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  • Pouf

    I first saw a pink pouf in the window of Friend SF.  When I got closer, I loved the idea even more: a waterproof, all weather, durable but lightweight stool/bench/table made with…

  • EmilyChang.com in LAists’s Top 10 for 2006

    Thanks to the LAist and Theron Parlin for including EmilyChang.com in it’s list of Top 10 Best Designed Websites of 2006.  Theron is currently at Start Us Up, a start up based…

  • Ideacodes and EveryTrail

    Ideacodes has been working with Joost Schreve, CEO of EveryTrail, on the UI design for the first version release.  EveryTrail is a free online platform that enables active travelers and outdoor enthusiasts…

  • Seeking Expert Front-End Coders

    Ideacodes is currently seeking expert front-end XHTML, CSS and AJAX coder(s) on a contract-to-hire basis. This isn’t a design position, rather, you’ll be coding designs and prototypes into XHTML/CSS, implementing AJAX interactions,…

  • Dreamlands

    “Aurora borealis casting it’s glow over Seltún geothermal area in SW-Iceland.” By Helga Kvam, All Rights Reserved. Visit Helga’s flickr page to see more of her stunning photography from Iceland.

  • The Shift

    Many of the trends we’ve been seeing in Web 2.0 aren’t limited to the internet, as much the Valley likes to think so :) Ideas that arise from subcultures do so for…

  • Suggested Reading, November 18, 2006

    A round-up of some articles and ideas that I’ve enjoyed recently with a focus on global change, community, action, and design thinking. Worldchanging: A Users Guide for the 21st Century “A groundbreaking…

  • Hacking the System

    A few bits of other news caught my eye this last week amid the flurry of activity here in San Francisco around the Web 2.0 Summit. Power to the People Creative Commons…

  • The Cloud

    This combines so many elements that I’m drawn to into one functional environment – beyond object.  It’s meditative, ethereal, and draws from camping technology (rip-stop nylon, portable).  Camping in my tent has…

  • Rumsfeld Resignation

    Summarized in a Mac OSX screenshot… Via Boing Boing

  • A Good Day for America

    The Democrats finally make the move to regain power and I couldn’t be more excited.  My parents live in Northen Virginia so it was a victory on many levels.  San Francisco’s Nancy…

  • Widgets Live!

    I’m at the Widgets Live! conference this afternoon with a sold-out crowd of widget geeks, technologists, developers, bloggers and execs at the Marines’ Club in San Francisco. Widgets Live! is the first…

  • Vox Launches

    Vox, Six Apart’s new blog service, launched on Oct 26. Vox puts the emphasis on personal blogging and sharing with friends and family. It features advanced privacy controls, a stunning variety of…

  • Ideacodes Designs Themes for Vox

    Vox, Six Apart’s new blog service, launched today.  Vox puts the emphasis on personal blogging and sharing with friends and family.  It features advanced privacy controls, a stunning variety of unique themes,…

  • Stylehive Launch: Party and New Features

    Last Thursday night was the official launch party for Stylehive, the social shopping community focused on new trends, products, designers, stores and experts. The launch party was fabulous. Thanks to everyone that…

  • Stylehive Launches

    Stylehive, the social shopping community focused on new trends, products, designers, stores and experts, launched on Oct 19, coming out of alpha with a host of new features and a big party…

  • Bearbricks at Chanel

    Another toy art-meets-couture spotting caught on camera.  These Karl Lagerfeld Bearbricks are on display here in SF at the Chanel store, Maiden Lane, Union Square.  Not sure the cross-branding will be effective…

  • Damien Hirst Manolo Blahniks

    We were strolling through Union Square and I caught this great display of Manolo Blahnik shoes by Damien Hirst at the San Francisco Neiman Marcus Manolo Blahnik retrospective.

  • The Trip Up

    “The Trip Up” is the title of Anousheh Ansari’s blog post from space. Ansari was the first the first civilian to blog from beyond Earth’s orbit. She writes, “Hi everyone, it is…

  • Why I Use Social Software

    Recent posts have been expressing why people don’t like using social software, or believe it’s just a passing fad. Since I disagree, I’ve made a short list of why I do use…

  • Fischerspooner at SF Fashion Week

  • Tell it All

    I’ve had phases where I was really into digital video. In the early 2000s, I shot a lot of footage of my daily life with my one-chip Sony DV cam and turned…

  • Ideacodes Redesigns GigaOM.com

    Ideacodes redesigns the newly launched GigaOM.com, an online news and weblog published by Giga Omni Media Inc., a San Franciso-based company that delivers technology news, analysis and opinions on topics ranging from…

  • 080906

    “Most people spend their lives living in dreary, beige conformity, mortally afraid of using colors. The main purpose of my work is to provoke people into using their imagination and make their…

  • Ideacodes Working with Sapotek

    Ideacodes has been working on the corporate site for Sapotek Inc., the company that created the first Web-based desktop of its kind in Spanish, Computadora.de, as well as the launch of a…

  • EmilyChang.com Reaches Over 10,000 Daily RSS Subscribers

    EmilyChang.com, launched less than a year ago, has now reached a combined RSS feed total of over 10,000 daily readers.  To grab your own feeds from this site, please visit the subscribe…

  • Ideacodes and Ning

    Ideacodes is pleased to be working with Ning on UI and user experience design for many of Ning’s upcoming features and releases.  Ning is a free online service for cloning, customizing and…

  • eHub Interviews Channel at CNET Japan

    Today, Emily Chang’s eHub Interviews went live as a channel at the Japanese version of News.com.  See Emily’s blog post.

  • eHub Interviews channel at CNET Japan

    Last month I had the pleasure of hearing from Kaori Omoto, an editor at CNET Networks Japan. Today, eHub Interviews went live as a channel at the Japanese version of News.com. CNET…

  • Net Neutrality

    UPDATE: Thursday, June 22 – “When I invented the Web, I didn’t have to ask anyone’s permission. Now, hundreds of millions of people are using it freely. I am worried that that…