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How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

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Swapping smartphone modules with Google's latest Project Ara prototype

Google's modular phone concept is one step closer to reality. With today's announcement of the latest updates to Project Ara and an upcoming pilot program in Puerto Rico, Google has made serious strides in bringing the unique swappable-module phone idea to market. Today, we had a chance to take a …

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Famous Album Artwork Extends Beyond the Edges to Reveal Funny New Perspectives

If you ever wondered what existed beyond the edges of a music album cover, now's your chance to find out. For this series called <i>Album Covers–The Bigger Picture</i>, web design studio Aptitude was inspired by famous artwork from bands and musicians like Nirvana, Fatboy Slim, and Michael Jackson. Clever …

Goo sculpture shows how happy or sad Oslo's internet users are

'Monolitt' art exhibit renders emotions in paint<p><i>Monolitt</i> is an art exhibit that shows the emotions of Oslo's residents in globs of paint. The waist-high monolith, created by Norwegian artists Syver Lauritzsen and Eirik Haugen Murvoll, oozes colored goo when someone nearby tweets an emotion. Black …

Windowless Airplane Will Give Passengers High-Res Panoramic Views

You don’t need a window for these views. Paris-based design company Technicon Design recently won an award for their IXION Windowless Jet Concept. …

Blue Is For Boys, Pink Is For Girls: See Children Surrounded By Their Color-Coded Toys

A series of images from South Korean photographer JeongMee Yoon shows exactly how much things have changed today, after manufacturers and marketers …

See The World’s Most Famous Landmarks 20 Years After the Apocalypse

Created as a promo for the award-winning PlayStation 4 game, <i>The Last of Us</i>, these post-pandemic works feature the disrepair and decay of Amsterdam’s …

Designer Rebrands Samsung’s Logo To Make It As Iconic As Apple’s

A Dutch designer imagines a better way to brand the Korean giant.<p>For 21 years, the Samsung name as served as the company logo, occasionally superimposed over a wobbly blue oval. It’s the kind of logo that’s fine on washing machines and televisions, but incredibly boring on something personal, like …

What Famous Landmarks Would Look Like After The Apocalypse

In the award-winning 2013 PlayStation 3 game <i>The Last of Us</i>, civilization ends when the Cordyceps fungus turns humans into mindless zombies. Developed by Santa Monica-based developer Naughty Dog, the game is known for its incredibly realistic renderings of post-apocalyptic Boston, Colorado, and Salt …

What Corporate Logos Would Look Like If You Shrank Them

Responsive web design is all the rage. What if logo design were handled the same way? Would you still recognize that Levi’s sign?<p>What would the logos of your favorite companies look like if they were responsively designed? The Responsive Logos project by Joe Harrison first takes the logos of …

7 Questions For Logo Design Legend Ivan Chermayeff

The 82-year-old designer of logos for everyone, from NBC to MoMA, on difficult clients, graphic design’s boom, and his fear of painting<p>If you’ve ever watched Showtime or NBC, visited the Museum of Modern Art or the Smithsonian, read <i>National Geographic</i> or a Harper Collins book, or shopped at Barneys …

Artist Hubert Duprat Collaborates with Caddisfly Larvae as They Build Aquatic Cocoons from Gold and Pearls | Colossal

<p>Right now, in almost every river in the world, some 12,000 different species of caddisfly larvae wriggle and crawl through sediment, twigs, and …

This Smartphone Tracker Creates Stunningly Accurate City Maps

Fitness tracker apps have exploded in popularity since the rise of motion sensors like Apple's M7 chip. Basically, a new phone bought today can tell if you are walking or running, and if you drove to your destination in a car or hopped on a bike. It can tell you how many steps you've taken and in …

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$4,300 gold-plated iPhone 5S sports Putin's face

When Apple first debuted the gold-colored iPhone 5S in 2013, it sold out everywhere. That probably won't be a problem for Italian company Perla Penna and its unusual gold-plated iPhone 5S. Painting some gaudy gold onto an Apple product is nothing new, but Caviar went the extra mile and added a …

Bono: Apple is 'like a religious cult'

I think of Bono as less a singer than a chief marketing officer for a political conglomerate.<p>He arrives like a shaded lightning bolt of deep thinking, pontificates and moseys on to the next Louis Vuitton ad.<p>Last week he decided to grace the Cannes Advertising Festival with his dulcet mind. There, …

Apple Might Finally Solve Photo Storage Hell

<b>Editors Note:</b> <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, a web and mobile app which enables users to create private social networks around interests and experiences.</i><p>We take a bazillion photos with our phones and digital cameras. The digital images mostly just sit, clogging up our hard …

7 Web Design Disasters that Drive People Crazy

<i>Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace.</i><p>While working on an article about responsive design, I realized how frustrating it is when companies design for a desktop only experience. I use a laptop for much of my Web browsing, but when I’m on the go it drives me nuts when there is a …

The Best Typefaces from May 2014

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.</i><p>Here’s our roundup of the gorgeous typefaces that emerged last month. Check ’em out and tell us which is your favorite!<p>Eveleth is a premium letterpress family with exceptional realism and …

The story behind the first Photoshop image

"Jennifer in Paradise" was the software's first color test picture<p>When John Knoll took a photo of his topless girlfriend on a secluded beach in 1987, he didn't expect the picture to be pored over and manipulated by thousands of people. But John's brother Thomas was working on the software that …

Help Create The World’s First Universal Font — Here’s How!

Have you ever wondered what our handwriting would look like if everyone had the same penmanship? Would the “E” have 90-degree angles or would it look like a backwards “3”? Would the “J” have a hat? Would the “W” be angled or rounded? The folks over at BIC are taking on all of these questions and …

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The Tech Industry's God Complex Is Getting Out Of Control

The Greeks had a word for this, I thought, as I worked my way through Marc Andreessen’s most recent epic tweet storm.<p>The venture capitalist — who has suddenly begun treating Twitter as his own personal pulpit for delivering Silicon Valley’s version of the Sermon from the Mount — was explaining to …

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.<p>Imagine her surprise this spring when her American politics professor at Pomona …

Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

“The vast majority of photovoltaic installations in Singapore will obviously be on rooftops, but even those are limited,” says Thomas Reindl, deputy …

Social Network "Game of Thrones" (Video)

War is coming among the kingdoms of LinkedIn, Facebook, Google and Twitter.<p>As social media matures, the different networks are marking their territory — each is putting up higher walls to make it harder to crosspost and harder to blend profiles. This jockeying for dominance between LinkedIn, …

How To Make A New Planet Home

Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan<p>The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the …

5 Things Reddit Can Teach Us About Creating Viral Images

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

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Many years ago, when I first getting acclimated to the Internet, I only used the browsers included with the operating system. I had no idea of the world that existed outside of Internet Explorer besides the random dabbling with Netscape.<p>Then along came Firefox, my gateway browser. “Download it!” a …

Check Out Live Tile-Style Icons in This iOS 8 Concept Video

- May 30, 2014<p>Wouldn’t it be great to see the current temperature without having to actually load the damned iOS Weather app? Designer Jay Machalani …