Research reveals how the color of our environment impacts our work. Here are the best (and worst) colors for any type of work. White walls in a room might feel crisp and clean, like a blank slate, but
These days, candles are more than just a source of light or a mood setter; they need to emanate complex fragrances and more. Simple wax in a glass just won’t cut it anymore. We’ve scoured the world for
The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. An exhibit reveals how a soda container became a huge design success story and muse for artists. The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. Originally designed
Starting a business, but don't have a sales or marketing bone in your body? Don't worry. Just follow these 7 tips. An entrepreneur can be successful without being a marketer or salesperson. This might
Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
When Lily Born noticed her grandfather, who suffers from Parkinson’s, was spilling his drinks, she decided to design him a better cup. The young entrepreneur is now selling her product on Kickstarter.
While loft living might not be for everyone, others find it dream-worthy. Welcome to our latest installment of Products We Love, where we test-drive beloved design items and document the process in our...
Insights from fields such as behavioral economics and cognitive psychology can help designers build better products. Here, Nikki Pfarr of Artefact shows how. In the design world, the term “persuasive tends