Matt Brigante

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Espionage, LSD and a man walking a rabbit – welcome to Europe's new Capital of Culture

A man walks his rabbit – yes, rabbit – in the town square, puffing on what definitely isn’t a cigarette as the floppy-eared bunny hops along the cobbles on the end of a leash. Welcome to Leeuwarden: a European Capital of Culture for 2018.<p>It takes six minutes for the rabbit walker to stagger across …

Netherlands

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

This Neighborhood in Canada Looks Like Something Straight Out of a Holiday Movie

Across the world, towns and cities are festooning their streets with lights, decking their halls with holly, and hosting all kinds of holiday …

Why the next Amazon Echo and Dot will have a screen

2017 is already going down in history as the year that voice computing went mainstream.<p>Amazon leads the pack, selling well over 8 million Echos and Dots in just two years and leveraging the Amazon Voice Services (AVS) platform to get Alexa into everything from refrigerators to dancing robots to …

Smart Homes

The Perfect Three-day Weekend in Los Angeles

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Los Angeles.<p>If …

Travel

Why car tech companies should look to Amazon for inspiration

The most advanced automotive tech available ahead of the arrival of fully self-driving vehicles should, ideally, be incredibly sophisticated, and completely invisible to users. So far, of all the major tech companies, Amazon is the closest to striking that balance.<p>Computers are complicated, and one …

Invisible UI: a hidden opportunity for great UX

Several years ago I treated myself to dinner at a fancy restaurant in Paris. The place was not surprisingly known for its outstanding cuisine, but …

UX Design

Designers shouldn’t code—they should study business

Our suggestions about design would carry more weight if we were able to offer valuable suggestions about core business principles.The post Designers …

UX Design

3-Ingredient Chicken Dinners To Save Your Budget

Each of these top-rated recipes delivers a whole lot of flavor using only chicken and no more than two everyday ingredients (not counting salt, …

Studio Branding Guidelines Template for Adobe InDesign

A great studio branding guidelines template in a modern and minimalist brochure design.<p>Whether for clients or for the own design studio, creating a …

The Best Movies on Amazon Prime

Between Hulu, Netflix, HBO NOW, and Amazon, selecting which streaming service to use can feel a little like <i>Game of Thrones</i>: A small group of worthy …

10 Key Design Trends For 2016 (And How To Make The Most Of Them)

The global design firm Fjord (part of Accenture Interactive) delves into the major ideas shaping markets next year.<p>Apps as we know them will disappear. Luxury will trickle down to the masses. VR will go mainstream. These are just a few of the major design and technology trends shaping the world in …

The Anti-Utopian Instinct and the Conservative Revolt

The discontent in the GOP electorate reflects a growing suspicion of starry-eyed idealists.<p>What do today’s conservatives believe, beyond their longstanding conviction that the U.S. would prosper if there were more stable families, lower taxes, and fewer regulations? In an attempt to pinpoint what’s …

Political Science

The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Graphic Design

From television branding to national identities, here is 2015’s best graphic design.<p>It wasn’t long ago when graphic design was all most people thought of when they heard “design.” Design’s myriad other disciplines are roaring now. Yet graphic design hasn’t languished. It has bloomed.<p>The 2015 …

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps heats up as Apple shuts down HopStop

“HopStop will no longer be available starting October 2015,” screams the website of the well-known transit navigation app this week in bold red type. …

Australian father infiltrates drug gangs in China to find his dead son’s suppliers

Rod Bridge, whose 16-year-old son died after taking a synthetic drug, travelled to China and recorded meetings with local drug bosses<p>An Australian man whose son died after taking a synthetic drug has gone undercover and travelled to China to infiltrate the crime gangs which have been exporting the …

Australia