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A Harvard professor thinks that tech’s true power comes from design

There’s great risk attached to providing personal information to tech companies through everyday connections—these days, even as you sleep. Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney says the companies’ great power comes not only from the inescapable presence of their creations but from the ability to …

Privacy

Want to Deliver Remarkable Customer Experiences? You Need to Embrace Boredom -- Here's Why

There are downsides to being super productive all day every day.<p>Delivering remarkable customer experiences on a consistent basis is a smart way to grow your business. These defining moments draw the people you want to serve closer to you, as they compel your customers to tell all their friends …

Creativity

6 biggest design movements of this millennium so far

Trends: whether you embrace them or avoid them like the plague, it pays to know what they are and why they're relevant. After all, they've become …

Graphic Design

How Paul Rand presented logos to clients

Mason began, “The trade mark, which in the spacious days before the invention of the corporate image could afford to live in a measure of ornamental …

Graphic Design

How PANTONE Is Intending To Make Designers’ Lives Easier In 2018

Image via PANTONE<br>Designers routinely undergo multiple handovers each time they work on a project. You would expect the process to be less of a hassle …

Graphic Design

Why corporations are starting their own in-house ad agencies

Last fall, the telecommunications company Sprint created an in-house digital ad agency, signaling a major shift in the company’s advertising strategy. At the time, I thought, “there goes another one.” A major brand trying to become more nimble, gain control of the ad buying process and save money — …

L'Oréal

#Good Morning #Ha Ha Ha #Intentio Pro Hodie Cras #Inspire And Be Inspired #Ad GIF

Discover & share this #Good Morning #Ha Ha Ha #Intentio Pro Hodie Cras #Inspire And Be Inspired #Ad GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you …

GIF Animations

How To Automate Style Guide-Driven Development

Time Passes, Development Changes<p>We used to practice the old-school type of web development workflow that starts with the designer creating a bunch of …

JavaScript

Need labels for your product? A new logo? A new website? Have AI design them

As we’re sliding into 2018, it’s safe to say AI-powered machines can do just about anything. They can detect breast cancer. Paint a new Rembrandt. Even tell us if there’s fresh coffee in the kitchen.<p>So it was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence found its way into design. Last year, …

Mona Lisa

Adopt these Web Design Trends in 2018 If You Want to Succeed

Creating a successful website is not an easy task. It requires you to not only thoroughly understand your user’s requirement but to also implement …

UI Design

Family's dog turns up 10 years after vanishing from home

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — A family has been reunited with its dog 10 years after the dog went missing.<p>Debra Suierveld and her family assumed their dog Abby had died after she ran away in 2008 from their home in Apollo, but decade-old sadness turned to joy on Saturday when Suierveld received word someone …

Pets

Sneak Previews Of What Could Be Google’s ‘Material Design 2’ Style Guide

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Google logo via Wikimedia Commons, background image via Material Design<br>With the Google I/O conference opening in the …

UI Design

Listening to Anxiety

Jane* is a 30-year-old woman with anxiety. She says she wants the thoughts to “go away” and she would prefer to not take medications. She’s tried a …

Mindfulness

Welcome to Koshlandia, Siberia’s Whimsical Land of Cats

At first first sight, Alla Lebedeva farm doesn’t seem very different fro all the other in Prigorodny, a small village in western Siberia. But then …

Pets

Image 1 of Astronomy 490, Cornell University : course materials

Rights assessment is your responsibility.<p><b>The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive is protected by copyright.</b> …

Women in Science

Forget sun, sea and sand – why art should dictate your holidays

I have two passions. Travel, obviously, but also art. And wandering through a Royal Academy exhibition that opened this week, I was introduced to a new soul mate – Charles I. Perhaps I’m exaggerating. I can’t be absolutely sure that the ill-fated king was a travel enthusiast, but he certainly loved …

Barnbrook: "Let's not forget graphic design is an artistic discipline"

<b>Design Week:</b> You said in your talk that ‘Pop music always points to itself’, which is evident in the approach you took to David Bowie’s album The …

Graphic Design

These are the best apps you've probably never heard of

Have you ever wondered what products or apps you’re missing out on? It’s easy to find the most popular ones in a particular category—but what about the hidden gems? One of Product Hunt’s community members David Spinks has the same question. So, he asked other users: <i>What’s one app you use a lot that</i> …

Andreas Gursky review – godlike visions from the great chronicler of our age

Hayward Gallery, London From raves to road trips, from the icecaps to the trading floor, from Amazon to the Rhine, these breathtaking panoramas take aim at globalism – and reinvent the very notion of photography<p>Over the last two decades, Andreas Gursky has become the most significant image-maker of …

winter frozen pond

Wabi-Sabi: Beyond Minimalism, and into a Unique Mode of Mindful Simplicity

On the Perfection of Imperfection, Graceful Humility, and the Understated Benefits of Acceptance<p>When I was growing up, I would regularly go to my …

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

27 Amazing Web Development Tools for the Past Year (v.2018)

For the past year, we’ve compared nearly 7,500 Web Development open source tools to pick the Top 27 (0.4% chance).<p>This is an extremely competitive …

Getting real about delightful design

Have we lost the plot when we talk about delightful design? Here is my take on it. If some of it seems totally obvious, I agree. It should be.My …

UX Design

People All Over The World Are Late For A Very Important Date. Is That So Bad?

When I read Esther Ngumbi's story about "Kenyan time," I burst into laughter.<p>In my culture, we have that, too — except we call it "Filipino time." Just like Kenyans, social events and appointments don't really start at the scheduled hour. Heck, in our family, we'd stroll into Sunday mass 30 minutes …

10 Awesome CSS3 Tricks

This article will introduce you to 10 CSS3 tricks that will enhance your website.<p>When CSS was developed around 1995, you could not do much with it …

Bamboo worlds: the beauty of Chinese aquaculture – in pictures

In Coastal Geometries, architect and photographer Tugo Cheng conjures minimalist compositions from the fishing nets and bamboo poles on the coast of Fujian. It is a world that’s vanishing, since this vital culture is threatened by rapid development

China