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How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

Employment

Empathy – How to Improve Your Designs by Developing Empathy for Your Target Group

Empathy is the ability to understand and identify with another person’s context, emotions, goals and motivations. In order to design great …

How To Design For Everyone, In 3 Steps

First? Ignore the average user–they don’t exist.<p>Inclusive design is officially a buzzword, with companies like Airbnb releasing an inclusion toolkit and Microsoft attempting to use its principles to make better products. But the idea behind that buzzword–that designing for a wider variety of people …

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Simplify3D Releases Comprehensive Resource on Finding the Right 3D Printer Filament

Choosing the right 3D printer is difficult enough, but if you decide on one with an open filament system, then you have decisions to make on …

This Designer Creates Unique Jewelry From City Maps

Industrial designer and jeweler Talia, of TaliaSari, has created a line of jewelry that includes necklaces, rings and brooches, that are inspired by …

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From Concept to Product in 8 Weeks? Nascent Objects Launches A New Design Incubator To Prove It's Possible.

June 21st is the last day to apply for this summer's program!<p>The statement "Hardware is Hard" has become the go-to phrase for companies interested in …

The simplicity of this height adjustable chair is surprising

Yesterday we featured Studio Lorier’s design <i>Branch-out</i>, a lamp, table, and flowerpot in one. Today we’ve got another of their interesting designs to …

Furniture

Behind the Scenes of the MINUS-8 Layer Watch

San Francisco-based watch brand, MINUS-8, has been working to put a new spin on classic watch designs for the past two years. The design vision for …

NOAH

Featured on:<p>In a Nutshell<p>NOAH is the world’s first desktop cable organiser that houses up to 9 cables with a simple twist. Designed with basic …

NOAH - Desktop Cable Organiser

The world's first desktop cable organiser with the flexibility to lengthen and shorten your cables. | Check out 'NOAH - Desktop Cable Organiser' on …

Stylish Everyday Bags from M.R.K.T.

Step up your everyday storage accessories with Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger’s (M.R.K.T.) newest collection, Urban Explorer. With bold color blocking and …

Current ID Students: What's Your Everyday Carry?

Send us your shots, win some swag!<p>You've seen <b>what we former ID students once had to carry</b>. But for those of you currently in school for ID, what …

Japanese Over-Design FTW: The Beetle 3-Way Highlighter

Because monopoint, monochromatic highlighters are for amateurs<p>Never thought I'd have a follow-up post for "Japanese Over-Design FTW: A Highlighter …

This ultraviolet printer is 100x faster than ordinary 3D printers

Regular 3D printers are just 2D printers on repeat, according to Californian chemist Jason Rolland. So his company, Carbon3D, created a machine that …

The World’s First Shoe Upper Made of Ocean Waste

adidas is taking the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to a whole new level. They’ve teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, an …

Design Your Own Calendar with Tape

Skip conventional paper calendars and go the DIY route with the Year Round set of printed masking tapes from mo man tai. The set includes eight rolls …

Adidas Unveils World’s First Shoes Made From Illegal Fishing Nets Of Poachers

<b>In collaboration</b> with Parley For The Oceans, a collective that aims to raise awareness for deteriorating conditions in the oceans, German sporting …

Revealing Rotation: Sliced Coffee Table Offers Hidden Storage

The Times 4 Coffee Table from designer Gonçalo Campos takes the idea of the Lazy Susan and brilliantly applies it to the living room coffee table. …

Instrmnt 01 Watch by Instrmnt

Instrmnt 01 is a minimalist steel watch collection designed by Glasgow-based company Instrmnt that takes inspiration from industrial design of the …

This Undulating Cabinet Is Like Joy Division’s Album Cover Come To Life

If you like Unknown Pleasures, you’ll enjoy looking inside Sebastian Errazuriz’s Wave Cabinet.<p>If you ever wanted to own a cabinet that channels the cover art of Joy Division’s <i>Unknown Pleasures</i>, here’s your chance: the Wave Cabinet, a sideboard created by New York artist and designer Sebastian …

Minimalist Bathroom Fixtures by Norm Architects for Ex.t

Copenhagen-based Norm Architects designed a collection of minimalist bathroom fixtures and home furnishings for Ex.t that were inspired by …

7 Reasons to Get Back into the Kitchen and Cook!

Just like me, you have been hibernating all this winter long, dreading to do the dishes and at the most making some hot cocoa. Well, time to pull up …

A Floor Lamp That Turns into a Side Table

Designer Yu Ito created a floor lamp that easily turns into a side table. Impila, designed for Formabilio, is perfect for smaller rooms since the …

Modular Seating and Table System by edeestudio for B&V

ZIP is a fluffy, modular seating system by esteestudio for B&V. With its curvy, rounded arms, and engraved wooden base, it’s light both visually and …

Jeffrey Heiligers tailors Posture garments to prevent hunched backs

These clothes by Dutch designer Jeffrey Heiligers are structured to correct poor posture caused by slouching while typing.<p>To create a solution to …

sharky by neuland. paster & geldmacher for kristalia

<b>sharky by neuland. paster & geldmacher for kristalia</b> <br>all images courtesy of kristalia<p><b>‘sharky’, was developed by german design house neuland. paster &</b> …

Design

Nendo's Float stool for Moroso looks impossible

<b>Milan 2015:</b> Japanese design studio Nendo has created two new products for Italian furniture brand Moroso – including a stool that looks like it has …

Muka Design Lab's Reves Chair has a backrest "like a shirt collar"

The quilted back of this chair by Spanish studio Muka Design Lab can be stood up straight or folded down.<p>Made from an oil-treated beech structure, …