Monika Walicks

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Study: Good Design Is Good For Business

Here at Co.Design, we’re constantly singing the praises of design-driven businesses. But “good design” can seem subjective and nebulous. Worse, it can be difficult to quantify how much design really impacts a company’s bottom line.<p>A new analysis by the Design Management Institute, a Boston-based …

Lunar Taps Interns To Help Make Dating Less Awful

The design studio puts its interns to work tackling one of the world’s greatest challenges: improving the awkward horribleness that is dating.<p>Tis the season to be reminded of the painful horror that is dating, right? In a world where most of us have to resort to a superficial swipe on Tinder, a …

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education

Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good. In 2010, they left San Francisco in an Airstream trailer to embark on the Design Revolution Road Show, hitting 35 cities in 75 days. Miller and Pilloton’s next project, Studio H -- …

Farmers Market

"Superdesk" Seats All 125 Employees at a Single Table

The Barbarian Group, a digital creative agency based in New York City, has done away with traditional cubicles and outfitted their space with this incredible <i>Superdesk</i>, a 1,100-foot-long structure that seats all 125 of their employees. Clive Wilkinson Architects is responsible for the desk's design …

Employment

4 stories about how design & user obsession can have a big impact

We know everything from Snapchat clones to the latest infographic are falling under the umbrella term of design these days — heck, the President of …