Mobile and Facebook games have a real knack at sucking you in and making you spend money. Village the Game has all the addictive qualities of Farmville, but your in-app purchases fund real-life farms in places like Zambia.
There's a host of smells that accost your nose every time you walk outside—some good, some not. Researchers have started mapping these odors to determine each city's smellscape, and perhaps how to improve it.
It's finally happening: after lots of talk about Pinterest diving into e-commerce, the buy button is becoming a reality. Buyable Pins launch on iOS this month, and on Android and desktop later this year.
Louis Vuitton brought stars of the international art scene to Havana's 12th Biennale, which opened last month. The city-wide festival sought to illuminate beautiful but neglected areas of Havana, and the artists were tasked to celebrate Cuba's cultural history.
Design is a visual world, so it's not always easy to communicate with words. Enter Crit, a new app that streamlines conversations with designers, architects, photographers, and creatives. Check it out:
Dwell Media announced the sale of their popular annual conference, Dwell on Design, to UK-based Informa. In its 10 years of operation, Dwell on Design has become the largest design event in the US—and the multi-million dollar deal promises global expansion.