Tyrone Samson

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Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

Personas – A Simple Introduction

<i>Personas are fictional characters, which you create based upon your research in order to represent the different user types that might use your</i> …

Smart and Stylish Wall Storage to Organize Your Small Bedroom

If you have a small bedroom, chances are you understand that the struggle is real when it comes to space. Unless you're a hard-core minimalist, you …

Notifications and digital ecosystems: an interview with John Saito, from Dropbox

Following up our report on the State of UX in 2017, we are interviewing designers who are big thinkers for each one of these important themes for the …

Mosaic Tile Floor Ideas for Vintage Style Bathrooms

Mosaic tile floors are having a renaissance. Of course, as many of you will point out, they never really left — lots of bathrooms, including the one …

Interior Design Ideas - Use A Screen As A Room Divider In A Small Apartment Bedroom

In small spaces, creating a sense of separation can be difficult to achieve because you don’t have much room to work with.<p>In this small apartment, …

Walk In Shower Ideas That Redefine Luxury

Most showers are not fancy. They get the job done. They have a spout that water comes out of, a drain at the bottom and some sort of enclosure to …

Interior Design

Here's why homeownership is plunging in the US

Imagine for a moment the quintessential image of the American Dream. Chances are the image in your mind's eye includes a house and a family. And for good reason, as homeownership has long been associated with the American Dream, partially because it is considered a key component of economic …

Demographics

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Iron-framed glass panels divide Rome apartment with open-plan feel

Italian architect Alessandro Tomei has overhauled this sixth-floor apartment in Rome featuring exposed concrete pillars and iron-framed glass …

2017 Volvo V60 Cross Country T5 Drive-E AWD

An old bird gets new wings.<p>With the crossover boom exploding, it’s easy to overlook the budding (albeit still tiny) rugged-station-wagon segment. Previously, this space was the sole territory of the Volvo V60 Cross Country and the venerable Subaru Outback. The former was new to the U.S. in 2015, …

Industrial Design: Nintendo Switch VR Concept

Recently, we witness the launch of Nintendo’s latest with their new console named: <b>Switch</b>. With the trend about VR, what if Nintendo took the turn …

10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking

In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.<p>Today, modern living frequently calls for an open plan, where the kitchen, living, and dining rooms merge into one great room. Though this is the perfect solution for hosts who like to entertain …

Kitchens

Parents, Pay It Forward with the Electric Morgan EV3 Junior Roadster

You have multiple garage bays filled with British sports cars, and perhaps a café racer or two; the daily driver is a Tesla; and you’ve already picked up new summer-weight tweeds for the coming concours season. Well, then, you’re likely the type of Anglophile Morgan seeks for its all-electric trike …

Roadsters

This Overlooked Space in Your Home Deserves Attention

Hallways—those oft neglected strips of space that connect one room to another—may perform an important function, but, especially if you live in a …

Houseplants

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

Step Inside One Couple’s Game-Changing Live/Work Loft

Drawing inspiration from game design and the whimsical geometries of M.C. Escher, architecture firm CHA:COL designs a multifunctional studio in Los Angeles that plays with perspective.<p>While some city dwellers prefer to escape to the country, creative couple Marie Lu and Primo Gallanossa chose to …

Game Design

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country

Volvo's handsome wagon gets a thin veneer of SUV.<p>A veneer of wood-look siding once was de rigueur for the well-dressed wagon, but today it seems the only way to sell a station wagon in America is to adorn it with the trappings of an SUV. So it should come as no surprise that Volvo has created a …

2017 Porsche 911 GTS – in pictures

Patterns ≠ Components

Our Community, not Companies, Should Build Pattern Libraries<p>In “Pattern patter.”, Ethan Marcotte writes yearningly for more design patterns in our …

Style Guides

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Prefab Homes

Car design is shifting, but BMW M’s president still believes in ‘classic values’

BMW used the 2017 Detroit Auto Show to unveil its new 5 Series sedan, including a first-ever M550i xDrive performance model that bridges the gap …

Everything you need to know to master Snapchat's new search bar

For years, one of the biggest criticisms of Snapchat has been that the app's intentionally unintuitive design makes it difficult to use, particularly …

London maisonette gets bright and airy extension

A simple plywood unit makes up the kitchen, storage, and a staircase<p>Here’s another renovation, this time in London, that uses humble plywood to open up a room and create storage while also adding a bit of lightness to the space. The two-story maisonette (making up the lower two floors of a …

10 Project Details That Show How to Make Stunning Storage Spaces

One of the hallmarks of architectural sensibility is a clean, clutter-free space – "a place for everything and everything in its place." Every …

12 Beautiful Rooms with Terra-cotta Tile

All things cozy and comforting are set to trend in 2017, and what you'll see more of in tile is no exception. Recently, we've noticed the design …

Interior Design

Apps aren't dead — they're thriving to the tune of $89 billion

In case there were still any doubts, we now have more proof than ever that the app business is as strong as it's ever been — $89 billion strong, to …

10 Super Cozy Examples Of How To Achieve Warm Room Design

Watch the cold weather melt away in these beautifully styled rooms.<p>In these spaces, style takes a perfectly toasty turn.

This Cozy Guest Cottage is a Book Lover's Dream

(Image credit: House and Garden)<p>If you're one of those people who feels most comfortable surrounded by books, this cozy guest cottage, a converted …

Cottages