Donna Barry

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8 Solid Reasons Why Visual Storytelling Dominates the Digital World

We live in a world of imagery, and it’s never been more true than today. For most, the entire world’s existence is a sequence of images experienced by their minds’ eyes. We experience life visually. And while that’s been the case throughout human time, the number of images we experience has …

The History and Future of Everything -- Time

15 Cool Information Graphics and Data Viz from 2016

Are you ready for the biggest information explosion in history?<p>If you don’t know by now, the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to take the world by …

An Innovative Start To 2017: 10 Leadership Steps For An Innovation Culture

If you sense that your company is losing its edge, it’s time to demonstrate your leadership by creating a culture of innovation. Here are ten ways to get started, drawn from my workshops and keynote speeches on innovation and entrepreneurship.<p>These fall loosely into three categories: making it …

Innovation

Refugee Architecture Gets Its First Major Museum Show

MoMA devotes a new exhibition to shelter in crisis zones, and identifies what the best designs have in common.<p>The global refugee crisis is a political problem, a human-rights issue, and a design challenge. More than 4.8 million refugees have fled–and are still fleeing–from Syria alone. One out of …

Human Rights

Top 10 Smart Alternatives to TED Talks

TED talks are great, but there’s a point where they all seem too similar, or are just taxing to muddle through. If you’d still like to enjoy a smart, …

Where We Should and Shouldn't Build Roads in the Future

Roads are great for agriculture and industry, but they can also be a huge problem for the environment. And more roads are coming, especially to the …

Daily Inspiration #1830

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

This Piano Is Played By Clouds

And it sounds a lot like Schoenberg.<p>We often stare at the clouds to see the images hiding inside. But maybe we should be listening instead. Cloud Piano is an installation coming soon to L’assaut de la Menuiserie in Saint-Etienne, France. A sensor on the building’s roof tracks the clouds as they …

Flute

Solar Panels Could Replace Roads

Back when the concept of global warming was still nascent—only eight years ago, mind you—Scott and Julie Brusaw of Sagle, Idaho, began heavily contemplating an idea that Scott, an electrical engineer, had toyed with as a child: solar panel roads.<p>After years of figuring out many ways <i>not</i> to make a …

Synthon Laboratory Building / GH+A | Guillermo Hevia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Synthon Laboratory Building project is the result of an international architectural competition …

Chinese Firm 3D Prints 10 Homes in 24 Hours

Winsun New Materials, a construction firm based in Suzhou, China, has successfully built ten small-scale houses using a massive 3-D printer. The 22 …

Lebbeus Woods, Architect

[<i>Conflict Space</i>, 2006 – All photos of the exhibition at The Drawing Center by John Hill.]<p>There is something appealing about cycles, about the sun …

Iredale Pedersen Hook updates a traditional Perth house with a faceted extension

Australian architecture office Iredale Pedersen Hook has renovated a 1930s property in Perth and added an angular rear extension that contrasts with …

Origami Houses: Tables That Become Shelters When Disaster Strikes

In the immediate aftermath of an earthquake, the need to provide shelter and privacy for those affected is outranked only by the need for food and …

Watch America’s Weird Weather Get Hotter Over 50 Years

Spring might have just sprung, but there’s already a hint of a particularly cruel, hot summer in the air. It’s not surprising, especially not when you look at the persistent growth of weirdly warm weather in the United States since 1964.<p>The data crunchers over at Enigma, a New York City-based …

These Old Bridges Will Become Inverted High-Rise Communities, Complete With Gorgeous View

Apartments, stores, and even a school are planned as a way to reuse a set of dramatic concrete viaducts in southern Italy. From the entrance on top of the bridge, you hit the down button to descend.<p>At the tip of southern Italy, along an old highway that winds through the mountains, a series of huge …

Articles about qa ideo looks future design on Dwell.com - Dwell

A multimedia brainstorm from the acclaimed design firm explores how tech’s next steps will shape tomorrow.<p>Conversations and collaborations with people who inspire us.<p>Though my number-one dream job remains journalist and editor (lucky me!) a close second is textile and furniture designer …

Vernacular Versatility

This architectural accomplishment takes inspiration from traditional Korean Hanok houses that are defined by their wooden structural systems, curvy …

Light Matters: Sacred Spaces

The use of light can lead to very diverse feelings: a ray of sunlight calls attention; glare overpowers; the nocturnal sky fascinates, while a dense …

4 Insane Urban Designs That Might Shape The Skylines Of The Future

From a downtown built to survive underwater to a skyscraper covered in tiny hairs, here are some of the most out-there ideas for what cities might look like in the coming decades.<p>In the future, there will be more buildings that cope with flooding, that cater to retirees, and that generate their own …

Google Unveils 'Project Tango': A Smartphone That Sees in 3-D

2 min read<p>Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division is asking professional developers to dance with its latest invention: a 3-D mobile phone that the company has nicknamed Project Tango.<p>The aim of the just-announced prototype is to create and capture 3-D models via proprietary …

Augmented Reality

Who needs sunlight? In Arizona, solar power never sleeps

Ars visits the Solana solar thermal power plant, newly online in October.<p>GILA BEND, ARIZONA—Every afternoon during the summer, millions of people …

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day

People judge you by what you do--and by what you say. Here are nine phrases that should roll off your lips every single day.<p>Your words are among your greatest tools. They're a window into your vision, your values and your abilities. So, whether you're running a giant organization or just trying to …

Lips

Why You Should Care More About Design

According to new research, if you're not prioritizing good design in your product strategy, you're missing a big business opportunity.<p>As the late, great Steve Jobs once said, "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." And yet, infusing products with exceptional …

S&P 500

5 Ways To Inspire And Encourage Everyone You Work With

You have an all-star team and vision for miles–What’s missing? Bring your focus back to your people’s potential with these tips from the authors of Everything Connects.<p>“Nobody succeeds in a silo. Whatever we venture–personal, professional, philanthropic, political, or private–we must remember the …

Leadership