Tim McGuire

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You could be immortal by 2050

Those are the words of esteemed futurologist Dr Ian Pearson, who believes humans are very close to achieving “immortality” — the ability to never …

Watch This DJ Pound The Default iPhone Ringtone Into A Crazy Catchy Dance Track

Happy Saturday! Ready for your semi-regular reminder that some people are just too damned talented?<p>You know that one iPhone ringtone? Yeah. <i>That one.</i> Some call it “Opening”; others call it “That one damned song thats woken me up every morning since iOS 7 came out.”<p>A DJ out of New Delhi, India, cut …

Kill The Hamburger Button

That little three-lined button is the devil. Whether you call it a side menu, navigation drawer, or a hamburger, hiding your features off-screen behind a nondescript icon in the corner is usually a poor mobile design choice. Interaction theory, A/B tests, and the evolution of some of the top apps …

Ondot Card Control brings Find My iPhone features to your wallet

"Banks are thinking about this as a slam dunk."<p>Vaduvur Bharghavan, Ondot co-founder and CEO

Wallet

Korean Messaging Service Kakao Gets Ready For A $2 Billion IPO

Korean messaging leader Kakao is negotiating with Morgan Stanley and Samsung Securities Co. to file for an IPO in Korea, according to the WSJ. The seven-year-old company is mostly known for its dominant messaging app, KakaoTalk. 133 million people are using the app. It is also the primary platform …

Chinese online retailer JD.com files for $1.5B U.S. IPO

JD.com Inc. (formerly 360Buy), one of the largest online retailers in China, just filed with SEC for an IPO to raise up to $1.5 billion in the U.S..<p>The company started as a business-to-customer e-commerce service in 2004 and then introduced third-party retailers in October 2010. Its business model, …

Adobe VideoBite, a bite-sized video editor for iPhone, now allows titles, photos & music

Adobe VideoBite, an iOS app designed to make video editing as quick and easy as possible, has been updated to allow titles, photos and music to be added, turning it into a fully-fledged editor while retaining its simple user-interface.<p>Heartwarming Apple ads aside, I’ve always been rather skeptical …

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

Sites of the Week: Recroup, Constitute, Lodgify and more

Today you'll find here nice services and apps with beautiful websites such as Flow, Lodgify and GistBox. Also take a look at Recroup an awesome …

Web Design

Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands

The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and …

Graphic Design

A Reggae Song That Explains The 2013 Stock Market

This amazing data visualization sonifies the rise of the S&P 500 over 2013. It’s a happy tune, indeed.<p>We’ve all been told that 2013 brought us a stronger economy, but if you aren’t an economist or a serious investor, it’s likely your eyes glaze over at things like S&P 500 gains. You may have …

Stock Markets

Clever & Creative Instagram Photos by Brock Davis

Minnesota-based artist Brock Davis sees all kinds of exciting moments in otherwise everyday life. Through observation and creative thinking, the mixed media artist finds things that are seemingly mundane and he says he “extracts the creative potential from each object.”<p>The significance of his art …

Economic outlook '14: Hopes for big step forward

Four reasons why the economy will take off in 2014 and four reasons why it might not.<p>The economy abounds with hopeful signs as the new year arrives, enough that the Federal Reserve will begin to put its easy-money punch bowl on a higher shelf by trimming its bond purchases this month. But after …

A High-Tech Makeover For The Payphone

An ambitious proposal suggests we upgrade NYC’s payphones with a fiber-optic network of public computers.<p>In the age of cell phones, the idea of a payphone has gotten a bit absurd. Why invest in such an infrastructure when that money could be better spent subsidizing wireless plans for low-income …

Illustrations for Infographics by Giordano Poloni

Illustration.<p>A collection of illustrations created by Milan, Italy-based illustrator and motion graphic designer Giordano Poloni for the use in …

Dylan Culhane – Photographer Identity by Ben Johnston

Dylan Culhane Collateral.<p>The Canadian designer Ben Johnston was asked to create the visual identity and printed collateral for photographer Dylan …

Awesome Parents Recreate Movie Scenes with Their Baby

Every week for the last three months, parents Lilly and Leon Mackie have been recreating movie scenes with their now 10-month-old son Orson in an ongoing project that is cleverly dubbed <i>Cardboard Box Office</i>. From a creative homemade rendition of <i>Jaws</i> to their latest take on <i>Home Alone</i>, the awesome …

Movies

Colours User Interface Design

Colours is a User Interface designed by the Australian Simon Eramo. It's a great flat ui with use of basic colors, this can serve as great …

UI Design

Oscar's New Visual Identity

Last week I saw that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had unveiled the new visual identity for the Oscar's. I completely forgot to …

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Definition

The Definition of Graphic Design.<p><b>Graphic Design</b> (the term being first coined as such by William Addison Dwiggins in 1922) is defined as the visual …

Velocity Cycle Club – Visual Identity Design by Hobo and Sailor

Cycle Club – Brand Identity.<p>Hobo and Sailor from Rostov-na-Donu, Russia created the visual identity for Velocity Cycle Club. The graphic work …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Cuprum, Exo 2, Razor

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Sites of the Week: Barley, AppDock, BrightByte and more

I really love the sites selected for this week. Take a special look on three of them, Oregon Football HQ, August and the Janne Koivistoinen's …

Web Design

How To Become Mentally Strong: A Video Chat With Amy Morin

A community of 55 million monthly visitors is an interesting phenomenon. Imagine the world’s biggest “test bed” for an interesting message. When an idea resonates (or doesn’t) in the Forbes community the reverberations echo all over the world. Author and social worker Amy Morin is a case in point. …