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Inside The Design Of Norway’s Beautiful New Banknotes

Shackled with countless constraints, Snøhetta’s design for Norway’s new banknotes turns cash into an abstraction of ocean winds.<p>There are few acts of graphic design more daunting than that of creating a new face for an entire country’s currency. Even in a world full of digital payment methods, cash …

Android Auto developer docs show off more UI, detail 3rd-party apps

Auto has a locked-down UI; developers can only color within Google's lines.<p>Google just released a set of Android Auto developer documents to …

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

So long...

I'm sorry!<p>My site is no longer active.<p>It was great while it lasted, but I just don't have the energy, and want to focus on other stuff.<p>Doing a good …

Energy

UX Crash Course: User Psychology

My mission for 2014 was to get more people started in User Experience (UX) Design. In January, hundreds of thousands of people did the original UX …

This Vicious Job Cycle Explains Why Startups Don't Use Android Even Though It's 80% Of The Market

There are lots of people who develop for the competing system, Apple's iOS. In fact iOS development experience is one of the standard resume checkoffs for working in tech.<p>But, Crugnola says, "I hear this every day. Your New York based company is desperately looking for an Android developer, and …

Android L and So Much More Webinar Slides

The Android L Developer Preview introduced a plethora of new APIs for developers to take advantage of, including Material Design, notifications, and new animations, to name a few. Xamarin developers can access these new APIs right now with our recently announced preliminary support in …

12 Iconic Colors from Around the World

So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues.<p>So many inspiring places, so many evocative hues — and you don't even need a passport. Designers share their favorite global hues.

Interior Design

Delightfully Simple Animation Shows Kids Why Design Matters

How do you get young people thinking about design? Such a task requires first explaining what design is, exactly, which can be tricky even for adults to grasp. The meaning of design is made delightfully simple in “Shape,” a wordless six-minute animation designed and directed by Johnny Kelly for …

Animation