Chaz Inouye

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Designers Finally Have A Seat At The Table. Now What?

Companies are finally listening to designers, writes Google Ventures’ Kate Aronowitz. Here’s what designers need to do now.<p>About 15 years ago when I started at my first tech company, design was seen by most as an afterthought. Even as a senior designer, I wasn’t invited to meetings to present my …

UX Design

Volvo’s new magic spray makes bikes, clothes, and everything else glow

Being visible at night is a pretty big deal for bikers, runners, or anyone else who might find themselves on or near a road or city street, and …

Could this futuristic inflatable fabric change industrial design?

The fabric, AeroMorph, is the work of MIT’s Media Lab<p>In the world of textile design, handmade craft is having a renaissance of sorts. But the researchers and developers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Tangible Media Group, part of the school’s future-focused Media Lab, are …

Ferrari Designers Create an Electric Bike

Pininfarina, the design studio behind some of Ferrari’s most iconic models, has entered the growing world of electric bikes<p>Founded in 1930, the Italian design firm Pininfarina has built a reputation for excellence with its iconic car designs for Ferrari, including the record-breaking 250 GT and the …

5 Amazing Innovations Coming to Cars

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve evolved from horse-drawn buggies to gas-powered vehicles, but what’s next?<p>At the Geneva International Motor Show, automaker Nissan teamed up with Foster + Partners -- a British architecture and integrated design firm -- to envision …

Auto Shows

This beautiful electric bike will charge itself with built-in solar panels

Leaos<p>Electric bikes are all the rage these days, especially among urban dwellers — and for good reason, too.<p>E-bikes are a green mode of …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

Creativity

Eight Books That Influenced My Business In 2015

There are two ways I challenge myself to become a better business leader: meeting regularly with my executive coaching group, Vistage, and reading more books. Ever since I launched BookPal in 2005, I’ve been exposed to some of the best books for business. Over the past few years, I’ve filled my …

Entrepreneurship

The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

Self-improvement

6 books that will let you step inside the brilliant minds of business and tech leaders

<i>Business Insider's Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. And full disclosure: Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We've put together a list of 6 books written by or about today's leaders in business, economics and …

Books