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Sheets of Glass Cut into Layered Ocean Waves by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Self-taught artist Ben Young is a man of many exceptional talents from surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and working full-time as a …

Card — make your credit card better in one line of code

No need to change your form<p>Card works as a drop in addition to your current credit card form. No need edit input names or HTML — you can leave …

Credit Cards

Social Media Scheduling App Buffer Adds Content Feeds In Dashboard Play

Buffer, the social media scheduling app with 1.5 million users, picked up a bit of notoriety when it got hacked and its users started sending out weight-loss spam to followers, but also kudos for its generally transparent approach to business. Today, it is announcing a pivot of sorts. The company …

5 reasons Slack will change the workplace

“Viral socializing,” or word of mouth, is how Slack founder and chief executive Stewart Butterfield described his startup’s marketing campaign.<p>No money spent on PR. Zero on advertising. No buses in San Francisco touting Slack banners. In other words, let the technology speak for itself, Butterfield …

Adorable Illustrations from Japanese Illustrator Kanae Sato - The Fox Is Black

Kanae Sato is a Tokyo-based illustrator whose portfolio is filled with hundreds of adorable illustrations. Made with bold and bright colors, her work …

30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization

Need a simple tool to create a fantastic data visualization? Here are 30.<p>There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer’s repertoire. They’re not just powerful; they’re …

Data Visualization

YouTube Now Lets Creators Add a 3-Second Intro to Their Videos

Google announced today a new feature for YouTube that will let creators upload a 3-second intro clip that will play before all of their channels’ videos.<p>In order to take advantage of the feature, channel managers upload the intro as an unlisted video, select “Add a channel branding intro” on the …

Bye-Bye Browsers: Why Facebook's New App Links Are a Big Deal

Facebook announced a slew of new programs and initiatives for developers at its F8 Conference, but the most exciting might just be App Links.<p>App …

StoreDot’s Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.<p>It’s not a full capacity battery yet either. And they …

Michael Leavitt's Cardboard Kicks

by Eva Glettner<p>Seattle-based Michael Leavitt might be a college dropout (he quit Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute of Art as a freshman, despite his a 4.0 GPA) but that, by no means, has meant he's a failed artist. His "Art Army" project is just that; several handmade, one-off action figures for …

How Sonos Completely Changed My Music Listening Habits

Almost everyone uses some form of music streaming service these days and there’s a never-ending list of options: Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, Google Play Music and 8tracks are just a few among the ton of services out there. However, you probably have little time to actually listen to all the …

The 10 Worst Product Fails of All Time

The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns …

Procter & Gamble

A Kid’s Guide To How Internet Ads Work

It’s pretty easy these days to spot, and ignore, a targeted Internet ad. I know those snow boots are only being offered up to me because I did a search for them yesterday. Not subtle, Internet.<p>Even still, online advertising is a wildly complex system that even an adult user struggles to process …

Digital Advertising

A Chopped-Up 1960s Home Gets Modernized

Located in Palo Alto, California, this 1960s home, designed by Brown and Kaufman, was in need of a major renovation. The house was dark and …

Designs for the Hanging of Things, Part 1: Hooks

Hooks are one of my favorite organizing products—and my clients love them, too. It's just easier to throw a coat over a hook than it is to put it on …

Woodworking

Fresh From The Dairy: Shower Curtains

We are super excited about the latest product release from Society6: shower curtains! It’s hard to find a good-looking shower curtain, but now you’ve …

Furniture

Useful Web Design Resources – Learning Coding & Design

• 26 min read<br>• Tools, Techniques, Resources<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Interior design ideas: forever 50s - in pictures

This Glasgow apartment is filled with retro touches – many uncovered after its young, artistic owners moved in.

Back to the Basics: TOOTHBRUSHbyDEFAULT Cuts Down on the Industry's Waste and Costs Without Sacrificing Good Design

<i>Simon Enever is the head designer of New York based agency ECCO Design and the founder of byDEFAULT. Formerly a designer at fuseproject, Enever has</i> …

Product Design