Melanie Butcher

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Awesome Blogs Every UX Designer Should Follow in 2015

Still looking for that perfect New Year's resolution? Well, deciding to read more is a great one to get your 2015 up to a great start.<p>In the fast paced world of technology it's crucial to stay up to date with the latest information. Great web design blogs will provide you with cutting-edge industry …

The Next UX Revolution: Transforming Stodgy Enterprise Applications Into Engaging Experiences

<b>Three clicks instead of ten. Two steps instead of five. White space. Intuitive icons. Drag and drop.</b> As consumer UX underwent a renaissance over the …

Three Belize Getaways

by Abby Morgan and Blake Whitman<p>Any experienced scuba diver will have Belize on their shortlist of the best diving destinations in the world. It's home to the largest coral reef in the Western Hemisphere, there are hundreds of islands ("cayes," as they are called locally) that dot the 240-mile …

Scuba Diving

Dad Illustrates The Hilarious Things He's Said to His Kids

As teachers, parents, and Bill Cosby can attest to, kids really do say the darndest things. Father of four Nathan Ripperger found himself responding to the odd and often hilarious things that his brood said and did. Recognizing that he had stumbled upon comedic gold, He began illustrating the words …

Bill Cosby

IE10 Falls Below IE9, Firefox Down, Chrome Up

February saw the fourth full month of IE11 availability with Windows 8.1, the release Firefox 27 and Chrome 33. The latest numbers from Net Applications show IE10 has fallen below IE9, and that Chrome was the only winner last month.<p>Between January and February, IE slipped 0.02 percentage points …

Back to Cool: 10 Backpacks You Need for Spring

Click through to shop the best 10 backpacks to buy now.<p>Just the word "backpack" may conjure up thoughts of teenage years and toting around textbooks. However, for spring designers re-imagined the grade-school staple and, trust us, these are not the same nylon bags you once knew. They're offering a …

Bird Industries Skirt Garter

Bird Industries' skirt garter isn't a new concept, but this unassuming accessory certainly is a valuable item for any skirt-wearer riding on two wheels. The elastic band fits around your thigh and the clip attaches to your skirt or dress. Quite simply, it stops your skirt from flying up while …

Skirts

CableBin

It's all in the details.<p>Adhesive Hooks<p>Six self-adhesive hooks are provided to hang your surge protectors and routers up to allow space for cables to …

Iro | Smart Sprinkler Controller

Rachio, a Denver-based startup, have presented Iro, a retro-fit sprinkler controller which connects to the internet via Wifi and is controlled …

Are We Ready For The Personal Web?

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.<p>That’s about to change in a big way. When I recently …

The (15 Minute) Skinny Jeans Workout

It's the region most of us love to hate—our hips, thighs, and backsides. For a lower body you'll love, you need to do two things: burn fat, and lift and firm your tush. This routine does both. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. Then repeat the circuit so you perform it a …

A Lamp You’ll Want to Put in the Corner

This lamp’s name says it all – it’s called Put Baby In The Corner. The design of the lamp allows it to fit perfectly into any corner or niche, …

MeasuringU: 5 Tips for Applying Lean UX to User Research

Focus on decisions and not deliverables.<p>It’s one of the main concepts around Lean thinking in general, and Lean UX in particular.<p>Focus on the end …

4 essential UX rules taught by eye-tracking research

Web designers use a lot of tools to make the sites they design the best possible for site visitors; one of the best ways of achieving this is …

Lean UX Worksheets

This file contains templates for creating a provisional persona and hypothesis statement. For more information about how they are used, see the materials from the "Hands-on Lean UX for Digital Designers" workshop http://www.slideshare.net/LaneHalley/hands-on-lean-ux-for-digital-designers

UX Design

“A True UX Story” visualized on Paper Made with Paper by iamboon

A Simple Wooden Lamp Named Bob

Bob would be the perfect addition to your desk or side table, don’t you think? The table lamp, designed by Roman Shpelyk of the Ukraine, is mostly …

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Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Ali Ertrk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two …

Photography

Useful Infographic on Picking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

If you've ever wandered the produce aisle of your local grocery market, searching for the produce person to tell you which fruits and vegetables are “in season,” do we have something for you. Column Five Media took information from The Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture to …

Meet Flint: An Adorable Pomeranian That Will Melt Your Heart

As far as pet photography goes, it doesn't get much cuter than this. Flint is a happy-go-lucky Pomeranian that's just as sweet and good-natured as he first appears. As his owner Robin Yu tells us, “I don't think I've ever seen him grumpy. You can wake him up from sleeping and he's still his …

Cute

Old Romania Salt Mines Converted Into 370ft Deep Museum

Inside the old Salina Turda Salt Mines located in Transylvania, Romania, stands the world's largest salt mine museum. Originally established in the 17th century, the massive mines were formed completely by hand and machine rather than by using explosives. Visitors are invited to descend as far down …

Romania

Amsterdam

iPhone Dock + Glasses Stand

Description<p>▼Info<br>This iPhone and glasses stand was designed to help people keep their glasses and iPhone organized and protected.<p>▼Materials<br>The stand is made from a single piece of solid FSC certified walnut hardwood. The pockets are then carved out to create the perfect space for both a phone and a …

HEKTOR wood lamp, wooden lampshade, pendant lighting, hanging light, wood design

Description<p>This is HEKTOR a birchwood pendant light by IUMI. Its light is warm and designed to make dining tables, kitchen islands or any other place more comfortable. The twisted shape seems to hide the light bulb.<p>This listing contains the BIRCH NATURAL VERSION // sandpapered untreated // …

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