Jigar Shah

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The Norwegian Secret To Enjoying A Long Winter

Residents of Norway view their long dark winters as something to celebrate. How it’s possible to be cheerful for the next four months.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>As the days get darker and colder in much of the northern …

Jersey Shore

Is Model-View-Controller dead on the front end?

More and more front-end developers are adopting unidirectional architectures. So what’s the future for the classic Model-View-Controller (MVC) …

How To Create And Design A Mood Board?

A mood board, or as it is often called inspiration board, can be applied in many disciplines. Many times, you will see one in Interior design, where …

The EU’s new regulatory environment might help fintech flourish

The EU’s efforts to regulate financial markets has opened new opportunities for global fintech operators looking for universal standards to tap into the lucrative 28-country marketplace. While over-regulation can stifle growth, the fintech industry, in pursuit of consumer trust, has a lot to gain …

Administrative Law

Seriously though, what is UX design really?

One of the most common misconceptions people have is that User Experience Design is all about usability. It’s easy to see why – usability means that a product is both usable and useful.<p>When you walk into an empty room, you can instantly imagine what purpose it will serve. Glance around and you get …

Designers reveal the most unusual ways of finding work

If you want to get ahead in design, you need to think outside the box when you're looking for work. Sure, you won't get anywhere without a solid …

21 pastel tech accessories that look like dessert

Spring has sprung and now it's time to get your tech in gear.<p>Just like your wardrobe needs an update each new season, your devices deserve a refresh …

These 3-D Printed Vases Give Plastic Bottles A Second Life

Designers are beginning to invent new ways of using old plastic–from melting old lunch trays and mixing them with resin to create ethereal furniture to knitting plastic pulled from the ocean into Adidas sneakers. But Milan-based designer Libero Rutilo is repurposing plastic bottles by leaving them …

How To Design Happiness

Experts from Lippincott, Disney, and SoulCycle weigh in on how they craft happy experiences.<p>Design, at its heart, is about solving problems. That’s why it’s so easy to talk to designers. They can explain exactly how their interface is built to help you navigate through your phone, or how a device …

Interior design startup Havenly raises $5.8 million

Online interior design platform Havenly has raised $5.8 million, bringing its total Series A round of funding to $13.3 million. The round was led by Binary Capital with participation from Foundry Group and Chicago Ventures. Havenly plans to use the funding for growing the staff by 25%, further …

Here's How Folks Designed Furniture Without Math, CAD and Measuring Tools

And no, it's got nothing to do with the Golden Rectangle<p>If you want to design a piece of furniture, you start with a sketch. But at some point you've …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Articles about bathroom design idea copper color scheme on Dwell.com - Dwell

Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.<p>As a space that can sometimes be left void of character, a bathroom can be immediately brought to life with a splash of color.<p>At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two …

Articles about 11 ways make your bathroom safer on Dwell.com - Dwell

Deciding to have a mudroom in your home could be one of the most important decisions you make, especially if you have a busy...<p>A balcony is a wonderful architectural feature that connects the indoors with the outdoors, presents homeowners with elevated...<p>These low-fuss products bring automation …

Facelifts

11 design stores you can’t miss if you’re redecorating your home

Do you spend several hours on Pinterest looking for inspiration to do up your home? Many of us often try to make our room, office or apartment look …

India

Shigeru Ban Designed The Ultimate Ballpoint Pen For Architects

Today’s architect is more likely to create building plans on a computer than on paper, even though hand drawing is still alive and well amongst today’s most well-known designers.<p>Still, there was a time where draftsmen whipped out their pencils and trusty architect’s scale to compose technical …

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen the Chicest Room in Your Home

The latest trends in cookware, utensils, appliances, and decor for your kitchen and where to buy it all.

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, here are the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing health questions, based on the book "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't."

The bullet that Lyft just dodged is still coming for Uber

Lyft won't have to reclassify its drivers as employees, but Uber still might<p>Lyft will not have to reclassify its drivers as employees after reaching a settlement yesterday, in which it agreed to pay $12.25 million extra in compensation and benefits. Uber is facing a similar lawsuit from its …

The Secret to Predicting Startup Success in 2016

When it comes to investing in startups, one thing is clear ... nobody knows the outcome. This can change that.<p>What's the best way to measure a startup?<p>Profit is non-existent for most startups. Even revenue can be elusive at the early stages. And what's the magic number for users or customers? 100? …

Repurpose Over Recycle

With consideration to solid waste being a major issue, “Adopt a Product” is a line of home objects that uses the structural qualities of disposed …

Recycling

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

Articles about light filled brooklyn townhouse features large indoor outdoor space entertaining on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Featuring architecture by award-winning JFAK Architects...<p>The Red Hook home was once a warren of dark rooms.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about 5 modern frame houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

Chef Charger, a New Way to Charge Gadgets in Restaurants

Restaurants, bars, cafes, and other dining environments are great places to hang out with friends. With today’s craving for technology, smartphones, …

Lockheed Martin just invested in this Silicon Valley trucking tech startup

Riders in a peloton—the main group of bicyclists in a road race—are able to save energy by drafting off each other. Peloton Technology has taken that …

Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag Raises Over $2.5 Million On Kickstarter (video)

A new Everyday Messenger bag that also doubles as a gadget and camera bag which has been designed by the team over at Peak Design. Has taken …

Crowd Funding

Nebia Shower – Better Experience, 70% Less Water

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2016-06-06<p>A showerhead that is better in every way. A superior experience, iconic design, and 70% water savings. …

5 Go To Websites for Design Inspiration

Let me preface this by saying that I’m not a designer. I have never designed a graphic, or a website, nor have I learned any of the technical skills …