Limit user choices — This is probably the hardest step, but you must minimize the actions available to users. Always ask yourself if all the choices are critical for that moment in time. If not, separate
Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes. The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph,
British designer Thomas Heatherwick discusses his vision for Pier55, a sort of aquatic High Line on the Hudson River in New York. Last week, the Hudson River Park Trust announced a plan to build an elevated
Have an adventure without ever leaving your house. Walk into that market. Take a look around. Ooh, what are those strange spikey fruits? Walk up to them and give ’em a sniff. How do they smell? Like feet?
NASA scientists are tackling a big challenge: building capsules that will take humanity to Mars. It’s official: NASA’s Orion project, which will send humans to Mars, is a success. A test flight on Friday
Sticking to a certain timeframe could mean the difference between frustration and results. If you're trying to maintain your weight or shed a few pounds, you might want to do more than swap burgers for
When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all
Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights. Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty... In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after
The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways. Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises
Hollywood's top makeup artists weigh-in on the things women do wrong—and give quick corrections for making it right. Dark Lipstick "Lots of women wear heavy lipstick with blue undertones, which immediately
From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again. 1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow. First, line your
Opening to VIPs today, and then to the public tomorrow through November 17 at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, The Salon Art + Design fair brings together over 50 international galleries in art and design.
Please tell us we’re not the only ones who’ve seen Grease 2. A little recap for those of you who missed out: Michelle Pfeiffer played ultimate cool gal, Stephanie Zinone, who kept turning down a hunky
These days, Jamie Oliver might be one of the most recognizable chefs on the planet—and one who's known round the world not only for his super-easy, super-yummy recipes but also for his grassroots work,