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The Midas Touch Desk Hack

A standard, white Ikea desk was transformed using gold spray paint on the desk legs and gold drawer pull handles.<p>For full information, before and …

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

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

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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 …

Lego

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 …

Furniture

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 …

Google Chrome

Google Steals Ideas From Bing, Bing Steals Market Share From Google

Last month, Google added a new feature to its homepage that enabled users to select a background image. Google included a gallery of professional photos to choose from, including those by famous artists and National Geographic. Soon, Microsoft responded via tweet over the obvious similarities of …

AdWords

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pulp Fiction

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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 …

Comic Books

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 …