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I Gave Up on Squarespace and Built My Own Photo Website from Scratch

For the past several years my photography website called Squarespace home. Among online, fully-contained, content management systems, it is hard to …

Web Design

The Lead Designer of Monument Valley Deconstructs His Latest Game, Florence | The Work Behind The Work

<b>Warning: this article contains spoilers! Grab Florence from the App Store or Google Play if you want to play it first.</b><p>Florence is a game where two …

Five of the Best Graphic Designers of All Times

<b>As graphic designer, there are some names you have to be able to name-drop. In order to save you from awkward situations when an important name comes</b> …

Top 5 Design Mistakes in Enterprise UX

Here’s how to avoid or fix these common mistakes<p>Mistake #1: Ignoring the benefits of beautiful design<p>Too often, great visual design is undervalued …

7 Steps To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Pickles are a favorite with many people around the world, and just like anything else when it comes to food, nothing beats a homemade recipe. While …

Asian Film Awards 2018 nominations: Louis Koo gets best actor nod, but Hong Kong absent from best picture race, again

Prolific Hong Kong film star Louis Koo Tin-lok earned a rare best-actor nomination for his role as an anguished father out for violent revenge in</i> …

Hong Kong

Chrome will start auto-blocking the web's most annoying ads in February

Google is going to make your web browsing experience a lot less annoying soon. The company today revealed it will stop showing ads in Chrome that don’t meet certain standards for quality starting February 15. Google had announced its intention to do so back June, but this is the first time it’s …

This Crazy New Optical Illusion Shows if You Have 'Curvature Blindness'

We are freaking out.<p>Everybody loves a good optical illusion - and this newly discovered perception trick has us questioning how we see the world …

The 10 best design books that aren't about design

There are plenty of amazing design books around, but some of the best lessons can be learned from books that are about a different topic altogether. …

UX Design

Illustrator Captures The Happiness Of Living Alone

I've lived with a roommate or significant other my entire adult life so I don't know what it's like to live alone, but according to these …

Hakka | Lingua Franca by Thomas Liew

A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Online Education

21 of the best autumn walks in the UK

These are well worth a visit while they're in their full glory!<p>At this time of year, the British countryside is alive with a palette of colours …

Interactive Periodic Table of Elements Shows How the Elements Actually Get Used in Making Everyday Things

Keith Enevoldsen, a software engineer at Boeing, has created an Interactive Periodic Table of Elements. As you might expect, the table shows the …

Facilitating an Effective Design Studio Workshop

<b>Summary:</b> Design studios are UX workshops that combine ideation and design critique with idea prioritization and help teams collaborate and feel …

UX Design

The rules of brainstorming, according to top design firm IDEO

I work at home, alone for the most part, which means I rarely have the opportunity to be involved in a good brainstorming session. That's a shame …

UI/UX & Interaction Design: Meallow App

Let's take a look at this UI/UX & Interaction Design project by Doeun Shin by an app concept called: Meallow. What is it? It's an app that helps …

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

40 Gift Ideas For Architects And Interior Designers

Architects and interior designers can be difficult to buy gifts for. They pay so much attention to detail and style that it’s intimidating to get …