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4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

Kanye West Delivers Lecture At Oxford University

He may have made his name as a self-professed <i>College Dropout</i>, but now Kanye West is delivering lectures at one of the world’s most elite schools. …

Animated Typographic Architecture Is A Design Nerd’s Dream

Elaborate typography + fantasy architecture + GIFs + clever logo design = German creative firm Deepblue Networks latest promotional campaign and a design nerd’s complete breakfast. The firm collaborated with illustrator and graphic designer Florian Schommer of Hamburg-based Kjosk Collective to …

Abduzeedo Material Design

This weekend I started working on an Android mobile version of the site using the Material Design spec. The style-guide is super complete and covers …

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Mondaine launches "first ever Swiss-made smartwatch"

<b>News:</b> Swiss watch brand Mondaine has unveiled a smartwatch with an analogue face – which it says is the first Swiss watch to combine traditional …

Watches

IKEA launches furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones and tablets

<b>News:</b> Swedish furniture giant IKEA has incorporated induction-charging stations into products from its latest collection, which will allow users to …

Furniture

Solving the Right Problem and Finding Your Own Solution: An Interview with Don Norman

<b>At the LAUX Meetup Group, Media Contour’s Luke Swenson was able to track down Don Norman, author of The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and</b> …

Microsoft’s mind-blowing vision of the future: 3D holograms, smart surfaces, next-gen wearables, and ‘fluid mobility’

What will the world be like in another 5 to 10 years? Microsoft is answering that question with a new installment in its “Productivity Future Vision” …

Draw Your Mind Out: How to Create Without Thinking

Artists are usually pictured as spontaneous, slightly crazy individuals. When they get inspired, they forget about everything and just... …

How Big Spaceship fosters creativity through organizational design

The internal structure is the most important thing about an agency, CEO of agency Big Spaceship Michael Lebowitz tells <i>Mashable</i>. It's important to …

Public Relations

Twelve Of Today's Most Impressive Young Entrepreneurs

Building a startup is hard. That’s the reality in the midst of the noise, hype, and glamour depicted of entrepreneurship these days. In no particular order, you need to<p>Attract and work with A-game players who share your vision, values, mission, goals, and chemistry but who have complementary skills …

Entrepreneurship

Introducing Origami Live and Origami 2.0

Just over a year ago, we released Origami — a free tool for designing interactive user interfaces. We’ve used it here at Facebook to design many of …

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Get the right kind of shut-eye to wake refreshed tomorrow<p>Sleep helps you build muscle, recover from training, and even maintain a healthy weight, but most of us don’t get enough of it. While people generally equate "good sleep" with getting eight consecutive hours, a University of California–San …

Henry Hobson Interview: Meet the man behind the Oscars’ beautiful animated title slides

During Sunday night’s Oscars, the elegant slides that announced each category may have been the best part of the broadcast. For Best Picture, a row …

How Paul Rand Pioneered The Era Of Design-Led Business

The graphic design legend convinced businesses to put design first. Here’s how.<p>We live in an era that acknowledges the business value of good design. Research proves it. But it wasn’t always so. <i>Everything is Design: The Work of Paul Rand</i>, a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, reveals …

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

3 things that will change user experience design in 2015

If 2014 was dubbed the “year of the customer” then 2015 is surely the “year of experience.” Here are three key trends that will reshape the corporate …

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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 …

Designing Case Studies: Showcasing A Human-Centered Design Process

Writing in <i>Design for Human Scale</i>, Victor Papanek puts it like this:<p>Design is a joyous, creative act. It concerns itself with problem solving and …