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‘Once they get your design, it’s like a death kiss’: Independent designers speak out against ecommerce giants like Alibaba and SHEIN

'I'm making, like, little to no money from my work as a designer. And someone else is profiting off it.'

On Feb 17, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Cliff Tan’s TikTok videos will make you want to rearrange your entire life

'Within half a year I have seen more projects than I ever would dream of in my whole life.'

On Oct 7, 2021 by Daysia Tolentino

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‘We’re very much floor people’: People hate this TikToker’s minimalist home

The home includes a chair that is not for sitting.

On Sep 3, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘I don’t think it’s a coincidence’: TikToker accuses Converse of stealing her designs

The sneaker company denies the claims.

On May 24, 2021 by Michelle Brandabur

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Virgil Abloh gets roasted for ‘tone-deaf’ Emmett Till face masks

The designer has since limited who can comment on his Instagram post featuring the masks.

On Dec 12, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Influencer accuses Lisa Frank of stealing apartment design, says that’s why she’s getting evicted (updated)

'It feels like they're trying to erase me.'

On Oct 14, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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Here’s how you can become the next big hit app entrepreneur

Bring your ideas to life.

On Oct 25, 2017 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

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This $10 Photoshop class will teach everything you need to know about web design

Bonus: danker memes.

On May 23, 2017 by Christine Burkson

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This designer’s tool is the one ruler to rule them all

It really rules.

On Apr 1, 2017 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

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People are calling out this brand for ripping off designs and capitalizing on black culture

Millioneiress' 24-year-old founder says she's all about 'New Age feminism,' though.

On Dec 12, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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First Zara, now Francesca’s: Retailers accused of ripping off indie designers’ work

2016 is the summer of design theft, apparently.

On Aug 8, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Artist launches online store to sell designs allegedly ripped off by Zara

Shop this stolen art.

On Jul 21, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Indie designer accuses Zara of stealing work, Zara says artist’s work isn’t ‘distinctive’

The internet has chosen sides—and it wants to topple the huge fashion brand.

On Jul 20, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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The 8 worst Kickstarters of all time

They should pay you for even looking at these.

On Jun 21, 2016 by Luke Winkie

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These trays will make your living area look beautiful—and charge your phone while doing it

Where fashion meets function.

On Jun 13, 2016