Matthew Foster

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Complete Beginner’s Guide to Universal Design

When we design an application, we want it to be so intuitive that anyone could use it. But who do we mean when we say “anyone?” While a good design …

UX Design

Even launches $99 earphones that adjust to your hearing

When was the last time you bought a pair of earphones? How did you know which ones were the best? Was it based on brand name? Price? Or through a referral? Some people believe that choosing by brand can cause you to spend much more than you need to and that choosing by price doesn’t always get you …

With $13 Million From Maveron, Eargo Is The Hearing Aid Of The Future

After five years of research and $13 million in venture funding, Eargo has created a hearing device that people actually want to wear.<p>Launching out of beta today, Eargo’s invisible, rechargeable hearing aid is modeled after the fishing fly, of all things. It’s made out of flexi fibers — small …

Medical Technology

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

Become a Master Typographer: How to Choose the Perfect Typeface - Go Media™ · Creativity at work!

Choosing the Right Type: 10 Considerations<p>A critical question we often ask ourselves and know other designers contemplate when working on any given …

NYC's Female Leathersmiths, Part 1: Kika NY

Hailing from the Netherlands, Sabine Spanjer was an interaction designer. Fellow Dutchwoman Kika Vliegenthart earned a Bachelors in Economics. So …

San Francisco

BN0032 Steel Range by Braun

The Braun BN0032 Steel Range is a minimalist timepiece designed by German-based company Braun. I recently received the watch thanks to Ameico, …

Industrial Design

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

The Story of Starting a Watch Brand with Oliver Fowles and Patrick Bek

Conceptually minimal, Uniform Wares has positioned itself as a rather suitable option when looking<p>Conceptually minimal, Uniform Wares has positioned itself as a rather suitable option when looking for a clean piece of watch design. Shot partially on location at Stories, Oliver and Patrick provide a …

Modern Stool Costs $5 to Make, Looks Like a Million Bucks

Having cool, simple, modern furniture in your home is great, but there is the big problem of how to afford that furniture. One way, which has been …

Avant-garde

4 Career Lessons From A Former Design Intern

Amateurs and established professionals alike can benefit from the pearls of wisdom Geoff Ledford learned the hard way.<p>The U.S. armed forces have a practice of formally recording the stuff they’ve learned in the course of any conflict. In military parlance, it’s called making an “after-actions” or …

Armed Forces