Kayla Thompson

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Magnetic Clock Blackhole Displays Time with Three Little Metal Balls

Magnetic Clock Blackhole from Josselin Zaigouche is a magnetic clock, shaped like a monolith, with three little metal balls, one for seconds, one for …

Why the Easy Basin is my favorite Red Dot Winner

Here’s a concept that’s every bit worthy of the Red Dot Design Concept Award it won. The Easy Basin keeps in mind its user and their experience. It …

Clothing

Modular shed-like addition turns a 1930s bungalow into an open, light-filled home

A 1930s California Bungalow in Sydney received a modern shed-like addition that maximizes the usability of the original structure, adding plenty …

A guide for getting a job in design

<b>Finding a job can be a dreadful, long process.</b> The solution is to face it as you would face any design project: with clear steps and deliverables. …

Employment

Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just …

Dieter Rams: As Little Design As Possible

Book recommendation: Dieter Rams – As Little Design As Possible, a book published by Phaidon Press.Written by Sophie Lovell, the book is an …

Shore House

Connecticut is a rare place where the forest runs right into the sea. The Shore House is situated right in the middle to take advantage of both. A …

Volvo's Head Designer Explains the Future of the Iconic Swedish Brand

Thomas Ingenlath, one of the most respected designers of automobiles, explains his vision for Volvo in an increasingly changing industry<p>A design-led, engineering-led revolution is happening at Volvo. To find out how Volvo is leading the way, <i>AD</i> sat down with Volvo's SVP of design, Thomas Ingenlath, …

Alexa, refined.

If your Alexa device looks a little too gadgety for your taste, you might like O-JIA. The Alexa-compatable series features 3 distinct shapes and …

LTD architectural builds 'back country house' in new zealand

<b>david maurice of LTD architectural has completed ‘back country house’, a two-storey residence in new zealand that seeks to establish a close</b> …

The Design Deck teaches graphic design as you play cards

Ben Barrett-Forrest created The Design Deck, a nifty set of playing cards that each have facts about graphic design on them.<p>Each of the 52 faces …

The Branding Genius Behind Shake Shack Presents Her Sequel

Can Paula Scher make lightning strike again?<p>Most people don’t know it, but Shake Shack’s branding was created for free. Pentagram partner Paula Scher was happy to provide pro bono work to what was then a little burger joint in her local park. Less than a decade later, Shake Shack IPO’d for $100 …

Triangular beachfront home is a dreamy retreat buried in the earth

A beautiful beach-front home by renowned architect, William Morgan just hit the market for $1.75 million – and while that is a huge chunk of change, …

Architecture

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

5 fonts created by famous designers and why they work

While we love to bring you new and exciting typefaces and free fonts, that doesn’t mean we don’t respect the classics. After all, there’s a reason …

6 Top Designers Talk About Their First Jobs

Susan Kare, Sagi Haviv, and others talk about the job where it all began.<p>The thing about first jobs is that they always seem so much better in retrospect. Whether good or bad, our initial experiences in the workforce tend to be incredibly formative—even if we’re not able to appreciate them until …

Paseo Ferrelo

This 3,000-square-foot ultramodern home is situated in Santa Barbara’s coveted Riviera neighborhood, adjacent to a large, natural ravine fraught with mature oak trees. Architect Dan Weber completely remodeled and reimagined the original 1950’s mid-century modern home, and brought new life to the …

Well Street

10 Well Street is a grade II listed house which has undergone a programme of restoration, reconfiguration and extension. The ground floor of the house was extensively re-planned, with the addition of an 8-metre long extension as the principal living space. The extension was designed with a simple …

Architecture

10 commandments of logo design

It’s frustrating. You’ve spent hours, days, weeks on your logo design, and yet still it isn’t working. But you’re so close to the project personally …

The best YouTube channels for designers and developers

I just recently realized how much time I spend on YouTube everyday. To be more precise, about 50 minutes every single day. About three years ago I …

Erik Wahl: What You Can Learn From This Graffiti Artist About Creativity

I spoke to Erik Wahl, author of <i>The Spark and the Grind: Ignite the Power of Disciplined Creativity</i>, about the environment that brings out his creativity, how he got started with graffiti art, his biggest creative inspirations, how he turned his art into a big business and his best career …

Bosch Brings Refined European Design to the Kitchen

Steeped in the principles of Bauhaus, Bosch kitchen appliances prize functionality without sacrificing beauty. Click through the slideshow to see how their products simplify all aspects of cooking and cleaning meals.

B&O Beoplay H4 $299 wireless headphones launch with iOS app, Apple Watch controls

By<p>B&O Play has launched the Beoplay H4 wireless headphones, the Bang & Olufen brand's cheapest wireless option in its over-ear headphone range, with …

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Institute gets sleek expansion

It's the work of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, of Apple Store renown<p>Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), the Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania-founded architectural practice best known for its iconic designs for Apple stores in New York City, France, and Japan, has completed four new dwellings at High Meadow, the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Why the Most Expensive Cup of Coffee in the US Costs So Much

A new coffee shop in Sunset Park called <b>Extraction Lab</b> is now serving what we called the most expensive cup of brew in the country earlier this week. The company that runs the shop <b>Alpha Dominche</b> plans to eventually charge as much as $18 for a cup, created by a special machine called <b>Steampunk</b>.<p>But …

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 …

Rick Banks launches innovative online “type tester” for F37 Foundry

Graphic designer Rick Banks, who runs Face37, has launched a new website for his foundry F37 that allows designers to test out typefaces within a web …