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Watch Nicole Gibbons' "How to Disrupt an Oversaturated Market" Talk at the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in.CEO of the new paint company Clare, Nicole Gibbons, figured out how to disrupt an entire industry with a combination of understanding her expertise and recognizing room for improvement within the paint industry. Here, she shares how she identified a market problem and created a system that fills a void in a cro...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches, Sina Sohrab, Nicole Gibbons, HAWRAFJoseph Guerra, ClubKyle Hoff, Clare Nicole Gibbons, Alex O Dell of FloydJamie Wolfond


Watch Jamie Wolfond's "Backwards Design Isn't So Backwards" Talk at the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. Many designers follow a traditional design process, where final designs are sent to a factory after they've gone through the prototyping process. Jamie Wolfond and his brand Good Thing, however, choose to put an emphasis on specific materials and production methods at the beginning of the design process, worki...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Jamie, Carly Ayres, Jamie Wolfond, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches, Sina Sohrab, HAWRAFJoseph Guerra, ClubKyle Hoff


Watch Floyd's "Creating Your Place Within a Longstanding Market" Talk at the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. Through offering attainable pricing, same-day delivery, easy-assembly, transparent customer relationships and a dedication to great design, furniture company Floyd has been able to successfully create its own market within the longstanding furniture industry. Here, Floyd Co-Founders, Kyle Hoff and Alex O'Dell ...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Floyd, Carly Ayres, Kyle Hoff, Floyd Co, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches, Alex O Dell, Sina Sohrab, HAWRAFJoseph Guerra


Alexis Houssou on How to Know If Your Company is Right for Venture Capital Funding

This interview is part of a series featuring the presenters who participated in this year's Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business", a one-day event aimed to equip attendees with tangible skills and toolkits to help produce and promote their products or services. Alexis Houssou, co-founder of the venture firm Hardware Club, worked with his business partner to upend the typical structure of venture capital firm. They didn't just want to fund successful hardwa...
Tags: Apple, Europe, UK, Design, Entrepreneurship, Africa, Tech, Harvard, Hardware Club, Bristol Robotics Lab, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches, Sina Sohrab, Alexis Houssou, Houssou


Watch Visibility's "Owning and Maintaining Your Design Identity" Talk From the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. Here, Joseph Guerra and Sina Sohrab, partners at Visibility, talk through their approach to running a creative business, while maintaining a qualitative design process. Balancing client relationships with creative control, they share stories of the projects that taught them to how to build a generalist approac...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Joseph Guerra, Pedro Sanches, Sina Sohrab


Watch Visibility Studio's "Owning and Maintaining Your Design Identity" Talk From the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. Here, Joseph Guerra and Sina Sohrab, partners at Visibility Studio, talk through their approach to running a creative business, while maintaining a qualitative design process. Balancing client relationships with creative control, they share stories of the projects that taught them to how build a generalist app...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Joseph Guerra, Pedro Sanches, Sina Sohrab


Watch HAWRAF's "There's No Business Like... Client Services" Talk From the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We're rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. In this enrapturing talk, Carly Ayres and Pedro Sanches, half of design and technology studio HAWRAF, kicked off the conference by sharing their experience in taking the plunge to start their own creative business. From pitching work to firing clients, they openly share the euphoric highs and melancholy lows f...
Tags: Design, Conferences, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches


Watch HAWRAF's "There's No Business Like... Client Services" From the 2018 Core77 Conference

Missed the 2018 Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching and Growing Your Creative Business?" No worries! We'll be rolling out videos of the morning speakers over the next week to fill you in. First up is Carly Ayres and Pedro Sanches of Brooklyn-based design studio HAWRAF who discussed the business of client services—from how to talk about money to soliciting client feedback: Stay tuned for more Now What? coverage coming soon!
Tags: Design, Brooklyn, Conferences, Carly Ayres, Pedro Sanches


A Few Lessons from the 2018 Core77 Conference

This year's Core77 Conference, "Now What?", was the first conference we've hosted dedicated to one loaded question: "what does it take to start or maintain a creative business?" With engaging talks by industry leaders, small workshops that allowed attendees to receive more focused advice related to their business mission, and of course, some fun surprises along the way, the day proved to answer many attendees questions and much more. Are you a creative entrepreneur yourself looking for answers, ...
Tags: Design, Entrepreneurship, China, Events, Kendrick Lamar, Hardware Club, Gibbons, Latifah, Ming, Ti Chang, Carly Ayres, Bompas Parr, Harry Parr, Jamie Wolfond, Wolfond, Emily Cohen


HAWRAF's Carly Ayres and Pedro Sanches on How Unconventional Ideas Can Help You Land Your Dream Clients

This interview is part of a series featuring the presenters taking part in this year's Core77 Conference, "Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business" , a one-day event aimed to equip attendees with tangible skills and toolkits to help produce and promote their products or services.The tale of launching a creative studio is age-old, and yet, somehow the ins and outs of that journey are still cloaked in mystery, and the helpful, frank tips young designers hunger for are often out of ...
Tags: Google, Design, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Pedro, Designer Profiles, Scott, Carly, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, Pedro Sanches, Carly Ayres Pedro Sanches Nicky Tesla, Andrew Herzog, HAWRAF, Pedro Sanches Andrew Herzog Nicky Tesla, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Pedro


Join us at the 2018 Core77 Conference!

If you're one of the thousands of creative professionals starting or running your own business/product/studio/brand, clear your calendar for October 25th and join us at A/D/O in Brooklyn for the 2018 Core77 Conference. This year's conference is a day-long event that will focus on launching and running a creative business or product line. Attendees will learn tangible skills and techniques to help them produce, finance and promote their products, their services, and themselves, and will start bui...
Tags: Design, Brooklyn, Conferences, Design Festivals, Carly Ayres, Core77 Conference, HAWRAF StudioCraighton Berman, Vann AlexandraMichael DiTullo


Freelancing Tips from Core77's Own Carly Ayres

Carly Ayres is a member of the Core77 family and a freelancer near and dear to our hearts—a self-described "specialized generalist" who's created work for clients like Google Creative Lab and Wallpaper* as well as being a regular contributor to Core77 with the beloved In the Details column. Given the 1-Hour Design Challenge prompt to design objects for freelancers, we thought Carly would be a great judge and could bring some significant insight into products that independent workers might actual...
Tags: Design, Entrepreneurship, Designer Profiles, Carly, Google Creative Lab, Design Business, Carly Ayres


Try 3D Face Reconstruction, Buy a Mask in Protest of Face Recognition, Attend Lectures on Toy Design and More 

The Core77 team spends time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite finds from the World Wide Web: Upload a photo of your face (or someone else's face) and this tool will produce a 3D model of the face that can be rotated and tilted in real time. Neat! There's a new Supreme Court product design standard for lightbulbs.Bike of the week: Plaff Designs' Squeeze Box.Explore the endless possibilities of working with plastic at PLASTIC FANTASTIC.The futur...
Tags: Design, Supreme Court, China, Chicago, Victoria, Randy Lewis, Carly Ayres, Hot Linx, Dexter Liu, Pamlico Community College, Albert Museum Hot Tip


Sorry, Here's Why Your Tote Bag is Definitely Not Eco-Friendly. Plus: the Industrial Inspiration Behind Amusement Park "Log Rides"

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. "RIP iPod Classic. See You at Urban Outfitters in 2036" While everyone is heated about Apple's headphone jack removal, this love story between human and iPod Classic is a nice reminder to take a step back and remember what's really important—actual music and our evolving methods of organizing it.—Emily Engle, editorial assistant Tote Bag Satur...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Design, Atlantic, United States, Michael Crichton, What We're Reading, Artforum, Kat Bauman, Rebecca Veit, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres, Monoskop


Olympic Venues After the Games, The Abundance of Walmart Crimes and Why You're Probably Procrastinating Right Now

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. sdfkdslfka How to Overcome Procrastination How To Overcome Procrastination from Stuart Langfield on Vimeo. I'll be honest with you, I procrastinated on finding my article to share this week. I did however find a great video that attempts to explain why this phenomenon in my brain might be happening and, if you can relate, what might be going on...
Tags: Design, Wordpress, Walmart, Bloomberg, Gawker, What We're Reading, John Maeda, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres


Freelance Olympics, the Horrible Design of McMansions, and is Minimalism Really Minimal?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. A Stuntman's Leap of Faith  The Evel Spirit A bizarrely inspiring story about a Eddie Braun, a stuntman who is set to attempt to complete Evel Knievel's failed 1974 Snake River Canyon Jump this September. Braun partnered with the son of the engineer that created Knievel's original rocket to create an update to the original, aptly named the Evel S...
Tags: Design, What We're Reading, Braun, LinYee Yuan, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres, Jen Mussari


How Universities Might Be Targeting Millenials With Architecture and Why a Secret Military Base is Causing Future Environmental Concerns

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Outside the Box: The Story of Food Packaging The next time you go to the grocery store, note the number of layers of packaging that comes with each item in your cart. It makes you wonder how we got to this place of excessive bags and boxes that eventually find their way to the trash. The hosts of the food history podcast Gastropod chart the fas...
Tags: Design, Bloomberg, Pandora, Greenland, What We're Reading, U S Army, David Graeber, Rebecca Veit, LinYee Yuan, Carly Ayres


The Methods (and Madness) of Super-Prolific Creative-types and How Did We All Wind Up Eating Lunch At Our Desks? 

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Entertainment's Busiest Creators These quotes, and more from these articles, apply to designers as much as writers and artists: "There's a class of prolific writers who are neither nuts nor mercenaries (as all hacks are). They are the ones apt to say things like 'I'm not even faintly myself when I'm not writing,' as Saul Bellow confided in a let...
Tags: New York, Design, London, Cortana, What We're Reading, Dieter Rams, Paul Smith, Saul Bellow, Dezeen, Cyril Connolly, Rebecca Veit, Eric Ludlum, Design Museum, Deyan Sudjic, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres


The Winner of Our 1-Hour Design Challenge....

Advice on how to successfully run a freelance operation is everywhere as the working population shifts more and more toward a self-employed workforce, but how many people are actually thinking about objects or systems that can help these independent workers?For our latest 1-Hour Design Challenge, we asked this very question: if you could design a piece or furniture or object that would help freelancers work more efficiently and happily, what would you make?  We were happy to see that many of you...
Tags: Facebook, Design, Yong, Grovemade, Carly Ayres, HDC, Humanscale, Brad Augustine


Freelancing Tips from Core77's Own Carly Ayres

Carly Ayres is a member of the Core77 family and a freelancer near and dear to our hearts—a self-described "specialized generalist" who's created work for clients like Google Creative Lab and Wallpaper* as well as being a regular contributor to Core77 with the beloved In the Details column. Given the 1-Hour Design Challenge prompt to design objects for freelancers, we thought Carly would be a great judge and could bring some significant insight into products that independent workers might actual...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Design, New York City, Carly, Tina Roth Eisenberg, Ayres, RISD, Google Creative Lab, Carly Ayres


The Ultimate Typographic Analysis of Blade Runner and Who Knew That They Used to Pave City Streets With Wood Blocks?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Smart Talk With Yayoi Kusama A SMART TALK // YAYOI KUSAMA from Lost Paradise Tv on Vimeo. After getting lost in down an internet rabbit hole, I stumbled on this series from Lost Paradise TV called SMART TALK. Each film approaches the often inaccessible world of art through a conversational lens, giving back story and history to many popular art...
Tags: Design, Instagram, Boston, Chicago, What We're Reading, Breuer, Syracuse University, Yayoi Kusama, Marcel Breuer, Rebecca Veit, Alexandra Alexa, Eric Ludlum, Carly Ayres


Do We Really Need All Our Products to Be "Smart" and What's Behind America's Ongoing Fascination With Political Yard Signs?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. The Weird Logic Behind Yard Signs in Politics From local to national elections, America shows an unfortunate obsession with political yard signs that doesn't quite add up. —Molly Millette, editorial intern Maybe Everything Doesn't Need to be Smart The spread of "smart" technology in our culture is a real Catch-22. As the New York Times report...
Tags: Design, Germany, America, New York Times, What We're Reading, ALICIA, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres


1-Hour Design Challenge: Furniture for Freelancers

How do you design an office for office-less freelancers?  Flexibility, managing multiple clients, streamlining workflow and mobile working space are all challenges that call for efficiency, creativity and focus. Maybe it means designing an alternative to the local coffee shop setup, or a desk designed to be easily transportable. Perhaps it's furniture that eliminates any possibility of distraction, no matter where you are. For our 1-Hour Design Challenge, we're asking Core77 readers to design a ...
Tags: Facebook, Design, Portland Oregon, Furniture Design, Carly Ayres


A Startup Seeks to Make Lucid Dreaming as Accessible as Netflix and Exploring How Architecture is Designed to Affect Our Mood

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Temporary Highs Temporary Highs is an exhibition that brings together artists who are exploring how the structure of the internet enables reward-seeking behavior in a compulsive cycle of (over-)sharing and consumption. While the physical show opened this week in New York and will run through July 31, the works can also be viewed on temporaryhighs...
Tags: New York, Design, Netflix, What We're Reading, Kiev Ukraine, Kat Bauman, Alexandra Alexa, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres


Weekend Reads: The Awkward History of Time Capsules and the Most Expensive Homes in Every State. Also, Why Does Burger King Have its Own Sauna?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Now Booking Incorporating the terrain of the surrounding landscape and creating apertures to take in the sky and the sea, the radical architect Antti Lovag introduced the world to his concrete Bubble House concept in the 1970s. Now, Lovag's first residential project, Maison Bernard completed in 1971 in the South of France, is open to the public ...
Tags: New York, Design, Colorado, Washington, David Hockney, Burger King, Helsinki, What We're Reading, Jarvis, South Of France, Kat Bauman, Hockney, Rebecca Veit, Alexandra Alexa, LinYee Yuan, Allison Fonder


Every Question on the Insane Ford GT Buyer Application and Will Smell Ever Come to Smartphones?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards, circa 2019 The future of New York is currently under construction in the Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan's west side—spanning a mere seven blocks yet proposing to create a "model for the 21st century urban experience." In this illuminating look at the epic project, Shannon Mattern traces the ...
Tags: New York, Design, United States, Ford, Manhattan, What We're Reading, Alexandra Alexa, Hudson Yards, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres, Sam Escobar, Shannon Mattern, Femsplain


Every Question on the Insane Ford G7 Buyer Application and Will Smell Ever Come to Smartphones?

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards, circa 2019 The future of New York is currently under construction in the Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan's west side—spanning a mere seven blocks yet proposing to create a "model for the 21st century urban experience." In this illuminating look at the epic project, Shannon Mattern traces the ...
Tags: New York, Design, United States, Ford, Manhattan, What We're Reading, Alexandra Alexa, Hudson Yards, Carly Ayres, Sam Escobar, Shannon Mattern, -- Allison Fonder, Femsplain


Prince's Complicated Relationship with Technology and a Rube Goldberg Machine That Models the Workings of Our Economy

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. Prince's Complicated Relationship with Technology Prince felt a self-inflicted responsibility to protect his own creative capital for himself and the sake of all artists, and did so by dealing with his personal identity as well as music distribution in rebellious and unprecedented ways. All of these traits not only speak to his iconoclastic music...
Tags: Design, Barcelona, Rome, New York Times, Italy, Prince, Rube Goldberg, Freiburg, What We're Reading, Newsweek, Rube Goldberg Machine, Kat Bauman, Dan Lyons, Rebecca Veit, Alexandra Alexa, Eric Ludlum


The Educational Impact of Minecraft and Learning How to Work Better From Fischli and Weiss

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. How 'Empowerment' Became Something for Women to Buy "...I have never said "empowerment" sincerely or heard it from a single one of my friends. The formulation has been diluted to something representational and bloodless — an architectural rendering of a building that will never be built." —Great read on the marketability of women's empowerment. –C...
Tags: New York, Wikipedia, Minecraft, What We're Reading, Weiss, Rebecca Veit, Alexandra Alexa, Eric Ludlum, Carly Ayres, Fischli, Guggenheim Fischli, Men Today


The Anarchist's Design Book and a Tiny Weapon That Doubles as an Accessory

Core77's editors spend time combing through the news so you don't have to. Here's a weekly roundup of our favorite stories from the World Wide Web. The Anarchist's Design Book I've just started reading Christopher Schwarz's book, which focuses on the common furniture that everyday people actually made over the past centuries, as opposed to the fancy rich-people's-furniture that we see in museums. The description of the book sold me:"Most of the American furniture we celebrate as the pinnacl...
Tags: What We're Reading, Friedman, Ann Friedman, Imagination Institute, Alexandra Alexa, Allison Fonder, Carly Ayres, Christopher Schwarz, Brain Machine IDEO, Neil Stevenson, -- Kat Bauman