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Designers Should Design, Coders Should Code

Here’s why you need someone who understands code but doesn’t necessarily live in it.<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s an old argument: should designers code? …

What would you pay to be happy?

The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in front of his hermitage in Nepal. He watches hundreds of miles of Himalayan peaks glowing in front of him in the rising sun. The scene “blends naturally and seamlessly with …

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Role of social design in public services

UK public services are gradually going digital, users are being asked to collaborate in service development and data is being made public.<p>This is partly a natural evolution, partly provoked by the media, and partly driven by the government's open public services agenda: increase choice for …

Bringing social innovation to life through design

What do a near indestructible football, newly designed clothing for female medical patients and a new condom pack have in common? Firstly, they are all shortlisted for the 2013 Index awards for "design to improve life".<p>Secondly, they all provide great examples for the theme of our next article on …

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10 Of The Year’s Best Designs For Social Good

The term “do-gooder” has been a pejorative since the 1650s, when a British doctor coined it to refer to misguided idealists. Yet it’s tough to be blasé about do-gooders in 2012, a year in which we saw social innovation blossoming across creative fields.<p>For example, even the most world-weary will …

Articles about exhibition presents design force social change on Dwell.com - Dwell

We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state of the furniture...<p>"Reinvention; Writing History in Aluminum" showcases a collaborative exhibition of New York's AM with Neal Feay Studio of Santa...<p>In our October story "A New Beginning," we …

The future of social housing? Peabody unveils designs by 20 young architects

Leaky concrete towers and warrens of low-rise semis might be what social housing conjures to mind, a stereotype that still clings to the identikit blocks rolled out across post-war Britain, many since left to rot. When we have been lucky enough to see any new social housing built in more recent …

Bringing Design Thinking To Social Problems, Ideo.org Focuses On The People In Need

The nonprofit spin-off of the huge design firm takes on issues like sanitation and clean cook stoves from the unique perspective of the design world.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This story is part of Change Generation, our series on young entrepreneurs making a difference.<p>Jocelyn Wyatt and Patrice Martin are the …

Why CES Is The Worst Place On Earth To Showcase The Future

The future of technology is about folding gadgets seamlessly into our lives. The Consumer Electronics Show does anything but.<p>As the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas this week, opinions among the media, and even attendees, diverge widely. CES is still the Mother of All Trade Shows …

First Look At Sketchfab: A Youtube For 3D Files

Sketchfab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design 3D models that can, subsequently, be crafted into objects using a 3D printer. …

Pikkpack Shoes Project Includes You In the Shoe Making Process

Sara Gulyas, a Hungarian designer has submitted her project <b>PIKKPACK shoes</b>. She’s been working with leather for more than 10 years and after …

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The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk'

Interview: Igor Gligorov of Soulines Turntables

by Emily Millett<p>Describing himself as an "old school perfectionist" with a "mind full of music," Igor Gligorov is all about the art of good vibrations—vibration control to be precise. And, since that is the basis of efficient and advanced turntable design, it's pretty important in his line of work. …

Animal illustrations stripped down to their essentials by Josh Brill - The Fox Is Black

Josh Brill, a graduate of Maine College of Art with a degree in New Media Design, has created this beautiful series of prints titled <i>Flora Fauna</i> which …

Bizarre New Animated Gifs from Zach Dougherty | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Zach Dougherty (previously) is back with a new round if really strange animated gifs, placing his strange amorphous and glitchy …

The Joy of Biking

Flexi-Bike poses a challenge to design thinkers and engineers, but in a very good and creative way. Sporting an informative LED display, the bike is …

This Company Wants To “Breed” The Perfect Chair, Using Eugenics

What happens when 10 of the most iconic chair designs ever mate with one another for five years?<p>Imagine using computers to bring countless generations of chairs to life, then forcing them to mate with one another in an orgiastic rut of successive DNA pairings until you finally have the <i>uberstuhl</i>: a …

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Landscapes Formed From Human Bodies by Carl Warner | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs by Carl Warner, human bodies have been contorted, lit, and manipulated to form expansive landscapes reminiscent of …

BMW’s New Electric Car Was Inspired By iPads And Macbooks

The i3 will be BMW’s first all-electric car produced from the ground up. And its styling came from an unconventional place: the technology industry.<p>“We want our car to look like a tablet.”<p>It seems like an absurd statement for BMW to make, especially as the consumer electronics industry has only …

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The Interface Design Technology That Can Make Google Glass iPad-Like: Depth Cameras

It's very strange that Google Glass is not mentioned once in this news segment. Researchers at Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute …

Stylish Shoes Made Without Glue Or Stitching

A shoe collection from Dutch designer Anna Korshun cuts down on wasteful materials and labor.<p>Sometimes it takes an outside perspective to create a breakthrough. Shoe designer Anna Korshun was originally trained in product design. But for her final student project at the Dutch Design Academy, she …

2-Wheels, No Tip!

Gyrobike is a twist on the electric scooter that utilizes mechanical energy storage and gyroscope technology that allows the rider to navigate in an …

Eco-Friendly and Minimalist Levitation Bike With Triangular Frame

<b>Levitation bike</b> is an eco-friendly bicycle that charges your gadgets, from smartphones to tablets. It is mean to be used in our community since using …

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