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Paris Metro Map – The Redesign

When I first visited Paris, it took me a while to get oriented and put together a route using the official map of the Paris metro. That’s all it took …

Web Design

14 Useful WordPress Themes for Your 2017 Projects

Looking for a WordPress theme?The options seem endless; and it can be a bit overwhelming. Any old theme won’t do. You want one that enables you to …

Web Design

Superflex unveils powered super clothing created with designer Yves Béhar

Superflex has unveiled its “powered clothing” to help elderly people stand and walk more easily with the assistance of its science-fiction-like powersuits.<p>Superflex took ideas for futuristic military armor, which enables soldiers to carry heavy packs or jump through the air, and applied them to the …

Product Design

Philographics Presents a Visual Dictionary of Philosophy: 95 Philosophical Concepts as Graphic Designs

We so often hear pictures described as worth a thousand words apiece, but the Philographics project seems to have found a way to increase that value …

A Kit For Urban Nomads Makes Any Place Feel Like Home

For many people, it’s common to move from place to place. Between apartments or houses or jobs, we gain and shed belongings based on what a space can accommodate. To Gerardo Osio, a designer from Mexico, this nomadic way of living comes a price. “This kind of lifestyle creates a tendency of losing …

Design

All Eyes on Ace

We visited Hans Hornemann in Normann Copenhagen’s design studio in Østerbro to talk about his creative process, what it’s like to live in Copenhagen, and his newest addition to the company’s product portfolio: the stylish Ace collection.<p>At age 27, Danish designer Hans Hornemann has had a steep …

Furniture

The Biggest UX Challenges Of 2017

UX is no longer just about user experience. It’s about social justice.<p>2016 raised the stakes, didn’t it? Just a year ago, it seemed like a big deal that iOS is always bugging us about our iCloud storage. Now, designers are asking themselves questions like, “wait, did my UI just give rise to a …

Social Media

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Public Speaking

Architects Are Designing Buildings for the Age of Mass Shootings

More buildings are being designed to make people feel safe.<p>Architect Aaron Betsky is not a fan of the Freedom Tower.<p>The 1776-foot-tall building, officially called 1 World Trade Center, is a contemporary behemoth in the New York City skyline, and the tallest structure in the Western Hemisphere. …

Mass Shootings

Hello, it's me. On a flip-phone. Samsung unveils clamshell model

Possibly inspired by singer Adele (possibly not), Samsung is bringing a new flip-phone model to the market<p>We all owe Adele an apology. After the internet mercilessly took the piss out of the flip-phone she used in her video for Hello (a decision the director said was thought through – “it’s so …

Phones

Samsung announces BRITECELL image sensor

Speaking at its 2015 Investors Forum, Samsung has revealed details about its new BRITECELL camera technology. The technology is expected to appear in future smartphones, possibly even the Galaxy S7.<p>BRITECELL is designed to improve performance in low light environments, as the name implies, by …

Electronics Industry

Third-gen Moto G is water-resistant and finally has cameras that don't suck

I bought my parents their first smartphones two years ago. They each got a brand new Nexus 4 because it was cheap ($199), ran Android and had a big …

Iwachu Skillets: Effortless Japanese Cast Iron

Cast iron is a known Good. Its even cooking surface, versatility and durability have made cast-iron pans into vital kitchen staples all around the …

Japan

Neato’s next gen robotic vacuums might be its quietest and best looking yet

We regularly feature robotic vacuum solutions in our daily home goods roundup, and today Neato is introducing its new line of automated floor cleaners. Much like you’ve seen from previous gen Botvacs and XV Neato products, the new Botvac D series features the company’s Botvision laser navigation, …