The Quirky Manifesto

Posted on June 9, 2011 Under Life

So proud of the team at Quirky.  This manifesto video says it all.

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Arty Bollocks Generator

Posted on June 9, 2011 Under Art

Do you hate having to write artist statements (or find reading them to be funny sometimes)? This is awesome.

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Etsy’s Twitter Artist Series

Posted on June 6, 2011 Under Art

Each month Etsy features a new designer who they let takeover their Twitter background with an original design. They then do a Q&A with the artist and make the design available as a free desktop and mobile download. This month…

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Posted on May 16, 2011 Under Design

Ckie (pronouced seeky) is an interntational funding and pre-ordering platform for product design. Yes, like a Kickstarter clone, but this time just for product design. There aren't a ton of projects for you to explore quite yet, but they're getting…

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Famous Objects from Classic Movies

Posted on March 1, 2011 Under Design

My friend Ji Lee just launched a fun project! FOFCM (Famous Objects from Classic Movies) is a great online game for movie lovers to guess which classic movie a particular object is from. There are over 70 movies to guess…

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Roden Gray Online Store

Posted on February 4, 2011 Under Fashion

One of my favorite stores in the world (and certainly the best place to shop for men's clothing in Vancouver) Roden Gray has a pretty solid online store I didn't know about! Check it out for some of my favorite…

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Google Art Project

Posted on February 2, 2011 Under Art

Oh hi, I didn't see you there. I was just visiting the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Afterwards I'll be visiting the Palace of Versailles in Paris, the Tate in London, MoMA in NYC and The State Tertyakov Gallery in…

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Quirky in Bed Bath & Beyond

Posted on January 6, 2011 Under Design

My friends at Quirky (a company I've been advising for several years) are seriously on a roll. Products are now available in Bed Bath and Beyond. This is huge. Congrats guys!

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Visualizing Friendships

Posted on December 15, 2010 Under Life

Visualizing Friendships: This is a reaffirmation of the impact Facebook has on connecting people, even across oceans and borders. Beautiful! Important to note China (and a few other places) are mostly absent from this map.

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The Most Powerful Colors

Posted on October 14, 2010 Under Design

Colour Lovers has a great post on The Most Powerful Colors in the World. They looked at the colors in brands from the top 100 sites and analyzed them– results here.

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