Artists

3D Printers

'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and CĂ©lia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
3-D Printing

This 3-D Printed Fashion Show Pushes Haute Couture in a New Direction

As part of 3-D Print Week in New York, a group of 12 design teams came together to showcase their futuristic work.
3-D Printing

3-D Printed Violins and Guitars Push the Boundaries of Art and Tech

Eric Goldemberg of MONAD Studios in Miami Beach, Fla., is creating a boutique of customizable, futuristic instruments.
Artists

Art-Tech Startup Makes the Digital Picture Frame Super Classy

Meural's matte LCD display screen is set into a handcrafted maple wooden frame.
Success Strategies

Everything I Know About Business I Learned By Selling on a Street Corner

A lifelong inventor found the secrets of success after failing to hock goods at a street fair.
Artists

Tumblr Launches New Ad Initiative to Connect Popular Bloggers With Major Brands

The Creatrs Network would give marketers access to the kind of content that is already resonating among Tumblr's 420 million total users.
Grow Your Business

5 Points of Success Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Masked Street Artist

New York City-based 'Alec Monopoly' gets paid to paint and has partnered with huge brands and celebrities.
Legal Issues

Seattle Artist Says She Lost Millions of Dollars, Sues 'Angry Birds' Maker

A U.S. judge approved the lawsuit, which claims that an artist was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of the brand's pet toys she designed.
Licensing

5 Tips for Creatives to Profitably License Their Work

Starving is no way to live, even for artists. Licensing creative work for the consumer market can put food on the table.
Crowdfunding

Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance

Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
Social Media

You Never Thought Social Media Could Look Like This

Artists have created an installation that allows us to see social-media sentiment in the physical, real world. It's so weird you have to see it for yourself.
Freelancers

5 Guidelines to Maximize Freelance Employees

Your business might be small, but its look and feel doesn't have to be. Hiring outside help is quick and effective.
Young Influencers

How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model

Jessica Banks, the founder of RockPaperRobot, a kinetic furniture business, explains how she has transitioned from artist to entrepreneur.
Creativity

5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Habits

3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs

The best lessons are learned from history. Here are three practices that will still make you epic today.