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Design Ecosystem in Vilnius

Igor Gubaidulin Avatar| By igor-gubaidulin on February 20, 2019

    What Local Designers Say about Vilnius Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania and the second largest city in the Baltic States, is a relatively small city compared to Istanbul, London, Moscow or Berlin, but it’s cozy, compact and easy to explore with all the trappings and vibes of a modern and innovative European capital. Mykolas Puodžiūnas, a […]

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    Design Ecosystem in Tokyo

    Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on January 24, 2019

      Of Asian cities, so far, we’ve only covered Singapore and Taipei in our Design Ecosystems series. Now it’s time to explore a place recognized the world around for its specific approach to aesthetics – Tokyo. Japan is known for its meticulous and hardworking culture. We decided to look at how this reflects on the digital […]

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      Design Ecosystem in Chicago

      Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on January 15, 2019

        { 🇺🇸 } – US’s capital of pizza

        Design Ecosystem in Chicago

        After kicking off 2019 by taking a look at Moscow’s blossoming design community, we’re taking a trip to the capital of pizza…at least in the US. We’re talking about Chicago of course, the 3rd biggest city in the States.

        Turns out, one thing the windy city isn’t lacking is job opportunities for designers. Let’s see what the locals have to say about the city, the scene and where to get the best deep dish pizza!

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        Design Ecosystem in Moscow

        Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on January 7, 2019

          { 🇷🇺 } – Russia’s Creative Capital

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          In the last edition of our Design Ecosystem series in 2018, we took a look at one of the most engaged design communities in the world: San Francisco. Now we’re jumping into 2019 with our take on Moscow, where we had an opportunity to talk about Phase during last year’s Design Conference.

          We reached out to designers based in the city to learn more about it and get a closer look at the local design community. Here’s an inside take on what we discovered!

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          Design Ecosystem in San Francisco

          Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on December 12, 2018

            { 🌉 } – City of Designer’s Individualism

            Design Ecosystem in San Francisco

            In our series Design Ecosystems, we have already been to the East Coast of the US, exactly in New York. Now it’s time to check one of the most tech-advanced cities in the world – San Francisco. With HQs of companies like Twitter, Uber, and many, many others, the city is one of the most interesting places for designers to be.

            Let’s see how is it to be a designer in a place surrounded by world’s biggest companies.

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            Design Ecosystem in Taipei

            Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on November 13, 2018

              { 🇹🇼 } – Taipei, home of Phase

              After our last visit to London, we wanted to take a closer look at a place that is very close to the most on our team – Taipei. You may not know it, but this is where 9 of 11 of Phase team members are based, working hard on app’s design and engineering.

              Since we’d already covered Berlin, home of our community team, we wanted to see how Taipei’s Design Ecosystem looks and what you can expect from the city as a designer.

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              Design Ecosystem in London

              Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on November 2, 2018

                { 🇬🇧 } – The Major Startup Hub in Europe

                Today, we continue to explore design communities around the world. This time in the Design Ecosystems series we are taking a look at London, one of the largest design hubs in Europe.

                It’s the capital of the UK, and also happens to be the major startup hub on the European continent. Many companies start their journey here to expand worldwide, which also means that there is a lot of work for the designers in the city.

                Let’s see what London has to offer!

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                Design Ecosystem in NYC

                Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on October 18, 2018

                  { 🗽 } – City Of Opportunities

                  In our series Design Ecosystems, we have already visited Africa, Europe, and Asia. In this article, we are going to cover probably the most famous city in North America – New York City.

                  NYC is not only the biggest city in the United States but also one of the most international ones.

                  It’s a home to countless interesting companies and startups that have a huge role in shaping the city’s design ecosystem. Let’s take a closer look!

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                  Design Ecosystem in Singapore

                  Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on October 5, 2018

                    { 🇸🇬 } – Asia’s Most-International Design Hub

                    In Phase Magazine’s previous issue, we took you on a trip around our Berlin neighborhood. Meanwhile, the weather here got awful, so we thought it may be a good idea to cover someplace a little warmer this time.

                    Let’s explore the Design Ecosystem in Singapore!

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                    Designer’s Guide to Berlin

                    Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on September 26, 2018

                      { 🐻 } – #DesignEcosystem in Berlin

                      Here’s something unique about Phase – we are quite a small team of 11 people based in two different, but equally amazing, cities. Phase design and engineering are based in Taipei, Taiwan while our community team including myself run a small team in Berlin.

                      Taipei is a story for another day, but why Berlin?

                      The real reason is the local design community. The city is just full of creatives, and is one of Europe’s biggest design hubs, and perhaps more importantly, is one of its most diverse.

                      I fell in love with the city the first time I visited last year, and couldn’t resist moving here. I thought that joining Phase in Berlin would be an excellent opportunity for me to start my journey with design, and I couldn’t have been more right.

                      I’ve been living in Berlin for almost two months now. Here’s what you should know about the city if you’re a designer moving here.

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