Fine jewelry is the latest industry to be disrupted by the Warby Parker/Everlane/Glossier business model. In addition to women buying jewelry for themselves, millennials are getting married less, research before purchases, shopping online, caring about sustainable & ethical production and eschewing tradition.
Ramawatar Singh’s unique organic jewellery is derived from Nature, and encourages eco-friendly living. He has been designing jewellery with hand picked seeds during farming expeditions and bird walks through the forest, this unusual jeweller would notice seeds of different sizes, shapes and hues scattered everywhere.
Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. This video is encouraging creators to discover how big challenges in design, engineering, and sustainability have often already been solved through 3.8 billion years of evolution on earth. We just have to go out and find them.
Karen and Grant Richards bought a 5-acre parcel of land between a creek and the shores of Lake Austin, in Texas, with the dream of building a home which serves as a retreat from their careers in San Francisco. They turned to architect Brian Comeaux of Lake Flato Architects to help them create a modern lakeside home.
Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in thermal contact. The important aspect of an insulation material is its performance.
Siren is a digital personality created using real-time motion capture. Created by prominent firms in the gaming industry: Vicon, Cubic Motion, 3Lateral & Tencent (a major investor in Ubisoft). She comes to life using live mocap tech that can make her body and finger movements be captured & live-streamed.
It’s a gift to my wife. We’ve been a couple for over 10 years now, and just like any relationship, we have our ups and downs. We’re definitely not the carefree young lovers we used to be. Life, work, money and children have been stressing us out lately, but amidst it all, we can always count on each other.
A psychological trait that all successful people appear to have in common. It’s been cosigned by Bill Gates and NASA uses it as a criteria for selecting potential Systems Engineers. This concept is called the growth mindset who believe that intelligence or skill, in any field, can be developed through effort.