Nicole Pribicevic

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From Paper, A Stylus That’s Like A Pencil

By the team behind Paper, this isn’t any old stylus. If the Pencil takes off, the iPad may never be the same.<p>The iPad never came with a stylus. Steve Jobs’s famous quip was, “God gave us 10 styluses–let’s not invent another.” In some ways the quote epitomizes Apple’s legacy of design simplicity, …

Facebook fan's challenge to meet 730 friends face-to-face

Youth worker Daniel Shaw will have to meet an average of two friends a day to hit his target<p>A social media fan has set himself a challenge to be reunited with every single one of his 730 Facebook friends in person.<p>Daniel Shaw, 38, has Facebook friends all over the world and has vowed to meet each …

Concierge Service: 7 Apps and Websites to Make Doing Your Daily Chores a Little Easier

These innovative websites and apps will help you with your everyday domestic errands and tasks.<p><b>Keeping House</b><br>You like things <i>just so</i> in your home, but find it difficult to keep them that way. Enter House Pad, a brand-new app developed by Michael Bruno, founder of the website 1stdibs, to help him …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Why Creativity Thrives In The Dark

Imaginative minds have long appreciated the power of dim lighting. New research confirms that when the lights switch off, something in the brain switches on.<p>Editor’s Note<p>01/01/14<p>Happy New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Great artists …

This Brilliant Visualization Could Build A Better Reddit

Reddit is “the front page of the internet,” but this handy tool can take you straight to page 52.<p>There are places on reddit that you might never discover. Though we’re all familiar with the main pages, there are countless subreddits–niche interests hiding a sub-URL away from plain sight. So while …

'Design & Thinking' Team to Release 'Maker,' Full-Length Doc Charting the Maker Movement

While "We Are Makers" was the first documentary looking at the burgeoning Maker Movement, it certainly won't be the last. As of this week, we know …

Minimalist Notebooks Maximize Arts Funding In NY Public Schools

Public Supply took note of a classroom crisis, designing and paying for materials so the teachers don’t have to.<p>In this age of austerity, of budget cuts and debt ceilings, the arts are an easy target–often presented as something of a luxury, a nice thing to have a bit of culture, sure, but morally …

World first: App Annie gives developers — and advertisers — one dashboard for all app and ad revenue

Imagine one dashboard that tells you exactly how well your app is monetizing, from paid downloads to ad revenue. And one dashboard that tells you how all your mobile marketing campaigns are performing, across 10 or 20 different mobile ad networks. And one dashboard that can do both, at the same …

Lavabit Creator Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Dark Mail Project

Lavabit creator Ladar Levison has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the dark mail encrypted email initiative he’s working on in partnership with Silent Circle.<p>The project is looking to raise $196,608 to take the Lavabit source code and turn it into a free and open-source project with the new dark …

Only 16% of U.S. adults use Twitter (but they’re smart, young, and rich)

Only 16 percent of U.S. adults use Twitter, and only half of them get news via the short-message social network, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center. That’s far fewer than Facebook, where 30 percent of American adults get their news.<p>The good news for Twitter?<p>Twitter users skew younger, …

Breaking Down the Creative Process

What we refer to as the creative process can be broken down into four distinct stages-- Preparation, Incubation, Illumination, and Implementation.

Digital Photography

A Vertical Loop Picnic Table by Michael Beitz | Colossal

<p>Currently on view on the roof of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art in Wisconsin, ‘<i>Picnic</i>‘ is a new functional sculpture by arist Michael Beitz …

Tesco to introduce in-store facial recognition tech for advertisers

Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed plans to install futuristic screens at 450 petrol station forecourts in order to allow advertisers to determine …

A Magic Wand That Paints Light

Light Painting was already a photographical miracle. But with this new device, the whole genre is born anew.<p>The phantasmic exposures behind light painting feel a bit like magic on earth. In reality, the technique is just a clever hack: You take a photo with a long exposure, and by waving a bright …

Light Painting

Understanding Obamacare

What the Fight's Really About<p>The story of two Georgia Republicans captures the essence of the fight over the law. One wants to wipe Obamacare off the books. The other says he needs it to stay alive.<p>The Big Change: Covering Pre-Existing Conditions<p>The major new benefit for consumers, as the law …

35% of Americans now own a tablet, Pew says

Thirty-five percent of Americans own a tablet and 24 percent own an e-reader, according to the latest study from Pew Internet Research.<p>Pew documented a big jump in tablet ownership. In November 2012, 25 percent of Americans owned a tablet. The findings illustrate the democratization of tablet …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Tom & David Kelley of IDEO Talk 'Creative Confidence,' New Book Hits Shelves Today

<i>If a recent segment on</i> 60 Minutes <i>is any indication, IDEO's David Kelley is among the design superstars who have crossed over into mainstream</i> …

Kickstarting: A Modular Kit To Transform Empty Storefronts Into Pop-Up Shops

miLES aims to revive the Lower East Side’s hundreds of unrented spaces, one pop-up at a time.<p>Manhattan’s Lower East Side is a bubbling nexus of housing, commerce, and consumerism. You live here, you shop here, you stroll here, you play here–that is, if you can afford it all. Call it an urban …

Stir Kinetic Desk Keeps You Fit and Energized Throughout The Day

<b>Stir Kinetic Desk</b> is a beautiful desk to look at and literally moves you to keep you fit and energized throughout your day. You can go from a seated …

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Over the years many have come to expect material innovation alongside considered design from Outlier. And for their latest bag, the brand has delivered just that. The incredibly lightweight and aptly named Minimal Backpack weighs next to nothing and packs up flat, making it a perfect day-to-day …

Clothing

Clip Power

The Clip Socket is a new way of looking at power strips. It breaks away from the traditional design of a plug and socket combo and instead explores …

Two Uses To A Mouse

I was asked to give 10 creative ways to use a pencil, other than for writing…some of the answers that I came up were: as a hair-knot clip, …

Feather Sculptures by Kate MccGwire | Colossal

<p>British sculptor Kate MccGwire (previously) creates uncanny organic sculptures from layers of bird feathers. The objects she creates are so …

Fascinating Illustrations by Kim Smith

Time for more stylish illustrations here at Abduzeedo! This time we're taking a close look at some fascinating illustrations by Canadian artist Kim …

Chicago’s City Hall Has Rooftop Garden with 20,000 Plants

This beautiful rooftop garden brings a touch of nature to the top of the 11-story City Hall building in downtown Chicago. Placed directly amid the noisy chaos of urban life, the functioning garden is the most famous in all of the city.<p>In 2001, the project's design initiative was led by Conservation …

City Halls

Plantifier: A Gardening App to ID Plants

I am always coming across plants that I admire and might like to grow–flowers that cascade over the edge of a neighbor’s wall, a shrub with a nice …

Why Is The Business Of Creativity Such An Oxymoron?

TED talks and bestsellers about creativity are often anything but creative. Here’s why.<p>Judging by the number of TED talks or books bouncing up and down the bestseller lists offering to help us bottle that elusive djinn, we should be living in the Age Of Creativity. If that’s true, though, why are …

Creativity

Ingenious Zipper Lets You Zip With One Hand

While creating an easier zipper for his sick uncle, one designer fixed the problem all of us have when zipping up.<p>I’m a grown man, and zippers can still be tough. Lining up the slider perfectly with the very bottom of a zipper is the simplest thing in the world. . .until something goes wrong. Maybe …