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  • The 'language-free Etsy' for artisans
  • The 'language-free Etsy' for artisans
    Anou (2014) ©

The 'language-free Etsy' for artisans

If you're weaving rugs in rural Morocco, getting online and figuring out mostly English-language e-commerce sites can be tricky. But Anou, a purely visual interface for sellers, is connecting makers in developing countries with the international market.



  • Article image Flic: simplifying technology with the push of a button

    It’s predicted that in 2015, one billion wireless Internet of Things devices will be shipped, and sales will be worth £6.5 billion. Swedish-designed Flic is angling for a slice of this market. But are our homes becoming tech-saturated, our gadgets gathering dust? Does Flic’s pitch resonate, or is a gadget to manage our gadgets the last thing we want?

  • Simple video calling with Speakset Simple video calling with Speakset

    There are over 14 million people in the UK that can be described as digitally excluded, and the majority of them are older generations. So how do we ensure that Granny stays connected? Speakset is an easy to use voice chat programme aimed at older people.

  • Article image Simple: the wonder of the useless web

    From apps to art, there’s a growing focus on clarity and dynamism. Abstract and beautifully simplistic, this new aesthetic has the power to reach outside the screen and into our minds.

  • Article image How Brit + Co brought the maker movement home

    Reversing the decline of home economics, women under 30 are taking a break from technology to get crafting – a trend that Brit + Co cater to with their 'organic' community-focused approach.