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The apartment that has character and color in equal measure

Subtle and classic apartment designs are amazing, but every now and then, we need to see some of the more 'out there' homes that show just how …

Interiors With Bright Painted Window Frames

Color (via paint) can be a very powerful design tool, especially when used in unexpected places. While most people don't necessarily think to paint …

Dining Rooms

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Why We Had No Idea Trump Would Win

The data failed to predict Trump, and the design didn’t help.<p>“It’s going to be a landslide,” I assured liberal friends and family in the weeks approaching the election. As they expressed concern over Hillary’s resurgent email controversy, or their sinking suspicion that more people would vote Trump …

Google reveals how much it paid the guy who bought Google.com last year

Is this a dad joke? This is a dad joke<p>Last October, ex-Google employee Sanmay Ved somehow managed to purchase "google.com" from Google Domain when the company apparently forgot to renew its domain name. Although he only owned it for about a minute before Google reversed the transaction, Ved …

Foundations Friday 2: Feeling Edges

When I started to sketch seriously and look at art books for ideas and tips, I was fascinated by the seemingly conflicting approaches. Drawing …

Sketching

AOL just announced it is combining all of its publisher products into One

Now the tech giant is merging its "billion dollars" worth of publishing products into one platform, it announced on Monday at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's annual leadership summit.<p>This is important because it offers an alternative to the walled garden approach of Google and Facebook. …

Advertising

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Apps

Changing The Workplace: Past And Future

At most organizations around the world decisions around how we work follow a very top down chain of command . The executives or key stakeholders that sit at the top of our organizations decide everything including how we work, what we work on, what we wear, who we work with, what technologies we …

Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings

Not just for bragging rights.<p>One of the first things a realtor will point out to prospective home buyers or apartment tenants is a high ceiling. To many of us, anything above the standard eight-foot ceiling is a big selling point. In recent times, home buyers have tended to pony up for the amenity …

Action, interaction, reaction

First published in <i>Blueprint</i> magazine (UK), August 2001<p><b>Coming up fast from nowhere, interaction design is becoming the discipline that influences</b> …

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

The Ten (and a half) Commandments of Visual Thinking

SHARE<p>Visual thinking is the future of business problem solving. Using our innate ability to <i>see</i> – both with our eyes and our mind’s eye – gives us …

Visual Thinking Strategies

Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Scientists Say It's Unlikely

We've all heard the theory that some students are visual learners, while others are auditory learners. And still other kids learn best when lessons involve movement.<p>But should teachers target instruction based on perceptions of students' strengths? Several psychologists say education could use some …

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw …

Eliminating Taps with Fluid Touch Gestures

Getting things done in most mobile applications requires taps -lots of them. But because of discovery issues, mobile designers have tended to shy …

Airbag Deploying in Slow Mo - The Slow Mo Guys

Business Class Drinks Delivery

One-off delivery<p>Get your order delivered fast. Order weekdays by noon for delivery the next working-day.<p>Regular delivery<p>Be it Friday drinks or just …

Craft Beer