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In both people and product, a lack of diversity spells disaster for your funding and success. Let’s Get Rid of the Buzzword Affect We can do this by loosely defining what diversity means in business. When I use the word, it isn’t only to point out gender, race, or sexual orientation. Diversity can refer to......
CES lesson: Cool tech is not enough. Get a consumer-centric designer in your business today. Stop Stalking and Start Conversing During a talk at Pixels, part of the Publicis Groupe presence at CES, presented by Adobe and The Drum titled, Digital Transformation: This Time It’s Personal, it was glaringly clear from all panel experts that we have moved......
Four engagement ring trends you must know if you are going to ‘put a ring on it’ in 2017. But seasonal spikes are not all that unusual according to brick-and-mortar luxury jeweler, Bernie Robbins, luxury on-line jewelry curator, Nikki Lawrence Co-Founder of Gleem & Co., and Ring Cam CEO, Sam Tzou. All are experiencing a seasonal swing – a......
Need seed money for market proof? Here’s where you can find it. Product based businesses often operate, even long-term, in a stop and go fashion, which makes lines of credit or access to cash very important, whether you’re in your 1st year or your 10th year. This is a tough lesson some businesses learn too......
Color trends can make or break your business, but it’s more than just picking a color. Going Date-Less In 2017 One of my favorite pieces of information from the conversation between Nestor and myself was the term ‘date-less’ and what that means when applied to design. This is core to what I practice everyday in......
How one company is closing the gender gap and creating a way to engage women in STEAM and 3D printing. In the world of 3D modeling and 3D printing, women aren’t just a minority… they’re difficult to find at all. In the design world, it is easy to recognize this on a daily basis, and given......