Oooh this is exciting, my good friend at Hipstamatic, Molli Sullivan, Director of Marketing contacted me a few days ago to let me know about the new company she has launched with the Laura Buick, wife of Hipstamatic’s CEO – Lucas Buick. Madesquare is a new female-founded startup bringing thoughtfully-designed, finely-crafted square photo products and DIY inspiration to the same place people are snapping their photos their mobile phones. With MADESQUARE’s free iPhone app, people can transform their digital camera rolls into personalized, statement-making square photo products, conveniently ship items to themselves, friends and family, effortlessly discover DIY ideas to add a special touch to rooms, projects, and gifts, and easily share product and design inspiration on Pinterest, Facebook, email, and text.
“Thanks to smartphones, people are taking more awesome pictures than ever before, including us, and we’d often search endlessly for ideas to bring our memories to life,” said Laura Buick, Co-Founder and President, MADESQUARE. “With MADESQUARE, we’re bridging these two worlds unlike anywhere else. Now people can easily turn digital photos into beautifully-tangible products and discover clever design ideas in the same place we’re all taking and keeping photos our phones.”
MADESQUARE is launching with nearly 20 products, featuring square photos ranging in size from 2.5 x 2.5 inches to 30 x 30 inches. TheMADESQUARE do-it-yourself projects are designed to complement the product line, and serve as a launchpad for customers to tap into their own creativity.
“From our products to our DIYs to our app, we’ve created what we, as consumers, always wanted but found didn’t yet exist,” said Molli Sullivan, Co-Founder and Director of Marketing, MADESQUARE. “With MADESQUARE, we want to help inspire like-minded photo and design lovers to bring their most cherished digital memories into the physical world in new, captivating ways, and we can’t wait to create with them.”
From left to right Laura, Jill, Danielle and Molli