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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Renowned architects have now created more than 100 houses in the city.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore …

Architecture

#Outdoor Trinity-Triple-Hammock

75 Instructive Design Case Studies

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How I Took a Product Concept to Market as a Design Student, by Rob Bye

Text & photos by Robert Bye<p>I first envisioned initial concept for Hangen 18 months ago, and since being featured on Core77 in February 2012, it has …

Why The 'Second Screen' Industry Is Ready To Takeoff

The mobile industry is working hard to create mobile apps and sites that relate to what's on TV, in order to capitalize on this behavior.<p>This approach is often referred to as the "second screen," the idea being that the tablet or smartphone becomes a TV companion device, allowing for added levels …

Mobile TV

Daily Android activations grow to 1.5 million, Google Play surpasses 50 billion downloads

Google CEO Larry Page this week revealed that more than 1.5 million Android devices are being activated each day, up from 1.3 million last September. …

Native advertising was the sleeping giant at MobileBeat 2013

<i>Robert Weber is the co-founder and senior vice president of Business Development at NativeX.</i><p>Now that the dust has settled and another MobileBeat has come and gone, we’re left wondering what the big lessons from the show were. Having experienced MobileBeat in the past as a sponsor, speaker, and …

ZappRX is your 'boarding pass' app for the pharmacy

What’s the next innovation in health IT? According to Boston-based entrepreneur Zoe Barry, it’s about time we made easier to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy.<p>Barry today launched a mobile app and digital prescription service, dubbed ZappRX. If the service takes off, patients may be able to …

Facebook Q2: Zuckerberg Delays $1 Million Video Ads That Will Kill TV

They might not arrive anytime soon, however.<p>"I've talked to some sources who have been pitched directly from Facebook at agencies," says Rob Jewell, CEO of Spruce Media, whose Facebook ad buying clients include Procter & Gamble, Samsung and University of Phoenix. "Agencies also seem really excited …

Advertising

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore the possibilities of plastics.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive …

Architecture

Watch: Mo Vs. Po-Mo, An Animated Smackdown

A two-minute telling of the historic battle between modernism–and something messier.<p>If Ewan McGregor, charming (and quite convincing) Scots narrator of the Open University’s animated approach to education <i>Postmodernism: Design in a Nutshell</i> is to be believed, “Postmodernism began at precisely 3 …

Suspended Bathtub: Hammock + Tub = Supreme Relaxation

If you think of the most comfortable places to relax, a hammock and a warm bath are probably near the top of the list. UK design studio Splinter …

The 8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard

Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp takes us through the lightning-fast process he employs to get a team’s ideas down on paper.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second here, and the third …

A Wooden Train Set That Lets Kids Compose Tunes

Ricardo Seola’s idea for a musical train languished for years until Quirky’s product engineers came to the rescue.<p>Pushing a small wooden train around a track with one pudgy toddler hand, the sound of a steam engine choo-choo-ing from your mouth. Winding up a music box and holding it to your ear as …

Mashups

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

6 Startup Lessons From Designers At Pinterest, Fuseproject, And Behance

Enrique Allen distills the takeaways from the Designer Founders book series.<p>In 2011, over 60 designers started the Designer Fund, to give angel funding, mentorship, and connections to designers creating businesses with positive social impact. We believe that designers should be part of the DNA of …

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