• ZURB Acquires Design Community Forrst From Colourlovers

    ZURB Acquires Design Community Forrst From Colourlovers

    Product design company ZURB just announced that it has acquired Forrst, the 500startups alumni Colourlovers acquired for an undisclosed amount in March 2012. Forrst aims to be a design community for “sharing work and inspiration, getting valuable and constructive feedback and ultimately getting better at your craft.” The terms of today’s acquisition were not disclosed. Read More

  • Creative Market Nabs $1.3M From SV Angel, CrunchFund To Become An Etsy For Digital Design

    Creative Market Nabs $1.3M From SV Angel, CrunchFund To Become An Etsy For Digital Design

    Earlier this year, ColourLovers founders Aaron Epstein, Chris Williams and Darius A Monsef IV (a.k.a. Bubs) launched Creative Market in private beta to give its community of color and template-creating designers a place to sell their digital content. And, today, they’re announcing that they’ve closed a second round of funding to support the impending launch of Creative Market. Read More

  • Design Community Colourlovers Acquires Forrst

    Design Community Colourlovers Acquires Forrst

    The 500 Startups-backed dev and design community Forrst has been acquired by Colourlovers, a similarly-focused creative design community. This is the second site from Forrst founder Kyle Bragger which is coming to a close – his online marketplace TinyProj previously ended operations in January. However, in the former case, the site was being shut down with users transitioned… Read More

  • COLOURlovers Raises $1 Million To Make Everyone An Artist

    If you have even the slightest hint of a creative streak, you may be interested in COLOURlovers, a startup whose products let you easily express yourself using shapes and colors, even if you aren’t particularly good at it. The Y Combinator-backed company has built up a community around creating color palettes, a matching iPhone app, and even a tool for sprucing up your Twitter… Read More

  • Make Your #NewTwitter Background Pretty With Themeleon

    Y Combinator-backed design startup, which is a creative community for color, has the honor of being the official Twitter profile design extension. COLOURlovers’ Themeleon, a tool that lets Twitter users create customized and sleek profile pages, has helped design 2 million Twitter profiles in the past year (Twitter co-founder Ev Williams is a fan). Now that Twitter… Read More

  • Colourlovers Mixes With ColorSchemer, Added To Twitter's Design Palette

    Design startup, which is a creative community for color, has merged with ColorSchemer, a desktop color matching software. The Y Combinator-backed merged company, which is called CHROMAom, will launch in the next few months as the ultimate color authority, aiming to be the “Nielsen for all things color.” COLOURlovers officially completed the merger with ColorSchemer… Read More

  • COLOURlovers: For People Who Like Color

    Keeping with this week’s theme of niche social networking sites comes COLOURlovers, a design inspiration and information site focused on color. COLOURlovers is a resource that monitors color trends. COLOURlovers is aimed directly at people who use color and provides a place to compare color palettes, submit news and comments, and read color related articles and interviews. The site… Read More