Chris Norris

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Google searches for a new identity

Google's new logo has been parodied, criticized as being too childish and subject to numerous thinkpieces explaining the psychological and design …

The New Google Photos: Free at Last, and Very Smart

I’ve been testing the new Google Photos for about a week, and despite a few drawbacks, I consider it the best photo backup-and-sync cloud service I’ve tested.<p>Last Thursday was liberation day for Google Photos, the search giant’s appealing service for storing pictures and videos in the cloud. It was …

Texta Narrow Font Family from Latinotype

The Texta Narrow font from Latinotype, a sans serif family for any kind of texts.<p><b>Texta Narrow</b> is our today’s recommended font. Daniel Hernández and …

Anonymous strikes again at ISIS social media

The hacktivist collective Anonymous has announced a fresh round of attacks on the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Islamic State members in Operation …

Play Destiny on unsupported Android devices, thanks to this unofficial app

Android users can use their smartphones to play PlayStation 4 games like <i>Destiny</i>, thanks to an unofficial port of Sony’s official PS4 Remote Play app.<p>The official PS4 Remote Play app on Google Play lets users connect to their consoles and PS4 games on several Sony Xperia smartphones and tablets. As …

Microsoft’s HoloLens Headset Feels Like Science-Fiction Come to Life

The future could be a place where something doesn't have to be present to feel real.<p>Demos by nature are carefully aimed at razzling and dazzling …

Augmented Reality

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech

Mom Designs Adorable Costumes for 3-Year-Old Daughter to Wear Around Disney World

During their regular weekly visits to Disney World, Florida mom Jennifer Rouch and daughter Lane are quite the noteworthy visitors. Before the pair venture to the park, Rouch uses recycled materials from local thrift stores to sew together elaborate character costumes for her daughter. The …

Walt Disney Company

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

Photography

Grand Theft Auto 5: A New Perspective

How first-person rewrites the whole experience.<p><i>[Editor's Note: Don't miss our in-depth interview with Rockstar on GTA 5's new-gen tech, including a</i> …

Interview: Mother Takes Breathtaking Photos of Her Ten Kids

When she's not taking portraits of clients in Las Vegas, this rural Arizona-based mother is turning the camera onto her ten children. Lisa Holloway is a fine art photographer who has a knack for shooting stunning outdoor photos. Completely self-taught, she only uses natural light to take these …

Parenting

EE in 'stronger position' than Virgin Media with new TV service

The UK network has launched a bid to take control of your living room, with a new set-top box that lets you watch up to four different channels on different devices.<p>"A far stronger position".

Living Rooms

This Metrico video explains gaming on infographics better than words

Even <i>Metrico</i>'s developer admits that it's difficult to explain the upcoming PlayStation Vita exclusive, which Digital Dreams describes as an "infographics action game."<p>Rather than figure out how to convey gameplay in a trailer, the developers spent the last couple of years creating the game. But …

Logo Design Process Case Study for INVESTHAUS Business Boutique

INVESTHAUS Business Boutique – Logo design process case study by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>This graphic design project by studio IndustriaHED™ …

Graphic Design

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Internet

Daily Inspiration #1756

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Symmetrical Tattoo Designs

Today I decided to select two things that I really like into one, so I put together symmetry with tattoos and came out with an awesome collection of …

Audio Studio Identity and Web Design by TRÜF for KTM

KTM – audio studio identity and web design.<p>The creative team of agency TRÜF was hired to develop an effective and distinctive studio identity as well …

Graphic Design

Why The Color Red Revs You Up (But Lowers Your IQ)

Seven studies for designers and marketers about the complex and bizarre science of the color red.<p>When people look at the color red, their blood pressure rises. They blink more. Compared to other colors, red triggers measurably more physiological arousal and neural activity. In the area of the …

Corporate Identity for Magyar Részvénykereskedelmi Nyrt.

Magyar Részvénykereskedelmi Nyrt – Corporate Identity.<p>Martzi Hegedűs is a graphic designer based in Budapest, Hungary. He specializes in the creation …

Graphic Design

Put a Bird on It: Get Lost in Juan Fontanive's Motorized Flip Books Featuring Audubon Illustrations

You may not see much of your well-worn childhood flip books past the age of 10—or maybe even younger thanks to the intrigue of more developed, …

Animal Logos Construction

Designing visual identities and logos is all about simplifying the form until you get the basic shapes that represent the form. There are several …

Logo Design: Negative Space

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Microsoft needs to admit the Xbox One Kinect is a peripheral, not a pack-in

The Xbox One is $100 more expensive than the PlayStation 4, and Sony's less expensive system is showing off its power with a series of third-party games that perform better on the PlayStation 4 than the Xbox One.<p>What you're given for this extra money, outside of lower graphical performance, is a …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Demonstration

Annie Leibovitz's Celebrity Disney Dream Portraits

World renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been capturing shots of celebrities as popular Disney characters for years, as part of her ongoing collection of Disney Dream Portraits. The latest addition to her portfolio of work is Academy Award nominated actress Jessica Chastain as the …

Walt Disney Company

Incredible Award-Winning Aquatic Designs Inspired By Nature

<b>Serkan etinkol, Turkey: 2013 IAPLC Top 27</b><p>Every year, the International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) receives design concepts from aquarium hobbyists throughout the world. Designers propose a wide range of concepts set within various tank sizes that are intended to function as …

Hong Kong

Siblings Recreate Childhood Photos as a Gift for Their Parents

San Francisco-based Redditor RUSirius7 and her two brothers started the new year by gifting their parents with a calendar full of childhood photos of the trio along with new recreations as 20-something-year-old adults. The past and present are juxtaposed next to each other, giving the siblings an …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

A Pop-Up Christmas From The White House - The Fox Is Black

I don’t know how but President Barack Obama has my mailing address. Perhaps I was an NSA target or wrote for a celebrity’s website: I don’t know. …