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The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

The Project Management Tool You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Branding. Usually only marketing teams think about brand building and how to create an atmosphere around a product or service.But that’s …

Project Management

A Loft Duplex in a Former Brooklyn Milk Factory

Things We Love About This Property Crush:<p>If you're a fan of the Warm Industrial look, you'll appreciate the exposed brick, beamed ceilings and …

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

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Helen Street House

Situated around a central courtyard, the Helen Street House is a small piece of nature in the middle of downtown Seattle. At the heart of the urban …

New Zealand's backcountry huts inspired this breezy, open home

Indoor-outdoor living at its finest<p>A home inspired by New Zealand’s backcountry huts has been completed in the settlement of Puhoi, just 50 kilometers, or about 31 miles north of Auckland. Designed by the director of local firm LTD Architectural David Maurice for him and his own family, the simple …

UX & Psychology go hand in hand— How Gestalt theory appears in UX design?

Source: iStockIn the age of AI and “Human Centered Machine Learning”, it’s essential that we understand the needs and behaviour of our users. This is …

UX Design

MAMI House / NoArq

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> I was engaged to design a 160 sqm house for 80.000 €. “It’s impossible” I said.<p>Poetry is not a luxury.<p>I …

An introduction to Negative Drawing with Mike Sibley

The tools you will require are simple:<p>Paper – preferably plate finish or at least smooth<br>• Pencils – 6B, 2B, HB, H, and 2H (I use 2mm clutch pencils but …

Self-help

What the coding of a web page has to do with the quality of the news on it

<i>A simple look at the components of an HTML page tells a lot about the reliability of its contents. Problem is, distribution platforms don’t bother looking at those signals. (Part of a series about my News Quality Scoring Project.)</i><p>As a microbiologist once said, the devil is not in the details, but …

Fake News

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

UI Design

Introducing Lottie

<b>Our new open-source tool makes adding animation to native apps a snap.</b><p>By Brandon Withrow, Gabriel Peal, Leland Richardson and Salih Abdul-Karim<p>In the …

Training for the New Alpinism

Clinging to a precious step of granite, ice axes in hand, with the next rest 12 meters up, the only regret you'll have as a climber is the training you passed up. Each centimeter gained vertically is a triumph as the lactic acid builds and pulses quicken. It takes feeling that deep fatigue—when …

Climbing

Kartell Goes Bourgie

Bourgie is certainly one of the most recognizable lamps of the last decade—as well as one of the best sellers for famed Italian brand, Kartell. Designed by Ferruccio Laviani, its baroque allure masterfully meets the simplicity of a pure outline while dignifying plastic as an excellent design …

Design

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design.These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Starting today, your iPhone can pester you to buy whatever you’re standing next to

If you own any iPhone more recent than the 4, walk into any US Apple retail store today and you’ll get a taste of the possibly-dystopian future of retail and the internet of things. That’s because Apple just rolled out a technology called iBeacon in all 254 of its US stores, and if you say “yes” to …

Internet of Things

People window-shop on their iPhones, but actually buy things on their iPads

Americans spent $3 billion shopping online on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and a quarter of those sales were made with smartphones and tablets, according to Adobe. That’s a huge shift for e-commerce: Spending on mobile devices was up 118% from last year, Adobe found. Different data from IBM …

Mobile

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

Architecture