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Top 10 Best Office Chairs for Maximum Comfort

In 2012, a study found that we spend an average of 64 hours every week sitting on our gluteus maximus, the back to our fronts, more commonly known as our butt. That works out to about nine hours a day. That’s for an average person. If you work from home, it is likely going to be a much higher average number per day, depending on the day. While too much sitting every day can lead to health problems such as weight gain, poor blood circulation, and even diabetes having an occupation where sitting i...
Tags: Amazon, Design, Miscellaneous, US, Best, Best Of, Chairs, Jacob, Steelcase, Herman Miller, Eurotech, Raynor, Humanscale, Niels Diffrient, Alera, Amazon Essentials

10 Best Microphones for Podcasting in 2019

According to information released by Apple at the WWDC in June 2018, there are more than 550,000 podcasts out there for people to listen to and it continues to grow. The growth of podcasts has given anybody a medium to tell their stories, build a community and connect with other people with similar interests in ways that traditional radio never could. If you have an interest in starting a podcast or even a YouTube channel, you are obviously going to need some equipment to get started. The first ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Design, Youtube, Miscellaneous, US, Best, Gear, Podcasting, Microphones, Skype, Audio Technica, YouTube Channel, Samson, Blue Microphones, Heil

How to Be a Leader, Not a Boss: 5 Secrets

This article was contributed by Lauren Adley. Being a boss and being a leader are two different things and they must be understood. Many people think that they are leaders just because they have been put in charge of a task or an assignment but in reality, they are just bosses. Differences between a Boss and a Leader One major difference between a boss and a leader is that while a boss will want his own ideas to be heard and followed at all times, a leader derives pride in seeing that his foll...
Tags: Design, Leadership, Miscellaneous, Guest Articles, Vince Lombardi, Lauren Adley, StudioStok, Shutterstock Lauren Adley

10 Best Earphones for Music Lovers in 2019

The right earphones can make all of your music sound its absolute best and with the advancements in technology, they can do so much more. But choosing the best headphones for your needs can be a bit challenging with all the options out there, in all different price ranges. So we’ve taken a closer look at what you should look for when searching out the best earphones in 2019 and also provide you with what our top choices are, so you can have a better idea when you go shopping. We look at the best...
Tags: Apple, Music, Design, Miscellaneous, Earphones, Sennheiser, Jabra, Focal Sphear, Focal, Optoma, Apple Wireless AirPods Apple, Triple Driver Headphones, Sport4, Elite 65t True Wireless

Best Wishes and Serenity Resolution

In 2018, I went back to blogging. I wrote on the French part of my blog and now I plan to write here too. After having some sad moments last year, my priority today is to better manage my anxiety. … Continue reading → The post Best Wishes and Serenity Resolution appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous

Internet of Things: What It Is, How It Works, Examples and More

This article was contributed by Jay M. One of the most common buzzwords in the world of mobile app development right now is IoT, the Internet of Things. From the simplest consumer-based applications like smart homes and wearables to complicated, industry-grade solutions like driverless forklifts, IoT is everywhere and gradually changing the way how consumers live, work and interact with their Internet-enabled devices. According to a recent report from Statista, there will be almost 31 billion co...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Internet Of Things, UK, Design, Microsoft, Miscellaneous, Samsung, Intel, Ibm Watson, Siemens, Philips, Volvo, Jay, Statista, Big Data Analytics Engine

A new post at

No, I don’t plan to resurrect anytime soon. If you come across this though, I do want to let you know that there is a new bike design related post at  I  plan to start posting more content in the Bikes/Active Transportation category there, so check it out, and subscribe to the feed  if you were a Bicycle Design subscriber  in the past.
Tags: Design, Miscellaneous, Sport, Cycling, Concept Bike

7 Incredible Ways 3D Printing Is Transforming Our World

This article was contributed by Heather Redding. As it continues to make enormous strides, 3D printing is revolutionizing the way we do things. By the end of this decade, 3D printing may actually be considered one of the most important technologies of the day. Not since the Internet have we seen an invention hold the potential for creating so many positive changes in the world. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D printing can be explained in simple terms as a layer-by-layer printing of any ...
Tags: Design, Miscellaneous, San Francisco, 3D, Canberra, Printing, Guest Articles, Heather, CNC, Aurora Illinois, Heather Redding, SmarTech Publishing, Charne Esterhuizen, Esterhuizen

Langbos Charity Fundraiser Update

Last May, my wife and I, ran a charity fundraiser on Just Creative, for the Langbos Community Centre in South Africa – an initiative that really touched us when we visited South Africa last year. (For more info & our backstory with Langbos, please see our original fundraiser post.) With your help, we raised over US$2300 and 100% of proceeds were donated to help construct their new children’s home. As we don’t often get to see where our donations go, I wanted to share these few snaps of the new c...
Tags: Design, Africa, Charity, Miscellaneous, US, South Africa, Philippines, Fundraiser, Muffy, Langbos Community Centre, Addo South Africa, Volunteer HQ

November 2016 favorites

Here are my November 2016 favorites: * Some links if you’re interested in Belgian Sustainable Fashion Made and more online shop sells cloythes that are ethically made in Europe. Designer Bruno Pieters has founded ethical luxury brand Honest By whose … Continue reading → The post November 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Europe, Miscellaneous

October 2016 favorites

Here are my October 2016 favorites: * Sustainable work outfits of actress and feminist activist Emma Watson Recently, Emma Watson has been wearing sustainable outfits at different events and she has realised a capsule collection with Sustainable Fashion brand Zady. … Continue reading → The post October 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous, Emma Watson

September 2016 favorites

I’m quite busy in real life so I can’t write as much as I would like on my blog. Here are at least my September 2016 favorites: * A conversation between actress and activist Emma Watson and Persepolis Author Marjane … Continue reading → The post September 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous, Emma Watson

August 2016 favorites

Here are my August 2016 favorites: * Why so many places across the world look the same * A half Summer half Autumn look drawing inspired by a picture of blogger Pernille Teisbaek wearing a navy blue knit and a … Continue reading → The post August 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous, Pernille Teisbaek

July 2016 favorites

Here are my July 2016 favorites: * Handkerchiefs are back It seems that handkerchiefs are trendy again. I found some of them in my cupboard and thanks to them I plan to use fewer tissues. * A bubbles dress from … Continue reading → The post July 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous

June 2016 favorites

Here are my June 2016 favorites, with a Summer twist: * Thoughts on buying less and sustainably for holidays * Holidays are in the air * Two Ways to Form Habits Effortlessly * Mendfulness The post June 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous

$2200+ Raised for Charity! Prize Winners Announced

Over the past month, my wife and I have been fundraising for the Langbos Community Centre in South Africa through a ‘Donate to Win‘ contest and I’m super excited to share that together we have raised $2200+ from 98 donators all over the globe. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. 100% of these proceeds will be going to Langbos Creche & Care Center and will go extremely far with the strong US exchange rate. Thank you! Winners Announced Below are the winners of the 45 prizes, worth $30...
Tags: Design, Charity, Miscellaneous, US, United States, South Africa, Terry, Kevin, Jennifer, Emily, CLEVELAND Ohio, Paul Jarvis, Jacob, Jenn, Luis, WMC

Donate and Win! Last Call

Over the past few weeks my wife and I have been fundraising for the Langbos Community Centre in South Africa (shown below) that helps orphaned children and thus far we’ve raised $1850 thanks to kind donations from all around the world. This is our last call for donations before announcing the 45 winners of the $3000 worth of prizes. Right now, if you donate just $1, you have more than 50% chance of winning an awesome prize! Please donate. No amount is too small. 100% of the proceeds will go dire...
Tags: Design, Miscellaneous, South Africa, Fundraiser

May 2016 favorites

Here are my May 2016 favorites: * Jourdan Dunn’s floral dress by Ralph & Russo at Cannes Film Festival * French Sustainable Fashion calendar This is a facebook group with a list of Sustainable Fashion events (fashion shows, pop up … Continue reading → The post May 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous, Cannes film festival, Jourdan Dunn, Ralph Russo

Help the Children in Africa. Please donate (even just $1).

Last week my wife and I launched a charity fundraiser for the Langbos Community Centre in South Africa that helps orphaned children and thus far we’ve raised $1000 of our $5000 goal, thanks to kind donations from all around the world. This is amazing, but we need more. Even if you donate just $1, this goes extremely far. No amount is too small. The great exchange rate means every dollar goes 30-40% further in South Africa. As an enticement there are 45 design prizes up for grabs, worth over $30...
Tags: Design, Africa, Charity, Miscellaneous, South Africa, Fundraiser

Win $3000+ of Design Prizes in Charity Fundraiser. Donate to Enter.

My wife and I need your help. We’re fundraising via a “donate-to-enter” prize draw here on Just Creative, which means that when you donate (everything helps!) you go in to a draw to win 1 of 40 awesome prizes worth $3000+, thanks to our kind sponsors. Full details below. Click here to donate or use the button below. Ensure you leave your name & email so I can notify you if you win. Winners will be chosen at random. The Back Story “It takes a village to raise a child.” This African prove...
Tags: Deals, Design, Charity, Miscellaneous, US, South Africa, Prize, Ian, CLEVELAND Ohio, Paul Jarvis, Addo, Muffy

April 2016 favorites

Here are my few April 2016 favorites: * Microfiber dishcloths I use microfibers a lot: microfiber dust cloths, floor cloths or even towels. I have completed my collection with some microfiber dishcloths. Normally microfibers last a long time so this … Continue reading → The post April 2016 favorites appeared first on ApollineR.
Tags: Art, Miscellaneous

8 Tips To Effectively Manage Your Digital Footprint

This article was contributed by Peter Davidson. A person’s digital footprint is all of the things they do online, from posting a blog to commenting on social media to buying something from an online business. Your digital footprint can say a lot about you. It can be used to gather information, compromise your identity and either make or break your reputation. Here are 8 different tips that will help you manage your digital footprint to make certain the tracks you’re leaving aren’t later used aga...
Tags: Google, Security, Design, Identity, Miscellaneous, Social Media, Web, Peter Davidson

Holiday Spotlight: Laurence King Publishing

I have been away from my blog the past week or so, but I'm back today with a selection of fantastic gift ideas from Laurence King Publishing. I have enjoyed looking through all of these books, and I'm pretty sure this publisher has something for everyone on your gift list! Summary: From the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest by Johanna Basford - this special artist's edition features 20 beautiful, pull-out art prints for coloring in. Colouring fa...
Tags: Art, Review, Miscellaneous, North, Laurence, NonFiction, Julie P, Johanna Basford, Laurence King Publishing, Colouring, Laurence KingA, Basford, Lucille Clerc, Laurence KingAnd, Caroline Selmes, South Poles

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