Tony Fadell’s Book “Build” Celebrates Success and Failure

After 30+ years in Silicon Valley, this engineer and designer has plenty of tales and advice to share

Often referred to as the “Father of the iPod,” engineer and designer Tony Fadell has just released his first book, Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making. With 30+ years of experience in Silicon Valley and 300 patents to his name, Fadell has been part of epic successes—and failures—and this book is full of stories, insights and lessons related to them. Fadell began his …

Comme des Garçons CEO Adrian Joffe Reimagines Retail With 3537

When Comme des Garçons CEO Adrian Joffe launched Dover Street Market in 2004, he changed the way many retailers functioned, situating well-known luxury brands with up-and-coming labels in the same space amidst rotating creative installations. Now, this artistic approach to retail is being pushed even further with 3537, a new events platform that sees department stores and cultural experiences operating on a didactic level. “3537 …

Starbucks’ Transgender Health Policy is Next Level

Starbucks has just announced its updated trans health policy—and it’s directly in cohesion with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) recommendations. While the coffee company has offered gender-reassignment surgeries since 2012, they are now covering everything from hair-grafting to voice therapy and beyond. As Mary Emily O’Hara writes, these are “services considered vital for transgender healthcare but often listed as ‘cosmetic’ and not …