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Like to pick up a few souvenirs? This expanding suitcase is a traveller's dream

If you’re someone who tends to come back from holidays with more than you left with, this magical expanding suitcase could be the piece of luggage of your dreams.<p>The suitcase, made by Fugu Luggage, can expand from the size of a carry-on suitcase to a full-size check-in, which is handy for those who …

Creating a Design System Language

It seems like Design System Language is the current buzz word in the design industry and everyone wants one.But how exactly can a product benefit …

UX Design

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Best Travel Gift Ideas For Men & Women In 2016

Best Travel Gifts in 2016Travel TipsLooking for the perfect gift for that traveler in your life? It’s not always easy! Here are my top …

Shopping

Inside the Development of Light, the Tiny Digital Camera That Outperforms DSLRs

The creator of the new Light digital camera explains how he made it work Photo: Gabriela Hasbun Photo: Sue Tallon <b> T</b> <b>he best digital cameras today are</b> …

Here’s the Best Way to Sharpen Your Images: Use This Free Photoshop Action Download (VIDEO)

Sharpening your photographs can be a dicey proposition: We all want crisp images, but if you’re not careful when using Photoshop’s Unsharp Mask tool …

Roald Dahl at 100: A Reading List

When I was in elementary school in the eighties, being read to in class was such a treat — and something I really miss. The weekly reading hour that …

Could Your Next Uber be a Multicopter?

<b>The world’s first certified multicopter lifts off in Bruchsal, Germany, marking a new era for aerial transportation.</b><p>Just as smartphone technology …

‘Paint’ walls a different color with this simple Photoshop trick

Photoshop can alter images in almost every way imaginable. As capable as it is though, there are times when the changes needed are rather mundane in …

How we built a product vision and roadmap

Editor's note: Rian shared an update over on the Postmark blog after 6 months of using the roadmap he described in this post. If you're curious it …

Product Management

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8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Graphic Design

How to Create a UI That Users Can Trust

What does trust have to do with web design? Quite simply, everything. In a world where people hear about digital security breaches almost daily, …

UI Design

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Drew Scott

How to travel in an extravagant $23k airline suite for $108

There are people who hunt for airfare bargains, and then there is Sam Huang. Huang is in another league.<p>Huang runs a site called TopMiles, wherein he documents his wanderlust and provides tips and tricks to navigating the travel landscape. He goes on incredible frugally-minded excursions from time …

Playful Lettering Alterations Transform Ordinary Words into Clever Illustrations

This playful series by Ji Lee called <i>Word as Image</i> is one that's nearly 20 years in the making. It began as an assignment for his typography class while in art school, which encouraged students to see beyond the practicality of letterforms and instead play with their shapes to discover their …

Kim Kardashian

Watercolor Paintings Candidly Capture the Expressive Faces of India

Artist Rajkumar Sthabathy uses watercolors to capture the essence of India. Within his expressive paintings, Sthabathy depicts candid scenes witnessed on the streets of his homeland. There are the rickshaw drivers who make their way through crowded streets, vendors who work to sell their wares, and …

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Lecture 1: What is Product Design?

<i>This post is a summarized transcript from Intro to Digital Product Design course hosted by CUAppDev at Cornell University. The course is a 1 credit</i> …

Designing for the Apple TV

We find ourselves in an interesting period of UI design for the big screen. With the launch of the 4th generation Apple TV late 2015, most of the …

Building an enterprise UX team

How do you go about establishing and growing a UX team, let alone a multidisciplinary enterprise UX team? UX Director Rachel Daniel shares how she …

UX Design

The Principles of UX Choreography

The intersection of Disney and UX and why learning how to draw Mickey Mouse will change how you approach design<p><i>Recently I collaborated together with</i> …

The State of UX in 2016

Our team at uxdesign.cc has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 384 links curated and sent to 61,295 designers around the world every week via …

GoPro footage shows pilots’ POV of Qantas 747 landing in San Francisco

Ever wonder what the view from an airplane cockpit looks like? Qantas recently created this time-lapse video of flight QF73 landing at San Francisco …

The UX of 3 of India’s hottest food delivery startups

It’s been a big year for food delivery startups in India. 31 startups have raised US$161.5 million in investment capital in what has been called a …

Pictures: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train cuts through the heart of the Rockies and explores how a country came to be.

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Riding the subway in Seoul showed me how far behind New York is

As someone who lived in New York City for over a decade, I've relied heavily on the subway system there. But as much as I appreciate the MTA, it's not the most sophisticated or technologically advanced service in the world. A recent trip to South Korea made me realize that it may be time for NYC's …

12 World-Class Wines Under $25

A palate-pleasing, where-did-you-find-this bottle of wine is always a good gift. While it’s easy to spend your way to greatness, it takes a lot of sampling and sipping to find something fantastic that won't break the bank. With that in mind, we asked some of the country’s top sommeliers for their …

Interactive 3-D Paintings Invite You to be Part of the Artwork

What if, just for a moment, you could be a Ghostbuster? Or, you “open” the door to the delightful creatures of <i>Monsters, Inc.</i>? This is the idea behind the fun, mobile exhibition by Russian art and design studio Brain Mash. They crafted a series of three-dimensional paintings that seem to pop from …

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