant role in …

Knives

Interview with Daryl Villanueva, Founder of Bandit9 Motorcycle Design - The Fox Is Black

I first came across Bandit9 Motorcycles and the work of Daryl Villanueva back in 2012. I don’t know much about motorcycles or the culture but I know …

Fazer Café – Graphic Design and Typography by Kokoro & Moi

Graphic Design and Typography for Finnish Fazer Café.<p>Helsinki, Finland based full-service creative agency Kokoro & Moi completed this beautiful …

Graphic Design

The Beautifully Intuitive Case

The man behind the design of the iPhone and super genius, Jony Ive is known to believe that – There is beauty when something works and it works …

Win A Lifetime Skillshare Membership To Enhance Your Design Skills

You may have already heard of Skillshare, the online learning community to master real-world skills. Members have unlimited access to hundreds of …

Free Resume Templates

Today I selected a few free resume templates that you can use to make your own resume look extra fresh and very professional. Take a look on the …

Freebies

2014 Core77 Design Awards Winner Spotlight: Polygons, a Measuring Tool for the All-in-One Enthusiast in All of Us

Polygons all started with what was supposed to be a classroom lesson in what not to do. National Institute of Design student Rahul Agarwal …

Product Design

Architizer

Why Knitted Footwear Is Such A Huge Innovation

Since pretty much the dawn of the Industrial Age, shoes have been made like this: pieces of leather and other materials cut and sewn together in what's called the "upper," then glued to a hard sole. Despite the machine element, much is still done by hand, with skilled workers needed to put the …

Fold Pot by Emanuele Pizzolorusso expands around growing plants

Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso has designed a flexible flower pot that can double in capacity to accommodate plants as they grow and prevent …

Great Photoshop Brushes Freebies

As a designer sometimes it gets frustrating to come up with new pieces with the same old brushes all the time. For that we have some very generous …

Graphics

Deejo's Ultralight Knives

From the downright beautiful to the purpose-built, a good knife is an essential part of anyone's kit—whether camping in the bush or getting chores done around the house. France has a knack for producing some of the most celebrated blades, from the iconic Laguiole to sophisticated flatware. A …

Elle Chair – Elegant Interior Design by John Niero

The elegant and modern design of the Elle chair by John Niero.<p>John Niero is a Los Angeles, California based designer working in the fields of product …

Low Polygon Artworks

Low Polygon artworks have become a trend and for a simple reason, the breadth of character as compared to super photo-realist 3D images. There are …

Macaw - Stop writing code, start drawing it

Product design is one of the most sought after fields nowadays. In order to design products a design must have a grasp of the whole creative process, …

Prototyping