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What Working At Google Can Teach You About Running An Artisanal Company

Two brand strategists at Google left the tech behemoth to pour candles in a Brooklyn warehouse. Here’s what the two have in common.<p>In 2015, Stephen Tracy and Harry Doull left their jobs at Google to launch Keap, a startup that produces hand-poured candles out of a warehouse space in Brooklyn. …

Introducing the Highly Scalable 'Pop-Up' Office

Your office doesn't have to stay stagnant. It can "switch" as you see fit and scale as you grow.<p>Your office is too static. Workers sit stiff-necked on an older "performance chair" then dash off to Starbucks to get some real work done. Everything about the cubicles, the conference rooms, and the …

Stereotypes

Popular design guides are responsible for plague of grey type

A series of recent, influential design books and articles have convinced the web's designers to go for grey-on-white type, despite the fact that many …

Mobile Devices

The No-Brand: 11 Brilliant Ads From The Early Days Of Muji

The graphic design great Ikko Tanaka, who died in 2002, defined Muji’s anti-branding. Now, his work is getting an exhibition.<p>One December day in 1980, the readers of one daily newspaper in Japan opened it up to discover a simple one-page ad, featuring a thick, monochrome line drawing of a hand, …

Graphic Design

How To Build Honest UIs And Help Users Make Better Decisions

Many apps today, such as Google Now, Spotify and Amazon, make assumptions about user preferences based on personal data. They may even use this …

The Whiteboard Gets A Vibrant Redesign

Can a change in perspective make brainstorming more productive? Nendo thinks so.<p>Ever been confounded when you walk into a meeting and find the room doesn’t have a whiteboard? Japanese design firm Nendo has an answer to that: a giant, circular whiteboard that you can wheel into any room you want …

Whiteboards

Google announces the 2016 Material Design Award winners

Google introduced the Material Design Award in 2015 to showcase applications that embrace and embody Android's design principles better than any …

The type system

Use typography to present your design and content as clearly and efficiently as possible.<p>The following units are used to express font size on …

Color

LinkedIn Unveils The Top Skills That Can Get You Hired In 2017, Offers Free Courses for a Week | Official LinkedIn Blog

<b>Demand for marketers is slowing:</b> While marketing skills like marketing campaign management, SEO/SEM, and channel marketing were in high demand in …

The Community-Driven Workplace

The new premises of The Lo & Behold Group is a nod at Singapore’s creative scene. Besides housing the hospitality company’s 30 strong employees …

BuzziSpace + Zenith Interiors: The Science of Sound

If our workspaces are environments for focus and concentration why, then, are they noisier than ever before? When you consider just how much ‘work’ …

Schiavello Shows Us How To Work Better

Multidisciplinary company Schiavello is constantly innovating and coming up with new, intelligent, inspiring, durable and sustainable ideas for the …

Nordic Colours at Scandinavian Business Seating

<i>“Making the world a better place to sit!”</i> – that is the mission of Scandinavian Business Seating. The seating specialist is Europe’s largest supplier …

A First in Asia for Wellness

While green building standards have successfully increased the awareness and adoption of sustainable building practices over recent decades, …

Workplaces Of The Future

Workspaces, much like the ways in which people interact, have undergone tremendous transformation in the last few decades. With growing technological …