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What matters in retail in 2018

I’m not sure when our industry became so obsessed with what’s shiny over what’s profound. I’m not sure when we became so keen to use buzzwords that …

Designers rise to top jobs as companies rethink how to inspire the consumer

When Jim Hackett stepped into the position of CEO at Ford, he became the first designer to lead a car company. But Hackett is part of a wave of …

Design

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Apple shows off new AR apps just as Google launches ARCore

The AR platform wars have officially commenced<p>Ever since Apple announced ARKit at its annual developers conference earlier this summer, the app-making community has enthusiastically shown off what it has been able to make with the new framework for augmented reality apps. ARKit hasn’t even …

Augmented Reality

We Went Inside Adidas’s Top Secret Design Lab

A few years ago, Adidas fell behind. Big time. It was losing the sneaker wars to not just Nike, but Under Armor, too. But Adidas turned things around. Perhaps most importantly of all, it embraced American design, and signed artists like Pharrell Williams and Kanye West to give the German brand a …

Adidas

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

Restoration work completes on Louis Kahn's Salk Institute in California

The Salk Institute's worn teak windows have been cleaned up, repaired and replaced as part of the conservation of the coastal Californian laboratory …

Architecture

container design completes playful house in sukumo, japan

<b>this dwelling designed by japanese architect takanobu kishimoto of container design offers the family a bright and open home in sukumo city, japan.</b> …

The Ins and Outs of a Design Sprint

Finally, a design approach you can't afford to ignore.<p>"We wanted to make the best for the most for the least"<br>- Charles Eames<p>When was the last time …

Design

In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt like it embodied the resurgence of the company under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Google …

Augmented Reality

Can A Font Be A Whole Brand? YouTube Thinks So

With the launch of YouTube TV, Google wanted to make a statement. And it made it with a typeface.<p>Go to YouTube TV’s website or app, and you may notice something that feels remarkably, well, non-Google: the typeface. It’s full of personality, with joyful curves that contrast against aggressive …

Typography

8 graphic design trends for 2017

So we’re already into 2017, in case you haven’t noticed. That means you probably have already broken one of your New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, my resolution to get better sleep has already been dashed.<p>But one of my resolutions that I will not be breaking is to become a better graphic …

6 Inspiring Design Documentaries

You're reading 6 Inspiring Design Documentaries, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Design

Amazon considers opening augmented reality furniture stores

Amazon's retail plans could extend well beyond books and groceries. <i>New York Times</i> sources hear that the internet giant is "exploring" the possibility of appliance and furniture stores with a technological angle. You'd use augmented or virtual reality to see how items would look in your own home, …

eCommerce

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Peter Thiel

HTC’s mobile VR solution said to be coming before the end of the year

HTC will offer a mobile VR solution, and it’ll work with the company’s new top-end smartphone, the U Ultra, but it’ll be more than just a headset that lets the smartphone do most of the work like the Samsung Gear VR, according to HTC CFO Chia-lin Chang, who spoke to CNET. The plan is to introduce …

Virtual Reality

Elon Musk Explains Logo Design: What We Can Learn From Tesla's Brand | Inc.com

Building a brand identity is a complex process. Start by understanding your brand's purpose and then develop branding elements that support this purpose. One important element of brand identity is logo design. When done right, a logo is memorable and impactful. When done wrong, it could be …

Graphic Design

13 great tools for pitching to clients

Giving the perfect pitch is never easy. You have to know your subject inside-out. You have to grab people’s attention and know the answer to all …

Animated Movies

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

Elon Musk Takes Customer Complaint on Twitter From Idea to Execution in 6 Days | Inc.com

For business leaders, social media can be confusing (and sometimes dangerous) territory.<p>But last month, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk provided a master class in how to use social media effectively. When a Tesla owner complained about fellow consumers hogging spots at a local charging station, Musk …

Elon Musk

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

Millennials want these 7 things in a store's design - Futurity

From big-box retailers to specific clothing shops, here are the physical qualities millennials report wanting to find in stores. Mess is not on the …

Stocking Stuffers That Will Please the Modernists in Your Life - Dwell

For some expert advice, we turned to Gessato's Davide Carbone. As one of our publishing partners who continuously shares his point of view with the community, Carbone focuses on the fine details and passion that can be found in design.<p><i>Take a look at what he’ll be filling stockings with this year,</i> …

Shopping

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design

Book Presentation: 100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design, a Lars Müller Publication.<p>Here comes another book on graphic design, which I highly recommend. …

Samsung’s font-inspired Serif TV is now available in the U.S. for $1,500

If you’re a design aficionado with a penchant for typefaces, AND you’re on the hunt for a new TV, Samsung might just have you covered.<p>Available in white or dark blue, the 40″ Samsung Serif TV is available to pre-order in the U.S. today through Samsung or the MoMA Design Store, but will be arriving …

Jony Ive Shares Thoughts on Design, Fashion and Apple Watch in Met Gala Interview

Ahead of last night's Apple-sponsored Met Gala, Apple design chief Jony Ive spoke with fashion website <i>Business of Fashion</i> about the "Manus x Machina" theme of the event and accompanying Costume Institute Exhibition, giving some insight into his thoughts on design and some hints on the future of the …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

TED Talks

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 …