♥ / Edward Tufte’s One-Day Course

A big thank you to Edward Tufte for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Edward Tufte’s one-day course:
Presenting Data and Information.
Boston, March 25, 26, 27.
San Francisco, April 29, 30, May 1.
San Jose, May 2.

“One visionary day: the insights of this class lead to new levels of understanding both for
creators and viewers of visual displays.” WIRED

www.edwardtufte.com


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♥ / Stickygram

A big thank you to Stickygram for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

StickyGram is a personalised printing service that turns your Instagram images into lovely little magnets. You create your pack online and we deliver them to your door.

Each StickyGram is 50mm x 50mm. That’s approximately the same size as they appear on your iPhone. They come in packs of 9. Our unique process produces a flexible yet durable magnet that displays the quality of your original images. Stick them on your fridge, locker or any magnet loving surface you can find.

stickygram.com


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♥ / Introducing Squarespace Commerce

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace is a modern publishing platform that includes everything you need to create a professional website in minutes. This past week Squarespace introduced a truly integrated e-commerce solution that makes it dead simple to start selling products – digital or physical – directly from a Squarespace website.

With more than 20 new features, Squarespace Commerce lets you easily add products, process customer orders, and start accepting payments instantly – all from a single platform.

Try it for free today at Squarespace.com.


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♥ / SupaDupa

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.


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♥ / Born Banners

A big thank you to Born Banners for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Born Banners are not your ordinary banners. The materials used were sought after high and low, and have been hand-selected from only the finest in the world. The quality in their craftsmanship is easily noted and appreciated. So whether you’re planning a party, or a presentation – the versatility of Born Banners make them a great custom piece for work and play.

Sound great, just needing a little inspiration? Check out our website for samples and our idea catalog to help get you started. Get creative – these prints are not just banners; they can also be used for gallery wraps, framed art, etc.

Save 20% by mentioning SWISSMISS in the order details.


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♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace is a beautiful and intuitive website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create professional web pages, blogs, and galleries all in one place.

Simply start with one of Squarespace’s award-winning designs, add images and content, connect your social accounts, and you’ll have a website that looks great on every device.

All Squarespace accounts come with award-winning 24/7 support, as well as cloud hosting, real-time analytics, and a free domain.

Whether you’re a creative professional, business owner, or blogger, Squarespace makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Start your website for free today at Squarespace.com.


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♥ / Brightnest

A big thank you to Brightnest for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Your home is a lot of things. It’s where you relax in the evening. It’s a watering hole for friends and family. It’s your refuge from the outside world.

That’s why Brightnest wants to help you make it better. They’re not just talking about the surface things like paint and countertops (although they do cover them). They’re talking about everything – the air you breathe, the water you drink, the electricity that keeps your house lit at night. The foundation that supports your house and the systems that keep it humming.

See for yourself, Brightnest.com.


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♥ / Citizen Stock

A big thank you to Citizen Stock for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Get Real in 2013! That’s why we love Citizen Stock. They are a stock photo agency that uses real people, not models. Shooting against a white backdrop, Sherrie Nickol and David Katzenstein create diverse images of citizens from around the world. And they’ve just added a large collection of Royalty Free images. Don’t miss their updated series on Diversity!

Citizen Stock also keeps it REEL: Check out their video. And sign up TODAY for access to free comps and other great features.


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♥ / Masters in Branding

A big thank you to The Masters in Branding Program for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

The Master of Professional Studies at The School of Visual Arts is a NYC based, one-year graduate degree program that examines the relationship between design and strategy, and the power of design thinking as a way to combine creative skills with the problem-solving and decision-making processes of design and business.

The program is currently accepting applications for the class of 2014. The DEADLINE is: February 23rd 2013.

Please reach out to Jaime Cohen at Jcohen2@sva.edu if you have any questions.


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♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace is a beautiful, intuitive website publishing platform that makes innovative web design more accessible than ever before. Create and maintain a professional website with responsive, magazine-quality layouts – all without touching a line of code.

Try Squarespace today with a free 14-day trial.


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♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace is a beautiful, intuitive website publishing platform that makes innovative web design more accessible than ever before. Create and maintain a professional website with responsive, magazine-quality layouts – all without touching a line of code.

Try Squarespace today with a free 14-day trial.


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♥ / MailChimp

A big thank you to Mailchimp for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results.

The all-new drag-and-drop editor makes it easier than ever to create templates that look great on screens big and small. It allows you to resize images using built-in tools. No need to open up another program just to tweak your photos. Brilliant.


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♥ / SupaDupa

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.


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♥ / Doxie Mobile Scanners: Beautifully Simple Scanning

A big thank you to Doxie for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Doxie, the tiny and beautifully designed mobile scanner for Mac & iPad.

Doxie scans your paper — simply, automatically, and with no computer required. To scan, just push the button and insert your sheet. Doxie scans anywhere with a simple, elegant design. Scan all your notes, drawings, and paper.

When you’re ready to organize, sync scans to your Mac or iPad, just like a digital camera. Doxie’s elegant app creates multi-page searchable PDFs you can save or send to Evernote, Dropbox, or via iMessage. Doxie even works with your iPad with both Apple’s Lightning and 30-pin SD Card Reader accessories.

Now available worldwide: the cordless Doxie One for just $149, and the rechargeable Doxie Go for just $199.


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♥ / The Animal Print Shop

A big thank you to Sharon Montrose for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

The Animal Print Shop offers sophisticated animal art for all ages. Our fine art prints are beloved by parents as nursery art, but adults appreciate their modern simplicity as well.

This is an exciting week over at The Animal Print Shop! Our once-a-year holiday sale is happening until 12/1 and we’ll be welcoming two new releases to our best-selling Little Darlings series. Check out our blog to stay in the loop.


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♥ / Valet

A big thank you to Valet for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Valet is a collection of handpicked hotels and city guides for the discerning creative professional. Our members receive discounted rates on more than 100 luxury boutique hotels in 50 cities around the world. Valet.com doesn’t take commissions, which translates to members always receiving better rates with our hotel partners than anywhere else on the web.

Our city guides for New York, London and Tokyo are brought to you by incredible curators like John Maeda (RISD), Jean Aw (Notcot), Josh Rubin (Cool Hunting), Neil Blumenthal (Warby Parker), Scott Belsky (Behance) and many more.

To get fast-track approval into this invite-only program ($199/year), use the code SWISSMISS.


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♥ / Minneapolis College of Art and Design Art Sale

A big thank you to the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Art Sale (MCAD) for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

This is the week of the MCAD Art Sale—the nation’s largest college art sale. Seeing is believing—just watch the timelapse from the 2009 sale. The event has gained a tremendous reputation as a top destination for affordable, appreciable artwork by emerging artists—all MCAD students and recent alumni.

In less than 14 hours more than 3,500 pieces will be sold. Ticket and travel information are available at mcad.edu/artsale.


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♥ / 3rd Ward

A big thank you to 3rd Ward for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

3rd Ward is a multidisciplinary workspace and education center in Brooklyn, NY. Whether you’re a professional looking for a workspace solution or seeking to stimulate your creativity by mastering a new skill, 3rd Ward will help you flex your right side of your brain. From jewelry enameling and sewing to becoming a Photoshop whiz kid, our diverse range of classes will have something to tickle your fancy. For a full list of classes at 3rd Ward, click here.


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♥ / The Theme Foundry

A big thank you to The Theme Foundry for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Need a beautiful and minimal template for your WordPress website? The fine folks at The Theme Foundry have been building WordPress themes from scratch since 2008. You won’t find a huge assortment on their site — they keep a small curated collection and focus on quality over quantity.

I personally love the simplicity of the Duet Theme and recently recommended it to a friend that needed help choosing a template. Two swissmiss thumbs up!


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♥ / Treehouse

A big thank you to Treehouse for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Treehouse is the best way to learn how to design and develop for the web and iOS.


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♥ / Squarespace: Exceptional Websites Made Easy

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace is a beautiful, intuitive website publishing platform with breakthrough features that make innovative web design more accessible than ever before. The completely inclusive, all-in-one service provides content management, hosting, domains, social integrations, and 24-hour customer support. Design and maintain a professional website with magazine-quality layouts that scale to any screen size – all without touching a line of code. Try Squarespace today with a free 14-day trial.


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♥ / The Squarespace Developer Platform

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Squarespace, the all-in-one solution for building beautiful websites, blogs, or portfolios, is introducing the Squarespace Developer Platform in beta. The platform provides developers with full code control, a beautiful client interface, and world-class hosting. Forget about servers and focus on your code. Use the desktop tools you know and love. Connect via Git and SFTP. Hand off customer service to Squarespace’s award-winning support team. The platform offers a free sandbox until you’re ready to publish. Click here to learn more.


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♥ / Feedly

A big thank you to Feedly for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

A new generation of content-creators is flourishing on the web. The Seth Godins, the Maria Popovas, the Scott Schumans. They drive conversations, sharpen opinions, inspire.

Feedly helps you connect with your favorite voices and discover new ones. Browsing, reading and sharing your favorite sites has never been this easy, fast and rewarding. Feedly brings a new experience to Google Reader.

The New Feedly is available on iOS, Android, Chrome, Firefox and Safari and continues to be free.


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♥ / Noble Desktop

A big thank you to Noble Desktop for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

Noble Desktop has been teaching courses in web development and digital publishing since 1991. They offer comprehensive day and evening classes and certificate programs in web design, web development, digital publishing, print design and photo retouching.

Check out their free seminars on web development and digital publishing. Just this month they have seminars on state of the art web design techniques, as well as responsive web design.


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