Eric E. Anderson

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Stop Leaving Animation to the Last Minute

Our design process relies heavily on static mockups as deliverables and this makes it harder than it needs to be to incorporate UI animation in our …

UX Design

The Future Of Creativity & A New Challenge

At this point, “design is a competitive advantage” is an understatement. As new interfaces transform the way we work and live, designers, and …


Pantone’s Color Of The Year Is Here, And It’s As Nebulous As 2018 Looks

Terrifying or exciting? Ultra violet could be either.<p>It’s the color Prince crooned about, the color of royals, the color of clairvoyants–and the color Pantone has anointed as the embodiment of the coming year. The official color of 2018 is a saturated, intense, blue-toned shade of purple called …


How I lost faith in micro four thirds and switched to Sony mirrorless

If you’re thinking about moving to micro four thirds or buying the E-M1 Mark II… maybe read this first, it may actually save you money down the …


57 Drawers

This 175 sq. m apartment is designed for a family with two small children. It is divided into two unequal parts, where the first part is at the front of the apartment near the entrance. This part consists of a kitchen, a living room, a dining room and a master bedroom. The second part is a smaller …


8 New Templates for 2018

Web Design

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—for People Who Haven't Read Them

I’ve been a huge fan of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 since the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) published them, nine years ago. I’ve …


Microsoft just made the ultimate mouse

It's taken three and a half decades, but Microsoft has finally made the ultimate mouse.<p>The Bluetooth-enabled Surface Precision Mouse, which Microsoft …


If young blood can really halt death, things are going to get weird

It’s fitting that the world’s oldest surviving work of literature is about a man who wanted to do just that: live on. <i>The Epic of Gilgamesh</i> follows …


HomeBiogas 2.0: Transforms Your Food Waste Into Clean Energy by HomeBiogas

Generate cooking gas and liquid fertilizer daily from recycling your food waste and animal manure.

Cascading Web Design with Feature Queries

Feature queries, also known as the @supports rule, were introduced as an extension to the CSS2 as part of the CSS Conditional Rules Module Level 3, …

Web Development

This Artificial Muscle Can Turn Robots Into Superheroes—Or Supervillains

Flexible design inspired by origami can lift 1,000 times its weight.<p>Scientists at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and the University of Harvard’s Wyss Institute have developed a new type of artificial soft muscle that is incredibly flexible and light but capable …


2017 Christmas gift guide for the photographer in your life

If, like me, you've not even considered Christmas yet, then allow Creative Boom to help with your festive shopping. Over the next week or so, we'll …


Tiny prefab ‘A-frame’ home sets up in 6 hours

M.A.DI. house is delivered flatpack and unfolds<p>Another unfolding prefab structure has popped up on the tiny-mobile-home scene, and this one even comes flatpack. What’s more, it boasts an on-trend A-frame construction, is earthquake-resistant, and requires no foundational soil when used as a …


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3 Startups Designing Pollution Masks For The Coming Ecopocalypse

Masks are already necessary in some parts of the world. But can startups effectively market them to the U.S. and Europe?<p>Air pollution causes millions of deaths per year, and 92% of cities around the world fail to meet the World Health Organization’s air quality safety guidelines. With a health …


Either stars are strange, or 234 alien species are trying to contact us

We all want there to be aliens. Green ones, pink ones, brown ones, Greys. Or maybe Vulcans, Klingons, even a being of pure energy. Any type will …


Flowkit for Sketch

tap right arrow<p>1 of 11<p><b>Frighteningly fast</b> user flows, content maps, screen annotations, and more.<p><b>Quickly build</b> out high-level flows to tell the story …

UI Design

This Detroit Furniture Startup Wants To Dethrone Ikea

Floyd wants to furnish your house forever.<p>A few years ago, Kyle Hoff moved to an apartment in Chicago and decided to bring his Ikea Malm bed with him. He took extra care to remove every bolt and screw and package them for safekeeping so he could reassemble the bed when he arrived at his new place. …


Architectural Light and Shadow Photography

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Moment photo cases bring a shutter button and new lenses to the iPhone X

Compatible with the wide, tele, superfish, and macro lenses<p>Moment, the company known for its cases and detachable lenses for mobile phones, is releasing two of its costly yet beloved cases for the iPhone X. The Photo Case and Battery Photo Case both contain mounts that allow Moment's lenses to be …


Book Cover Mug by A Book Apart

The A Book Apart ceramic mug is sturdy and practical for keeping your favorite beverage warm—and essential to helping you look great while you sip. …

Publication Design

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Medical Journals

A breakthrough initiative has been announced to manufacture human organs

Heart of a Pig<p>United Therapeutics is set to take a big step forward in its plans to pursue advances in the field of organ transplantation thanks to a …


Scientists created a new organic material that generates electricity when stressed

Stressed Material<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when <i>we</i> stress, we don’t produce electricity. The same can’t be said of a flexible new …


Fully renewable electricity possible by 2050, says new study

<b>A new study has claimed that a global electricity network powered exclusively by renewables is possible by 2050, and will be cheaper than today’s</b> …

Renewable Energy

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Replacing cells in the human brain could bring an end to Parkinson's Disease

<i>The following was written with Prof. Gerold Riempp, a professor of information systems who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 16 years ago at age</i> …

Sigma's new 16mm F1.4 will cost $450, ships this month

Just before the PhotoPlus Expo in October, Sigma teased crop-sensor Sony E-Mount and M43 shooters with a new lens: the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | …


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