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Mill Valley midcentury masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann asks $2.7 million

The remedy for Eichler overload<p>Apprenticed under Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Liebermann assisted with the construction of the famed Marin County Civic Center. But he has since come into his own right as an iconoclastic architect, designing a slew of Mill Valley homes. This unique midcentury-modern …

Architecture

The rules of responsive web typography

Responsive web typography is tough – you need to have both design chops and technical know-how. But however tricky it might be, getting it wrong is …

Digital Design

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

This Chrome extension will call your phone to help you avoid annoying coworkers

We all have that one coworker: the person who traps you in lengthy conversations or distracts you throughout the day.<p>Since there's no polite way to tell someone to go away, most of us get stuck waiting for that person to leave.<p>That's where a new Google Chrome Extension called Nope comes in. Created …

Chrome Web Store

Listen to Andy Hertzfeld on Steve Jobs movie, General Magic, and his time at Google

Last week I jumped on a call with Andy Hertzfeld, a Silicon Valley legend who really shouldn’t need an introduction.<p>However, in case you aren’t familiar with Andy’s work, he was an early Apple employee, including being a founding member of the original Macintosh team headed up by a then young Steve …

Silicon Valley

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

Web Design

Sweet How-To Turns Candy Dots Into Pop Art Portraits - Creators

<b>This article was originally published on November 7, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Some photographs are so mouth-wateringly beautiful, so well-composed, you just want to take a bite out of them. Thanks to this new instructable, you can turn this problem into a solution through the fabulous art …

Art

Modular House DublDom / BIO-architects

<i>From the architect.</i> The house was designed and produced for a young family who went to live in the suburbs of Moscow on Pirogovo lake. A year before, …

Houses

Rick Banks launches innovative online “type tester” for F37 Foundry

Graphic designer Rick Banks, who runs Face37, has launched a new website for his foundry F37 that allows designers to test out typefaces within a web …

Web Design

New York City bike lanes have improved drastically

If you think the city’s bike lanes are bad now, check out what they were like 15 years ago<p>The de Blasio administration and the city’s Department of Transportation are making strides in their “Vision Zero” initiative, an action plan intended to help put an end to traffic deaths and injuries, but …

Urban Design

How an Acclaimed New York Chef Makes Classic Alsatian Comfort Food

<i>Last week, Grub Street and Gabriel Kreuther teamed up for a special dinner and tour of the new</i> <i>Kreuther Handmade Chocolate</i><i>. Organized as part of</i><i>New</i> …

Restaurants

Impressive Extension 'Hides' Behind Cast-Iron Facade in New York

A bold architecture intervention behind one of New York’s most impressive cast-iron facades resulted in a creative addition. <b>WORKac</b> came up with an …

Architecture

How to Give an Emotionally Intelligent Presentation

View your presentation from your audience's perspective instead of your own.<p>Emotions play an active role in almost all of our decision making. That's one reason why emotional intelligence, the ability to identify, understand, and manage those emotions, is such an invaluable skill. (It's also the …

Public Speaking

This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take Amtrak

You might not have known it from the old map, but you can actually get to a lot of places by train (if you're willing to take a while).<p>If it's hard to picture the U.S. with a high-speed rail network like China's—with trains going 186 miles an hour, and rail trips more than 70% faster than they are …

The Vamp turns any old speakers into a wireless stereo sound system

Don’t get rid of your old speakers<p>A few years ago, London-based designer Paul Cocksedge started collecting old speakers he found on the street because he liked the way they looked. After a while, he had amassed quite a few in the corner of his studio when he began to wonder, "Why are people …

Bluetooth

Facebook’s Product Design Director on maintaining a productive work environment

We spoke to Geoff Teehan about his current role at Facebook, what he's learned in the year since shutting down his agency, and more.The post …

Facebook

ultra thin multi-device K780 keyboard by feiz design studio for logitech

the multi-device allows device connection by pressing a single corresponding hotkey, and features ergonomic, silent keys with a distinctive rounded …

Design

Design Better Data Tables

<b>Poor tables.</b> Where did they go wrong?<p>After being the bread and butter of the web for most of its early history, tables were cast aside by many …

Digital Design

Machine Learning is Fun!

The world’s easiest introduction to Machine Learning<p><b>Update:</b> <i>This article is part of a series. Check out the full series:</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i><i>,</i></i> …

Machine Learning

How to Make a Web Site Part I: Understanding and Writing HTML

Everyone lives at least a little bit of their life on the web, and whether you develop web pages for a living, want to create a nameplate web site, …

Web Development

Google is selling businesses AI-powered language analysis on tap

Google has fallen behind in the cloud computing market, outpaced by rivals like Microsoft and Amazon. However, the company hopes it can win new customers by offering not only computing power on tap, but also artificial intelligence. Earlier this year, Google announced its intention to offer …

Machine Learning

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Sustainable Living

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they're instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

Design

Trouble in paradise: the lost motels of New Jersey – in pictures

Wildwood, a coastal resort in New Jersey, saw a spate of modernist masterpieces built in the 1950s – only for them to be destroyed decades later. Photographer Mark Havens documented the town before it was too late

Photography

Experts' Picks: Toronto's Best Tried and True Cocktail Bars

Two local experts share their can't-miss picks for where and what to drink when you're in town.<p>Toronto's cocktail scene is booming. Or as Scott …

Toronto

German Carpenter/Interaction Designer's Hi-Tech Ping Pong Table

Thomas Mayer's Interactive Table Tennis Trainer<p>German designer Thomas Mayer underwent the carpenter's apprenticeship we discussed here, but …

City Streets Vibrate in These Oil Paintings - Creators

Late one night, in the days when he was a "drunken depressed art student," Jeremy Mann came back to his studio and started picking up every random object he could find, trying to paint with each. This went on into the morning, when he took in the resulting mess. "What I had created was a large …

Painting

Inspiring BEFORE and AFTER photos of a New York loft apartment redesign

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Houses

Studio Loft / GASPARBONTA

<i>From the architect.</i> STUDIO LOFT is a delicate flat in downtown Budapest. Originally a studio of a well-known hungarian painter, this flat has all the …

Architecture

Bicycle Concepts Modeled from Drawings

Le designer Gianluca Gimini a souhaité mener une expérience ludique. Il a demandé à des amis, des membres de sa famille ou encore des inconnus, de …