Industry talk, happenings around Character, and the odd creative experiment.
November 10, 2020
Eero is named a a top mesh router of 2020 by C|net
NYMag highlights Conjure for their inventory of the best big ticket pieces in the furniture rental delivery space
Renting furniture online is no longer a novel concept. Out of a crowded category, Conjure’s gained acclaim for its big-ticket items, like couches, lounge chairs, and bedroom furniture.
Tempo is featured in an Architectural Digest article that highlights beautiful home exercise machines
Praised by Architectural Digest, Tempo Studio a one-stop-shop home exercise machine has been recognized for its “handsomely designed machinery and its ability to emulate a piece of furniture blending seamlessly into existing decor.”
Rolling Stone nods to the beauty of Tempo’s futuristic, in-home exercise studio
As fitness has found its permanent place in the home, Rolling Stone highlights the Tempo Studio for its mirror-like, futuristic aesthetic.
Conjure launches in NYC and announces a successful seed round raise of $9M
Conjure, a design-forward furniture rental company, launches its services to New Yorkers and suburban neighbors in New Jersey and Long Island. Upon launching, they announced the success of a seed round that raised $9M.
Visby Medical's test for COVID-19 receives authorization from the FDA
Visby Medical’s PCR, the first rapid test for detection of COVID-19 designed to be operated simply in the palm of your hand, has received authorization from the FDA for emergency use in moderate to complex lab environments. The device has met the gold standard of infectious disease testing and is able to provide results in less than 30 minutes.
Fatherly highlights Legacy as an accessible, direct-to-consumer option for sperm testing
Fatherly, a popular modern parenting blog, calls attention to Legacy’s direct-to-consumer sperm testing as an alternative to tests provided by your healthcare provider or clinic.
Level introduces Level Touch, a smart lock that hides its intelligence
Level launches the Level Touch, a new smart lock with internal intelligence hiding under an exterior key plate.
TechCrunch declares Oura “the personal health tracking device to beat”
TechCrunch’s feature on Oura concludes that it “provides one of the best potential platforms for long-term personal wellness insight out there.”
October 5, 2020
Rothy’s debuts a lace-up shoe in its sustainable, stylish collection
Dezeen features Character’s Asterisk social distancing toolkit
Dezeen showcases Character’s Asterisk kit as part of 15 social distancing ideas under the Where We Stand project.
Molekule raises $58 million to clean up the world’s air
In the age of wildfires and viruses, Molekule has raised $58 million to clean up the world’s air using a filter that tackles one room at a time.
From farmers to vendors to restaurants, the people behind The Bay’s hospitality industry make it world-class.
Character helped The Bay Area Hospitality Coalition build a space where everyone affected by COVID-19 can find the resources and information they need to face the unprecedented challenges ahead.
Oura outfits ER workers in SF for early Covid-19 detection
2,000+ emergency medical professionals will be going to work this week in SF wearing the Oura ring in an attempt to identify and monitor the early onset of Coronavirus.
Women In Innovation featured on It’s Nice That
Character speaks to It’s Nice That about the accessible, lo-fi rebrand of Women In Innovation.
Character NY speaks to the podcast Private View(s)
Character NY sat down with Ask Us For Ideas to chat about about branding, ideas and opinions for Private View(s).