Benjamin Earl Evans

218 Flips | 9 Magazines | 236 Likes | 12 Following | 36 Followers | @benjamineevans | Benjamin Earl Evans is a Experience Designer, Entrepreneur & Author. Maker of www.belongbydesign.com, host of Different by Design. He helps leaders create captivating experiences for everyone, everywhere.

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Delightful treehouse residence weaves through a forest in Thailand

A family in Thailand planted a small forest in their backyard and built their home to adapt to the trees without disturbing them. Studio Miti …

How to install CyanogenMod 13 on your Android phone

CyanogenMod 13<p><b>Update:</b> CyanogenMod will no longer be updated. While you can still download and install previous versions of CyanogenMod, you're better …

Android Phones

Hult Design Pavilion Speaker Is Architectural Audio

Los Angeles based Hult Design’s Pavilion is an object of beauty which also happens to be a Bluetooth speaker. Constructed with a combination of …

Architecture

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

How to Run an Empathy & User Journey Mapping Workshop

Introduction<p>This article will teach you two popular design workshop techniques: empathy mapping and user journey mapping. <b>Empathy mapping</b> is a way to …

UX Design

The People Of Tinder, Side-by-Side With Their LinkedIn Profiles

Business in the front. Party in the back. Are our online identities really so simple?<p>Dries Depoorter is an artist obsessed with privacy. He spent a year uploading random screenshots of his computer onto social media. In another, he gave the world constant access to his exact GPS coordinates, so you …

Social Media

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

Sleep

Why You Barely Look Like You Exercise—Even Though You Work Out a Ton

What to do when you're on a fitness boat to nowhere<p>Let's just get this out of the way: Sweating on the reg doesn't always translate to tight abs and a toned butt. You could be doing the wrong routine for your body—not that we can blame you: "We're overwhelmed by new studies, fad workouts, and …

The Unicorn Workflow: Design to Code with Atomic Design Principles and Sketch

<b>TL; DR:</b> Atomic Design using Sketch is the future of product design.<p>Walk with me<p>Brad Frost, the stunning human being in the video above, is largely …

Style Guides

The Typeface That Turns Everyone Into an Instant Speed Reader

Cn yu rd ths? How about if only part of the letters were visible? And what if they moved around on the screen? Think you might be able to read faster …

Typography

Statuspage Archives - Atlassian Blog

10+ Funny ‘Harry Potter’ Comics Reveal How Irresponsible Dumbledore Was

All of us true Potterheads love and admire Albus Dumbledore, the greatest wizard and headmaster of Hogwarts ever known. But even so, we also know he …

Harry Potter

Reinventing The Showercap For the Modern Woman

From Little Miss Muffet to a stylish waterproof turban–how Shhhowercap modernized an outdated design.<p>Two years ago, at the behest of both her mom and her hairdresser, Jackie De Jesu started shopping around for a showercap. Knowing that many women, like her, don’t wash their hair every time they …

High Heels

This Snatch Of Code Can Give Any Website Better Typography

Typeset is a new Javascript tool that can make any website worthy of Gutenberg. (Not Steve.)<p>Good typography on the web is pretty rare, because it’s hard. Consider quotes. Books use smart quotes, or quotation marks that mirror each other both horizontally and vertically on either side of the term …

Typography

UI Mechanics of a Date Picker

A study and an experience redesign of selecting dates from a calendar<p>Choosing dates using a date picker has been one of the most commonly followed …

UI Design

Design Hunt: a great source of inspiration into an app

For those who are always looking for great source of inspirations for design projects would be awesome to give a try at Design Hunt, a daily …

Graphic Design

Love Is In Small Things, We Just Don’t Always Notice It

My name is Nidhi Chanani and I’m a freelance illustrator. When I decided to pursue art as a career I said repeatedly “I want to make people happy.” …

This mathematical principle reveals the type of online dating profile photo you should use if you want people to ask you out

And we have the math to prove it.<p>Hannah Fry, a mathematician at the UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis in London, explains the theory in her 2014 TED Talk and recently released book, "The Mathematics of Love."<p>When most people choose their online dating profile pictures, she explains, they …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

An Innovative Solution To Menstrual Hygiene In Developing Countries

Meet Flo, an affordable, modular “period kit” that allows girls in impoverished countries to wash, dry, and store their reusable sanitary pads.<p>In underdeveloped countries where periods are stigmatized, adolescent girls have a lot more to deal with each month than physical discomfort and hormones. …

Simplify Your UX Through Reduction

By Brady BonusPublished: July 20, 2015“Creating a simple experience that looks easy, feels easy, and actually <i>is</i> easy is quite complicated.”Creating a …

Web Design

This community college dropout went from working at Chick-fil-A to making $90,000 as a computer programmer after 6 months of 'coding bootcamp'

At the time Collier, now 22 years old, was making a half-hearted attempt at community college and just trying to pay the bills. He was studying nursing while working full time, but eventually dropped out of school without earning his associate degree. He had simply lost interest.<p>Collier had started …

Behind the Scenes

More than anything, web design today is about creating functional experiences. Your design needs to provide the same intuitive experience across any …

UX Design

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Scribd Raises $22M For Its Subscription E-Book Service

Scribd, a company offering unlimited access to half a million e-books for $8.99 a month, is announcing that it has raised $22 million in additional funding.<p>The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with Khosla partner Keith Rabois (previously an executive at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide, and Square) joining …

Startups

Best wireframe tools for web design

Creating a wireframe is a key step in web design and web development because it allows to shift the focus more on functionality and interaction with …

10 typography tricks every designer should know

In this article we're going to reveal some typography tips and tricks that you can use to boost your design skills and impress friends and …