Great experiences are everywhere. They come in many, many different forms. At their core they exude passion, beautiful design, hospitality, intentionality, and excellence. Here are some of my recent favorites:
Google Photos has elegantly solved phone storage problems and delivered an amazing experience filled with delighters including search and easy sharing.
Rapha's superb cycling apparel is just a part of the company's vision: to make road cycling the most popular sport in the world. They understand the importance of and promote amazing experiences.
Google redefined email over a decade ago and is consistently improving with each innovation.
Host Roman Mars leads an exploration of the best designs we rarely see. Think the opposite of the 'Norman Door'.
What started with a simple, stylish, and function cycling short that can worn on and off the bike has grown into a company that creates durable, stylish, and function adventure wear. All this is done by a small, dedicated, and humble team.
Creativity, excellence, and passion are at the heart of this letterpress company located in the middle of the country. They've been creating beautiful work long before letterpress was trendy.
REI's excellence starts with their custom service in stores and continues through to the superb experience on the web.
Holiday cards use to be either exceedingly 'blah' or extremely time consuming to make something beautiful. Now with Minted, because they collaborate with leading artists, you can easily and quickly send out holiday cards that are sure to make your friends jealous.