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Venmo Debit Card

Use your Venmo balance for in-person purchases with the Venmo Debit Card. It works everywhere Mastercard is accepted, has tap-to-pay built-in, and …

Scandinavian Sensibility Meets Asian Simplicity

A collaboration between Stockholm-based Note Design Studio and Korean brand Lagom Bath, this collection of bathroom object is a nod to the …

Virtual reality flight through the Orion Nebula

This virtual reality visualisation takes the viewer on a breathtaking flight through the Orion Nebula, a nearby star-forming region. The video has …

Stunning iOS 12 concept adds always-on complications to iPhone

The grand unveiling of iOS 12 is less than two months away and if it’s anything like this concept, the iPhone X might be set to go to an all new level.<p>In this superb new iOS 12 concept by the folks at iUpdateOS, the iPhone X borrows one of the Apple Watch’s best features for an always-on display. …

The Top 5 Product Design Trends in 2018

Ryan Wynia, Chief Practice Officer of MSTQ, gives his unique perspective on the direction of the design industry in 2018.<p>Things move quickly in the digital realm, and frankly, it can be difficult to keep up with the pace. To succeed in the problem-solving role, product designers should be prepared …

Why adding a rug under dining table sets is a MUST

Some people swear by adding a rug to the dining room and others say it's a huge no-no, but today, we are going to tell you why we, as well as a large …

Werner's Nomenclature of Colours

Today specifying a color is easy. Whether it's a hex or RGB value, specific paint brand stock number, or a Pantone name, you know exactly how to …

New skills in UX design

The emergence of augmented and virtual reality in multiple industries, as well as an increasingly vested interest in artificial intelligence, are …

5 Killer Color Palettes To Try if You Love Blue

(Image credit: Consort)<p>Blue is undoubtedly one of the most popular colors in home decor. Navy blue, cornflower blue, cobalt blue...hues of the …

Home Decorating

Designing accessible products – UX Collective

A comprehensive visual guide to making web technology available to a diverse world.<p>ac·ces·si·bil·i·ty: the quality of being able to be reached or …

UX Design

Behold: The Alexa-enabled smart home controller of your dreams

The ability to control all of your connected devices from your smartphone is great. The ability to control all of your connected devices with your …

Exterior Paint Colors We're Head Over Heels in Love With

Most of what we write about on Apartment Therapy has to do with what's inside your home, but today we're taking a look at your home's exterior, which …

The 17 best tech email newsletters you need to subscribe to

Once viewed as an anachronistic throwback to the pre-social web, email newsletters are in the middle of a glorious Renaissance.<p>At their best, they cut through the noise and provide incisive round-ups and analysis — wading through the muck of news so you don't have to.<p>Perhaps predictably, the tech …

4 modern home designs that have everything you need! (+ floor plans)

If you want gorgeous good looks, luxury touches, practicality, pretty gardens and even a garage for your home, you might think that you are making a …

3 two-story houses (and their plans) that you need to see!

In a bid to really hone in on the perfect home for you and your family, you'll need to see what has already been built or designed and, more than …

Hung Up

5 modern rustic homes with serious style!

Rustic homes are fantastic, but if you can't deny that you love a little contemporary styling as well, there is a way to combine the two, despite …

For $1.75M, a crisp midcentury house in Laurel Canyon

Exposed beams and walls of glass on over a one-quarter of an acre<p>This “meticulously remodeled” midcentury house in Laurel Canyon has a crisp and contemporary look from the street, but a slightly more vintage vibe inside. Situated on over one-quarter acre of land, the 1,950-square-foot residence has …

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 …

Google open-sources JPEG encoder that reduces file sizes by 35%

If you’re building an app or site that stores, manipulates or serves a lot of images, you’ll want to consider implementing Google’s new image compression algorithm, which promises to reduce JPEG file sizes by 35 percent more than other methods.<p>It’s called Guetzli, and it works with existing …

Deep Learning

How Netflix handles prototyping

<b>Netflix prototyper</b> <b>David Aragon</b> <b>gives us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at his work for the entertainment giant.</b><p><b>What’s your immediate team …

Prototyping

30 Examples of Innovative Navigation Experiences

In this article we want to go beyond the common and safe navigation patterns that provide an easy and natural way to access content. Everybody knows …

TinkerBox

Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A generously sized garage is the locus of the design, generating space for car storage and maintenance as well as a spacious wine cellar and a furniture workshop. The rectangular form of the house, which …

Modern Lake Cabin

The interior layout and large windows in this BONE Structure custom home provide the occupants stunning views of the lake and mountains of this region. The architecture of the house is characterized, among others things, by a huge sloping roof which creates a direct link with the views of …

Architecture

The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.<p>Purchased in the 1970s, Sandy and Dudley Youman’s narrow Lake Austin waterfront encompasses five heavily wooded acres with 120 …

Landscape Architecture

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

Doane Paper: Grids + Lines for note taking with a fountain pen

Doane Paper makes wonderful pocket-sized notebooks with paper that is fantastically compatible with fountain pens.<p>I absolutely love my Maruman …

Acre Origin Series B House

With efficiency and design at the forefront, the Acre Origin Series B House offers zero net energy living in a mid-century modern package. The …

Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K

Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her two loves in a new project in East Austin’s popular Mueller neighborhood.<p>Designed with local architect Mark Reynolds, the duplex creatively reuses shipping containers as …

The Best Places to Shop for Design-Savvy Men Photos

The term <i>bachelor pad</i> tends to conjure visions of unkempt lairs replete with stacks of dirty dishes and mismatched furniture. But plenty of guys of all ages take pride in their homes, and for good reason: There are many stylish design companies geared toward men determined to outfit their pads in …

How Functional Animation Helps Improve User Experience

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

UI Design