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These Two Ultra-Hot Concepts Came From the Most Unlikely Automakers

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.29.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:23 am. 9:23 am<p>This week’s New York Auto Show had its …

How To Write Content For Your Company People Actually Want To Read

Companies realize the importance of branded content–but very few do it well (unless their goal is to turn off readers, or perhaps put them to sleep). Six basic tips to help your copy shine.<p>When it comes to doing business on the Internet, nothing brings in new leads and generates buzz about your …

3 Ways To Make Wearable Tech Actually Wearable

To gain widespread popularity, wearables have to be more than just functional and innovative. People have to want to wear them.<p>Wearable technology <i>is</i> the next new wave of technology, and it’s bound to drive a lot of the innovation in the consumer electronics industry. We can expect to see a lot more …

How Your Chair Changes Your Mindset

Where and how we sit has a lot to do with our psychological state of mind when interacting with other people. Here, Continuum’s Mike Arney and Craig LaRosa delve into the nuances of seating.<p>Think of how many common expressions we use to talk about the significance of simply sitting down: “From …

Coming Soon: A Monotype Exhibit Tracing The Roots Of Modern Typography

It’s rare to find a single type foundry that’s survived the introduction of the printing press, the linotype, the typewriter, and the computer, not to mention the smartphone. Monotype Corporation, founded back in 1887 when typesetting actually involved setting type, is one of the few. Today, most …

A Modular Garden That Floats Across The Sea

A group of designers see oncoming sea level rise not as potential catastrophe, but an opportunity for agriculture.<p>We may be able to deal with looming overpopulation by stacking people into ever taller high rises, but growing crops that way becomes a much tougher proposition. What happens to food …

Why ‘Intuitive’ Interface Is A Myth

Was the mouse “intuitive” before you learned to use it? Probably not. So intuition alone shouldn’t drive UI.<p>We toss around the term “intuitive” a lot when it comes to user interface. We think of Apple products, and the way they redefined PCs and smartphones through systems that “just worked.”<p>But …