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7 examples of 2017's biggest logo design trend so far

April seems a little early for a logo design trends article, no? We’d usually agree, but when one trend is so in-your-face that you can’t ignore it, …

Identity

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Material Design

This High-Tech Tent Could Be the Future of Camping | Architectural Digest

A group of Korean designers have conceived a futuristic shelter that generates its own energy and amplifies nature’s sounds inside<p>For those who prefer the comforts of home to pitching a tent in the great outdoors, a new innovation could make you rethink roughing it. The past few years have seen a …

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7 Useful Prototyping Tools for Websites and Mobile Apps

Let’s start by clearing up some common misconceptions. Some designers, and even their clients, have a tendency to use wireframe, mockup, and …

Mobile Apps

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar roadways, and more!

Photovoltaic roads sound almost like science fiction, but they're becoming reality in the US. This week Missouri announced plans to pave a section of the historic Route 66 with energy-generating Solar Roadways tiles. In other futuristic transportation news, Russia wants to build a 44-mile-long …

Clean Energy

Create a Logo in minutes with Logo Foundry

Create your own brand logo<p>If you don’t already have a startup or <i>#brand</i>, chances are you’re thinking about creating one. A new app named Logo Foundry for iOS and Android can help by — you guessed it — creating a snappy logo for you.<p>You’ll still have to do some work to get there, though. Logo Foundry …

Identity

Absolutely The Best 12 Web Design and Development Tools For You

Web designers and developers love their job the most. These professionals do not even need any on-job training but, considering today’s nature of …

Web Design

Adobe Creative Cloud gets a major update

Adobe has announced major updates to Creative Cloud; specifically Animate CC (formerly Flash Professional), Muse CC, and Bridge CC. Here's what's …

Meet the firm designing futuristic UI for Iron Man and Samsung

Remember Tony Stark's glass smartphone and transparent coffee table in the <i>Iron Man</i> movies? Or how about that gorgeous statue rendering of the Avengers in action at the end of <i>Age of Ultron</i>? You've got one company to thank for those sequences: Perception, a New York City-based visual design firm. …

Iron Man

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The 12 most impressive car innovations we've seen this year

It's not enough to design functional, standard cars that can perform all of the traditional automobile tasks anymore.<p>They have to be smart, …

Inside Ikea’s Innovation Lab For The Future Of Better Living

The open-source lab in Copenhagen will help Ikea come up with the catalog of 2026, not 2016.<p>Ikea usually keeps a close lid on what it is working on next. But with Space10, an innovation lab recently opened in Copenhagen’s hip meatpacking district, Ikea is looking to change all that. The Swedish …

Innovation America: Patent Applications and Allowances by State - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

The story that American children learn of their nation is one of adaptation to adversity, expansion into the unknown, and overcoming obstacles—in a …

4 Steps for Creating a Successful New Brand

Building a new brand is a daunting task. After all, branding defines the core message and values of your organization, product or service, and it …

UI Tiles, A Quick and Easy Kit to Layout Websites

If you are passionate about the layout process when it comes to web design than this wireframe resource is definitely for you. Layout your idea …

Web Design

Apple Shows Off Its First-Ever Piece Of Virtual Reality Content With U2 Music Video

After staying relatively quiet on the future of virtual reality, Apple has made its first foray into the space via a 360-degree U2 music video made available on the Vrse app.<p>The music video is part of a larger Apple Music partnership with U2 called “The Experience Bus,” which is basically an …

Virtual Reality

30 Great Examples of Brand and Style Guides

The moment you start building your brand, you immediately imagine what you want people to think about it.You create this persona, this specific image …

Style Guides
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Boeing says its metal microlattice is the 'lightest metal ever' (Tomorrow Daily 256)

Ashley discusses a new metal with walls 1,000 times thinner than a human hair, plus a robot that may someday become a handy helper for ISS astronauts and a biodegradable "water bottle" you can eat.<p>On today's show, we're checking out an ultralight metal microlattice material from HRL Laboratories …

Boeing

Adidas's 3D Printing Is a Sneaker Industry Game-Changer

Soon, you may be able to buy sneakers that are custom-molded to your exact footprint.<p>Adidas has been pushing hard on innovation for awhile now. From technologies like Ultra Boost to prototype shoes made primarily of recycled ocean garbage, the German sportswear giant is no stranger to pushing the …

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4 Lessons On Great Logo Design From Siegel+Gale

Siegel+Gale’s Brian Rafferty explains why the best logos are the simplest ones, and why new logo backlash is something every brand should expect.<p>What makes a logo successful? Ask a dozen different designers, and you’ll get a dozen different answers. But how do you quantify a logo’s excellence, or …

Here’s What Was Launched Yesterday for Lightroom CC, Mobile, and Web

In addition to Photoshop Fix, Adobe also announced a bevy of updates to its Lightroom line of programs yesterday at the Adobe MAX conference. It’s an …

Adobe

Adobe’s New App Turns 2-D Selfies Into 3-D Magic

If you’ve got a spare selfie around, you can now 3-D-print a scale model of your head thanks to a new technology by Adobe that converts 2-D photographs into 3-D models.<p>To be presented tonight at Adobe MAX Sneaks, the Photoshop maker’s annual peek inside their development labs, 3-D Portraits smartly …

The psychology behind successful Web design

As designers, we are user advocates first and foremost.<p>We need to understand what users want versus need before they ever encounter our designs. Once they do encounter it, they must first feel safe and comfortable. This sometimes contrasts with our desire to innovate – which is why we have to align …

UX Design