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How to improve the UX of your UX portfolio

Let’s be real: The UX of getting a job in UX isn’t exactly the best.The post How to improve the UX of your UX portfolio appeared first on InVision …

Apple is an exception to nearly every rule

Walking into my first ever meeting with a structural packaging designer, I started rooting around in my bag before exclaiming, “This is the sort of thing I want!” She leaned forward in her chair, delighted to have a customer with a strong guide, then groaned audibly when she saw what I had placed …

Adopt these Web Design Trends in 2018 If You Want to Succeed

Creating a successful website is not an easy task. It requires you to not only thoroughly understand your user’s requirement but to also implement …

UI Design

The Most Inspiring Interior Design Of 2016

From micro apartments to historic libraries and healing hospitals, the best interiors of 2016 do more with less.<p>In 10 Principles of Good Design, famed German industrial designer Dieter Rams famously called for “less but better” products. This year, architects and interior designers adopted a …

Dish and DU/ER's Technologically-Minded "No Sweat" Pants

After wearing our DU/ER's slim fit "No Sweat" pants for several weeks now, and experiencing just how comfortable and functional they are, we wanted to explore their proprietary fabric even further. The pants not only look great but also have ample stretch for more movability, softness for comfort, …

Wearable Tech

Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable technology?<p>Imagine for a moment that someone from the 1950s time-travelled to today. They would no doubt be astounded by …

How to Immediately Improve Your Powers of Persuasion

Six lessons from the master of influence.<p>Dr. Robert Cialdini's seminal book <i>Influence</i> has been on the bestseller list for the last 25 years and has sold over 3 million copies, though it wasn't always that successful. For the first few years, it did not do so well, and then it became a remarkable …

Accurate Climate Control

ROOT takes the guess work out of perfecting the humidity level indoors. The combination humidifier/de-humidifier automatically detects levels and …

The Beauty Of The Everyday, In 9 Objects

Depending on how it’s designed, a dustpan can either be something you want to hide in the cupboard under your sink or something you wouldn’t mind hanging like an abstract sculpture from your kitchen wall. The latter type of dustpan is one of 35 objects on view in <i>Beauty as Unfinished Business,</i> a new …

Design

Blub Uno USB desk clock uses 1950’s Nixie tubes to display time, temperature and more

Designer Duncan Hellmers is making use of 1950’s cathode tubes to build his new retro USB desk clock. Much like the products found in our ongoing Small States feature, the Blub Uno is being created with a focus on blending old-school aesthetics and components with modern design.<p>Head below for more …

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Rianne Koens’ stackable drawers function as cabinets, tables and stools

<b>Istanbul Design Biennial 2014:</b> Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Rianne Koens stacked sets of different-sized wooden boxes on top of angled legs to …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

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10 great sci-fi films of the 21st century

Science fiction films have been with us since the advent of the moving image and continue to form a vital part of contemporary pop culture. From …

Celebrity designer Marc Newson makes the jump to Apple

Apple is already known for being a design powerhouse, but its design cred is about to get much more impressive. Internationally acclaimed industrial …

This Smart Camera Sees Your Every Move — and Can Hear Your Crying Baby in the Next Room

BERLIN — Withings announced a small gadget that keeps tabs on your home, and even knows if a baby is crying in the next room.<p>Similar to Dropcam, the …

Bubl family of products add fizz to drinks anytime, anywhere

Nothing ruins a glass of soda like taking a sip and realizing it's gone flat in the fridge. What's more, it's a waste of money to then pour the rest …

What I Learned In My First Year as a Product Designer

<i>Alvin Hsia is a Product Designer at Edmodo. This post originally appeared on his Medium blog.</i><p>For the past year, I’ve had an incredible experience contributing to the design team at Edmodo, a K-12 education startup backed by Greylock Partners, Benchmark Capital and Union Square Ventures. While I …

The EXO18 – Is This The Most Beautiful Case Every Made For The iPhone 5/5s?

- Jul 12, 2014<p>While browsing for a new case for my iPhone 5s, I stumbled upon this beauty. The <i>EXO18</i> from EXOvault is designed to be a handsome, yet …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

100 Great Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

Paul Graham, Jim Collins, Tony Hsieh, and other business leaders share the questions you should be asking if you want to improve your company.<p>There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would …

The Amazon of India is not Flipkart—it’s Amazon

One of the worst-kept secrets in India’s e-commerce industry was finally outed yesterday as Flipkart, a broad-based e-commerce firm in India, said it was buying fashion e-tailer Myntra in an all-stock deal reportedly valued at about $330 million. Given that media had published nearly every detail …

eCommerce

18 Emotions at the Root of Viral Video Psychology

When viral videos go crazy, it's usually because they tap some fundamental human emotions among viewers.<p>A viral video--one that's seen and shared by a lot of people in a short amount of time--can significantly bolster your brand. But just how do you get people to watch and pass on your content like …

How To Be Happy: 10 Things Happy People Don't Believe

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

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Become a Top Networker: 4 Ways Anyone Can Build Bonds Faster

Do you like networking? Me neither. I often want to run screaming from cocktail parties. Yet I do like people; they are endlessly fascinating. And this, my friends, is how you can learn to love networking.<p>Do you like networking? Me neither. I often want to run screaming from cocktail parties. Yet I …

10 Tips for a Highly Memorable Presentation

If your audience doesn't remember you once you've finished, what's the point? Here are some easy ways to rock the stage.<p>Most people suck at presenting to big groups. It's a shame because the ability to nail these presentations at key conferences can be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to influence …

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Take the quiz to see which sort of 'trep you are.<p>This story appears in the June 2010 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>A successful entrepreneur isn't always the classic, bull-by-the-horns risk-taker of legend. Sure you'll need passion, drive and a good idea. But moxie will only get you so far. You've …

The Art of Following Up (Without Being Annoying)

How many times should you follow up after a pitch goes unanswered? Chances are, more than you do now. Here's how to redouble your efforts--tactfully.<p>I once sent a pitch to a former client. I hadn't worked for this client in several months, but she paid well and I was eager to get another piece of …