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How Will Web Components Change CSS Architecture?

With the slow rise of Web Components—the breakdown of interfaces into self-contained chunks of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS—will we see an evolution (or …

Software Development

10 CSS Libraries for Better Image Hover Effects

Letting users <b>easily and clearly know which part of the webpage is clickable</b> is an important part of UX design. The old but gold way of doing it was …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Headaches

Automate your UX Design workflow with Framer.js, Gulp and Sketch

<i>[ Update 04.01.2017: recently the awesome guys at Framer added a powerful component that helps you transition and navigate between multiple screens:</i></i> …

JavaScript

Top 10 Photoshop Plugins for Web Designers in 2016

Photoshop wasn’t created as a web design tool, but no one bothered telling us web designers that. Luckily, here are 10 plugins to <b>make Photoshop do to</b> …

Web Design

The Precarious State Of Logo Design

Branding launches have morphed into a design industry telenovela. Here’s how firms are adapting.<p>Three weeks ago the Metropolitan Museum of Art—known colloquially and now formally as “the Met”—unveiled a new logo and identity system designed by the international firm Wolff Olins. The response from …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

Antimatter Space Propulsion Possible Within A Decade, Say Physicists

Dreams of antimatter space propulsion are closer to reality than most rocket scientists could ever imagine, says former Fermilab physicist Gerald Jackson. In fact, if money were no object, he says an antimatter-driven spacecraft prototype could be tested within a decade. To that end, next month, …

Physics

Listen to Spotify without a phone using this tiny device

Streaming music while you’re running, walking and cycling isn’t nearly as painless as it needs to be. If you’ve ever accidentally ripped out your earphones mid-jog then you know what I’m talking about. Exercise is meant to give your brain a break from the nuisances on the end of your phone, not …

Gear & Gadgets

21 places you should visit in California in 2016

Experience a city in the midst of a transformation. Tour the ranch of one of the world's most renowned writers. Whirl around a roller coaster that takes you upside down three times.<p>Our vast Golden State is filled with a dizzying array of things to see and do, and we've tracked down must-visit …

11 Chrome Extensions for Web Designers and Developers

Developing a good website that adheres to the widely accepted “best practices” can be super hard, and sometimes debugging to fix faults in your code …

Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography

Night photography can be much more rewarding than photography during the day. Because everything looks different at night, you don’t need to go …

Digital Photography

Canon 11-24mm f/4L is a New Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Full Frame DSLRs

Canon today announced a new ultra-wide zoom lens for its EF lineup: the 11-24mm f/4L USM. Canon claims the lens offers the widest angle of view ever …

Expansive Finnish Landscapes Photographed by Mikko Lagerstedt | Colossal

<p>Self-taught photographer Mikko Lagerstedt (previously) is drawn into the night where he often finds himself camped next to his tripod, waiting hours …

Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

While on an expedition in Antarctica, interface designer and filmmaker Alex Cornell was treated to the rare sight of a massive iceberg that had recently flipped over, revealing an extraordinarily vivid blue underside. With the strikingly polished ice ranging in hue from light aqua to dark teal to …

Antarctica

All You Need To Know About Customer Journey Mapping

Most organizations are reasonably good at gathering data on their users. But <b>data often fails to communicate the frustrations and experiences of</b> …

7 Most Challenging Shooting Scenarios and How to Make the Best of Them

We photographers love a challenge. Whether it is contorting ourselves into strange positions to get a macro shot, or trying to soothe a screaming …

Landscape Photography

Beyond Task Completion: Flow in Design

There’s an old maxim of user interface design about ensuring that products are useful, usable, and desirable. Does the design solve a problem? Can …

UX Design

What Will It Take to Make Your Grandma’s Wearable?

<b>The current wave of wearable technology shows no signs of ebbing. On the contrary, the imagination and innovation of wearable applications is at an</b> …

Misconceptions about Collaboration

by Dan Brown<p>There are three ways in which people misunderstand collaboration:<p>They oversimplify what it is.<br>• They believe it to be ineffective and …

Watch Live: NASA on Why 3-D Printing Is the Next Step in the Final Frontier

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.30.14.<p>Time of Publication: 11:00 am. 11:00 am<p>Join NASA and 3-D printer company Made in …

Styleguide

Typography<p>Header Level 1<p>30px/36px 21px/27px 24px/30px<p>Header Level 2<p>21px/27px<p>Header Level 2 <b>Alternate</b><p>21px/27px<p>Header Level 3<p>16px/21px 18px/24px<p>Header …

Web Development

10 Crazy Bootstrapping Stories

What these entrepreneurs lacked in funds, they made up for in gumption. Read on for inspiring tales of daring, dedication, and desperation.<p>There's no question that turning a great idea into a profitable business is exciting. But it's tough, as well, especially if you're bootstrapping. So I …

Los Angeles

Crowdfunding Pushes Sea Architect's Exploration Platform Over the Top, So It Can Get to the Bottom

That's the SeaOrbiter, a 200-foot tall floating platform for aquatic exploration, and construction on it is due to begin this spring. It is the …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

Logo Design: Ice Cream

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Centrale Sans Font Family by Typedepot

Centrale Sans Type Family.<p>The <b>Centrale Sans</b> font family was designed in 2011 by Alexander Nedelev and Veronika Slavova (Font Publisher: Typedepot). …

Typography

Superb Interface Designs by CreativeDash

Based in San Francisco, USA; the talented folks at CreativeDash are awesome at crafting their skills in UI/UX Design, Icon Design, 3D and Graphic …

Flat Design UI Components

Today I want to share this awesome UI kit by GraphicBurger. The style is flat and trendy with a mix of different colors, this is a great set of …

UI Design

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …