Slow Fashion

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“Dreams shouldn’t be sensible.” In 2011, David and Clare Hieatt launched Hiut Denim in a small Welsh town that had been home to a jeans factory for 40 years. The Hieatts saw an opportunity to restore those lost jobs—and to do it in a way that fit with their ideas about building a sustainable business. In this… keep reading

Farewell, Happy Camper

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Basecamp has a new website and a new logo. If this is the first you’re hearing about it, it’s because we opted out of the big rebranding announcement that many companies undertake. There should be a post from Jason Fried forthcoming here on Signal v. Noise, but in the meantime, check out the latest episode… keep reading

Troy Toman is our new Director of Operations

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Few roles at Basecamp are as critical as the Director of Operations.  This person is responsible for keeping the lights on and the sites fast while managing seven people split across two teams.  All of this while building strategic plans, managing project work and taking the occasional on-call shift. We set an incredibly high bar… keep reading

The Cult of Overwork

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The Rework podcast is back from summer break! It’s time to get back to work, but it’s important not to overdo it. In this episode, Ty Fujimura, president of web design firm Cantilever, talks about how he escaped the Cult of Overwork; why it’s important to rethink the relationship between hours “worked” and actual productivity;… keep reading