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Airbnb Live There

Don’t go there. Live there.

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Karri Saarinen
@karrisaarinen · Design at Airbnb. YC alumn.
Hey everyone, I'm one of the designers of the project. We designed and built this new experience just in months for iPhone, Androids and tablets. One of the key things was we created design system which both exists in the design files, as well in the code. This allows us a robust and controlled way to build and design the app in the future to multiple platfo… See more

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Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Airbnb is becoming more of a lifestyle brand and company, about more than just shelter. I find Airbnb's more exciting and interesting to stay in over hotels and this new direction also helps tourists not feel like tourists. More details in @jessicaplautz's Mashable article. http://rack.1.mshcdn.com/media/Z... The app was just announced and should be rele… See more
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Karri Saarinen
@karrisaarinen · Design at Airbnb. YC alumn.
Hey everyone, I'm one of the designers of the project. We designed and built this new experience just in months for iPhone, Androids and tablets. One of the key things was we created design system which both exists in the design files, as well in the code. This allows us a robust and controlled way to build and design the app in the future to multiple platfo… See more
Drew Meyers
@drewmeyers · Co-Founder, Horizon
There have been many, many attempts at providing an alternative to TripAdvisor based on interests. The thing most everyone battles with (including us when we tried in 2013) is scale and incentives to create content. And, of course, without content there's no way you'll ever get the traveler side of the equation. AirBnB has a large community of engaged hosts … See more
Lucy Zhao
@lucylzhao · Product Marketing Lead, Plivo
Oh wow. This can take nomadic living to a whole new level.
Shaun Tollerton
@tollerton · Product Designer at ustwo
Excited to experience this. Right now I rely heavily on Foursquare for local tips, but using the knowledge of hosts that actually live in a place you want to explore will really enrich travel.