Brian W. Jones

Brian W. Jones

Brian is a writer, photographer and design nomad, exploring the world and tasting its coffee, while trying to change it for the better.

Technology august 22, 2011

Web Design With No Code Necessary

A new software pack from Adobe allows those users unfamiliar with code to build there own websites.

Work june 16, 2011

+Pool Gets Green Light From Engineering Firm

There may soon be a plus-shaped pool in the East River.

Advertising april 5, 2011

There’s An App For That “In Bed”

The mattress company Sealy promotes their low tech products an edgy new iPhone app.

Design & Architecture february 22, 2011

Coffee Common Embraces The Collaborative Advantage

Competing coffee purveyors come together to collaborate and educate the world about the culinary nuance and complexity that makes great coffee truly special.

Advertising february 2, 2011

Analog Music Sharing In The Zipcar Network

The idea for Take a CD, Leave a CD was developed by designer Bernard Barry after finding an album, presumably left behind on accident, in a Zipcar he recently rented.

Technology january 7, 2011

New App Locates The Best Coffee In San Francisco

Blue Crow Media made their introduction into the coffee world with their first app, London’s Best Coffee, and are now bringing their digital expertise to the US.

Innovation january 5, 2011

Mobile Video Dock Follows Your Every Move

The Satarii Star is a stand for iPhones, Flips, and other small recording devices that follows a wireless marker on a 360 degree axis to keep the subject in frame.

Retail november 29, 2010

Wilco’s Rockstar Coffee Collaboration

The acclaimed indie rock band from Chicago has partnered with another acclaimed Chicago native—Intelligentsia Coffee. The two are offering a unique promotion for fans who love coffee as much as the latest hit album.

Retail november 22, 2010

Public Bikes Roll Into Gap’s San Francisco Flagship Store

The year old bike company was created by Rob Forbes, the founder of Design Within Reach. After a career of making modern design accessible to more people, Rob is trying to do the same for urban transportation.

Home november 9, 2010

Verizon Begins Running iPad Ads (Video)

This begins the new era of Apple products on multiple carriers.

Design & Architecture october 26, 2010

Using Wastewater To Create Recyclable Plastic

Micromidas, a Sacramento based company, has developed the technology to convert carbon from wastewater into a degradable and recyclable material.

Cities july 23, 2010

+ Pool: The Future Of Water Recreation In New York City

A new conceptual project is meant to improve and take advantage of the natural resources that exist throughout the city.

Design & Architecture may 20, 2010

PieLab: Pie, Coffee & Design Build Community

A design-for-good project in Greensboro, Alabama provides a space to foster conversation and relationships.

Home may 12, 2010

A Curated Swap Meet: Score Something! Pop-Up Swap

An interesting event that's part party, and part swap meet brings together people with unused items to trade.


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