Liang Shi

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A Cheat Sheet For Winning At Life In Your 20s

If you want something, promise yourself that you’ll at least try no matter how unworthy or unprepared you think you are.<p>Actually learn from your …

So You Want A ‘Designer Vagina’

By Mélanie Berliet,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/18BuUSS<p>Dr. Ronald Blatt squats on the stool between the fuzzy pink stirrups propping up my legs. …

10 Things No One Tells You About Sex

By Ryan O'Connell,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/UE6F2S<p>1. It is possible to occasionally sleep with your friend without it turning into some big …

Writing Notifications That Don’t Suck

Turn a stressful moment into a delightful one<p>Remember the Desktop Cleanup Wizard from Windows XP? It popped up regularly saying, “You have unused …

Condos With Ridiculous Private Pools Headed For High Line

Soori High Line - 522 West 29th Street<p>How's this for fancy? An 11-story, 27-unit development, the <b>Soori High Line</b>, is slated to rise near the High Line, BuzzBuzz Home reports. Given its name and the resort-like, Asian-inspired design, it's no surprise to hear that the it's being jointly built by a …

Beyond The Button: Embracing The Gesture-Driven Interface

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Leslie's Enchanting Sunlight

Biggest Challenge of Living in a Small Space:<p>I feel like the biggest challenge for me was finding a balance between feeling homey without …

Creative People Say No

A Hungarian psychology professor once wrote to famous creators asking them to be interviewed for a book he was writing. One of the most interesting …

4 reasons I use large type

The type on this site is totally unorthodox and it’s easier to read. If you don’t believe me, here’s why…I’m sick and tired of cramped websites that …

Expanded user journey maps: combining several UX deliverables into one useful document

UX deliverables had a rocky year so far. I feel particularly bad for the humble wireframe, which took some serious knocks over the past few months. …

How To Design Pixel Perfect Assets

Assuming that you design your Mobile app in 2x, I know it’s tempting to use automatic tools such as Slicy to create your 1x assets. But it’ll be far …

6 Startup Lessons From Designers At Pinterest, Fuseproject, And Behance

Enrique Allen distills the takeaways from the Designer Founders book series.<p>In 2011, over 60 designers started the Designer Fund, to give angel funding, mentorship, and connections to designers creating businesses with positive social impact. We believe that designers should be part of the DNA of …

The Design That Conquered Google

Google used to divine good design through data. Fred Gilbert, the lead designer of Google’s social products, says that when he joined the company in 2006, as an intern, and again in 2007, as a designer for Google Maps, “You had to pass tech interviews and be a good front-end coder to be a designer …

How Google Unified Its Products With A Humble Index Card

Search. Google Now. Google+. Google Glass. The common design element is a subtle coup: index cards.<p>If you hadn’t noticed, every Google service has been trending toward a certain understated elegance. The company’s infamous era of championing 41 shades of blue is long over, as the company has …