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How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First

Hartmut Esslinger, founder of frog and creator of Apple’s Snow White design language, recounts convincing Jobs to empower designers.<p><i>The following is an edited excerpt from</i> Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple <i>by Hartmut Esslinger.</i><p>Editor’s Note<p>12/25/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying …

Product Design

10 Reasons Why Humor Is A Key To Success At Work

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done<b>.</b>” – Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>Tasteful humor is a key to success at work, but there’s a good chance your co-workers aren’t cracking jokes or packaging information with wit on a regular basis–and your …

Small Apartment in Paris Displaying an Optimized 16m² Surface

This <b>small apartment</b> in Paris is the result of the design collaboration between architects Marc Baillargeon and Julie Nabucet. The most striking …

DTI Logo

Four apartments over four floors in Istanbul, Turkey. A contemporary renovation of an historic building by designer and artist Sema Topaloğlu. Within …

How To Use Abstract Wall Art In Your Home Without Making It Look Out Of Place

<b>Abstract wall art</b> may seem like a very pretentious style that’s not suitable for any home, doesn’t look great only in modern decors. It can also …

How to Achieve Minimalist Style

Minimalism, according to Merriam-Webster, is A style that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. I would add that its overall goal is …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

DIY Lighting Idea: Make a Marquee Arrow Sign from Foam Core

(Image credit: Hands Occupied)<p>Marquee lights are hot. You'll be hot too, once you see the price tag on some of them. I'm not saying that this DIY …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Interior Design

Relaxing Bedroom Colors for Your Interior

What makes a <b>bedroom relaxing</b>? Is it decor that conjures memories of a trip to a luxury hotel? Is it opulent textiles in designer finishes? Is it the …

Hot Trend: Snake Décor

Snake-inspired décor is trendy when it comes to clothing and jewellery, but décor too! The beauty about snake décor is that you don’t have to use …

10 Ways to Correct Your Interior Design Color Myths

I’m sure you’ve heard all of the “rules” when it comes to choosing colors for your interiors. Whether it’s “don’t pair too many colors together or …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?