John Briggs

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A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

It begins with a growl. Then there's a crack — a slurpy, sucky, crunchy noise. A guy is on the phone, and his pal interrupts him and says, "It's starting, Adam, I think. Adam? It's starting ..." The two are up on a bluff, overlooking a giant ice field. They are standing next to time-lapse cameras. …

3 Design Lessons From The World’s Fastest Growing Quiz App

QuizUp chief designer Sveinn Davidsson walks us through the evolution of an app that went from an ugly duckling to a $22 million success story.<p>You might feel contempt for fans of <i>Twilight</i>, the crazy tweens obsessing over Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. But if you’re a fan of QuizUp, the …

Here’s A Novel Way To Bring Products To Market

The founders of Hatch Hub have created a new marketplace meant to connect independent designers and consumers.<p>Design meritocracies–wherein products are brought to market based on proven interest from potential buyers, rather than just focus groups–seem to be popping up everywhere. There’s …

The Scientifically Proven Way To Get Your Kickstarter Project Funded

A study of more than 45,000 projects shows language plays a key role in success.<p>Kickstarter, the crowdsourced funding platform, is an all-or-nothing proposition. Either your project reaches its funding goal, and you get to work developing your product, or it doesn’t and you go home with nothing. So …

How To Win Over Customers: Lessons From 8 Rock-Star Brands

Ziba Executive Creative Director Paul O’Connor, who has worked with companies such as Heinz, Intel, and Procter & Gamble, looks back at some of the most innovative brands of 2013, and offers a glimpse of what brands will need to succeed in 2014.<p>The things that make us care about goods, services, …

60 Stylish Round Icons - Meet The Roundicons

<i>A couple of examples of icons without the rounded containers.</i><p><i>Various file sizes and formats make the round icons very easy to use.</i><p><i>A preview of each</i> …