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The Midas Touch Desk Hack

<b>Published on</b> October 8th, 2014 | <i>by Christiana Courtright</i><p>1<p>A standard, white Ikea desk was transformed using gold spray paint on the desk legs and gold …

BILLY Bookcases transform into Murphy Bed

We live in Manhattan where space is a premium. We are fortunate to have a playroom that also needs to double as a guest room.<p>Conventional Murphy beds …

LEGO media table

<b>Published on</b> May 12th, 2014 | <i>by brupugs</i><p>0<p>This was a metal coffee table from ikea I embellished with a few LEGO bricks…….about 4500 !<p>Related Posts<p>The …

Yanko Design on Twitter: ""Retro-fy Your iPhone!" http://t.co/q3zn1O0QU3 http://t.co/SO6VyoD3XQ"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

A LEGO 1984 Classic Macintosh Built for the iPad

If you’re close to my age, you probably remember the classic 1984 Apple Macintosh computer with the built-in screen. I had one and I worked on one at …

Aluminum Eyeglasses from EXOvault

You might know EXOvault for their superbly awesome metal and wood iPhone cases and now they’re bringing their wizardry to your face in the form of …

Cocoon Slim Backpack

When you have no choice but to travel with a bunch of gadgets, your biggest concern is getting them to your destination in one piece. The Cocoon Slim …

Chromecast

Trying a different tack than other internet-connected TV peripherals, the Chromecast ($35) from Google lets you wirelessly stream content from your …

The Future Of UX Design: Tiny, Humanizing Details

Designer Dan Saffer’s new book, Microinteractions, makes the case that design is in the details–the very small details that make systems friendlier.<p>Dan Saffer, like many designers, likes to quote Charles Eames. But unlike many designers, Saffer–Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design–wrote a …

Iconic Braun Pieces Reimagined As Posters

<b>Using the products'</b> user manuals as guides, artist Andrei Boghita recently created a series of ten posters illustrating some of Braun's most recognizable pieces. Pictured here are the ET66 calculator and the SK2 radio, both of which, in their 2D, hyper-stylized forms, make us want to buy the actual …

Graphic Design

Beyond The Button: Embracing The Gesture-Driven Interface

In fact, if you can honestly say that the first iPhone application you designed didn’t have any top or bottom bar elements, get in touch and send …

UI Design

5 Ways To Prevent Bad Microcopy

With the adoption of agile development and lean UX, we’re often concerned about racing through iterations and getting our products in front of …

UX Design

13 Tenets Of User Experience

In my career as a user experience professional, part of my purpose has always been to help push our profession forward. And I’ve had the great …

UX Design

How To Launch Anything

Starting From Scratch<p>In July 2012, my blog had 100 subscribers. Two months later, I made $12,500 in sales in just one day. It turns out that you can …

Web Design

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 2: Marketing And Launch

The cool part is that, as I found out, marketing doesn’t have to be about spam, meaningless buzzwords or sleazy Twitter follower generators, and it …

Apps

Tale Of A Top-10 App, Part 1: Idea And Design

A Big Idea<p>My first app, Grades, had everything going for it. The press loved it, users loved it, and Apple loved it. There was only one problem: It …

UX Design

Movie & TV Kit Prints

If you're anything like us, you love a good visual inventory of stuff (see scenes from pretty much any Wes Anderson movie). There's something about a …

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Super Graphic

If you're a comic-book geek, a data-visualization nerd, or ideally both, you're going to find a lot to like in Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the …

How To Build A Portable Design Toolkit

Recently I’ve been doing some oil paintings outside, away from the studio (a technique called <i>en plein air</i>). To facilitate this, I put together a …

Web Design