October 25th — Brooklyn NY
Throughout his professional career, seasoned industrial designer Michael DiTullo has put an emphasis on designing everything instead of pigeon-holing himself into a single category. This mentality has not only led him to work for companies like Nike, Frog and Sound United, but it has also exposed him to exciting side projects, like designing custom cars with ICON Motors.
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 reach. It's easy to view this lack of knowledge as a serious disadvantage,
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We're looking for dynamic workshops to add to our exciting list of 2018 Core77 Conference presentations! This years theme is all about launching and growing your creative business or product line. Do you have practical knowledge around this topic? Are you passionate about working as an independent designer? Do you
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
For the second year in a row, Core77's 2016 Designing Here/Now Conference in September provided similar thrills from previous years, while also focusing on fresh insight into the evolving, collaborative landscape of design today. This year's co-creation theme opened up doors to fascinating talks intersecting design with other fields, on
It's no secret that Core77 throws the best design party of the year. For over 20 years, Core77 has been serving the design community online and our annual Core77 conference is an opportunity to bring the pages of Core77 to life through focused programming and a dialogue about the most
The Core77 Conference took place this past week in downtown LA. During our speaker day, industry leaders covered a wide range of present-day topics, including how design can make a difference in the refugee crisis and how to overcome failure when starting a new business. During our workshop day, we
What's lunch without a little design challenge? Last week 250 of us gathered in sunny downtown Los Angeles for the 2016 Core77 Conference. After hearing a morning of talks on storytelling and human-centered design in the age of technology, we gathered for a lunch break in the Vibiana courtyard for
And we're live from sunny Los Angeles today! Follow along as we live tweet the conference from @Core77 and be part of the conversation using the hashtag #Core77Con. Weren't able to join us for the best design party of the year? We'll also be doing some interviews via Facebook Live
It's finally here—our Core77 Designing Here/Now Conference starts tomorrow! Stay up to date with the happenings by following our Facebook Live feed this Thursday September 29th, featuring interviews with some of our conference speakers.
We first encountered the work of SWINE at the RCA graduate show Paradise for a Better Future in 2012 where their first work, the Sea Chair, was on show in Milan. A peculiar looking stool crafted from salvaged marine plastics, the project looked towards a future where fishermen would trawl
In just a few days we'll be gathering in Downtown Los Angeles for the annual Core77 Designing Here/Now conference. Join luminaries from the disciplines of arts, science, engineering and business this Thursday and Friday (September 29-30) as we share insights on leading successful projects from concept to launch. The
As the founding director of Parsons' Transdisciplinary Design program, Jamer Hunt has been championing the possibilities of a systems-based, postindustrial design approach to social innovation and service design for over a decade. Using New York City as an academic laboratory, students work to, "define the next phase of design practice
The thing about the design of an event space experience is, if done correctly, it's so seamless that the effort behind it often goes unnoticed. You are simply left with this inexplicable sense of fulfillment and, well, experience—and that right there is a surefire sign of thoughtful work. Although often
For over a decade, the team behind PAX Labs has been steadily reimagining what it means to vape. Once a novelty confined to the fringes of smoking culture, vaporizing has emerged in recent years as a more refined experience for those who enjoy loose leaf pleasures and e-cigarettes mainstream
For her Masters Thesis at the SVA MFA Products of Design program in New York City, Natsuki Hayashi undertook a year-long pursuit to investigate how design could respond and contribute to the increasing legalization of assisted suicide in the United States. In the conversation below, she talks to Allan Chochinov,
These days there are plenty of incubator programs promising an express ride for founders from fuzzy idea to the promised land of venture capital. But of the options, very few have targeted designers, recognizing the unique skill set that design practitioners bring to the world of entrepreneurship. In 2014, Google
This year's Core77 Conference is being held in the sunny city of Los Angeles—a city with rich design history, beautiful beaches, happy faces and, like any city, activities that air on the odder side of the spectrum. When planning your trip, remember that there's more to LA than our fabulous
For over 14 years Kudo Tsunoda has been championing interactive experiences—whether by designing genre-defining features for video games like "Fight Night" or driving the creative vision for Microsoft's HoloLens and Kinect for Xbox. As Corporate Vice President for all Windows 1st Party Experiences, Tsunoda works across hardware and software teams
Los Angeles owes a huge debt to Charles and Ray Eames, who helped champion the city as an exceptional home base from which to design and innovate. But there's more to L.A. design history than just the Eameses' story. Throughout the 20th century, L.A.'s delightful climate, strong manufacturing base and
In honor of the 2016 Core77 Conference's co-creation theme, here's a list of activities to help promote some good ol' American group bonding this Labor Day Weekend. Back away from that flat screen TV and get co-creating!
When we first started thinking about the 2016 Core77 Conference we asked ourselves: What are the most interesting ideas and challenges in contemporary design practice? From this starting place, we made a list of interesting topics and people who are shaping design—through ideas big and small—in their daily work. One
Our Core77 audience is full of ultra-talented folks, and with our "Teach Me Something" Video contest we got the chance for you all to really show us your skills! Trust us: you did not disappoint. We're happy to announce that we have selected a grand prize winner to attend
Making the decision to throw a design conference is ambitious, to say the least. Between securing speakers and presenters, organizing a variety of events, solidifying venues and marketing the event, hosting a conference is intense work. But through teamwork and extensive planning, Core77 launched our inaugural design conference, Object Culture,
Here at Core77 HQ, as online storytellers and designers, we're always interested in new ways of communicating ideas through digital media. That's why we were especially interested in the work of designer and creative director Alexis Lloyd. Lloyd is an award-winning researcher and user experience designer whose work focuses on
Time is ticking! Today is your last day to enter our "Teach Me Something" competition on Instagram and Twitter—in honor of our audience-led workshops this year at the Core77 Conference, we wanted to see what all of you know. Create an original video under 30 seconds teaching us one of
We take pride in nurturing a community at Core77 full of amazingly talented and thoughtful designers—which is why we've organized a contest so you can show us what you've got. One awesome new feature of our 2016 Core77 Designing Here/Now Conference is the incorporation of workshops led by Core77
As if you needed more reasons to attend the 2016 Core77 Designing Here/Now Conference. Besides a full-day symposium of speaker presentations and roundtable discussions on Thursday, September 29th, this year's Core77 conference features a second day of programming focused on practical knowledge for designers—morning workshop sessions and afternoon insider tours
An exciting addition to our Core77 Designing Here/Now Conference this September is our day of workshops for design professionals. The roster of instructors will include editorial regulars like Spencer Nugent and Stephen Key as well as some our own Core77 audience (as we are well aware that our Core77 community
Thanks to all of our fantastic participants of the "Share My Space" competition. We loved the chance to sneak a peek into our design community's workspaces and seeing what keeps you all inspired. After weeks of trolling your posts, without further ado we have ourselves a winner! "Share My Space"
Core77 is profiling our 2016 Design Here/Now conference speakers in anticipation of September's main event. What do Disney, Google, ESPN, and Ford all have in common? Syyn Labs. Based in Los Angeles, the organization combines art and technology to create massive immersive experiences. The multi-faceted installations require team members with
If you've got an amazing office space or team, it's almost too easy to win tickets to this year's Core77 Designing Here/Now conference on how design-led co-creation will lead interdisciplinary teams to build successful, game-changing products of our near future. The way you win a pair of tickets? Simply
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