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Speed Dating Hamburg's Start-Up Community
Trailers line a side street in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg. Sitting inside each are representatives from emerging companies in the city's start-up scene, ready to present to investors and journalists alike for a quick five minutes. This is...
CULTURE
The Monocle Guide to Good Business
The world is rife—even overrun—with business books. Whether it's sage management advice or dubious tips on working two hours a week from a hammock, the business section of most bookstores is full of all flavors for would-be entrepreneurs and those...
DESIGN
Incipit
In Latin, the word “incipit” means "the beginning." Reflecting the word's meaning, Incipit is also a new Milan-based creative lab and business. The aim is simple yet brave: to help young designers produce their first objects by enlisting the best...
CULTURE
Innovate Like A Misfit
Kyra Maya Phillips, the co-author of the upcoming book "The Misfit Economy," encourages readers to think like pirates, gangsters and hackers when approaching business. While researching and writing the book, Phillips spent a couple of years delving...
FOOD-DRINK
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Superba Coffee
In the first of our videos to air at this year's 99u conference we took a trip to Torrence, CA just outside of Los Angeles to talk to the folks behind Superba Coffee. Through the boom of independent coffee roasters Superba stands out for their incredible...
STYLE
Interview: Amelie Peraud and Pierre-Yves Babin
Tang'roulou's atelier is a small and colorful workshop at the intersection of two narrow alleys in Beijing where you can still feel the charm of the old city. It's the kind of place where one is more likely to see trucks loaded with cabbage than...
CULTURE
Salaryman Project
Part weekly planner, part conceptual documentary, "Salaryman Project" from Bruno Quinquet merges the practical with the artistic. Quinquet's architectural eye for composition pairs with his subjects, a hard-working mass of faceless, suited men that...
STYLE
Alfred Stadler Life Style
In 2011, after decades of working as a furniture designer at several Swiss and US firms—including a three-year stint as creative director of Vitra Home North America—Alfred Stadler launched his own brand of products, featuring bags, bowls...
CULTURE
The Ground Magazine
The recently launched web outlet, The Ground, is a multifaceted cultural platform that stands out for its innovative entrepreneurial approach. The project integrates a social network, interactive online publication and promotional platform, as well...
DESIGN
Nextant 400XT
Private jets epitomize luxury for being convenient and, most importantly, supremely expensive. But Nextant Aerospace in Cleveland, Ohio has cut the cost of a small jet in half with the Nextant 400XT. Instead of starting from scratch, the company...
CULTURE
Africa Straight Up
No longer considered "Africa, the unknown," the continent is presented to the world through a pair of fresh eyes in Africa Straight Up," a documentary released in conjunction with the relaunch of Africa.com that seeks to counter the often tragic...
TECH
Vimeo Tip Jar
In the wake of their successful redesign our friends over at Vimeo are launching an exciting new tool and announcing another for the near future. Vimeo has always focused on providing its users with an exceptional level of customization options...