The slinky was invented in Sweden in the 1940’s from 80ft of wire. I’m sure we all remember the craze back in the 60’s where every kid had a slinky happily walking them down stairs. Despite the slinky losing popularity it’s a staple in our office and one of our go to items and here’s why.
If you work in an office your probably familiar with the dreaded “numb butt” syndrome that happens after sitting all day. If a numb butt wasn’t bad enough there is also varicose veins, blood clots, and reduced lifespan that can occur from sitting too long. Enter the yoga balls and standing desks. We’ve heard all the hype and decided to try it for ourselves.
At Treemarie we love a good notebook. Call us old school but there is just something magical about pen or pencil to paper that still sends us into fits of delight. Seriously. Nothing beats a well designed notebook that just calls your name every time you see it. From pocket sized to oversized, we’ve added some visual eye candy notebooks we like and of course some amazing notebook art to boot.
Working with GoodsExpress has been a tremendous learning opportunity. Kess Eburu, the founder and CEO is an engineer that coded and built the original GoodsExpress concept from scratch. GoodExpress allows consumers to shop from anywhere in the world while enjoying cheap and fast shipping no matter their location.
We’ve talked about taking the first steps to becoming your own boss, but what about the big question: money. A basic financial foundation is key to branching out. Have you wondered how people are able to finance a business?
Through image choice, layouts, and font selections, graphic designers can create beautiful images and posters using a few simple but useful few tricks.
As if we needed another thing to be addicted to. This week Facebook announced it will be rolling out bots that will be as easy to talk to as your best friend.
We’ve all been there, went to bed late and still have to wake up before the sun. Getting too little sleep makes us feel grumpy and irritable but that’s not the only downside.
Finding your calling is hardly ever clear cut or easy. And sometimes it screams directly in your face until you final answer it. As the say going goes, entrepreneurs are born not made. Designer Emi Grannis opens up about hearing her true calling.