Wolfgang Bremer

1,017 Added | 20 Magazines | 71 Likes | 12 Following | 15 Followers | @WolfgangBremer | Award-winning designer & UX guy. Design Manager @ SAP, Co-Founder @ Founder2be. Former VP Design @ Market Logic, Sr UX PM @ Nokia & @ HERE, Director UX @ Strands.

7 Dad Hacks Every Modern Dad Should Know

Drew Magary explains how to save your Spotify recs, survive kid-sports, and use the toilet in peace.<p>You were warned. You were warned long ago that American parenthood is a gauntlet of emotional and physical toil. Friends, family, strangers… they all assuredly told you that having kids is a real …

Parenting

10 Really Useful macOS Features That You Never Noticed

Much as we love all the new features that roll out with a fresh macOS update every year, we’re also rather partial to those long-standing tools and …

InVision’s New Tool Lets Big Teams Manage Sprawling Design Systems

Based on insights from Facebook, ZenDesk, and others, InVision’s latest tool aims to solve a new kind of problem.<p>In the last couple of years, design systems have taken big companies ranging from Airbnb to IBM by storm, and for obvious reasons. The dream is to create a set of shared design …

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

Google Maps' new look adapts to how you travel

Google Maps may be a cornerstone of navigation for many people, but its visual presentation can occasionally leave something to be desired. Why would you care about gas stations when you're taking the subway? To that end, Google is giving Maps a fresh look that adapts to your travel methods and …

An Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright "Mushroom" House Is For Sale

The legendary Frank Lloyd Wright designed some unique properties in his day, but we've never seen one quite like this. Needless to say, the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

THE LOOP, a short documentary about design thinking at IBM

General Manager of Design at IBM Phil Gilbert and his team have achieved something remarkable over the past 4 years—they’ve created a design thinking …

UX Design

A new book examines German influence on modern day graphic design

From Bauhaus to dark era of propaganda<p><i>Pioneers of German Graphic Design</i> is a weighty 400-page tome by Jens Müller, on how art, minimalism, and commerce spawned a new form of visual communication. The book, published by Callisto, is the definitive text on how German designers influenced and shaped …

What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

In the late 1970s, Pepsi was running behind Coca-Cola in the competition to be the leading cola. But then Pepsi discovered that in blind taste tests, …

UX Design

Netflix's Dark German series gets a cryptic, foreboding trailer

Mythic illustrations of an immense labyrinth, a warrior grappling with a centaur, and a galaxy at a glance adorn the walls of a home as a voice says, …

Jamie Foxx

Shapes of UX designer

Over the past 12 years I have obsessed over mapping designers. What type of designer someone was? What flavour? What shape? What skills? Getting …

Singapore Airlines Just Unveiled Its New A380 Design and It Looks Amazing

Singapore Airlines has revealed its new A380 design, with seating and suites that let every passenger make the space their own for the duration of …

How to Parent Without Punishing ... and Still Have Well-Behaved Kids

Purchasing the Time-Out Chair and talking about how many times you’ve had to ground your tween/teen almost seem like rites of passage. While it's …

Parenting

Airbnb built an AI that turns design sketches into product source code

Airbnb is betting big on automation. The company is currently developing a new AI system that will empower its designers and product engineers to literally take ideas from the drawing board and turn them into actual products almost instantaneously.<p>The AI-powered solution aims to simplify the …

Mockups

Godzilla Battles Spaceships and Giant Robots In the Latest Monster Planet Trailer

If you somehow weren’t convinced that the King of all Kaiju’s animated movie debut would not be sufficiently <i>anime</i>, the bit where he smashes up shit …

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

Web Design

Nanoleaf Aurora is a smart lighting panel that changes color to music

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Presenting the smart lighting and futuristic …

CBS has renewed Star Trek: Discovery for a second season

Continuing the voyages of the USS Discovery<p>The USS Discovery will continue to explore the galaxy. CBS announced this morning that it has renewed the latest iteration of the <i>Star Trek</i> franchise for a second season.<p>CBS noted that the show has been successful at bringing in new subscribers to its …

Science Fiction

Zagato Builds an Aston Martin Vanquish Wagon, and We’re in Love

Like all right-thinking people, we love station wagons, especially those that combine their increased utility with handsome looks. Which is why we’re particularly smitten by the production version of Aston Martin’s Zagato shooting brake, the fourth of its limited-edition, Vanquish-based Z-cars and …

Aston Martin

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UX Design

Dropbox Wants to Unlock Creativity With an Unexpected Rebrand That Features a Trippy Video

Dropbox is kicking off a new wave of marketing and branding with an intriguing anthem spot that ties back to the brand’s new messaging that “the …

Advertising Industry

'Lucy 2': Luc Besson Wrote a Script for Sequel in Active Development

Scarlett Johansson's sci-fi action film "Lucy" made more than $463 million off its $40 million budget, so it's no surprise a sequel is in the works.<p>Critics and fans were both mixed on the 2014 film, but Variety reports that a follow-up is officially happening with a script from original …

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

Fitness
CNN

Our 6 Must Reads for Building and Leading a Product Design Team

A well-thought-out design team often accompanies enduring product design. Here are six pieces of advice to help you build and lead a design team from …

UX Design

Joshua Tree Container House

Made from a cluster of shipping containers, the Joshua Tree Container House emerges from the California desert. Each container is capped with a …

‘Coming to America’ Sequel Moving Forward With Kenya Barris, Jonathan Levine

Paramount Pictures is moving forward on a sequel to the 1988 Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America” with Jonathan Levine on board to direct from a …

Hollywood

Google and Levi's tech-enabled Jacquard jacket feels like the future

Google's futuristic wearable tech platform just took a big leap forward.<p>After more than two years of testing, Jacquard, the company's project to …

UI Interactions: A Collection to Bookmark by Divan Raj

Let's finish off this week with a cool collection of UI Interactions by India-based designer Divan Raj. It's a set of exploration and experiments …

UI Design

You can now buy a Volvo like an iPhone

Volvo wants to make it as easy to get into a sensible Swedish sedan as Apple has made it to buy an iPhone. Right now, you can apply online (or in-store), let Apple run a quick credit check, and walk out with an iPhone on an installment plan in a matter of minutes. It was a smart way for Apple to …

Volvo