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19 DIY Wedding Shower Favors That Are Stupid Easy

They could work as wedding favors, too!

House Tour: A Colorful and Modern California Condo

<b>Apartment Therapy Survey:</b><p><b>Our Style:</b> Our style represents a clash between eclectic and contemporary schemes. Think of <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> with a dash …

How To Kill Creativity (And How To Rebuild It)

Many of our organisations , without realising it , act as inhibitors of innovation.<p>Rules and protocols are put in place — often for very good …

An overview of Research Methodologies

Posted in User Research | No Comments<p>There are three dimensions along which user research can be categorized:<p>Attitudinal vs. Behavioral<br>• Quantitative …

From Airbnb: The Real Value Of UX Research

UX research isn’t about proving users hate carousels; it’s about embracing uncertainty, Airbnb’s Matt Gallivan writes.<p>When you spend your days studying how people use products, your intuition around such things gets pretty well-honed. You start to see patterns and themes. You reach a point where …

UX Design

WhatsApp Is Finally Inviting Businesses Onto Its Massive Network This Year

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum just dropped several pieces of big news about his messaging giant today during a rare appearance at the DLD conference in Munich, Germany.<p>Here’s the roundup of news, and you can skip to No. 3 for the meaty stuff:<p>1) WhatsApp is just days away from reaching 1 billion …

Eggs en Cocotte: An Easy (But Often Forgotten) Egg Breakfast

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>It's a shame people don't think to prepare eggs <i>en cocotte</i> way more often—it's such an easy, elegant way of serving eggs. If you're not familiar with it, "en cocotte" is a method of baking eggs individually in small vessels. …

Breakfast

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica

Report: Google will challenge Facebook and Slack with new messaging app

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on a new messaging app that will have intelligence via a communicative bot — just like Facebook’s M.<p>Details are still light on this, so we haven’t yet heard just how smart Google’s new app might be. Ideally, it would cobble …

Tips For Creating A User Friendly Mobile App Design

The usage of mobile technology and the number of users is constantly increasing. With the always-growing list of mobile activities, the focus is to …

SMSNav.me Sends You Local Directions Without A Data Connection

James Hitchcock and Moti Ferentz, along with the rest of their team, were visiting London for the TechCrunch Disrupt London hackathon, but they didn’t quite have access to the data they needed in order to find their way around using apps like Google Maps.<p>So, as part of the hackathon, they built …

Yahoo Mail gets a new look... and no need to use a password

Yahoo has announced a sweeping update to its Mail service that overhauls the interface, introduces multiple mailbox support and launches a brand new feature designed to completely eliminate passwords.<p>Built to improve both performance and aesthetics, Yahoo has put considerable effort into improving …

Snapchat shuts Snap Channel as it suspends original programming

Less than a year after it started making its own videos, stories, and shows, Snapchat is giving up on creating its own original content. The company has reportedly laid off the staff responsible for curating and creating items for its in-house Snap Channel, which had previously appeared on its …

Comedy Central

Tweetbot 4 Review: Bigger Bot

There have only been two great Twitter apps <i>for iPad</i> since 2010: Loren Brichter's Twitter, and the original Tweetbot for iPad.<p>As I reminisced last year in my look at the state of Twitter clients, iOS apps for Twitter are no longer the welcoming, crowded design playground they once were. Developing a …

Apps

6 TED Talks Every UX Professional Should Watch

We’ve rounded up some of the best TED Talks for UX professionals. These 6 awesome talks cover both user experience and the wider design principles to …

Google Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One Up

Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room<p>In the last two years at Google Ventures, I’ve done design sprints with more than 80 startups. One of the simplest tricks …

Short-Term Memory

LinkedIn Messaging Gets Long Overdue Revamp, Adding GIFs, Emojis And Stickers

If you’re anything like me or most people I know, you almost certainly have a profile on LinkedIn but you probably never (ever ever) use its messaging service. Well, LinkedIn hopes that by adding stickers, GIFs and other such things you might change your mind.<p>The company is rolling out a newly …

Instagram’s All-New Search & Explore Features Will Change How You Use Instagram

By helping you discover photos more easily, the social network is going to feel like a news app, a travel guide, and much more.<p>More than 300 million people use Instagram. They share more than 70 million photos a day. But for most of us, those gigantic numbers don’t mean much: We live in our own …

Social Media

Slack doubles in size in four months to 1.1 million daily active users

Slack, the much buzzed about team communications service that’s shaking up business communications, has announced that it’s passed one million active users per day.<p>The news comes just four months after the company shared that it had passed 500,000 daily active users.<p>The growth is fast, but not …

Todoist for Android gets a huge Material Design update

Back in March, task-management app Todoist for iOS received its largest update ever, making it it easier to use, more functional and a lot prettier to look at, too. Now, it’s Android‘s turn.<p>The most obvious change in the new Todoist for Android is its Material Design makeover. Gone is the old drab …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Whether you want to give context to a scene, create a smooth transition between takes, or simply delight an audience …<p>Welcome to video on Envato …

Empty Warehouse Converted Into Striking Modern Family House in Australia

A massive empty warehouse has been recently converted into a modern family home to accommodate a couple and their three teenage children in …

Architecture

Airbnb Design Head On Why Designers And MBAs Make Perfect Power Combos

Airbnb head of experience design Kate Dill on uniting business and design, war stories from Airbnb, and the hardest lesson she ever learned<p><b>Doreen Lorenzo: What do you think influenced your career path and becoming a designer?</b> <b><br>Katie Dill:</b> Growing up my sister and I were chopping wood, helping to …

UX Design

WhatsApp Rolls Out Material Design Update for All Android Users

The latest version of WhatsApp to hit Google Play brings with it a complete Material Design user interface revamp.<p>Now on version number 2.12.84, the …

Smart, Simple Secrets from a Stylish Scandinavian Small Space

As we see time and time again, Scandinavian design works so beautifully and elegantly in small spaces thanks to a generous use of white and sleek …