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Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies

Silicon Valley

Layers: Lighting by Vanessa Vivian for Axo Light

Layers is a collection of geometric lighting from Axo Light that’s part of their Lightecture line. Designed by Vanessa Vivian, the ceiling lights are …

Lexus Design Award 2014 Winners

The 12 winners of the second Lexus Design Awards were recently announced, just in time for Milan Design Week 2014. The winners will be showing their …

Design

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

Small Business

3 Things Incredibly Productive People Do | Inc.com

We live in an era of swooshes, calendar reminder beeps, vibrating incoming emails, and rings every waking moment of the working day. It’s tough to stay 100 percent productive as an owner at times. We have ADD (attention deficit disorder) as a culture.<p>Sometimes, I long for the peace and quiet I had …

Time Management

Three Reissued Modernist Lamps

by Adam Štěch<p>As the year rolls forward many furniture and lightning brands continue to show an interest in reissuing historical design artifacts of decades past. Large or small, most producers comprising the design market now present some form of forgotten or previously discontinued elements of …

Design

Reflection as a Key Design Tool: Ingenious Moitie Table Lamp

Jordi López Aguiló of Kutarq Studio sent us photos of Moitie, an iconic table lamp using reflection as a key part of the design. The project has a …

Ben Foster's Angular Animals Show Off Clean Color Palettes and Breathtaking New Zealand Views

There are two things that Ben Foster most certainly knows how to do well—create gorgeous industrial versions of animal silhouettes and compose a damn …

Apple iPhone 5S review: Same look, small screen, big potential - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>iPhone 5S</b> delivers an improved camera, a nifty fingerprint sensor, and a next-gen CPU and motion-tracking chip. Apple throws in the iWork app suite for free. iOS 7 adds some nice step-ups, too, including AirDrop file transfers and the Android-like Control Center.<p><b>The Bad</b> External design …

Phones

What Google Europe Will Look Like After A Legal Agreement Forces It To Carry Its Rivals' Ads

Google has reached a legal settlement with European antitrust regulators that will change the way it displays shopping ads. The Europeans believe the deal will lessen Google's dominance of online advertising and improve competition.<p>In the future, Google in Europe will display three non-Google …

Europe

Facebook's Mobile Market Share Highlights The Profitable Path Forward For 2014

There are some very interesting numbers from Facebook in its 2013 eMagainze called ‘The Annual’ that TechCrunch’s Josh Constine has published, but the set of numbers that I want to think about is the mobile penetration of Facebook in Europe and specifically the United Kingdom and Sweden.<p>More than …

The Hottest Startups Of 2013

On the search for the hottest startups of 2013 we sifted through more than 300 entries, looking at nominations submitted by founders, investors and FORBES writers. The nine companies chosen in conjunction with comments from our judges were either founded or first gained significant traction in the …