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Kwambio

Up until recently, 3D print services have been more focused on delivering the 3D printed product than in providing anything to print. But with 3D printing becoming more accessible every day, demand for models is growing. That’s where Kwambio comes in. Kwambio is set to offer a few features that make it stand out from [...]

Featured Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight – Henrique Oliveira

The JESS3 team loves artists. Their pioneering spirit, the narratives that are contained within their work, and the sheer beauty of what they do. This week, we’re paying special attention to Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira. Oliveira came to his art in an unusual way. At first a painter, he started out in a studio in [...]

Featured Aena

Biográfica + Aena: A New Visual Language

Air travel can be a confusing and frustrating experience, as anyone with a pulse can attest. An airport administration company called Aena wants to change that. They commissioned a new visual alphabet from design firm Biográfica with the goal of making the on-the-ground experience a little more seamless. The new icons derive their shapes of [...]

Featured Bend

Bend Goods: Model Furniture

Bend Goods has been making gorgeous furniture in Southern California for the past six years. They’re a popular source of contemporary design. So why are we just writing about them now? Two words: photo shoot. For its 2015 catalog, Bend decided to do something different. Their team took pieces to some of the most picturesque [...]

Featured 3D Printing

New Dimensions in 3D Printing

What if 3D printing didn’t suck? Yes, it’s one of the coolest disruptive technologies in recent memory – but even its biggest fans have to admit that its limitations are legion. 3D printed objects are weak and can only be made of a few materials, and the process takes forever. But Carbon3D’s new process is [...]

Featured Doves

The Long Lost Font of Doves Press

Like most aspects of a design project, finding the perfect font is a frustrating, but rewarding, task. And of course, what that “perfect” font is will always be different, depending on the task at hand. But for over a century, designers have agreed that in terms of pure beauty, the Doves Press typeface is one [...]

Featured Jesses picks

Snacking at SXSW

Every year, JESS3 participates in SXSW. It’s a can’t-miss event for so many reasons, one of which is the city of Austin itself: the people, the weather, and of course, the food. And then we spotted this BBQ segment on Nightline and guess who we saw. That’s right! And, with that in mind, we thought [...]

Featured Enlight

Enlight – Your New Favorite Photo Editing App

You’re a savvy photographer. You know about Photoshop, and you know about Affinity. But if you still haven’t found a favorite solution for on-the-go editing, Enlight might be the answer. Enlight takes the best of our favorite photo editing apps, like Camera+ and Darkroom, and combines them all into one incredibly robust suite that offers [...]

Featured Everyman

Vaulted Willow

With apologies to Leslie Knope, most public parks aren’t very exciting from a design point of view. Relaxing, sure. Great for kids, absolutely. But cutting edge design isn’t usually part of the puzzle. Clearly, Marc Fornes and THEVERYMANY™ didn’t get that memo. Check out what they created for the Edmonton Arts Council in one of [...]