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#MOMA Opens #AppliedDesign Exhibit With Video Games

#MOMA Opens #AppliedDesign Exhibit With Video Games

Video game enthusiasts now have a reason to visit the NY Museum of Modern Art. A new installation called "Applied Design" is displaying 14 video games without their packaging. Instead of being in an arcade cabinet, the games,which include Pac-Man and Canabalt, are on a single screen set against a [Full Story…]

#MoMa Announces New Video Game Collection

#MoMa Announces New Video Game Collection

The Museum of Modern Art is buying video games. MoMa announced this week it will acquire up to 40 games for display at the Philip Johnson Galleries in March. Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design, said to The New York Times,"Are video games art? They sure are, but they are also [Full Story…]

#StyleCaster Acquires Daily Makeover in a Pretty Deal

#StyleCaster Acquires Daily Makeover in a Pretty Deal

Fashion media startup StyleCaster just bought another tech beauty business. The garment center-based business acquired Daily Makeover for its profitable technology. Brands use it on their sites and pay millions in licensing fees. By uploading a photo, customers can try on makeup in real time and [Full Story…]

#NYFW – NYCEDC and FIT Offer Free Fashion Entrepreneur Training

#NYFW - NYCEDC and FIT Offer Free Fashion Entrepreneur Training

Just in time for NY Fashion Week, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, with the Fashion Institute of Technology, is launching Design Entrepreneurs NYC. Design Entrepreneurs NYC is a free, intensive mini-MBA program offering designers the skills to run a fashion label, including [Full Story…]

Free Art App Mixel Launches to Help Create Photo Collage

Free Art App Mixel Launches to Help Create Photo Collage

Lascaux Co., a NY startup, has launched its free app Mixel that allows users to share, edit and combine images in order to create collages and has been noted as a top app in the photo-sharing world. Released for the iPad, the app has an art-spin to it and allows the images to be borrowed by other [Full Story…]

Paperless Post Makes Succesful Transition into Online Stationery

Paperless Post Makes Succesful Transition into Online Stationery

Brother and sister duo, James and Alexa Hirschfeld launched interactive online stationery site Paperless Post in April 2009 and the company has since grown and developed into a cash-flow positive business. Based in NY, the site focuses on design and a dynamic experience, which sets it apart from its [Full Story…]

Women’s Wear’s Website Gets a Makeover

Women's Wear's Website Gets a Makeover

According to min online, Women's Wear Daily's website, the site of the NY-based magazine, will be getting a makeover which includes a new design and layout. The improved design has a tri-column structure that puts an image carousel in the upper left and a column of breaking news at the center. The [Full Story…]

Grace Ng Speaks About Surviving a Failed Startup

Grace Ng Speaks About Surviving a Failed Startup

Grace Ng left her job for a startup, failed, revived a startup and now is the founder of peeq.it and interactive designer at McCann Erickson. She tells We Are NY Tech, from her failures she learned from her mistakes and to do it again. Her design inspirations come from people and/or their creative [Full Story…]

NY Based AHAlife.com Raises $6 Million In Funding

NY Based AHAlife.com Raises $6 Million In Funding

According to xconomy, NY based AHAlife.com, an e-commerce site for purchasing hard to find life style products from so called "tastemakers," has raised $6 million in a financing round led by venture firm DCM. Some of these "tastemakers" include fashion designer Donna Karan, filmmaker Wendi [Full Story…]

Google’s NY HQ is in a NY State of Mind

Google's NY HQ is in a NY State of Mind

Image by Aray Chen via FlickrAccording to AM New York, Google's NY headquarters is designed to capture the true essence of the city. Google revealed its newly revamped fifth floor at its 111 Eighth Avenue space, which is designed with the theme "Hidden New York." “Even though New York is so [Full Story…]

Lisa Ito Describes Discrepencies Between Classroom, Real World

Lisa Ito Describes Discrepencies Between Classroom, Real World

Aspiring graphic and web designer, Lisa Ito described dealing with the differences between skills learned in the classroom and those in the NY tech industry in a recent interview with We Are NY Tech.  At her school in St. Louis, Ito learns designing for the print media, but has to transition that [Full Story…]

NY Tech Designer Sketches With Pencil Before Using Computer

NY Tech Designer Sketches With Pencil Before Using Computer

Even those in the NY tech industry still rely on sketching with an actual pencil and paper to first envision their designs, like user experience and interaction designer, Raven Keller.  In a recent interview with We Are NY Tech, Keller described her design process, which starts with a conceptual [Full Story…]

Lucky Magazine to Launch New Blogging Feature

Lucky Magazine to Launch New Blogging Feature

Image by ursonate via FlickrThe shopping magazine Lucky has announced that it will be collaborating with 50 bloggers who write about fashion and beauty. Lucky, which is published by NY-based Conde Nast, will be calling this new venture "Lucky Style Collective" and the bloggers will be both content [Full Story…]

Scott Dadich: Condé Nast’s Digital Savior?

Scott Dadich: Condé Nast's Digital Savior?

Condé Nast seemed to have more trouble than most transitioning to the Internet, finding it principles counter to its culture of exclusivity, according to a recent profile in the New York Observer.  Their individual titles slowly made their way onto the Internet, but were not as successful as the [Full Story…]

Yuli Ziv Reveals Secrets of Success in Latest Book

Yuli Ziv Reveals Secrets of Success in Latest Book

 Yuli Zi, a leader in fashion reporting in NY, created a network of over 50 bloggers called Style Coalition. Her new book, Fashion 2.0: Blogging Your Way to the Front Row, is a practical how-to guide to branding and becoming a top influencer. Part motivational guide and part social media manual, [Full Story…]