Layer3 TV Launches Cablebox Designed by BMW Designworks

The first new cable company in over a decade puts user experience first

Layer3 TV is a new US cable company with service available in Chicago, Washington D.C. and Longmont, CO with Los Angeles coming online soon. Shown here is an exclusive look at their new set-top box designed by BMW Group subsidiary Designworks. “We believe design should be at the center of everything we do and it starts with the box,” CEO Jeff Binder tells us about …

Buy and Sell Sneakers on Slang

A sleek new app that brings a major upgrade in the user experience of reselling kicks

Sneakers started as a utilitarian answer to the need for performance shoes in athletics, and over the last 60-odd years, they have transformed from functional footwear to status symbol to even art pieces. Sneakers are a culture with nuance, rich history and regional variance—and ever since they have been coveted, they’ve been re-sold. Looking to improve that experience, the newly launched app Slang makes buying …

Whimsy Travel: Adventure on a Budget

A new service that selects the cheapest and most in-season destinations

If returning to the same all-inclusive beach resort each year is your idea of the perfect holiday, then London-based travel startup Whimsy might not be for you. The newly minted web company prides itself on fostering exploration. The site utilizes an algorithm that combines cost savings with macro weather patterns—ensuring you don’t end up booking tickets to your dream destination only to find out later …