Stefan Wölwer

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13 Tech Innovations to Watch

The day–to–day grind can be daunting: Bills need to be paid, errands need to be run, and work must be accomplished. But occasionally, the wonders of what is possible with technology hits us. Among them are devices, systems and programs that not only make life better (read: easier), they also open …

Entrepreneurship

Made With ARKit

Central Saint Martins graduate creates misbehaving robots designed purely to annoy you

Swiss-Mexican designer Nicole Pérez has designed a series of misbehaving robots that mimic the annoying aspects of intimate relationships.<p>Made from …

Relationships

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

New Order’s “Blue Monday” Played with Obsolete 1930s Instruments

Released 33 years ago this week, New Order's "Blue Monday" (hear the original EP version here) became, according to the BBC, "a crucial link between …

Design Lessons From A Century Of Sci-Fi

The curator for a new sci-fi exhibit at the Barbican explains how the genre has shaped design, from branding to architecture, over more than a century.<p>The Barbican Centre has been a storied center for performing and fine arts in London for decades. But this stoic, Brutalist building was recently …

Science Fiction

Mirr.io — turn Sketch files into shareable prototypes, without leaving sketch.

Mirr.io — turn Sketch files into shareable prototypes, without leaving sketch.<p>Today we’re proud to announce the launch of Mirr.io — a crafty little …

Prototypes

GUDialog - Interaction Design is a state of mind.

Reality Editor

Lego

The End

Helaas is de Lara-fotogenerator, ons eigen kunstmatige intelligentie-systeem, inmiddels aan zijn eigen succes ten onder gegaan. Wereldwijd linken er …

Design in the Era of the Algorithm

This is the prose version of a talk I gave in May 2017 at Pixel Up! in Capetown and at An Event Apart in Boston. It riffs on ideas I first explored …

Quick, Draw! The Data

What do 50 million drawings look like?<p>Over 15 million players have contributed millions of drawings playing Quick, Draw! These doodles are a unique …

Watch a Robotic Arm Keep a Toy Train on an Infinite Loop

Ever feel like your life is going in circles?<p>The path in front of you looks open, but you always wind up on the same old track. Whether you're coasting from Tindate to Tindate or Monday to monotonous Monday, this train kept on a neverending loop by a robot surely gets it. Mechanical engineer …

Center for Human Imagination

How do you design the future? Today we talk with cyberpunk founder and design theorist Bruce Sterling and feminist/activist writer Jasmina Tešanović …

Wireframes by Top UX Designers

Wireframes are important for multiple reasons. One of them would be that they, the wireframes, focus on functionality, behavior, and priority of …

UX Design

Das HAWK-Gespräch mit Matthias Müller-Prove

Great Alternatives to Hamburger Menus

How to make your navigation obvious and keep people engaged<p>This is a much debated topic and while designers, developers mostly agree on when it is a …

Google's New A.I. Experiment Lets You Play a Piano Duet With a Robot

You don’t need to know how to play the piano to jam with Google’s latest musical experiment, A.I. Duet. The tool, spotted by Gizmodo, lets you plunk …

Thoughts on Software for the Visual Arts

<i>by Casey Reas</i><p>I make things — all the time. In the studio, I use tools every day. Some of the tools are “hard” like a screwdriver but most of them are …

Open Source Software

Design in Four Revolutions

<i>Interaction design is the design discipline of the third industrial revolution.</i><p>In order to understand interface and interaction design, it is useful …

Manufacturing

What the Future Looks Like: Top Trends in 2016 Startup Investing

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it. The second best way is to finance it.”​ — John Doerr<p>At AngelList, the largest platform for …

Startups

What Comes Next Is the Future (2016)

designguidelines.co

WeChat rolls out ‘mini programs’ in a bid to kill off apps

Photo credit: manganganath / 123RF.China’s top messaging app, with over 840 million active users, is trying something radical. WeChat is today …

Thoughts on Interaction Design

Why we need more writing on interaction design.<p>Interaction design is a weird discipline. It shapes our perception of digital technology. It makes …

UI Design

What The Future Of Supermarkets May Look Like

This concept features many futuristic designs such as transparent displays and robots boxing up your food.

Robots

The Biggest UX Challenges Of 2017

UX is no longer just about user experience. It’s about social justice.<p>2016 raised the stakes, didn’t it? Just a year ago, it seemed like a big deal that iOS is always bugging us about our iCloud storage. Now, designers are asking themselves questions like, “wait, did my UI just give rise to a …

Social Media

Westworld UI - A Supercut

Timelapse

<i>Timelapse is optimized for interactive exploration on desktop browsers. For the full interactive experience, view this page on desktop.</i><p>Timelapse is a …

Visualising UI Solutions for Our Mixed Reality Future

Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies are rapidly evolving, with consumer devices on the horizon. But how will people interact with their new …

Augmented Reality