Daniel Patkos

76 Flips | 6 Magazines | 17 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @PatkosDD | Artist from Budapest, Hungary. Studying industrial design.

Who cares about being original?

<b>CR: What did the original tweet that sparked the debate say and what prompted it?</b><b>Christopher Doyle</b>: The original tweet was ‘Designers, please please …

From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?

Can graphic design save your life? Lucienne Roberts and Rebecca Wright think so. For evidence, just look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over …

Graphic Design

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving 36,000 students just upheld it as a major driver of improvement in reading and math skills.<p>Since personalized learning has had scant formal evidence showing its success as a teaching method, the new study also adds some empirical …

Roadmap to Design Thinking – An Ideal Approach for a SaaS Product

Customization is fast becoming passé because more and more customers are beginning to understand the advantages of associating with a well-designed …

Career advice for design students from their peers

Two student designers share advice from a summer touring factories and studios as part of the Be Original Americas fellowship<p>For many college students, especially freshman stepping onto campus for the first time, formal design education has just begun. Schedules filled with lectures, studio …

Most Buzzed Designs of August 2017

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in August 2017.<p>The …

Temple Classic Lightweight preview: ‘Created to last a lifetime’

<b>Price: £695<br>Frame: steel<br>Weight: 10kg<br>Gears: 9-speed</b><p>Most bikes are made in Taiwan. But not Temple cycles, they’re built in Bristol by a man called Matt and his small team – you can pop in and have a cuppa with them. This new frame is typical of what the friendly independent firm is all about. It’s …

Clothing

How to Use Movable Pieces to Support Multitasking

Now, our guess is that you’re quite an experienced computer user. Perhaps Linux is a bridge too far, but using Windows or Mac OS X will not have many …

Design your Ideal Kitchen as an Industrial Designer at Foodfight in Los Angeles, CA

By - Mar 06<p>We've built a messaging tool dedicated to connecting and recruiting designers.<p>Core77's sister-site Coroflot is a go-to destination for …

Meet The Jury Of The 2017 Innovation By Design Awards

Judges hailed from Google, Amazon, Ikea, Airbnb, Adidas, Slack, MoMA, and more.<p>Nearly 30 designers, executives, and thought leaders helped judge the 2017 Innovation By Design Awards, <i>Fast Company</i>‘s sixth annual celebration of creativity in design. Meet the illustrious cast below.*<p>Katie Becker<p>Becker …

The Intuitive KOSMOS Pen Will Make You Want to Write

Ten years ago, the humble pen was still the most popular tool for note-taking. A decade later, the majority of people now prefer to use keys and …

This new Berlin apartment building literally purifies the city's air

Daniel Libeskind‘s first residential project in Berlin is a spectacular faceted building that literally purifies the air. Sapphire is clad in …

Architecture

Top 10 Industrial Design Software Applications, Designers Remember Ettore Sottsass and Verreum's Stunning Glass Works

A weekly selection of great links hand-picked by Core77 editors. Get 'em while they're hot.<p><i>The Core77 team spends time combing through the news so</i> …

A Digital Platform Advocating the Importance of Creative Research

Are.na is an exciting research website that allows designers and artists alike to connect dots and dig into creative interests<p>We currently live in a …

Wassily Chair

Inspired by the curved handle bars of the Adler bicycle, the Wassily Chair was the first of its kind. Designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925, the seat …

The Daily Design Quote

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

You 2.0: How Silicon Valley Can Help You Get Unstuck

At one time or another, many of us feel stuck: in the wrong job, the wrong relationship, the wrong city – the wrong life.<p>Christine Metzger felt that way. After a decade of working in education administration, she woke up one day and realized she wasn't the person she wanted to be.<p>Christine found …

Have Designers Lost Control Of Design?

Design is everywhere and more influential than ever. But that power has come at a cost, says designer and technologist Matt Webb.<p>Do designers have an ethical responsibility toward their users? It’s a question that designers struggle with, as the products and interfaces they help bring into the …

Nendo Creates An Ingenious Flashlight That Is Made Of A Single Sheet Of Paper

<b>Japanese design</b> studio Nendo is admired and studied for its minimalist design philosophy—a philosophy that is well conveyed in the studio’s latest …

Why you need design thinking and how to put it into practice

It’s more than a methodology or a framework. Design thinking has the power to take you and your team through the trickiest of problems—often with a …

Industrial Design for Clippad Universal Gamepad

We have to say that Nintendo is always trying to innovate or at least be different. They saw the shift of how people play games, more and more on …

Product Design

Levitating Plant Pods with a Surprise

Designed for placement in public spaces, the Biome system introduces an entirely new way for urban dwellers to interact with the environment. The …

Lessons In Design Research From An Unlikely Source: Poetry

IBM design researcher Meghan McGrath shares how working in literature–including a stint at a poetry journal–helped her better serve users.<p><b>Meghan McGrath is a design researcher at IBM for security on the mainframe. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for Designing Women, a series of interviews with</b> …

Tests Go First. Usability Testing in Design.

A tech guru, Steve Jobs, once said: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Unfortunately, some people still …

4 Local funders will use design thinking to fill local news gaps

I’m excited to share our four participants, chosen from nearly three dozen applications, and representing foundations large and small, rural and …

How top utilities are attracting next-gen workers

The following is a viewpoint from Lloyd Adams, national vice president for SAP for Utilities.<p>Let’s face it, chances are slim today that “utilities …

Here's what Happens when Kids Design Kitchen Products for Kids

Can kids make great products for kids? That was the question that got us going on this project. If the kids succeeded it would inspire more people of …

Health Care Providers Can Use Design Thinking to Improve Patient Experiences

A hospital administrator recently talked to us about an issue that is all too common for patients: missed medical appointments. The story was about a woman named Mary (a pseudonym), a patient with a painful chronic condition who continually failed to keep her regular appointments. In an effort to …