Eugene Ling

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10 of the most popular window seats from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Tiny reading nooks and light-filled alcoves feature in this week's roundup from Dezeen's Pinterest boards, offering ideas for spaces to escape</b> …

Architecture

These Wearables Detect Health Issues Before They Happen

Future generations of Apple Watches, Fitbits, or Android Wear gadgets may be able to detect and mitigate health problems rather than simply relay …

The New Jobs Numbers Signal the End of an Economic Era

In the book of United States economic history, the November jobs numbers released on Friday would make a fitting end to a particularly long, terrifying chapter that began nine years ago.<p>The unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, the Labor Department said, from 4.9 percent. The last time it was this …

6 Ways Cities Can Prepare For The Future Of Work

From benefits that don’t come from your job to a basic income, cities need to be the laboratories to find solutions for a world where most tasks are automated.<p>Work isn’t what it used to be. Jobs are being automated out of existence. Fewer of us are tied to single, long-term employers. Up to 25% of …

Blockchain technology is coming to the solar panels on your roof

Where there’s a market with creaking infrastructure to be disrupted, blockchain technology will disrupt it. At least that’s what some proponents of blockchain tech, which shares many of the same principles underpinning bitcoin, are hoping to do with the energy sector.<p>While blockchain tech has taken …

Blockchain

Web Of Life. Creative Web Design Concepts.

Nowadays, World Wide Web could definitely be named the web of life. It connects people from all around the world whatever their aims and wishes are …

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

Business Card Inspiration

In my opinion, with all the tech and gadgets that is available to us. I still feel that giving away your business card (after a first client meeting, …

Graphic Design

11 world-changing ideas that fit on a postcard

We asked attendees at our recent event in Sydney to write to us about the big ideas they’d like to see implemented by humanity. Here are some of the best.<p>How do good ideas succeed? It’s not enough to dream them up, you then have to share them.<p>As the Editor of BBC Future, people often tell me about …

The spirit of Stanley Kubrick is present in Optimist Design's monochrome LA lair for Three Six Zero

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Farm to robot to table: Inside the food industry's high-tech future

The next time you open the door to find the pizza you ordered (via an app of course), you may not find a delivery person standing on your doorstep.<p>Expect to see a drone dropping off your dinner. And perhaps that dinner was by prepped, at least in part, by robots. Eventually, some of your pizza’s …

How To Brand Yourself -- Without Bragging

We all remember the kid in third or fourth grade who broadcast his or her insecurity by saying things like “I’m a better basketball player than you are — you stink!” or “My family is richer than yours is!”<p>Now that we are adults, we can look back and see that these kids didn’t feel good about …

Employment

The website for the movie 'You've Got Mail' is a '90s web design time capsule, and we're obsessed

If you’d give anything to go back to the ’90s if only for a moment, then you owe it to yourself to explore the website for the film <i>You’ve Got Mail</i>, …

Are you safer in a Tesla on autopilot, as Elon Musk says? Let’s do the math.

Since a Tesla car on autopilot had a fatal crash in May, killing the driver, we’ve been hearing debates about whether the company’s “self-driving” cars are safe. On October 4, California’s regulators asked Tesla to stop advertising its cars using the word “autopilot” until and unless the car could …

Tesla

How Elon Musk Learns Faster and Better Than Everyone Else

Tesla’s co-founder is one of a kind, but his ability to master several different fields isn’t magic<p>How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build …

Learning

World’s Oldest Fossils Found in Greenland

Geologists have discovered in Greenland evidence for ancient life in rocks that are 3.7 billion years old. The find, if confirmed, would make these fossils the oldest on Earth and may change scientific understanding of the origins of life.<p>Experts are likely to debate whether the structures …

Why advertising feels bad and Human Centered Design doesn’t

<b>Including a tool to understand your work environment</b><p>Hi friends! I’m Rita, Common Good’s designer, Peruvian, Italian, 30, likes to change countries. …

David Bowie's Eye For Design

"The only thing I buy addictively is art," David Bowie once said.<p>Ivory table, 1985, wood, laminate, by Ettore...<p>Brionvega Radiophonograph, model RR 126, c. 1966, wood, laminate, polycarbonate, painted aluminum, by Pier Giacomo and...<p>Casablanca sideboard, 1981, wood, laminate, by Ettore...<p>Foyer, …

The Future of the International Space Station Is Up to a Weird Little Florida Nonprofit

The International Space Station is arguably the coolest science project ever. It's a football field-sized tangle of capsules and solar panels …

The Creative Director Role (As We Know It) Will Not Exist in 10 Years

Earlier this year, an ad agency in Japan brought on a robot to work as its new creative director. Then in June, said robot came up with its very …

Creativity

The 3 Reasons Behind the Rise of Design Partners

Venture capitalists invest crazy amounts of money into young startups, hoping to get the next big thing. They want that startup to have every chance …

UX Design

HASSELL + OMA Reveal Design for New Museum for Western Australia

With the contract to design and build the museum in Perth officially awarded to contractor Brookfield Multiplex, HASSELL + OMA have revealed the …

Architecture

Anja Rubik, Kate Moss, and More Models Who Moonlight As Designers

<b>Karlie Kloss</b><p>Supermodel Karlie Kloss designed a series of metal-framed, retro-inspired sunglasses for Warby Parker in 2014. (She also, more recently, has turned her highly Instagrammable love of baking into more than just a hobby, collaborating with Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi on a series of …

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

Peacefully nestled in the plentiful and verdant hills of Sai Kung, known to city dwellers as the “Back Garden of Hong Kong”, this 4550sqft house is …

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Got an Idea for a Lego Set? Submit Your Design and Earn Royalties!

The toy giant is paying for winning crowdsourced ideas<p>Last year Lego overtook Ferrari to become "The World's Most Powerful Brand," according to …

Lego

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Furniture

The secret history of X-ray specs

The discovery of X-rays at the end of the 19th century led to fantasies of glasses that could see through walls – and clothes. But have those ideas now become reality?<p>“I have seen my death!” Anna Bertha Röntgen is said to have exclaimed upon seeing the first X-ray photograph ever made – an image of …

Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

Design