WHAT WE BELIEVE
We think the high street and expensive designer brands give consumers a raw deal. That's because everyone along the way takes a cut, from agents to landlords. And you - our discerning customer - pay for that cut. So we're making a stand: taking on the high street to offer you original furniture design at affordable prices. Here's how we do it differently:
SAVE UP TO 70%
- DIRECT FROM THE MAKERS No physical stores. No middlemen. We're just a passionate team bringing a new way to buy furniture: cutting out the fuss so you can get beautifully made pieces at a price to suit you.
Every 7 days, we combine all the orders for a piece and put them into production. By only manufacturing what's been ordered, we reduce our costs. And pass the savings onto you.
Without the middleman we connect you directly with designers, saving you up to 70% off prices at leading retailers – based on closest equivalent products in design and functionality, but which may differ in other respects, such as finishes and materials. Learn more
We work with fresh design talent to create our unique furniture collection. And then we find the best craftsmen to build it - often the same people who make products for top high street brands.
Using F# and genetic programming to play computer bridge
Featuring Felienne Hermans
In September 2016, Felienne's bridge bot Desiderius (Desi, as she calls him affectionately) will compete in the World Championship of Computer Bridge. In this talk she will explain how she built Desi.dsl bot genetic-programming robots bridge
Arm yourself with Domain Driven Security. It’s time to slay some security trolls…
Featuring Daniel Deogun and Dan Bergh Johnsson
Anonymous, LulzSec, and NSA is well known to be around. With this in mind, isn’t it time to think about the security of our systems? Well, of course. In this talk, you will learn how Domain Driven Design is used to counteract security weaknesses without one thinking “security” all the time. So,...ddd security
Featuring Cyrille Martraire
Symmetries are everywhere, but without practice we often miss many of them. This is a pity: symmetries, and their close friends called "Invariants", are very useful guidance for modeling business domains, both for design purposes and for exploring and challenging our understanding of...ddd dddx symmetry invariants
Refactoring to Deeper Insight: Lessons Learned Applying DDD to Large-Scale Ruby and Rails
Featuring Paul Rayner
This presentation shows what we learned during a recent redesign of the video camera support in Nexia Home Intelligence (www.nexiahome.com). Nexia is a large-scale Ruby on Rails application with a customer base using tens of thousands of video cameras. We’ll walk through examples of key design...ddd tdd ruby-on-rails nexia pair-programming
Chaos Testing at Jet with F# and Azure
Featuring Rachel Reese
Some of the biggest growing pains we've experienced with our microservice architecture at Jet is in preparing for system outages. Rachel will start with an overview of the benefits of choosing F# specifically, and functional programming in general, as well as Azure, for a chaos program. She...microservices chaos-testing testing f# fsharp azure
DDD All The Things
Featuring Liz Keogh
We're used to applying DDD to help us model our systems and architecture.
What would it look like, though, if we applied some of those principles and patterns to ourselves, our work and our lives? What happens when we use the wrong models? What about the ones we're using now?
In this...ddd bdd tdd cynefin architecture
Event Storming for fun and profit
Featuring Daniel Terhorst-North
Dan has been using Event Storming in a number of different contexts recently. He used it to model a legacy system, to design a new system, to understand several convoluted business processes, and primarily as an exercise in building shared understanding. He has also been coaching others and...ddd eventstorming
Marketplace: A time for all to pitch awesome ideas and projects!
Join in the fun as we open the floor to ideas and suggestions for the Unconference tracks on day 2!unconference project pitch