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How Design Thinking Influences Business Building

Design thinking is not just for product development. It can be applied to solving your biggest business challenges.<p>Design thinking has evolved as an extremely effective method to not only identify and address customer challenges, but to really impact the overall design of your business. At its …

Design

Art Direction & Graphic Design: Under Armour | Cal

I won't hide it, I am a huge fan of Under Armour. I am a fan of their brand, material quality and particularly the collaboration work they do. Let's …

Graphic Design

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these …

Is the Universe Conscious?

Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples …

Albert Einstein

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

The average person checks their phone 150 times every day — and it's destroying romantic relationships

We've all been guilty of it: You're out to dinner with a friend or your partner and suddenly your phone buzzes in your pocket so you check it, even though your companion is right in the middle of a juicy story. It seems pretty harmless, but this behavior is becoming more common — and it could be …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Happiness

Designing a Visual System at Scale

About a year ago, I took on the challenge of leading the effort to design a cohesive visual system for all of Facebook’s business products — the …

UX Design

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Design principle: Error & Forgiveness

Making errors is an integral part of the way we humans live. We trip over when we are learning to walk and we press the wrong buttons when we use new …

UX Design

This handy tool makes discovering beautiful Google fonts simple

An often overlooked Google product is Google Fonts. Not only do these look great and speed up the Internet, but they’re also completely free. The only downside is picking one to use in your next project.<p>Better Google Font Finder, by San Francisco-based product designer Mattthew, aims to make that …

Japanese family life is falling apart — and the reasons why go back to World War II

Saddled with long work hours and rising expenses, young Japanese couples are opting not to have kids. Even if they have the energy to start a family, many simply don't have the time.<p>As a result, spending shrinks on the small scale and the Japanese economy contracts on the large scale. Japan has …

Sergey Brin’s massive airship will deliver humanitarian supplies, double as ‘air yacht’

News surfaced last month that Sergey Brin was building a “massive airship” at a NASA research center in Mountain View. According to <i>The Guardian</i>, the Google co-founder wants the ship to deliver supplies, as well as double as an “air yacht.”<p>At 200 meters long, the currently unnamed vessel will be the …

The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See

Perception underpins everything we think, do, believe, know, or love, says neuroscientist Beau Lotto.<p>Terms like “deviant” and “misfit” are normally freighted with negative connotations. But neuroscientist Beau Lotto explains in his new book, <i>Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently</i>, that it is our …

VR, AR & MR: Designing for a New Reality

As Neha Singh, founder of VR shopping platform Obsess points out: “The biggest internet companies of the first generation are built around access to …

Seven routes from designer to Creative Director

In the creative business, moving ‘up the ranks’ from the role of designer to creative director is a common aspiration. But, it’s not always as easy …

Shantell Martin: A Creative’s Guide to Changing Gears

In a world of five-year goals and quarter-by-quarter forecasts, Shantell Martin (Behance profile) just wings it. Martin never “plans” her work in the …

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

UI Design

The Building Blocks of Visual Design

<i>Visual design is about creating and making the general aesthetics of a product consistent. To create the aesthetic style of a website or app, we work</i> …

17 Web & Graphic Design Trends To Watch In 2017

In 2016, I published a Medium post that proved to be incredibly popular — to my surprise! There, I highlighted what my team and I believed would be …

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you …

Identity Transfer And The Rise Of Virtual Surrealism

Selfie Culture<p>In 2013, James Franco wrote an article for the New York Times that aimed to capture a shift in culture manifested in young teens. I …

Stop Apologizing for Wanting Work/Life Balance

On March 1, 2013, I got on a one-way flight to Kathmandu. Over the next few weeks, I crossed the Himalayas at 18,000 feet, got bathed by an elephant, …

The End Of User-Friendly Design

As emotive, verbal AI colonizes our world, “user-friendly” doesn’t mean what it once did.<p>There’s a new sub-genre of ghost stories out there today–one where the antagonist isn’t quite human. You can find these tales on user forums for many voice assistants: One user reports he and his wife heard …

Autonomous Tech

Now I get it!

How to design clarity in 3 steps<p>This article is a quick summary of a <b>basic</b> design course. It addresses a simple question: <b>How do you design interactive</b> …

Top Visual Trends for 2017

Every year, some visual trends emerge while others disappear. At Depositphotos, we analysed our data to bring you the trends that are going to define …

Trends

The Best Infographics of 2016 (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Every year, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor Gareth Cook releases a mesmerizing collection of the best American infographics of the …

The 10 Best Data Visualization Articles of 2016 (and Why They Were Awesome)

2016 was an astounding year for insightful, informative data visualization articles — here were the top 10 I saw all year (in no particular order), …

Data Visualization

10 top UI trends for 2017

<i>At</i> <i>Generate San Francisco</i> <i>on 9 June, Aaron Gustafson will demonstrate how interfaces can smartly morph to meet their users’ needs — slow connections,</i> …

Delightful Experience

What is user experience? Many people believe that user experience is all about usability (how a product works). But actually UX is lot more than …