Archive | June, 2013

Work and Life | June 26, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Why I Returned My Nike+ Fuelband

not for that

Less than 10 days ago, you might recall that I was a proud owner. After wearing it for 6 days in a row and chatting with other owners, I stopped wearing it for 4 days. I did not miss it and it didn’t change my daily routine. Don’t get me wrong the Nike+ Fuelband is [...]

Work and Life | June 25, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

I am in a “Rethink: The Way We Live” Frame of Mind

rethink the way we live book :: photo by Mikkel Vang

I was so inspired after reading a post by Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind where she talked of Rethink: The Way We Live that I decided to write this post. As a design blogger, I struggled with the same conscience questions than Erin enumerated in her post. This is why I wrote posts about “Things that [...]

Work and Life | June 20, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Rethinking The Office Space Design with MyWorld by Philippe Starck

connected sofa for you home office

This picture illustrates well what many of us do in our living room on weekends or late at night. We browse the Web, answer emails, blog, write reports or read a book on a couch thanks to our tablets and laptops. The couch was not designed for these tasks until now. When Philippe Starck designed [...]

Work and Life | June 19, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

FoodtoEat is a Platform for Street Food Vendors and their Customers

foodtoeat online platform for street food vendors and restaurants

This is not another post on food trucks. Instead it is a look at how a 25 year old woman founder has launched an online ordering platform for restaurants with delivery services and street food vendors. Currently serving New York city, FoodtoEat.com is one more online service that wishes to make it easier for their [...]

Work and Life

June 19, 2013 | by Kim

Reading Glasses at Costco

ready to wear reading glasses

Until two years ago, I prided myself for not needing corrective glasses. After months of resisting to the fact, I had to [...]

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June 18, 2013 | by Kim

Food Trucks in Montreal – Summer 2013...

food trucks :: street food in montreal

If you live in Montreal, you probably know that the city approved 9 locations where street food vendors will be allowed to [...]

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June 18, 2013 | by Kim

Office Design: Transparent and Cheerful Panels

raw color ABN AMRO Eindhoven

Anyone who visited The Netherlands knows that the Dutch are not afraid of colorful spaces, even for the corporate office spaces. It is [...]

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June 17, 2013 | by Kim

My New Gadget: The Nike+ Fuelband

nike+ fuelband white ice

June 26th, 2013 Update: Before you buy yours, read first Why I returned my Fuelband It has been a while since I [...]

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June 17, 2013 | by Kim

Seven Writing Tips for Bloggers to Convey...

tips for editing your blog posts

Every blogger develops their own writing style. This is a part of the attraction of reading a blog. If we were to [...]

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June 16, 2013 | by Kim

Happy Father’s Day! … and Why Are...

father and son playtime

I wish all the dads a wonderful Happy Father’s Day! The time you spend playing with, talking to and caring for your [...]

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FAMILY

June 13, 2013 | by Kim

I Am Proud to Be An Older Mom

proud to be an older mom

I became a mom after 40s. I gave birth so late that my age group doesn’t appear in fertility tables. I was [...]

Work and Life

June 12, 2013 | by Kim

Walking Meetings are Great for Business and...

walking meetings

A TED2013 talk by Nilofer Merchant offers us a way to mix work with leisure. It is easy to see why a [...]

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