17 posts tagged fiftythree
Paper is featured on the Apple homepage today!
Made With Paper by Apple
I choose to work from home because I don’t like shoes or ironing. But I do like banana cream pie and children’s stories.
From the FiftyThree Paper Portraits series by photographer Lee Towndrow.
20 reasons why I love my job
shiny & new
fiftythree one of “10 nyc startups to watch”
Congrats to everyone at FiftyThree today – we made Time Inc.’s list of 10 NYC Startups To Watch! I’m also proud to say this is the second time I have been part of a team that made the list. Two years ago, Foodspotting was featured among the ten inaugural honorees (I went to a cocktail party. There was a photobooth.) so now I can talk about my “track record.”
Today, Time Inc. unveiled its third annual list of 10 NYC Startups to Watchfor 2013. We’re honored to see FiftyThree featured alongside peers for whom we have deep respect in the NYC startup community.
FiftyThree has grown by leaps and bounds since launching our first product Paper in March 2012. Our team continues to grow, too. Every day we’re surrounded by and collaborate with people we admire: Inventors, painters, musicians, filmmakers, marathoners, comedians, Canadians and equally impressive teammates based in Portland and Seattle.
Still, we have a ways to go. We like to say “Paper is where ideas begin…” And in the truest sense of the word, this adventure is only beginning. People are their best when they create, and we’re excited to play a part in enabling creativity. Join us.
favorite things simplicity
Don’t miss the beautiful new Paper update…
One year ago, we introduced the world to Paper. In the intervening months, we developed innovative new tools, improved existing features and devoted countless hours to making Paper better, faster, stronger. As we enhanced our product and made customers happy, we realized we were missing one thing. Minimalism.
Introducing: The most basic version of Paper to date. Built on our powerful core technology masterminded in our sixth floor walk-up in New York City, the new Paper brings together Draw and Erase, two handcrafted tools that effectively cancel each other out. Need a faster way to hide what you’re working on? Our Reset™ feature clears the page with a single swipe. Mistake? What mistake?
Where some see limitations, others see possibility. Welcome to a new world where it’s simpler than simple. It’s simplest.
Learn more about the new Paper on fiftythree.com/paper-simplified.
Thanks for all your birthday wishes today. All things considered, the first day of my twenty-ninth year went well; I even took a boxing class for the first time. My wrists and forearms took the worst of the beating and I’m pretty sure I fractured something.Who needs arms anyway?
made with paper new york fashion week
The live sketches created by FiftyThree during Fashion Week were featured in a two-page spread in Women’s Wear Daily this week. I could not be more proud to be part of this team.
Spotted earlier this week at 51st St station in New York City. Paper, front and center of Apple’s new ad campaign.
This week I am working with FiftyThree to showcase live sketches of major runway shows during New York Fashion Week. Out of the sketches from the five shows we’ve attended so far, this beautiful rendering of an Oscar de la Renta gown is my favorite, created using Paper by the talented Danielle Meder, a fashion illustrator based in Toronto who flew in to work with us.
Follow along at WWD On Paper and learn more about Danielle’s work on her site, Final Fashion. I especially love the blog post in which she describes her collaboration with Fiftythree as “the most exciting project of my career so far.”
photo via georg petschnigg
Plunging neckline, deep purple gown, wet red hair at Oscar de la Renta
live sketching new york fashion week
FiftyThree and Women’s Wear Daily have teamed up again, this time to live sketch New York Fashion Week.
I’m really, really excited to be working on this project with FiftyThree. In a time when anyone can click a button to snap a photo, there’s something magical about seeing what the storyteller—in this case the artist—wants you to see.
Yigal Azrouël 2/8 2p
Alexander Wang 2/9 5p
Diane von Furstenberg 2/10 4p
J.Crew 2/12 9:30a
Oscar de la Renta 2/12 6:30p
Proenza Schouler 2/13 8p
Calvin Klein Collection 2/14 2p
Marc Jacobs 2/14 8p
I was visiting a million websites and Tumblrs as I do each morning when I saw this. My first thought was: Cute! Looks like me cuddling a cat.
Wait a minute… That is me cuddling a cat.
Beautiful sketch made with Paper by Ghurka designer and my new friend, Janelle Sing.
Janelle joined FiftyThree today to help us live sketch the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit in New York City.
Over the next two days, FiftyThree will create a visual record of the insights presented by thought leaders of the fashion industry, including Marc Jacobs, Mickey Drexler of J. Crew Group and Karl Lagerfeld of Chanel.
Follow along at wwdonpaper.fiftythree.com!
happy days paper by fiftythree is named app of the year
In March, FiftyThree, the company I work with on content and community, launched a beautiful app called Paper that lets users create on the iPad.
Today, Apple named Paper iPad App of the Year.
2012 was not easy, but it was the year I got the chance to work with some of the most thoughtful and dedicated people I’ve known.
There will always be those who seek overnight success, who take the path of least resistance, and who think relationships will be easy once they meet a person named The One. But, at last, I think I get it — there are no shortcuts to being really good at what you do. You simply keep working at it. And, most times, it’s fun and challenging and you’re surprised it’s considered “work” at all because it doesn’t feel like it.
FiftyThree didn’t win many awards this year because of luck or lack of competition. Instead, I see them practice what they preach. They build everything with purpose, driven by the ingrained desire to make making beautiful, approachable, fun and intuitive.
I’m excited to continue sharing the story of FiftyThree. Take a look at the amazing work being created with Paper on Made with Paper and, if you don’t have the app already, see what you’re missing. Experiment, screw up and start again. There’s no wrong way to use Paper, and that’s the beauty of it.
Below are just a few Paper creations I found while curating the awesome work made in the app this year.