Interview: Paul Budnitz of Ello

The founder of the internet's new unconventional, ad-free social network explains its honest origins and its exciting future

We’ve long been supporters of multifarious designer Paul Budnitzwe even collaborated on a Cool Hunting bicycle with the Kid Robot founder. So when he began telling us about his new project, Elloan ad-free social networklast May, we knew something exciting was in the works. Now in full Beta mode, the free, invite-only network is doubling in size daily, and garnering even more attention in a …

Edit Images, Videos and Gifs with Kanvas App

Add text, doodles, overlays and stickers to content for sharing within and outside the creative social network

Though the current state of social media offers an app for nearly everyone, there’s always room for more to play in the space—so long as they’re willing to play nice with others across all key platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr. Enter Kanvas, a social network app that allows users to edit photos, gifs and video with an ever-growing list of creative ways. And …

Interview: Julie Anne Quay of VFiles

The site's founder talks about the recent redesign and its user-generated editorial content

Since former executive editor of V Magazine Julie Anne Quay launched VFiles nearly a year ago, we have been intrigued by the site’s successful merger of social media, sharp design and editorially-bent content. And now with recent redesign of the homepage, the true mission of the site—to serve as a barometer of what users are thinking, talking and caring about in the realm of fashion …