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India’s OYO snags $10M strategic investment from hotel giant China Lodging

Indian budget hotel startup OYO pulled in a big $250 million round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund last week, but now it has topped that money up with a $10 million strategic investment from multi-billion dollar hotel management firm China Lodging.<p>Beyond the financial commitment from NASDAQ-listed …

How Minimalist Design Almost Killed Skeuomorphism

Some web design experts opine that the growing popularity of the flat design, otherwise known as the modern minimalist movement brought about by the …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

Guidelines For Better Client Feedback on Web Design

Designers who succeed in presenting their designs successfully do two things better than other designers. <b>First</b>, they understand that their clients …

FoxType wants to help you write more polite emails

The trouble with communicating via text, whether it’s an SMS, IM or email, is that the tone of your message may not always come through as you expect. It’s especially difficult when you’re conversing with a business associate or someone you’ve never met before.<p>FoxType tries to help you write more …

Adding polish to improve the look and feel of your app (10 by 10)

Designing an app isn’t about patterns or controls—it’s about creating a great experience for your users, every time. While you’re designing with the …

The 8 Worst UX Mistakes Coming From Experts

Have you ever asked yourself what UX is all about? It’s about learning from mistakes. You can build a design around the idea of turning bad …

UX Design

A Beginner’s Guide to Kerning Like a Designer

<i>Have you ever looked at a word or phrase you’re typesetting and something just looked off about it?</i>It might just be a kerning problem. Kerning refers …

How to get where you're going when your flight gets canceled

<b>Question:</b> Six family members — four adults and two children — flew into John Wayne Airport from New York. They had return reservations, designed so they could get back home on Saturday, have a day to do things and go back to work on Monday. Instead, on Friday they were told their flight was …

Lagrange Points: Parking Places in Space

A Lagrange point is a location in space where the combined gravitational forces of two large bodies, such as Earth and the sun or Earth and the moon, …

4 Invisible User Experiences you Never Knew About

Great Design Is Invisible<p><i>*<br>By Michael Wong<br>Join my</i> <b>private design newsletter</b> <i>for more exclusive content. <br>*</i><p>Great Design is Invisible.<p>Airbnb, Disney World, …

11 Science Fiction Concepts NASA Wants to Make Reality

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, carefully selects participants from a broad range of studies and grants them each $100,000 to …

The Maths and Magic of Type Making Today I was excited to spend some quality time pouring over the latest issue of Typograph.Journal. It’s been lovingly created by Australian-based Kiwi designer, Typograph.Her (aka Nicole Arnett Phillips). In this third volume, The Maths and Magic of Visual Language, Nicole takes us on her journey examining where geometry and visual perception intersect (and diverge). The perfectly formed articles are packed with visual examples that explore the key sections: Visual metrics The common optical illusions at play in typography Modular approaches to type construction Typographic contrast and stress The tension between maths (rational) and magic (intuition) in design Volume 03 also includes guest articles by Veronica Grow, David and Jonathan Ross, plus interviews with 10 leading designers including Vince Frost, Kris Sowersby, and Carla Hackett. “I wanted to create a platform to not only share my knowledge, but more importantly to share the thinking, work and outcomes of the rest of our community. Typograph.Journal is about curious and passionate designers exchanging knowledge to build creative confidence within the visual communication industries. I hope the journal provides prompts for readers’ own design exploration, research and advancement.” Volume 03 is available now via TypographHer.com. There are also limited quantities remaining of Volumes 01 & 02, so be quick to collect your full set!

Today I was excited to spend some quality time pouring over the latest issue of <b>Typograph.Journal.</b> It’s been lovingly created by Australian-based Kiwi …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

The top rated business books to find your shortcut to success. How many of these 10 books have you read?

Success

The future of flat design

Flat will also continue to evolve to incorporate more images.<p>Many of the flat or almost flat sites hitting the web today include photos, something very few early flat sites had. Flat-style colors and typography paired with great images reflect hints of a flat aesthetic that is comfortable with …

UI Design

User Experience Design Fundamentals

The ultimate guide: How to become a UX Designer

But a formalized university education certainly doesn’t hurt. Unfortunately, you won’t find a huge selection of formal UX university programs, but you can certainly break into the field with a related degree in psychology, human-computer interaction, graphic design, visual design, UI design, and …

UX Design

What's an efficient way to overcome procrastination?

Current is a teen debit card that lets parents schedule allowance, reward chores, and track spending.

How to Get From Here to There: Part II, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success'

<i>Part Two, Education, Entrepreneurship and Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success'</i><p>What accounts for the varied approaches individuals use in business, careers, and their own aspirations? In Part One of this piece, I described what one psychologist teaches us about individuals and their motivation to meet …

5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

We don’t have to be monsters: The new neuroscience of genocide and mass murder

<b>Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs" (MGM)</b><p>The Holocaust and other genocides taught us ordinary people can enact horrors. Now we might understand the science<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>June 13, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>In 1997, UCLA neurosurgeon Itzhak Fried described a new medical syndrome, …

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

15 Little Things You Can Do Every Day that You Never Knew Could Make You Smarter

Do you want to become smarter? A little effort every day can make a real difference; check out 15 funny things everyone can do every day to get …

The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …