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Platforms like Figma have changed the game when it comes to how creatives and other stakeholders in the production and product team conceive and iterate around two-dimensional designs. Now, a…

Gravity Sketch draws $33M for a platform to design, collaborate on and produce 3D objects

The company is building web-based tools that can turn a 2D sketch into a 3D representation so that someone can design anything from a small building to a skyscraper.

Arcol aims to do for building design what Figma did for UI design

Even as remote software uptake has boomed during the pandemic, certain workflows have gotten prioritized for specialized toolsets while other team members have been left piecemealing their productivity. Employees designing…

Ditto raises $1.5 million to help teams collaborate on copy

Diversity and inclusion are slowly, slowly moving away from being an afterthought (or worse, a no-thought) in the tech world. And to underscore the new attention the area is getting…

Stark raises $1.5M for a toolkit that helps developers and others create more inclusive design

With the shift in the way designers fit into organizations and the way design fits into business overall, the design ecosystem is following the same path blazed by enterprise SaaS…

Design may be the next entrepreneurial gold rush

In October, InVision made the first dramatic change to its product portfolio since the company’s inception. The team launched InVision Studio, a design tool meant to take on the likes…

InVision launches Studio Platform, challenging Adobe with an open ecosystem

Sales teams have Salesforce. Engineers have GitHub. But designers have always had slim pickings. Abstract, launching today, is a workflow platform and system of record built for designers to solve…

Abstract launches as the versioning system of record for design

Should our kids learn to code? I can’t argue against the value of every child having a working knowledge of software development. But there is a difference between coding foundational…

The future of front-end development is design

Apple has a Mac App Store problem. Popular vector-based design app Sketch is leaving the App Store in order to move back to a direct-selling model. The developer announced the…

Another Popular App Leaves The Mac App Store

InVision, the platform for building beautiful, interactive prototypes, has just announced integration with Sketch, a design application that is growing in traction as an alternative to Photoshop. InVision has been…

Topping 500K Users, InVision Prototyping Platform Integrates With Sketch

Tablet PCs never really caught on, did they? And yet, nearly every laptop sold today has a touchpad / trackpad thingie. Wouldn’t it be cool to use that for the…