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Apple should reinvent the homescreen with this iOS 8 concept

The official unveiling of iOS 8 is less than three days away and even though I’m not expecting Jony Ive to debut huge overhauls to the UI, my six-year old homescreen of boring rows of app icons are desperate for something more. Something like widgets.<p>After deep diving into the mechanics of iOS, Jay …

Span Smartwatch

As the smartwatch race gaines momentum, a few concept models have been showing up with some designs such as the Gábor Balogh smartwatch becoming …

Yamaha's Exquisite Electric Motorcycles Will Soon Hit the Streets

Tesla Motors proved electric cars can be sexy, and Yamaha is out to show electric motorcycles can be, too.<p>We already knew that, of course, having …

United Nations Simulates Violent Land Mines via Apple iBeacons

I made it only two steps before I detonated a land mine. The explosion ripped through my ears as my heart pounded. Were this a real land mine, a …

Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Heart Engine Wallpaper

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• Wallpapers<p>This wallpaper featuring a heart/engine hybrid is perfect for those who want a relatively minimalist …

Electronic Floor Sensors Turn Whole Rooms Into Immersive Touchscreens

Growing older comes with a few nice things. Knowledge evolves into wisdom. Context informs perspective. A long life's ups and downs are woven into a …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Learning

This Swedish Subway Ad Understands How Hard It Is To Keep Your Hair Nice When The Train Blows Past

The curious dual nature of public transportation means that the arrival of a subway train is met with both the thrill of knowing that you don’t have to wait in a station anymore, and the unpleasant experience of dealing with a train that’s about to zoom by you, blowing your hair and screaming in …

How These Magical, Gravity-Defying Doors Actually Work

Describing the sculptures of Austrian designer Klemens Torggler as "doors" feels like an insult. These aren't doors—they're magical pieces of …

9 Amazing Pieces Of 3-D-Printed Art

Creepy babies, skulls and more, from the 3D Printshow this week in New York<p>The 2014 New York 3D Printshow launched at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, bringing together big names from the 3-D printing industry with creative individuals who apply the technology to art and fashion. The annual …

Agency tricks DHL's rivals into delivering color-changing ads in disguise

Shipping service DHL managed to pull a fast one on its competitors with a little help from some temperature-sensitive packaging, and it has turned the whole thing into a delightfully mean-spirited commercial. The new ad, which was spotted by <i>Gizmodo</i>, shows boxes taped up with a temperature-sensitive …

This Gorgeous iOS 8 Concept Merges Multitasking With Control Center [Video]

Control Center was one of the top touted features added to iOS 7, but while the new swipe up gesture to toggle it is great, you might find yourself using multitask function more, so Bill Labus created a gorgeous iOS 8 concept that merges multitasking with control center to give you quicker access …

iOS

This Ingenious Touchscreen UI Should Be in Every Car

There may be no greater design crime today than putting a touchscreen in an automobile. It's audaciously stupid. The simple fact is that screens …

Video Shows Apple's Forthcoming "iOS in the Car"

Apple's brilliance is creating interfaces between humans and machines that people like to use: first the Macintosh, then the iPod, then the iPhone and iPad. Now Apple seems intent on creating a friendly, useable interface for the display in your car. They announced this initiative, called "iOS in …

Apps

An Oculus Rift art exhibit shows wearers what it's like to swap bodies

<i>Roughly a quarter of all ASP users are unable to comfortably assimilate the subjective body picture of the opposite sex. Over the years some broadcast ASP stars have become increasingly androgynous in an attempt to capture this segment of the audience.</i>- William Gibson, "Fragments of a Hologram Rose"<p>…

6 Bright Microscopic Images Of Life

Here are the winners of the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition.<p>For the tenth year in a row, miscroscope and camera manufacturer Olympus sponsored a light microscope photography contest, and the results are stunning. The winner, pictured above, is an aquatic carnivorous plant, …

Information is Beautiful Awards 2013

We've been slammed with facts, statistics and reports for as long as we've known how to ingest and interpret them. There's a reason why infographics have surged in popularity and been mobilized by the news media; no trick can plant a fact more firmly in your head than engaging art. In the …

Data Visualization

The World’s Most Famous Logos, Organized By Visual Theme

Marks of Excellence, a freshly revised book from Phaidon, compiles today’s most identifiable logos according to their visual tropes.<p>A brand is more than a logo. But a company’s mark is its calling card, a shorthand for all that other stuff–the quality of the product, the level of service, the …

Graphic Design

What’s Black and White and Flat All Over? iOS 7

The first delicious rumors have emerged on what Sir Jonathan Ive is doing to iOS 7. <i>9to5Mac</i> reported that unnamed sources have described the new look …