Adrian Abele

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8 Biodegradable Materials the Construction Industry Needs to Know About

In architecture we are so caught up in creating something new, we often forget about what happens at the end of a building’s life cycle—the …

The Tarot Cards of Tech: A Fun Way for Designers to Predict the Impact of Tech on their Products

As designers, we want to make products people love. But we also want to create technology that leaves a positive mark on the world. How can we better …

Google Ventures On How Sketching Can Unlock Big Ideas

Jake Knapp, author of Sprint, reveals a four-step process for sketching your way to greatness.<p>Imagine you’ve got a great idea. You’ve been thinking about it for weeks. You go to work, describe the idea to your teammates, and . . . they just stare at you. Maybe you aren’t explaining it well. Maybe …

Top Stories — Quartz

WE'LL USB-C<p>If you’ve had Apple products since the early days of the iPod, you’re probably used to hoarding cables and then having to just put …

Apparently, the state of UX Design is UI Design. – Dave Malouf – Medium

Apparently, the state of UX Design is UI Design. In his piece Morten tries to gloss over this debate leaving me hopeful. He explains in the beginning …

13 mind-blowing statistics on user experience

<b>1)</b> Infinite scrolling can decline your bounce rate. Time.com’s <b>bounce rate down 15 percentage</b> points since adopting continuous scroll<p><i>Source</i><p><b>2)</b> In 10 …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Recommends<p>Shearling season is nigh.<p>16 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Q&A<p>But it doesn't stop people from asking him the same questions. The actor talks …

Sergei Skripal

Wanted: More Directors With Digital Savvy

Nearly every facet of corporate life has gone digital. But many public-company boards remain stuck in analog mode.<p>That has started to change. Boards …

20 Annual Report Designs that Crush the Stereotype

The usual company annual report is a word-filled extravaganza of jargon, terms, figures and text. If beautiful report designs were the norm, maybe …

Dribbble

What's new for designers, March 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, domain resources, new design …

Web Design

Stunning Product Photography with an iPhone and a Desk Lamp

As I start to get more campaign work via Instagram for product photography, I've found that I need to use every bit of my creative mindset to get the …

Smith & Wesson

3 Simple Tips to Practice Daily Gratitude

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is an excellent reminder of the importance that gratitude can play in our lives. It is also a great opportunity to not just be singularly focused with our gratitude for the holidays, but to find ways to integrate appreciation for ourselves and others …

5 Ways Product Design Needs to Evolve for the Internet of Things

What does product design mean when products are no longer just physical goods? That’s the difficult question facing designers today. When machines are both connected and intelligent, they become a hybrid of products and services. Examples include pumps that anticipate when they will stop working, …

InVision Design and Collaboration Platform Works With Sketch

InVision has announced that its designer tool now fully integrates with Sketch, the Mac-based vector drawing app from Bohemian Coding. Sketch users can sync their Sketch source files directly with InVision, enabling them to reproduce prototypes, gather real-time feedback and collaborate with …

This $80 mobile app prototyping software for Mac is now free courtesy of Google acquisition

Google just bought RelativeWave, the company behind the mobile app prototyping software <i>Form</i>, and with the purchase it’s making the previously $80 Mac app available for free on the Mac App Store. The company made an announcement on its website noting that it will continue working on the Form app …

Yoga: The Skill of Stilling the Mind

There is a new icebreaker in the international diplomatic circuit. The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call at the UN General Assembly for declaring an International Yoga Day has gained support from several quarters -- many representatives from Congress and President Obama as well have shown …

Yoga

Over 8,000 People Already Use Facebook's 'Secret' New Project: Facebook At Work

Because, if you are ever lucky enough to be one of Facebook's 8,348 employees, you will be on Facebook all day long. Not with your friends, but with your co-workers.<p>At Facebook, employees use Facebook for everything: they use it instead of email, as their group chat room, to collaborate on …

Social Media

Calm, Clarity and Capacity in Our Lives

Ask anyone and they will likely tell you they are running at 120 percent, that there aren't enough hours in the day. I was that way for the longest time and set my sights on making space in my life to tackle opportunities that have always been elusive for me.<p>My response to that sounds …

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Google Maps

7 Photography Tricks You Didn’t Know Your Smartphone Can Do

Who needs a digital camera nowadays when you have a smartphone.<p>Just when you thought you needed to purchase external devices such as fisheye lens or …

iPhone

Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study in Culture

When many Americans think of Germany, images of WWII soldiers and Hitler often come to mind. But what many people don’t realize is that Germany is …

Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive

<b>News:</b> Apple's head designer Jonathan Ive says he struggles to hire young staff as schools are failing to teach them how to make products.<p>Speaking at …

Wishful Thinking: Can Scientists Really Read Your Brain?

Scientists have found ways to send messages from brain to brain, and developed methods to scan a person's gray matter and sketch an image of their thoughts. It's only a matter until they can read your mind, right?<p>Don't worry. While great advances in understanding the brain are being made, no one's …

Upcoming 'Facebook At Work' Service Will Rival LinkedIn, Slack: Report

If you work for a company that bans Facebook during office hours, the rules could be changed in the next year or so. Facebook is preparing Facebook at Work, a service aimed at enterprise customers that will allow them to chat with colleagues and “collaborate over documents,” according to a new …

Samsung's health ambitions go way beyond wearables

Samsung is probably not the first company that comes to mind when you think of healthcare.<p>Seeing the electronics giant release an experimental …

A Look Inside Design at Atlassian

We’re tracking down InVision users inside the world’s most amazing companies to discover their favorite tools, books, methods, and the philosophy …

iiD | Why Did a Bank Just Buy a Design Firm?

The Adaptive Path acquisition by Capital One is big news for both clients and UX firms.<p>It means user centered design matters on a strategic business …

Jony Ive Explains Why The Apple Watch Was Harder To Design Than The iPhone

"Even though Apple Watch does so many things, there are cultural, historical implications and expectations," Ive said, according to The Wall Street Journal. "That's why it's been such a difficult and humbling program."<p>Speaking to the audience at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Ive explained …

Requiring Less Taps in Mobile UI

As our mobile devices increase in size and complexity, an over reliance on tap gestures for key interactions may be preventing us from creating …