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Kris Lamba casts bronze vessels in the form of dissolved polystyrene

London-based designer Kris Lamba has created a collection of bronze vases from casts made by dissolving discarded polystyrene packaging.<p>Called …

Pollution

Top 10 3D Model Databases: Best Places to Download 3D Models | 3D Printing Blog

<b>If you intend to 3D print a model, that doesn’t mean you always have to start designing from scratch. There are tons of websites out there that offer</b> …

Databases

Hands-On with Unreal Studio

Real time rendering tool lets you create fast, beautiful animations, renderings and product demonstrations<p>Epic Games is in the process of rolling out …

Game Development

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

Calm Interfaces Are Here, And They’re Wonderful

Calm interfaces will make you breathe again.<p>Udayan Umapathi believes that humans are losing the battle against phones and laptops. Screens enslave us. Programs vampirize our brains. To fight this digital overload, he is working on “calm interfaces”–user experiences that don’t constantly demand our …

UI Design

Batteries have a dirty secret

Energy storage is considered a green technology. But it actually increases carbon emissions.<p>Energy storage (batteries and other ways of storing electricity, like pumped water, compressed air, or molten salt) has generally been hailed as a “green” technology, key to enabling more renewable energy …

Fossil Fuels

James Dyson on batteries, electric cars and the future of design

Have you ever wanted to know if Sir James Dyson has been on Dragons' Den? Apparently, this is one of the most requested queries on Google concerning …

‘People Need To Participate in the Design of Things That Are Meant for Them.’

<i>Eric Gordon is a professor in the department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College,where he is the founding executive director of the</i> …

Design

Business Tips for Designers: Hourly vs. Flat Rate, How to Price, Increase Revenue & More

Chris Do's smart business tips are so good, we can't believe he's giving them away for free<p>Chris Do, founder and CEO of brand strategy consultancy …

Saikai Packaging: a Japanese-Inspired Fika Brand

We love packaging projects and it's even more interesting when they are made by students. Let's give a look at this project from the Mid Sweden …

Frank Lloyd Wright's textile designs from 1955 available to buy now

The architect designed them for home design company Schumacher<p>Ahead of what would have been Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, home design company Schumacher, in collaboration with the Wright Foundation, has revived a collection of geometric-print textiles that the world-famous architect designed …

How to become a UX consultant

<i>We hosted a DesignTalk with Uday Gajendar on how to become a UX consultant. Below is the full recording and an excerpt of the talk, edited for length</i> …

UX Design

Less is More with This Modern-Day LED Chandelier

Industrial designer Peter Bristol and Juniper bring us Thin<p>The form factor of chandeliers has grown ever bulkier since its first iteration. What …

An Interactive Light that Fights... Jet Lag?

For people facing jet lag, Jeggo offers a preventative and treatment strategy: It automatically synchronizes with a 'jet lag plan' to adjust your …

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

Sun<p>Mercury<p>Venus<p>Earth<p>You Are Here<p>Moon<p>Mars<p>Jupiter<p>Io Europa Ganymede Callisto<p>Saturn<p>Titan<p>Uranus<p>Neptune<p>Pluto <br>(we still love you)<p>That was about 10 million …

The Brain

How Long Should New Product Development Actually Take?

When it comes to design industry standards, there are plenty of rules left unwritten; for new graduates just starting in the corporate world, such …

What Are the Biggest Style Trends in Design Right Now?

Tell us: what are some aesthetic patterns going on now, and what are your predictions for 2017?<p>Last week, readers started up a fun visual discussion …

Luxury treehouse lets you sleep under the stars

Access to the treehouse is gained by a long staircase, but there's also a handy luggage elevator. Inside, a total floorspace of 55 sq m (592 sq ft) …

Why is Sketching (Still) Important (To Design)?

To sketch is to design<p><i>Why sketching? What is it? And, why is it important to design?</i><p><b>Design as a Process</b><p>A conventional approach to understanding …

The Urbanization of Farming—A Love Story

Nate Storey and Bright Agrotech are using technology to encourage people to farm organically and efficiently<p><i>This article is part of the Design for</i> …

Stop overthinking UX and try the coffee shop test

If you work in product development you hear a lot about user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). When people don’t really know what they are talking about, they use these terms interchangeably, along with buzz phrases like “human-centric design,” “process guided customer control groups,” and …

UX Design

Scandi Crush Saga

How Scandinavian design took over the world<p>In only six months she has seen success as the founder of Norsebox, a quarterly subscription-based design box that brings a curated selection of works by Nordic designers straight to subscribers’ doorsteps in the U.S. and Canada.<p>"There are really great …

Scientists Have Created a Painless Patch That Can Control Diabetes Without Injections

This is awesome.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to free diabetics from regular insulin injections. One of the main goals has been to …

20 Web Design Concepts That Will Blow Your Mind

Creating an effective and exciting experience is a crucial part of success of any website design. With HTML5 it is now possible to add dynamic …

Craft Beer

Say Peace Out to Painful Pricking

Flore is the first wearable device for diabetics that integrates biometrics to help alleviate the stress of managing the disease. The small device …

30 Years in the Making, A Simple Gearbox is Posed to Change the Jet Engine

PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are quieter, more efficient, and took three decades to make their way to planes.<p>Jet engines can be much more efficient and much quieter than they are today. The trick to doing it is as simple as adding a gearbox, but the process of doing so has taken nearly 30 …

How the Great Exhibition of 1851 still influences science today

More than three million people visit the Science Museum every year, and the site is UK’s most popular destination dedicated to science, technology, engineering. Yet this figure seems almost modest when considering the six million visitors who attended the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park between May …

Innovation

Opendesk provides open-source furniture for Kano's London office

Open-source furniture company Opendesk has created customised workspace fittings for self-build computer brand Kano (+ slideshow).<p>Desks and storage …

Illustrators, Animators and Louis C.K.: Art Commenting on Smartphone Life

The drawbacks of the little glass rectangle in our pockets<p>When it comes to the unintended consequences of technology, no one could have foreseen the …

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …