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How Apple Uses Picasso To Teach Employees About Product Design

Apple uses Picasso’s The Bull to teach new hires to think like Steve Jobs.<p>Founded by Steve Jobs in 2008 as a way to train future employees to think more like him, Apple University is an internal program that not only indoctrinates new employees into Cupertino’s business culture, it also teaches new …

Product Design

Rail Wars!

Obama Campaign Designer On How To Create A Winning Political Brand

<i>Co.Design has partnered with the Brooklyn design studio Hyperakt to bring you Lunch Talks, a video series of conversations with smart, creative people.–Eds</i><p>Matt Ipcar worked on the Blue State Digital team that created President Obama’s 2012 campaign design–the matte blues and 2012 Obama-Biden logo …

Werde Growth-Hacker! – Die 10 besten Quellen für deinen Einstieg

Growth-Hacker sind die Hoffnung eines jeden Startups. Sie nutzen bestehende Infrastrukturen, beispielsweise eigene Produkte, und generieren …

World’s Largest Underground Trampoline Is Completely Bonkers

Blaenau Ffestiniog, a mining town of fewer than 5,000 residents in Wales, will soon be home to one of the coolest bounce houses in the world. On July 4, Bounce Below opens in the Llechwedd quarry, one of many mines in the region that, since the 18th century, supported a once-thriving slate industry.<p>…

Outdoors

9 Excellent Apps For Discovering New Things

9 Apps for Discovery<p>1. Foodspotting / Discover New Food<p>2. Slacker / Discover New Tunes<p>3. Waze / Discover the Best Way To Get There<p>4. Saambaa / …

Webdesign: Googles 25 Regeln für bessere mobile Websites

Google hat in einer Studie 119 Stunden an User-Feedback zu mobilem Webdesign gesammelt. Aus den gewonnenen Ansichten extrahierte das Unternehmen 25 …

Thinking Fast and Slow – Three Marketing Opportunities

You’ve probably read Thinking, Fast and Slow (or like most people are in a prolonged state of ‘reading’ it) by the only psychologist to win a Nobel …

Casey Neistat Serves Up 17 Tips For Stylish Travel For J.Crew

The director and YouTuber goes on a whirlwind tour in a bit of brand content showing how the retailer’s Ludlow suit performs on the road.<p>Travel tips are like, uh, opinions. Everybody’s got them. Only carry small bills. Don’t drink the water. Drink plenty of water. Beware the pickpockets. Don’t …

Your 5-Minute Guide To UX From Squarespace and MailChimp

By Sven Lenaerts4 minute Read<p>The job of UX designers is to make users more efficient, in turn increasing their happiness and, by extension, your …

UX Design

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

Email Patterns for Web Apps

25 Emails You Should Send to Your Users<p>Last month, I have spent quite some time researching about email patterns web apps commonly use. My goal was …

The Content King Declares The Blog's Dead

You may not have heard of Shane Snow yet, but in his area of expertise (content marketing) he is already a rock star. Last year he made Business Insider’s Silicon Alley’s “100 Coolest People in Tech” list, and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30.<p>Shane runs Contently, which is a web-based …

How This Freelancer Hacked His Hourly Rate

The Brooklyn-based consultant launched a site called OneHour.me and started selling his time for $1 per hour, increasing the price by another dollar …

Startups

“Creativity isn’t an occupation. It’s a preoccupation.”

“Creativity isn’t an occupation. It’s a preoccupation.”<br>— Sir John Hegarty.

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

“Everything changed to me when I found out that I had a passion for lettering."—Ryan Hamrick

“Everything changed to me when I found out that I had a passion for lettering."—Ryan Hamrick<p>In this short video, Ryan Hamrick talks about how he was initially introduced to lettering, and how that changed his life. Speaking to Holstee’s Manifesto, Ryan speaks on sharing your passion, and you’ll wish the clock moved slower—not faster.<p><i>As he speaks, you’ll notice that he’s working on a tantalizing typographic project in the background. It’s the ‘Share Your Passion’ print, for sale over on</i> …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Product Reviews

At our event in Ottawa this April, Harley Finkelstein, entrepreneur, lawyer, and the Chief Platform Officer (CPO) at Shopify spoke on the…

At our event in Ottawa this April, <b>Harley Finkelstein</b>, entrepreneur, lawyer, and the Chief Platform Officer (CPO) at Shopify spoke on the future of retail—part of our themed month around “The Future.”<p>Harley speaks on how “technology is eating the world” and how in an economy where everything is becoming democratized—fundraising, prototyping, selling, fulfillment—behemoth companies are going to find it harder to compete with the small, creative organizations. An excellent watch for large …

Creating living computers using slime mold [Video]

DNews has a fascinating short video about how slime mold could hold the keys to the future of computers.<p>Researchers from the University of West …

Design is a process to solve challenges

<b>Design is a process to solve challenges.</b><p>A powerful slide by Chris Glass from his May talk at CreativeMornings/Cincinnati.

“There are some weird places you can end up, even if you don’t know where you are going.”

“There are some weird places you can end up, even if you don’t know where you are going.”<p>James Burke, User Experience, Information Architect at Choke Point Project<br>speaking at CreativeMornings/Amsterdam<b>(*watch the talk)</b>

“Be makers of things, not just consumers of things. Our future depends on it.”

“Be makers of things, not just consumers of things. Our future depends on it.”<p>Dave Peth, Senior Produce of Interactive Media at WGBH<br>speaking at CreativeMornings/Boston<b>(*watch the talk)</b>

“With a lot of these covers, with each run we lost four advertisers, but then we’d gain five.”

“With a lot of these covers, with each run we lost four advertisers, but then we’d gain five.”<p>George Lois, Art director, designer, and author<br>speaking at CreativeMornings/NewYork<b>(*watch the talk)</b>

“Point everything you do towards becoming the designer you want to be in five years.”

“Point everything you do towards becoming the designer you want to be in five years.”<p>Jason Santa Maria, Designer, Founder of Mighty, and <i>previously</i> Creative Director for Typekit<br>speaking at CreativeMornings/NewYork<b>(*watch the talk)</b>

“You’ve got to tell a story.”

“You’ve got to tell a story.”

This May, Seth Godin swept the audience off their feet earlier this month as he spoke on the monthly theme, “Backwards,” about a few thin…

This May, Seth Godin swept the audience off their feet earlier this month as he spoke on the monthly theme, “Backwards,” about a few things that we have backwards in terms of the work we do versus the work we’d like to be doing. An excellent watch for anyone with goals, ambitions, hopes, or dreams and is wondering how to pursue them.<p>And once you’re done consuming that, check out the Q&A, which is just riddled with truth bombs that will leave you beyond inspired to take on the world.<p>The event …

“If you create values and ethos around what you do, people will relate to that.”

“If you create values and ethos around what you do, people will relate to that.”<p>Kate Kendall, Founder and CEO of The Fetch<br>speaking at CreativeMornings/Melbourne<b>(*watch the talk)</b>