Max Kvelland

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Interfaces are dying, so your brand needs a bigger personality

Less than a decade ago, branding style guides used to be a huge PDF covering multiple visual aspects of a brand, such as typography, colors, and photography.<p>When digital came about, style guides started to account for pixel-based touchpoints between brand and consumer, including things like header …

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

Mozilla's new tool lets you send self-destructing 1GB files for free

Part of Mozilla’s work in building the open-source Firefox browser involves trialing new features be<p>The folks at Mozilla, who are behind Firefox, are testing a bunch of new tools and features for the popular open-source browser. That includes Send, a free cross-browser web app for sharing …

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

Sketch 43 is coming to town with a new game. An open file format!

Sketch 43 will be out in a few weeks, and it will fundamentally change how the design tools game will be played out in the coming years.<p><i>“enables more</i> …

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Sweet West Loop timber loft under contract hours after listing

This spacious Washington Boulevard loft was too good to last<p>This very sweet West Loop timber loft has already been claimed, but we can still take a look through the photos and admire the space. Just hours after the unit at the 1000 W Washington Lofts listed yesterday for $549,000 it had already …

Lofts

This Tiny Farmhouse on Wheels Makes 250 Square Feet Look Lavish

If the tiny home movement and <b>Fixer Upper</b> fandom had a lovechild, it would be this 250-square-foot mobile farmhouse, built by Handcrafted Movement founder Matt Impola. With more than a decade of construction experience, Matt's new venture focuses on creating one-of-a-kind pieces that celebrate …

Clever Hacker Installs Amazon's Alexa in His Video Game Spaceship

Now that's what I call a mod.<p>You may never be able to pilot your own personal spaceship through the actual void of space, but the video game <i>Elite Dangerous</i> is probably the next best thing. And if having your own virtual ship isn't quite enough, you can also have your own voice-controlled ship's …

Stacked Stone Fireplace Designs And The Decors Around Them

It’s close to impossible to go wrong with a stone fireplace if the goal is to make a space feel cozy or to give it a rustic look. Stacked stone …

Interior Design

The Vista Tiny House is Perfect For Modern Design Lovers

Have you ever wanted to just give up on everything and retreat deep into the country, far from any society, where you can write a novel and raise …

Off-grid

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Alluring aspects of a fabulous home

A comfy dwelling with a remarkable appearance, loaded with practicality in every element, is a big achievement for an architect. And this dwelling is …

This May Be the Best Use of 240 Square Feet We've Ever Seen

A lot of tiny houses look a bit like little dollhouses on wheels—peaked roof, petite double-hung windows, a tiny, almost vestigial porch. While these …

Living Rooms

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

How to Play Video Games and Not Mess Up Your Body

Take care of yourself. Seriously.<p>For many of us, playing video games is a form of relaxation and escape. According to a research paper from the</i> …

In-App Gestures And Mobile App User Experience

Remember the days when hovering and clicking using the mouse were the most used trigger for interaction with site or app? Those days are gone. When …

Wireframing

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

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, …

12 Tiny-Ass Apartment Design Ideas to Steal

Just when I think I’ve seen the tiniest studio apartments in Paris making efficient use of every last inch of space, some interior design blog or …

How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000

Wanna ditch the mortgage and live in a modular, open source, ecological house? Introducing the Open Building Institute Eco-Building Toolkit.<p>Picture …

Net-zero Arc House shows how arches make tiny spaces feel bigger

The surprisingly spacious net-zero Arc House demonstrates how arches can make a small space feel much larger. Designed in collaboration between Green …

Small Spaces

Six stylish micro-apartments around the world

Living in some of the world’s largest cities can be expensive. Because of this, residents who want to call these hot spots home are often forced to …

6 Creative Home Design Ideas You Have Try out

They will make the space more interesting, as well as enjoyable. Without a doubt, you will be running back home immediately after work.<p>One of the …

Home Decorating

Some Design Up Front: Why ‘Sprint Zero’ is Not Enough

Over the past several years, agile software teams have recognized the necessity of welcoming designers into their ranks. At the same time, …

Project Management

Wall Decor: 8 stone wall tricks that will give your home a modern twist

Want some drama in your home décor? Add a stone element. Nothing looks dramatic and minimalist quite like a stony addition. The raw appeal of a stone …

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

Small Business

15 Amazing Movable Kitchen Island Designs and Ideas

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Dining Rooms