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IBM Invests $100 Million To Expand Design Business

In response to growing demand, IBM is spending $100 million to acquire talent and open Interactive Experience labs around the world.<p>User experience is an amorphous, all-encompassing field that’s given companies like Apple and design consultations like Frog and Ideo incredible global influence. Now …

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Sketchnotes of Debbie Millman Interview with Spark Camp Founders Amy Webb and Amanda Michel

If there has been any overarching theme to the past two years of my life, that theme has been personal and professional development. Though a lot of …

Ten Commandments of Web Design by Jeffrey Zeldman

January 18, 2014<p>Thou shalt ship. Thou shalt iterate. Love thy reader as thyself. Like their biblical predecessors, the ten commandments of web design …

Visionect Is A Low-Cost Platform For Building E-Paper Applications

Building hardware projects has become immensely simpler thanks to Arduino and Raspberry Pi. But Visionect scratches a far more-intersting itch: e-paper interface design.<p>At its core the device is a very simple cased or uncased e-ink reader. It consist of a very simple, waterproof device with an …

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FORTUNE — Stewart Butterfield hasn’t had a hit since Flickr, the photo-sharing site he sold to Yahoo (YHOO) back in 2005. But with Slack, his newish company’s latest offering, the serial entrepreneur thinks he’s on to something big — a potential replacement to clunky, cumbersome e-mail …

Paper, The Opening Sentence In Facebook’s 10-Year Plan

With a beautiful new app, the monolithic social network is starting to fracture itself into a series of gems.<p>Mobile design has always been something of a sore spot for Facebook. The social network has never quite figured out how to dominate our consciousness on smartphones beside apps like Twitter, …

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Infographic: Who Spends The Most On Super Bowl Ads?

This year, companies will spend about $25 per viewer for a 30-second ad. An interactive graphic shows which companies are buying.<p>Super Bowl ads have now become a media event themselves, with ads to tease the ads, monthlong rollouts and relentless media coverage (including, you know, this story). A …

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Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind | Reuters

(Reuters) - Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.<p>A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren<p>Technology news website Re/code, which reported …

In the world of role-playing war games, Volko Ruhnke has become a hero

<b>At the last stop</b> on a wooded cul-de-sac 15 miles outside of Washington, four middle-age men huddle around a table to decide the fate of Afghanistan. A map is spread before them. Colored wooden cubes and discs denote military installations, troops and insurgents. A subtle movement — pieces slid from …

The Science of the Snowflake

<i>"These were little plates of ice, very flat, very polished, very transparent, about the thickness of a sheet of rather thick paper... but so</i> …

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Designers Don't Procrastinate, and Other Insights From the First Seven Months of the Core77 Questionnaire

<b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. 1 · Digital Fabrication, Pt. 2 · Digital …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

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Amazon Launches Storybuilder To Help Screenwriters Write

Storybuilder is a new Amazon service, launched in beta as part of Amazon Studios. The tool aims to replace some of the more old-fashioned pen-and-ink solutions that creative people like screenwriters, filmmakers, and perhaps even plain old writers use to organize their thoughts.<p>Amazon’s system has …

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The 11 Most Generous Designers

As part of our series on generosity in business, we’re looking at some of the designers doing the best in their field at giving back and moving the world forward through their work.<p>As part on an ongoing series, Co.Exist and Catchafire are presenting an ongoing investigation of bold generosity with …

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Can These Toys Teach Kids Empathy?

How a learning exercise for the visually impaired evolved into a new toolkit that could help children unlock compassion.<p>Empathy–when you inhabit a feeling with someone–is considered one of the most important traits to teach a child. But empathy isn’t something you can dial up on demand. It’s …

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Stockwerk Foldable Bookcase

Stockwerk by Meike Harde appears to negate its material properties. Instead of acting like a hard surface, Stockwerk collapses down like folded paper.<p>…

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Sports, Science Toys and Games! ALEX Toys Wants a Package Designer in Northvale, New Jersey

ALEX's mission is to provide children with quality creative products that foster personal expression and build self-esteem. Their extensive product …

Best of CH 2013: Interviews

With the year drawing to a close, it's time to pop some bottles and reminisce about some of our favorite moments from 2013. We're searching through the year's content for the best of CH 2013—looking back at the people, designs, destinations and moments that we fondly remember. This year we had the …

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Stipla Magazine - Cool Hunting

Instead of trying to configure print or website content to fit onto iPad screen, a team in London decided to take advantage of the tablet's capabilities and employ it as a unique medium for sharing stories. Stipla is a new iPad magazine that combines writing with panoramic photographs, video …

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A New Alphabet Created By DVF, Michael Bierut, George Lois, And Others Spells Out The Importance Of Art Funding

One of the best things about arts education is the emphasis on “show” over “tell.” New York-based program Free Arts NYC, which provides underserved children and families with art programs and mentoring, has now taken that approach with its new branding and awareness campaign.<p>Together with agency …

The Design Studio Behind The Original Xbox Reviews The Xbox One

After reviewing the PS4 for us, Teague, the design firm behind the original Xbox, takes on the Xbox One.<p><i>Even if you don’t know the design consultancy Teague, you know its work–ranging from the original Polaroid camera to the interiors of almost every Boeing plane to date. It was also the firm</i> …

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Business trip: New York City

The city that never sleeps is on a roll, with a record 52 million visitors in 2012 and a total of 100,000 hotel rooms expected by 2014.<p>When it comes to business travel, New York City is on a roll. In 2012, the city hosted a record 52 million visitors, whose spending produced a whopping $55.3 …

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