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ICYMI: Inside Apple’s secret health lab

This week, Alex has a quick look inside Apple’s secret health lab, Leander has some of his own thoughts about the hot new <i>Becoming Steve Jobs</i> book, Luke has important info about how hackers are brute-forcing simple passwords, Rob gives you a quick how-to on marking all those unread iMessages as …

How Tim Cook persuaded Angela Ahrendts to join Apple

Much has been made of the managerial differences between Tim Cook and predecessor Steve Jobs, and unsurprisingly that extends to their respective approaches to recruitment, too.<p>Jobs famously recruited Apple engineer Bob Belleville by telling him that, “Everything you’ve ever done in your life is …

The Top Longform Design Stories Of 2014

Looking for something to read over the holidays? Here are the best pieces that went long on Co.Design this year.<p><b>A Design History Of The Life-Saving Triage Tag</b> by John Brownlee<p>One of the most important life-saving designs of the past 100 years is the humble triage tag, which has gone largely …

Comic Books

There's good type, really good type, and then there is Buckeye type. I've been one my whole life and this is proper for a proud Ohioan. #typehunter #typehunting #badgehunting #vintageadvertising #ohioquality

Form Us With Love Designs an Affordable Chair for IKEA

Stockholm-based design studio Form Us With Love designed the affordable, stackable JANINGE chair collection for Swedish giant IKEA. The design had to …

BelovedAndCo

Anything could happen

Christian GoldemannMarch 21, 2014<p>when Mihai Molnar typographer and designer from Timisoara, Romania does his thing. Even female bodies could not …

Typo Template 3

<b>The main Features</b><p>• Unlimited colour options<br>• Interactive Action. Dialogs for selecting colors.<br>• Smart Objects<br>• 300DPI Support<p>Source

The Little Things by James Worton

Did An Ad Agency Just Create “The World’s Most Beautiful Sustainable Font?”

With Ryman Eco, a typeface that uses 33% less ink than standard fonts and 27% less ink than the leading sustainable font, Grey London says it has created an eco-friendy and beautifully designed font alternative.<p>When a story about a young boy who determined (erroneously, some say) that the …

Yelp Lets You Search With Emoji

If you find typing too much of a hassle, Yelp has the solution for you: emoji. The US-based business review site has just launched the ability to let you search for local businesses on its platform using emoji — the small, cartoon-like figures most often used when typing on a mobile device.<p>Yelp’s …

The Improbable Resurrection of a Quirky, Once-Popular, Art Deco Font

The distinctive Metro typeface was created by one of the world's most influential designers in the '20s, but is only now being revived and reinterpreted for the digital age.<p>Monotype U.K.<p>Tens of thousands of more-or-less similar typefaces are currently available, yet designers continue to create new …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

Lego

John Maeda: Three Principles for Using Design Successfully

John Maeda, design partner at KPCB: Startups are not unlike art and design students — they both bring an uncanny work ethic to challenges and opportunities that would normally be viewed as impossible to tackle. Yet some startups clearly “get” design more than others. Among the companies I’ve met so …

One Ring To Rule It All... By Bluetooth

Get ready for the Internet of <i>Rings</i>. Today's the last day to jump on the earlybird bandwagon for Ring, which has completely cleaned house over on …

Wearable Tech

These Are The 30 Most Creative People In Advertising Under 30

It's often hard to get attention as a young person in the advertising industry, but the field is nonetheless brimming with bright, young talent and exciting new ideas.<p>That's why Business Insider makes an annual call for nominations for the 30 most creative people in advertising under the age of 30. …

Is Getting Into Advertising Too Hard?

From undergraduate programs to industry conditions, there a multitude of reasons that the advertising industry is just too hard to get into. Read …

A flock of migrating starlings flies over the southern Israeli village of Tidhar, on Feb. 12, 2014. Photograph by Oded Balilty—AP. To see more Pictures of the Week, visit lightbox.time.com.

The T-50 jets of South Korean Air Force aerobatics team, the Black Eagles, perform a maneuver in the aerial display at the Singapore Air Show, Feb. 15, 2014. Photograph by Joseph Nair—AP. To see more Pictures of the Week, visit lightbox.time.com

Stones & Bones: Illustrations on Rocks and Skulls by DZO | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this illustration project by French graphic designer and illustrator DZO who covered nearly every inch of these river stones and …

Photographs Made from Woven Film Strips by Seung Hoon Park | Colossal

<p>Part collage, part photography, part tapestry, these fragmented interpretations of iconic buildings and landmarks by Seung Hoon Park (previously) …

Office Inspiration

Nothing is more inspiring than working in a great office. Letting your creativity flowing around in an enjoyable workspace, is one of the many keys …

Creativity

How Architects Turned This Former Set From “The Wire” Into A Training Ground For Tomorrow’s Designers

Thanks to a major architectural intervention–plus funding from Adobe–a decrepit factory is now a high-tech public design school.<p>On the lower level of the Baltimore Design School, a city public school located in central Baltimore, there is a blown-up photo affixed to a wall. The black-and-white …

Never forget: Marketers will keep failing at social media

What compels a company to so thoroughly embarrass itself by trying to profit from tragedy? That's the question many are asking recently as on September 11, just like clockwork, brands on social media once again made fools of themselves trying to connect their products and companies to the shocking …

Try IKEA Furniture In Your Home With Augmented Reality App

Ever wish you could try out furniture in your home before you buy it? Ever wonder how it will look or if it will even fit in the space? Well, with …

Augmented Reality

Elon Musk Finally Unveils Details of Hyperloop High-Speed Transportation System

After a year of teasers, Elon Musk has officially unveiled the extent of the thinking behind his Hyperloop concept. In a Tesla Motors blog post, by …

High-speed Rail

Bronte House – Modern Architecture by Rolf Ockert Design

Dream House Architecture in Sydney, Australia.<p>The architects Rolf Ockert Design have designed this modern dream house, located in Sydney, Australia. …

Intimate Photos of Lions Captured with a Rover Robot

<i>The Serengeti Lion</i> is a multimedia series by photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson that captures the Vumbi pride in Africa with the use of a robot. The project states: “A remote-control toy car and a rugged robot tank gave them an unobtrusive way to make images up …

Fish & Game Restaurant, Hudson

Part of a growing community of entrepreneurs who have left NYC for greener pastures, husband-and-wife team Zakary Pelaccio and Jori Jayne Emde recently set up shop in Hudson, NY. The opening of Fish & Game restaurant follows the success of Pelaccio's previous ventures Fatty 'Cue and Fatty Crab in …