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by AFonder
September 19th, 2018, 4:22 pm
Forum: design events & competitions
Topic: Anyone attending the 2018 Core77 Conference "Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business?"
Replies: 8
Views: 32978

Anyone attending the 2018 Core77 Conference "Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business?"

This page is for everyone and anyone attending the 2018 Core77 Conference in Brooklyn this year on October 25th (or if you're on the fence, an opportunity to learn more about what we'll be talking about there!). https://s3files.core77.com/blog/images/831310_34481_79793_ivuz7XQjT.png Learn more about...
by AFonder
October 6th, 2017, 9:33 am
Forum: toy design
Topic: What toys are you getting for the holidays?
Replies: 21
Views: 13469

Re: What toys are you getting for the holidays?

Just saw this article this morning, in case you like to be ahead of the game.... http://nymag.com/strategist/2017/10/most-wanted-kids-toys-for-holidays-that-will-sell-out-2017.html I'm pretty curious about the Fingerling and, of course, the Nintendo Switch: https://pixel.nymag.com/imgs/daily/strateg...
by AFonder
September 28th, 2017, 11:46 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?
Replies: 11
Views: 3470

Re: Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?

Sorry I took it off track a little. I think it was more the influence of a conversation I was having with a client who wanted me to take on a phase of work that is outside my wheelhouse and trying to help them understand that while that was still design, I needed to bring in someone who specializes...
by AFonder
September 27th, 2017, 2:23 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?
Replies: 11
Views: 3470

Re: Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?

Probably the biggest issue here is that the idea of "freeing up time" discussed in the article distracts us from the idea that this is just a way for us to consume void of thought, which might leave consumers neglecting some important day-to-day factors. I'd be curious if they figured out a way for ...
by AFonder
September 27th, 2017, 12:08 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?
Replies: 11
Views: 3470

Is designing for convenience worth the privacy breach?

I came across an interesting article this morning detailing the emerging trend that is "anticipatory design": https://qz.com/429929/the-next-design-trend-is-one-that-eliminates-all-choices/ Anticipatory design aims to design systems that reduce the "burden" on consumers of decision-making and choice...
by AFonder
August 15th, 2017, 10:27 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Your 5 Most Important Shop Tools
Replies: 11
Views: 5480

Your 5 Most Important Shop Tools

Hey all, Quick question: if you had to choose your 5 most essential shop tools when it comes to making & designing on an everyday basis, which ones would you choose? I'm just looking for general answers (like a table saw, drill, etc.) but if you want to suggest a specific brand or model you're more ...
by AFonder
August 9th, 2017, 12:06 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Re: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions

Hi all,

In case you haven't seen yet, the interview with Ben is now up on the homepage and YouTube! http://www.core77.com/posts/68228/We-As ... -Questions
by AFonder
July 27th, 2017, 12:12 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Re: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions

Sain, thanks for these great questions! We'll be sure to send them Ben's way.

For anyone else interested in asking Ben a question, you have until this Friday (July 28th!) to submit.
by AFonder
July 20th, 2017, 11:16 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Posting Project!?
Replies: 1
Views: 2049

Re: Posting Project!?

Hi, Allison from Core77- thanks for your question! If your project is selected by one of our editors to be featured on Core77, you will receive an automatic email reply notifying you that the project has been published. No auto-reply email is sent if you are not selected—the reason for this is that ...
by AFonder
July 20th, 2017, 9:37 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Re: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions

Hi Dan, Ben Uyeda is the co-founder of the architecture firm ZeroEnergy Design and went on to start his own DIY Youtube channel in an effort to provide free design plans to the general public for furniture and homewares and encourage people to delve into making rather than purchasing from places lik...
by AFonder
July 19th, 2017, 11:57 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Core77 Q&A with DIY-er Ben Uyeda: Send Your Questions

Core77 is currently pooling questions from our readers for Ben Uyeda, former architect and founder of the DIY Youtube channel HomeMade Modern! https://www.youtube.com/user/HomeMadeModern http://homemade-modern.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/about/hmm_about_benuyeda.jpg If you're interested in asking Be...
by AFonder
June 27th, 2017, 10:39 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Design Critique
Replies: 21
Views: 11999

Re: Design Critique

Hi Tommy, this is Allison from Core77- Just noticed you're trying to get feedback on your project and wanted to add that we also have a Facebook group we just started for the very purpose of getting feedback from fellow designers if you're looking for more resources! https://www.facebook.com/groups/...
by AFonder
March 10th, 2017, 11:36 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Suggestions for replacing a Honda Element
Replies: 19
Views: 8945

Re: Suggestions for replacing a Honda Element

Attention to anyone interested in the Element, Rain wrote an exciting announcement post yesterday— Core77 now has an interview scheduled with Honda Chief Designer (and Honda Element interior designer!) Jose Wyszogrod . He's pooling for questions our audience may have for the designer in the comment ...
by AFonder
June 29th, 2016, 1:14 pm
Forum: one hour design challenges
Topic: June 1-HDC: Furniture for Freelancers
Replies: 40
Views: 67615

Re: June 1-HDC: Furniture for Freelancers

Winners of 1-HDC: Furniture for Freelancers Edition have been announced! :D Grand prize goes to Graham Wilson's Wind Up Power Cord, and the two runner ups include knoll321's Work Cocoon & Aaron Yong's VR Air Stool. Check out the post showing winners & judge comments here: http://www.core77.com/posts...
by AFonder
June 14th, 2016, 3:15 pm
Forum: one hour design challenges
Topic: June 1-HDC: Furniture for Freelancers
Replies: 40
Views: 67615

Re: June 1-HDC: Furniture for Freelancers

http://s3files.core77.com/blog/images/496702_34481_53839_rgA_rdrva.jpg If you're stumped about what to tackle in the realm of designing for freelancers, you can find inspiration in this latest post of relevant projects we found around the web! Read more here, "4 Things to Consider When Designing fo...