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The 9 best Airbnbs in Orlando, from a family home with its own arcade to a condo right by Disney Springs

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Thanks to its world-class theme parks, Orlando is a popular year-round destination.The city can be expensive during peak times, but we found top-rated Airbnbs under $300 per night.Experts and the CDC also say Airbnbs are safer than hotels due to minimized contact with others. Despite the ongoing pandemic, Orlando remains one of the most-visited cities in the United States. The proliferation of wor...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Disney, Trends, United States, Airbnb, Interior Design, Orlando, Disney World, Ritz, Disney Springs, Winter Park, Airbnbs, Lake Buena Vista, Paul Oswell, Downtown Orlando

29 small gifts and gestures for friends or family members who are having a hard time self-isolating or social distancing

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Appreciating loved ones can become much more challenging when you can't physically be together.Sending someone you love a small gift during this time can be a meaningful expression of kindness. Many of the products and services below are entirely contact-free, as noted throughout. Staying connected to those you love, but cannot physically be with, is a lofty task. It's often difficult to replicate the joy ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Art, Games, Etsy, Disney, Digital, Trends, Walmart, Features, Gifts, Puzzles, David, Broadway, Streaming, Airbnb

LottieFiles, a platform for the animation format, lands $9 million Series A led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund

LottieFiles, a platform for JSON-based Lottie animations, has raised a Series A of $9 million. The round was led by M12, Microsoft’s venture capital arm, with participation from returning investor 500 Startups. Based in San Francisco and Kuala Lumpur, LottieFiles was founded in 2018. The platform includes Lottie creation, editing and testing tools, and a marketplace for animations. It now claims about one million users from 65,000 companies, including Airbnb, Google, TikTok, Disney and Netflix, ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, Design, Microsoft, Southeast Asia, San Francisco, Developers, Netflix, Malaysia, Animation, Airbnb, Lottie, PNG, JSON

Online Learning Platforms Report 400 Percent Enrollment Increases

While these more traditional education platforms have seen huge spikes in users and funding during the pandemic, consumers have also demonstrated a growing appetite for online classes geared toward entertainment and enrichment. MasterClass is adding more content, while Airbnb and Instagram Live have emerged as learning hubs, with influential instructors teaching everything from dance to poetry writing to cocktail making. – Fast Company
Tags: Art, Airbnb, Issues, 10.26.20

Jony Ive Will Bring Accessible, Relevant, Incredibly Powerful, Personal, Fluid, and Refined Design Sensibilities to…Airbnb

Jony Ive is a mythic figure in gadget design. He’s the mastermind behind the aesthetic of Apple’s most iconic products, and is internet famous for his Gwyneth Paltrow-esque descriptive phrasing. He’s also got pretty good taste in shoes. Last year, he consciously uncoupled from Apple, and now, Ive is apparently…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Design, Airbnb, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jony Ive, Imagine The Fortune Cookies Ive Would Write

Airbnb recruits ex-Apple design honcho Jony Ive

Next time you stay in an Airbnb you better expect some aluminium sides, some polished and laminated leathers, and, potentially, the most innovative flat you’ve ever stayed in. That’s right people, Airbnb has brought on Jony Ive, the ex-Chief Head of Design at Apple. If you’re unfamiliar with Jony Ive, he’s the man behind lots of your favorite things. He left Apple last year after almost 30 years at the company. During that time, he oversaw the development of almost any modern Apple product or se...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Design, Airbnb, Jony Ive, Apple Stores, Plugged

Airbnb is joining forces with iconic ex-Apple design chief Jony Ive

Jony Ive led Apple's design team from 1996 to 2019, playing a key role in product launches like the iMac, iPhone, and Apple Watch. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said in a blog post Wednesday that the company is partnering with former Apple design chief Jony Ive. "We have made the decision to work together through a multi-year relationship to design the next generation of Airbnb products and services," Chesky said. Ive led Apple through major product launches like...
Tags: Apple, Design, Trends, Airbnb, Apple Watch, Rhode Island, Jony Ive, Brian Chesky, Product Design, Reuters, Justin Sullivan Getty, Chesky, Ive, Jony, Joe Gebbia, Tech Insider

Apple’s former design guru Jony Ive gets into bed with Airbnb

The man who helped create some of Apple’s most iconic products is teaming up with online accommodation service Airbnb to help design its future products and services.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Design, News, Trends, Airbnb, Smart Home, Jony Ive, Breakingtwitter

5 cozy getaway cabins that are perfect for fall

Get away from it all and enjoy the beauty of fall in an Airbnb cabin. You can surround yourself in nature while you stay in a tiny cabin, or book a luxurious solar-powered cabin with all the bells and whistles. Airbnb is is a treasure trove full of eco-friendly getaway cabins that let you get off the grid and escape from it all. Eco-cottage in New York This beautiful, modern cottage is surrounded by tall trees and greenery. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Both bedrooms have queen-sized...
Tags: New York, Design, Colorado, Cdc, Oregon, US, Maine, Who, Airbnb, Fern Valley

Connect With Tituss Burgess, Aisha Jackson, Laura Osnes and More Through Airbnb's Online Experiences

It's show time again for entertainers around the world, right in your home With theatres and performance spaces closed worldwide, Airbnb is joining forces with stage and screen star Tituss Burgess, original Broadway princesses Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, Courtney Reed, Aisha Jackson, and dozens more to bring you behind the scenes of your favorite musicals. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Airbnb, Tituss Burgess, BWW News Desk, Tituss Burgess Aisha Jackson Laura Osnes, Susan Egan Laura Osnes Courtney Reed Aisha Jackson

This Airbnb Airship brings the stargazing to your room

Airbnb has single-handedly changed how the world travels – it has not only made travel accessible but taken it up to a different dimension altogether with its one-of-a-kind homestays. Airbnb filled this gap that benefits the traveler and the host but also provides multiple tiers between hotels and motels. Like many, I love to travel and sometimes on dull days I will check for the most unique Airbnb stays, you can actually book igloos, treehouses, sheep trailers, caves, castles, and even a POTA...
Tags: Travel, Design, Living, Interview, Architecture, Outdoor, Airbnb, Product Design, Airship002, Roderick James

11 Creative Ways to Make Money Online in 2020

This article has been contributed by Abhishek Talreja. Hardworking and smart business owners seldom have to worry about making money. Several platforms offer online entrepreneurs a way to explore their skills to the fullest. The internet paves the way for individuals to build the right connections, provide products and services and keep earning money. All you have to do is make the most of the right opportunities. Here are some exciting ideas to make money in 2020. 1. Become a Freelancer Freel...
Tags: Amazon, Freelancing, Business, Design, Craigslist, Youtube, Cms, Amazon Kindle, Airbnb, Guest Articles, Travelers, Make Money, Pat Flynn, Passive Income, Tradesy, YouTube Partner Program

Transparent, prefab tiny cabin offers the best views of the Italian Alps

If you need a little getaway, there is a beautiful, tiny cabin retreat in the Italian Alps calling your name. The Immerso cabin, which is available to rent on Airbnb, is a prefabricated timber cabin with transparent roofs and walls that allow guests to completely “immerse” themselves in nature while trying to find serenity in an increasingly stressful world. Designed by Italian architects Fabio Vignolo and Francesca Turnaturi, the Immerso cabin sleeps up to two people. Located in the fairytale-...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Airbnb, Tiny Homes, Tiny House, Minimalist Design, Timber Cabins, Piedmont, CNC, Prefab Cabins, Immerso, Transparent Cabins, Rental Cabins, Fabio Vignolo, Francesca Turnaturi, Chisone Valley

Vacasa appoints new technology chief

The vacation rental giant has promoted Jeff Flitton to CTO, saying he will now work on machine learning projects among other things.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Airbnb, Rentals, Interior Design, Cto, Vacation Rentals, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Eric Breon, Vacasa, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Tim Goodwin, Property Portfolio, Jeff Flitton

Don’t Lose Sight of the Dream

Don’t lose sight of the dream. It sounds cliché, right? But it’s one of those things that we need to remind ourselves of over and over again. I was reminded of the importance of the overarching vision while reading Richard M. Weaver’s Ideas Have Consequences. In it, he says, “logic depends on the dream, and not the dream upon it . . . a waning of the dream results in confusion.” While his language from 1948 might be a bit dated, his ideas are not. What do I mean by dream? I mean the big “why,” t...
Tags: Apple, Energy, Design, Passion, Airbnb, Deliver, Delivery, Dream, Develop, Forbes, Speaking, Don, Weaver, Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli, Presentation Design

Cool Kids Guide of Things to Do in Seattle with Kids (adult’s love these too!)

Seattle is cool. Uniquely cool. And there is a great balance of things to do in Seattle with kids AND for us adults too! Starbucks. Amazon. Microsoft. Costco. Boeing. Pearl Jam. Nirvana. Just a few things Seattle, Washington is famous for producing. How can one city produce so many great things? It’s a city that has been high on my radar since Seattle grunge became a played out thing on my walkman. I just had to go to the place that birthed some of my favorite music ever. And then while we were...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Art, Usa, Minneapolis, Washington, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wings, Sydney, Portland, San Diego, Howard Schultz, Nashville

Twelve Parsecs: The Ultimate Star Wars House Is On Airbnb

If you were to plan the ultimate vacation to Disney World’s new Star Wars theme park Galaxy’s Edge, you may as well stay in the ultimate accommodations. The house called Twelve Parsecs by Loma Homes in Orlando is available to rent through Airbnb. It has nine bedrooms with 17 beds, each with a different Star Wars theme. You can sleep in Cloud City, Alderaan, Hoth, Tatooine, Mustafar... Source
Tags: Design, Airbnb, Orlando, Disney World, Loma Homes

A guide to zero-waste holiday travel

It’s the year that the Swedish concept of flygskam, or flying shame, hit headlines around the world. Now, it’s November and time for holiday travel. Unfortunately, you might feel like you’re choosing between hurting the environment and hurting Grandma’s feelings. If you find yourself traveling this time of year, here are some zero-waste tips to take the edge off your travel shame. Planning for zero-waste travel A green trip starts with good planning. If you’re traveling by plane and/or stayi...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Shutterstock, Design, China, Features, Canada, Tourism, Paris, Peru, Qantas, Airbnb, Machu Picchu, Transporation, Megabus, Alaska Airlines

Vacasa raises $319M for expansion, tech enhancements

Fast-growing vacation rental startup Vacasa announced Tuesday that it has raised $319 million in its latest funding round, helping drive its total valuation to more than $1 billion.
Tags: Oregon, Investing, Radio, Portland, Airbnb, Pacific Northwest, Interior Design, Silver Lake, Vacation Rental, Industry News, Ben Levin, Select, News Brief, NewSpring, Eric Breon, Level Equity

Tips for effective email marketing CTAs

Emails live and die by their calls to action (CTAs). A good email marketing call to action is critical to success; it’s the catalyst that spurs sales. CTAs have evolved over the years, and keeping abreast of current trends is a great way to ensure your email marketing is effective. To that end, here are contemporary tips for crafting powerful email CTAs plus examples you can use to yield better results. Begin at the end The call to action should be the first thing you write when you draft a ne...
Tags: Business, Design, Cta, Airbnb, Email Marketing, Copywriting, Brian Morris, Call To Action

Phoenix Earthship features a food garden and jungle in off-grid fashion

An earthship is an accommodation with low environmental impact. The design of an earthship incorporates natural and recycled materials in the architecture and decor. It is built with conservation of natural resources in mind so that it produces its own water, electricity and food. Most earthships reuse discarded tires, cans and bottles for wall construction, and mud is common for wall plaster and floors. The energy savings through self-heating and cooling properties are remarkable. Most earthsh...
Tags: Design, Airbnb, Solar Power, Sustainable Design, Off-grid, Phoenix, Rainwater Harvesting, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Earthship, Phoenix Earthship, Tres Piedras New Mexico

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Sleeping over at the Louvre, floating cities, what really happened to the dinosaurs and more from around the internet The UN’s Floating City Concept Presented by a group of designers, architects and engineers at a United Nations roundtable last week, this floating city could be the future of sustainable (and affordable) living. Built in a lily pad-like array of hexagonal platforms, nearly 10,000 citizens could …
Tags: Gender, Space, Science, Design, Climate Change, Sex, History, Nasa, Mit, Vogue, United Nations, Dinosaurs, Un, Airbnb, Archeology, Louvre

Airbnb Offers a One Night Stay at the Louvre

From an after-hours, art-historian guided tour to a night of sleep inside a scaled replica of IM Pei’s Pyramid—beneath the shimmering glass pyramid itself—Airbnb’s latest partnership celebrates the 30th anniversary of the iconic addition to the Louvre. One winner and their guest will be treated to this night at the museum experience—with the Mona Lisa as their host. Cocktails will commence with La Joconde. Dinner …
Tags: Travel, Design, Museums, Paris, Airbnb, Louvre, Mona Lisa, Linkaboutit, IM Pei, Airbnb Experiences

1950s fire lookout tower in rural Idaho is converted into a dreamy Airbnb rental

We’ve already featured tiny house entrepreneur Kristie Wolfe‘s incredible projects, such as the Hobbit Hole in Washington and a Hawaiian treehouse, but the innovative builder has outdone herself with her latest project. Sitting high up in the tree canopy overlooking 13 acres of forested landscape in rural Idaho, Wolfe has converted a 1950s fire lookout tower into an incredibly unique Airbnb rental. Located in Fernwood, Idaho, the tower, built on a soaring 40-foot frame, was originally used as ...
Tags: Design, Washington, Hotels, Architecture, Gallery, Idaho, Airbnb, Hobbit Hole, Cabin, Wolfe, Cabin Designs, Washington Hobbit Hole, Unique Airbnb Stays, Kristie Wolfe, Crystal Peak Lookout, Airbnb North Idaho

The Parting of the Furniture

So it’s come to this: BILLY is joining the gig economy, and he’ll hold your books and whatever else you see fit until you upgrade to KALLAX or HEMNES, or you finally bring yourself to KonMari all your worldly possessions away.IKEA recently announced that it is looking to launch a subscription model, in which customers effectively “lease” furniture and trade it back via credit system; depending on the condition, the Swedish behemoth will either refurbish or recycle the used items. Initially limit...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Design, China, India, CSR, Bloomberg, Bbc, Netflix, Furniture, Canada, Brooklyn, New York Times, Ikea, Switzerland, Manhattan

Five more major trends shaping Product Design

Last week we walked through the 5 major trends shaping product design. The trends covered there speak of the current positivity wave, with most people looking to live a more wholesome, fulfilled life. In part 2 of this series, Ryan Chen (Director of Design & Innovation Strategy at the Bressler Group) talks about five more points he considers pivotal in shaping up the future of product design.Looking to hire a talented designer? Post a job with us to source the best talent for your requirement.Wa...
Tags: Post, UK, Design, Ebay, Vogue, Ikea, Nba, Airbnb, WeWork, Asos, Sephora, Nestle, Lolli, Tada, Yanko Design, NBA Store

Five major trends shaping Product Design

Product Design has undergone quite some change in the years gone by. From being a highly physical design field to being adapted for the digital world, there has been an evolution that incorporated product design into our everyday life quite seamlessly. The world, and we as individuals are getting more enlightened, moving away from simple materialistic pleasure and actually questioning ourselves in what brings us joy. And as the world evolves, designing for this world needs to evolve. It is time...
Tags: Apple, Post, Design, Netflix, Airbnb, Warby Parker, Whirlpool, Tom, Sharon Stone, Yanko Design, Framebridge, Ryan Chen, Airbnb Amazon, Bressler Group, Alexa Nest, Everyday Wellness

Self-driving cars won’t just change transport. They’ll change hotels too.

This is the Autonomous Travel Suite by Aprilli. It’s, in theory, a self-driving car, but Aprilli doesn’t refer to it as a car. Aprilli calls it a hotel on wheels, and while that sounds like marketing-team-hogwash, it actually isn’t. Aprilli are touching on the fact that self-driving cars won’t just make transportation easier. They’re going to shake the hotel industry.AirBnb has done enough to really disrupt the massive hotel, resort, and corporate suite business, but self-driving cars like the...
Tags: Home, Transportation, Design, Office, Architecture, Automotive, Hotel, Airbnb, Pod, Self Driving Car, Aprilli, Autonomous Travel Suite, Marketing Team While the Autonomous Travel Suite

Pinecone-shaped treehouse provides stunning 360-degree views of dense Redwood forest

Suspended 60 feet above ground in the majestic red wood forest of Bonny Doon, California, this stunning pinecone-shaped treehouse was carefully crafted to let guests reconnect with nature. Designed by builder Dustin Fieder of O2 Treehouse, the Pinecone, which is listed on Airbnb, is clad in multiple diamond-shaped panels carefully layered to create the unique shape. The all-transparent facade provides guests with stunning 360-degree views of the dense tree canopy. Suspended high up in the maje...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Airbnb, Treehouses, Redwood, Dustin Fieder, Treehouse Design, Diy Treehouse, O2 Treehouse, 02 Treehouse, Pinecone Treehouse, Unique Treehouses, Glass And Timber Treehouses, Bonny Doon Treehouse, Redwood Forest Treehouse

A guide to the best eco-friendly holiday gifts for travelers

For those who will be traveling far and wide in the new year, make sure their journeys are eco-friendly with an array of green gifts that will take them to the beaches, the forests or the mountaintops. Here are some of our favorite picks for those who enjoy living a nomadic lifestyle. Transit tickets to a nearby destination It’s no secret that air travel has a massive carbon footprint. To scratch the travel bug itch, gift loved ones with tickets for more sustainable forms of transportation ...
Tags: Design, South Africa, Peru, Airbnb, Hydro Flask, Lokta, Adrian KEEN Tentsile Lukas Budimaier

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