Hide × Stitch is a New York-based workshop producing leather accessories. Each item is constructed entirely by hand from start to finish without any mechanical aid. Congrats to Cheryl Yau, the force behind hide x Stitch!
A big thank you to SupaDupa for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.
Have you heard of SupaDupa? Made by creatives for creatives, this design led e-commerce platform lets everyone start an online shop in minutes and in style.
The SupaDupa aesthetic is classically-inspired austerity, with a fashion forward twist – and every boutique can be customised with its very own domain name, logo and banner slideshows to match the brand it represents.
A growing community of +9k independent creatives ranging from artists, fashionistas, jewellery designers and other entrepreneurially minded people run on SupaDupa’s über creative and simple platform. Want to be inspired? Check out their store showcase page for an instant creative boost. It’s all about boutique e-commerce.
If you are thinking about selling design led products, you should consider SupaDupa. Start with 10 products completely free forever.
“The Big Bore lurks inside us all. It’s dying to be set loose to lecture on Quentin Tarantino or what makes good ice cream. Fight it! Fight the urge to speak without listening, to tell a bad story, to stay inside your comfortable nest of back-patting pals. As you move away from boring, you will never be bored.”
- Scott Simpson
Today the team of Tapestry made me laugh out loud with a link to this Tapestry Story titled #itshardbeingtwo. It’s best experienced on the iPhone, so do yourself a favor and download the app. Tapestry is a fun new way to tell and experience stories. Congrats betaworks, consider me a fan.
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. In this TED Talk social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success. Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.
The Infinite Home Tool is quite a poetic object, serving a double function of a suitcase and a furniture piece. Living out of a suitcase gets an entirely new meaning with this piece, as the suitcase is more like a instant shelving unit, whereever you put it down. Charming. (And yes, probably not all that practical)
Was It Worth It is an iPhone app that lets you quickly assess whether projects you’ve done were worth doing or not according to how much Fun, Knowledge or Money you’ve gained from them. It’s always a good idea to reflect on projects, not sure if you need an app for it, but I definitely like the idea.