Kenneth Wu

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Fashion Designer Tomas Maier Picks His Favorite Books of the Season

Any design enthusiast will love these.<p>"Books have always been part of the Tomas Maier universe," explains designer Tomas Maier, who helms his namesake line in addition to Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta. That's why Maier decided to team up with publisher Phaidon to curate a selection of his …

Bottega Veneta

New AR app helps you choose houseplants for improving air quality

It’s also just oddly fun to place virtual plants onto photos of your home<p>We all know that houseplants are good for us—the process of photosynthesis absorbs carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds while producing oxygen. Studies also show that greenery lowers stress. But how many plants do you …

Plants

Craft the perfect portfolio in a day

Put your hand up if you haven't updated your design portfolio website for months. Maybe years? When you're working flat-out on final-year projects, …

Web Design

Make Website

Designing for the web has changed quite a lot since the mobile revolution and the introduction of tablets. We designers had to start thinking not …

Web Design

The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook

<i>by Martijn van den Broeck, all opinions my own.</i><p><b>Download your free copy of The Unofficial Design Portfolio Handbook.</b><p>Table of Contents<p><b>Before your</b> …

The best new portfolio sites, June 2016

Greetings, readers! Summer is here. It’s time to beat the June heat by staying inside where the air conditioner is. While you’re there, have a look …

UI Design

8 things to know about building a design portfolio

Bloc's Emelyn Baker on creating a design portfolio that lets your passion shine.The post 8 things to know about building a design portfolio appeared …

UX Design

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

Yeezy Season: Kanye West And The Art Of Design Thinking

On December 2nd, Footwear News will honor Kanye West with the “Shoe Of The Year Award”, acknowledging the success and cultural imprint of his Adidas Yeezy Boost. “The sneaker releases dominated the market in 2015, as demand for the product crashed servers, sparked extraordinary resale value, and …

Fashion Shows

The Converse 1970 "Souvenir Jacket" Pack Is Inspired by Post-WWII Japanese Bomber Jackets

Snakes, skulls and crouching tigers adorn Converse’s latest drop.<p>Converse reaches back into Japan’s post-World War II Occupation period for the striking designs of its latest “Souvenir Jacket” pack. This particular time in Japanese history spawned the <i>sukajan</i> jacket, when American soldiers had their …

Yunnan BBQ, New York

If you're thinking of Chinese food for dinner tonight, step away from Seamless and head to Yunnan BBQ. Formerly Yunnan Kitchen, the Lower East Side restaurant has refreshed its menu (and interior) to put the spotlight on large, family-style portions of meat, fish and vegetables—all cooked in the …

Food & Dining

Architizer

Fashion Designers Share Their Most Important Lessons Learned

Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim, Christopher Kane and more impart some wisdom.<p>There are many hardships you face when starting your own brand. Seven young designers share with <i>The Business of Fashion</i> their best advice on launching a label or a fashion business and the struggles they overcame to be where …

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

What Japanese Etiquette Can Tell Us About Good UX Design

Traditional Japanese hospitality, or motenashi, can provide inspiration for the design of smart interactive experiences.<p>The connections between hospitality and design are well known. Charles Eames once remarked to his contemporary and collaborator Eero Saarinen that “the role of the architect, or …

UX Design

Designing The Moment Case: The Good, the Bad, and the Work Most People Don't Show

<i>Images Courtesy of The Moment Case. Story by Erik Hedberg.</i><p>If you asked Erik to describe himself, designer would come after "snow surfer." A native of …

Mobile Photography

6 Top Online Photography Portfolio Hosting Options

Your photography deserves a website that can showcase its creativity and beauty… without breaking the bank. Former TIME CEO and Curator Gallery owner …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

Startups

StokkeAustad's acoustic panels pair colourful fabric with metal and stone

<b>Stockholm 2015:</b> Oslo studio StokkeAustad has combined colourful textiles with a selection of shinier materials to create acoustic panels that feature …

Furniture

Articles about how design memorable pop on Dwell.com - Dwell

Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.<p>The color pink is traditionally associated with many things, including love, luck, and good health; perhaps that's why these...<p>Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore …

Bike Lanes

The Denim Dudes Guide to the World's Best Jeans

Amy Leverton’s passion for denim has seen her journey across the globe to find the latest, oldest and most unique denim looks around, be they vintage wonders or the very newest threads from Japan. Her upcoming book, "Denim Dudes" showcases a number of dudes working that ultimate American fabric, …

Clothing