Wists was created for 2 simple purposes:
1. To make finding well designed, interesting or unusual products and collectibles both simple and fun.
2. To make publishing or sharing lists of recommendations and wishlists easier and more appealing than maintaining a weblog and not tied to one particular store.
Using Wists is not like going to Walmart or searching a price comparison shopping site - we try to encourage the discovery and promotion of products from small retailers and manufacturers and young designers.
We are based in New York City and are backed by Gawker Media.
Wists was founded by David Galbraith who has a unique design and technical background to make Wists a combination of solid technology and useful content. David’s technology background includes founding three successful Internet Startups (RTA, Origins.net, Moreover.com) and co-authoring the RSS standard. His design experience includes being a qualified architect and product designer having worked with some of the world’s leading designers (Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel, Fisher Park).