Janže Račečič

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How a Furniture Designer Created One of the Best-Looking Watches in the Industry

Mark Braun isn’t a watch designer. Head to Braun’s website and you’ll find a portfolio filled with furniture, glassware, lighting fixtures and home …

Watches

Baidu officially launches TalkType voice keyboard for Android

Baidu Research, a division of Chinese web search company Baidu, is announcing today the launch of TalkType, a third-party keyboard app for Android devices that’s optimized for voice input.<p>The app first appeared in the Google Play Store in the U.S. a few months ago. Since then, the team behind the …

Voice is chat’s next battleground

Chatbots were meh. Sure, they’ll get better. But the upcoming innovation in chat is about being more human, not less. With the proliferation of adequate speech recognition, AI assistants and wireless headphones, the tech is ready to unlock the potential of our most basic form of communication.<p>Soon, …

12 Design Tools & Websites for UI/UX Designers

Here are the best 12 design tools & websites for UI/UX designers.<p>The continuous improvement of design tools, have a positive impact on usability and u …

UX Design

13 Fresh Icon Designs For Inspiration

Another amazing and creative collection of 13 latest, trendy and stylish icon designs are presented here only for your inspiration or motivation. All …

wildly dancing avatars and bead-clad bodies boogie down in this animated short film

<b>wildly dancing avatars and bead-clad bodies boogie down in this animated short film</b><p><b>while these vibrantly animated characters appear to be costumed</b> …

Dance

Fresh Takes on 8 "Ugly" Color Combinations

It's no secret that color is a powerful thing. The right color combination can inspire serenity or interest in a room. And the wrong palette? That …

Beach Houses

A "Polished Bohemian" San Francisco Studio

<b>Name:</b> Amanda Holstein and dog Auggie <b><br>Location:</b> San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 550 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year<p>Amanda is the voice behind the blog …

San Francisco

Bathroom Lighting Buying + Installation Guide

<b>All this week we're talking about bathroom renovations, starting with</b> Ashley's recent remodel<b>, and following up with tons of helpful posts about the</b> …

It's All in the Details: Beautiful Flooring Transitions We Can't Get Enough Of

(Image credit: Royal Roulotte)<p>"God," German architect Mies van der Rohe once famously said, "is in the details." It's hard to imagine more beautiful …

Flooring

A Swedish pad with a mix of boho vintage and modern

I was chatting to the owner of Miloii, a beautiful lifestyle shop here in Malmö, Southern Sweden earlier this week and she let slip that her home had …

Malmö

UX Reality Check: 14 Hard Truths About Users

It can be hard for designers to take a step back and look at an app or website through users’ eyes. Here’s where to start.<p>After any amount of time in the design industry, you’ll most certainly hear someone refer to users as “dumb.” People talk about having to “dumb down” interfaces, design for “the …

Silicon Valley’s Star Design Firm Goes Analog And Builds A Lifestyle Brand

Ammunition–a 2016 National Design Award winner–departs from its typical tech work to create a brand for an Alaska Native corporation.<p>The state of Alaska conjures up all kinds of associations. For some, it speaks to endless expanses of untrammeled wilderness; to others it’s Sarah Palin territory. …

How to Create a UI That Users Can Trust

What does trust have to do with web design? Quite simply, everything. In a world where people hear about digital security breaches almost daily, …

UI Design

Bots, explained

What's the point? Or the business model?<p>While the technology to simulate conversation with a computer has been around for decades, bots — or “chatbots” — are an increasingly trendy model for software.<p>This new obsession came on fast. But why? Where did these bots come from? Who is building them? …

An Artist Imagines the Future of Humans in Space

When visual artist Michael Najjar took a plane to more than 60,000 feet in the upper atmosphere, he knew the trip would be intense. The Russian …

Google makes its machine learning platform available to developers

Available in a limited preview<p>Google made its Cloud Machine Learning platform, which is used by Google Photos, Translate, and Inbox, available to developers today. During the announcement at NEXT 2016, Google's Cloud Platform conference, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt called machine learning …

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

Employment

Show, don't tell: How video is swamping the internet

<b>Asked what inspired him to write the cult 1979 hit single Video Killed the Radio Star, songwriter Trevor Horn said it came from the idea that "video technology was on the verge of changing everything".</b><p>More than 35 years later, it's digital video - particularly on mobile - that is changing …

Virtual Reality

Articles about designer omer arbels eclectic home vancouver on Dwell.com - Dwell

Omer Arbel is a Vancouver–based architect and designer who creates spaces and objects in equal measure.<p>In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...<p>A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an …

Sea Level

Articles about our daydream living untouched island comes true washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.<p>Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...<p>st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and …

Washington D.C.

Artist Spotlight: Jesus Perea – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Memphis Design Inspired a Creative Firm's Vibrant New Office

It's '80s Postmodernism with a 21st-century twist<p>Hot off the heels of unveiling a whimsical, Technicolor furniture collection (inspired by toadstools, no less) for Missana, Spanish design firm Masquepacio is offering a glimpse into its equally colorful offices in the city of Valencia, which are, …

House in #Montalcino, #Tuscany, 2015 | design by Marco Pignattai

Articles about modern concrete home peru on Dwell.com - Dwell

Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.<p>Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer …

Architecture

Classic Scandinavian Design For A Modern Stockholm Apartment

The latest project to come from Scandinavian Homes in 2016 is this contemporary example of clean and modern design.<p>It’s a fitting abode given the …

Articles about 18th century sugar refinery amsterdam becomes modern loft on Dwell.com - Dwell

Inspired by the character of their landmarked building from 1873, two Brooklyn-based interior designers celebrate the heritage of...<p>Sited in the upper garden of a 17th-century building, a contemporary abode blends beautifully with its historical setting.<p>Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario …

Architecture

Articles about 5 brooklyn renovations we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>The product and furniture maker maintains a dynamic profile on Instagram.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where …

San Francisco

Articles about converted loft fit modern family copenhagen on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>Fifteen minutes from Providence, Rhode …

Los Angeles