Raymond Sih

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3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

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The Edge Desk transforms so you can get work done anywhere

Who still uses a desk? Better question: Who still <i>needs</i> a desk, given that so much of our work today takes place on laptops, phones and tablets? Those devices don't need to be put on a flat surface, so a lot of people don't bother. Instead, they work from the comfort of a couch, bed or maybe even …

Oculus Rift founder: 'Facebook as we know it is not the future of virtual reality'

Palmer Luckey built the first virtual reality headset of the modern era – then sold it to Facebook for $2bn. But he’s not sure the future of VR is with Mark Zuckerberg’s social media platform<p>Palmer Luckey has been waiting for this year his whole life. As a teenager, he collected obsolete virtual …

What Made The Aeron Chair An Icon

A look back at Herman Miller’s game-changing task chair, on the day its designer, Bill Stumpf, would’ve turned 80.<p>Your average furniture designer would like you to believe his products will change your life. Most don’t, of course, but for millions of desk jockeys in offices around the globe, one …

Furniture

Architecture for the ages

Young adults are getting squeezed out of the housing market. Their parents, meanwhile, want to downsize without leaving familiar neighbourhoods. The solution couldn't be simpler to a growing group of designers: Rethink (and rebuild) the family home to suit several generations for the long haul<p>When …

10 things I learned buying a home for the first time

After a decade of renting a cramped closet-sized apartment in New York City, my husband and I decided to buy our first real live home, with rooms and …

Real Estate

How to Become a Project Management Professional Infographic

<b>How to Become a Project Management Professional Infographic</b>The How to Become a Project Management Professional Infographic is a short description on …

Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

A design studio in Colombia is tackling one of architecture’s growing energy challenges by using an unexpected traditional building material: …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Employment

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Johns Hopkins University

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

Apps

5 Ideas We Need To Steal From Megacities With Great Subways

These transit systems are pioneering ideas–some big, some small–that lead to faster, safer, less stressful cities.<p>The biggest, fastest-growing cities in the world all struggle with public transit. But necessity is the mother of invention, even when it comes to moving vast numbers of people through …

Urban Design

This Gadget Can Transform Into Anything You Need

The Droppler measures your water use. But if you need something else, you can easily transform it into a speaker, a camera, or a drone.<p>When it sits on your bathroom counter, a new device called Droppler measures how much water you’re using and gives real-time feedback. But once you’ve trained …

Your Business Means Nothing If No One Knows Who You Are

Last fall, I was invited to an exclusive event at the Hollywood Hills home of <i>Never Eat Alone</i> author Keith Ferrazzi. The top leaders from across the …

At IDS16: an affordable, minimal and ergonomic standing desk

Every year at the Interior Design Show in Toronto they have the Studio North section, where young designers get to show their work. One piece that …

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …