Personalized Jewelry

Trendspotter Springwise has seen one-of-a-kind jewelry created to replicate a wearer’s scar, as well as bracelets featuring a map of the New York City subway. Borrowing a bit of both concepts, Etsy designer triggerhappy offers two necklace designs that can be personalized to reflect the wearer’s story. Triggerhappy’s Narrative Cartography series features a tag made […]

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Customized Lip Balms

With the many items that can be customized today–from muesli to fabrics–the trend is still going strong. Case in point: Lip Balm Labz, a Canadian startup that lets consumers design their own lip balms, reports trendspotter Springwise. Customers can pick and choose from more than 20 tantalizing flavors to be mixed in their lip balm,

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Turn Design-on-Demand Into Profits

Three years ago, twenty-somethings Peter Crawfurd and Michael Yang were would-be web entrepreneurs in search of a business idea writes Entrepreneur. Their top criteria: something they could start with limited funds, and something with big potential to scale. Avid consumers of tailored dress shirts, they decided to capitalize on their knowledge of custom-made clothing and

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Customised Cookies, Baked To Order

Springwise: Toronto’s Sweet Flour Bake Shop, lets patrons design their own baked treats and eat them fresh from the oven just two minutes later. More than 15,000 possible combinations face Sweet Flour customers, who begin by choosing the cookie dough base they’d like: original, peanut butter or oatmeal. From there they can choose from among

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