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Smashing Magazine — For Web Designers And Developers

How can we design in a way to help visitors rather than frustrate them? How do we know that a great user experience is really working well? In this …

Web Design

9 free design newsletters for 2017

There’s so much going on in the world of design, it can be a challenge to keep up. Whether it’s catching the latest inspirational projects, staying …

Build your web presence with this user-friendly design app

Having a web presence is important, but building a website can be a challenge. Do away with the difficulty with the powerful web design app Flux 6. …

Web Design

Plasma design system

Creating and documenting a product design system<p>This case study aims to chronicle how we created a design system at WeWork. I’ll share insight into …

Space Station

GoDaddy’s new site builder offers templates for 1,500 industries

Drag and drop website building platforms like Squarespace and Wix aren’t necessarily the most popular tools in the tech community. But the reality is that these sites are how the majority of internet users, who aren’t necessarily technically savvy, can create and maintain a web presence for …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Prefab Homes

Find Love in the Skies With This New Dating App

Love is in the air.<p>Whether you’re a passenger prone to making eyes across the aisle or just thinking about the mile high club every time you board a …

Dating

people people's spiran bicycle basket can unfold into safety lock

<b>for many years the kronan bicycle has been appreciated by swedes for its simple, robust and clever design.</b> people people, a small swedish industrial …

Carbon Fiber

Logojoy – Can AI build a better logo than you?

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in the print magazine.<p>Receive our …

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

UI Design

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

8 terrifying ways the world could actually end

The outcome of a presidential election might inspire unbridled hope — or make you feel like the world is ending.<p>Yet both feelings ignore the humbling truth about our fragile existence. Life exists on Earth only because it teeters in a delicate and truly improbable balance. Our atmosphere, proximity …

Universe

Beyond Berghain: Berlin's alternative nightlife, from cabaret to porno karaoke

It’s easy to time travel in Berlin. Take shiny, new yellow tram number 10 and push the button to hop off at the Naturkundemuseum stop then it’s just …

All-electric and solar-powered car successfully crowdfunded, Sono Motors aims for deliveries in 2018

After launching their campaign for the innovative and very reasonably priced Sion solarcar at the end of July, Sono Motors, based in Munich, has three days remaining in its campaign to garner final support from backers on Indiegogo after recently reaching their goal of €150,000.<p>For those unfamiliar …

Zebra finches sing to eggs to prepare babies for global warming

This could be one way birds learn to survive the heat<p>Zebra finches program their offspring to prepare for global warming by singing to eggs before they hatch. In especially hot areas, finch parents make a special call to incubating eggs, basically telling them it’s really hot outside and they …

7 emerging technologies you haven't heard of yet

By David Nield<p>You may think the iPhone 7 is cutting edge technology - and it is, up to a point - but there are gadgets and tech coming down the pipe …

Augmented Reality

Cool projection mapping system on a Tesla Model S [Video]

Production companies Mindconsole and ProVideo released a video this week showcasing their new projection mapping technique using the Tesla Model S as a model. The result is pretty cool.<p>They say the vehicle was “the obvious choice” due to its “unique and bold design”.<p>Mindconsole explains the tech …

This easy Mac shortcut makes an emoji keyboard pop up anywhere you can type

Every now and then, it's fun to type an emoji, even when no emoji keyboard appears to be present.<p>Like this 👍.<p>If you're on a Mac, there's a simple three key command that will change the game.<p><b>Just hold down control + command + the space bar at the same time anytime you see a cursor.</b><p>Up pops an emoji …

Google Search

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …

The best new portfolio sites, June 2016

Greetings, readers! Summer is here. It’s time to beat the June heat by staying inside where the air conditioner is. While you’re there, have a look …

How to live like a billionaire on the cheap

Life and style,Luxury travel,Luxury goods sector,Boating holidays,Air transport,Airbnb,Hotels,Property,House prices<p>From private islands that can be yours for as little as £100,000, to yachts and jets to rent for just £90 a pop, the luxury lifestyle isn’t so exclusive after all<p>If you’re struggling …

Luxury Travel

Soon, Fly From London to Sydney in Two Hours

Take a two hour nap, and wake up in Sydney.<p>Soon you may be able to have breakfast in London, and arrive in Sydney in time for a mid-morning flat …

Chicago’s Best Hidden Bars

These Windy City speakeasies are worth a little extra hunting.<p>Chicago, the city of baseball and hotdogs, architectural innovation and world-class …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

University of Exeter

If this crazy hoverboard is real, then the future is now

We want hoverboards so bad. The promise of sweet, skateboard-style flying machines from the 1989 film "Back to the Future: Part II" continues to haunt our tech dreams.<p>We're not talking about those wheeled poseurs that never leave the ground, but the ones that actually take flight. So far, we've …

From jetpacks to flying cars: How we'll travel in the future

Top 10 music festivals in Europe for 2016

When it comes to cool sounds in the summer sunshine, continental Europe is your playground. We pick the best (mostly) affordable parties from Iceland’s Secret Solstice to Croatia’s Love International<p>As the Croatian festival scene bidding farewell last summer to its founding father, the Garden …

Festivals

Secret seaside: 17 unspoiled European islands