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10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

UX Design

Everyone is a designer. Get over it.

Recently, Jared Spool caught my attention with an article about how Netflix’s performance engineers are <i>actually designers</i>. It’s a provocative idea, …

That House

"That House" is an award wining project by Australia´s Austin Maynard Architects. Located in a neighborhood in Melbourne, the unique house is formed …

Architecture

From Airbnb: The Real Value Of UX Research

UX research isn’t about proving users hate carousels; it’s about embracing uncertainty, Airbnb’s Matt Gallivan writes.<p>When you spend your days studying how people use products, your intuition around such things gets pretty well-honed. You start to see patterns and themes. You reach a point where …

How Microsoft’s HoloLens May Change Everything For Industrial And Mechanical Designers

By integrating Microsoft’s “mixed reality” system and Autodesk’s Fusion 360 design software, designers can see 3-D holograms of their work.<p>Soon, product designers will be able to get up close and personal with their creations while they’re still planning them. Rather than just look at digital …

Jobs To Be Done - Job Statement Canvas

<b>The Jobs-to-be-done approach is a very simple, yet hard approach for getting to the root customer insight in order to improve your products.</b><p>With the …

Welcome to Project Soli

The Ferrari F80 Prancing Pony is Our Favorite Christmas Present

Could this 2015 concept be a follow-up to the LaFerrari? Probably not, but we still think it's cool.<p>55<p>SHARES<p>Ferrari is not known for showing …

Photographer Creates Detailed Miniature Worlds with LEGO Characters and Life-Size Objects

French artist Samsofy started out by photographing extreme sports in urban areas, but has recently focused his camera on smaller subjects. Using geek culture as inspiration, the imaginative photographer places LEGO characters next to real scenery and life-size objects, creating a world where these …

Lego

Articles about compact prefab vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in …

Prefab Homes

BAC Mono

If you've ever dreamed of driving a legit Formula One car that is street legal, the BAC Mono is a dream come true. The first street legal, track day …

Articles about 5 urban apartments we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the …

San Francisco

How To Change User Habits With Interaction Design

As Duhigg suggests, here’s a simple framework for designing new habits:<p>Find the cue and the reward<br>• Don’t modify the cue or reward. Create a new routine.<p>For example, let’s look at Groupon as an example. Before the company came along, if users saw a product they liked (cue), they would need to scour …

Amsterdam Woodworker Reinvents the Bike with 3D Printing & Solid Ash Wood

Designer and woodworker Paul Timmer<p>Oh, the joys of cycling — and of collecting bikes. If you know a bicycle enthusiast (or are one), you are probably …

What to expect next: A cloud platform for the Internet of things

The Internet of things (IoT) is becoming one of the most relevant trends in the history of the software industry. As connectivity, storage, and compute become more pervasive, we’re seeing an explosion of IoT solutions, from sports to public safety. The trend is clear: The IoT is here to stay. As …

Internet of Things

3 Things that Will Change Experience Design in 2015

January 29, 2015<b>If 2014 was dubbed the “year of the customer” then 2015 is surely the “year of experience.” Here are three key trends that will</b> …

Web Design

Weekend Pick: Canary http://bit.ly/1Ltib7S Complete #homesecurity system packed into a single, beautiful device!

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Portable Travel Drones: Forget The Selfie, Welcome To The Dronie

The luxury traveler is now adding a new toy to their luggage, the portable and packable personal drone. Gadget lovers and selfie fans are quickly making the Drone market explode and by the end of this year it will have replaced the prehistoric selfie stick with something breathtaking and …

Drones

Use Your UX Skills on the Inside:Becoming an agent of change in your organization

February 17, 2015<b>Jane wants change. Jane wants more specific project goals, influenced by more research.</b> She wants to design beyond where she …

Web Design

Kickstarter Staff Pick: Voltera http://bit.ly/1KSIPoD Print your #circuitboards, dispense solder paste, and reflow!

10 Tips for Prototyping Your Designs

Even though there’s a wide variety of prototyping techniques, they all share plenty of common ground. In this article, I’ve distilled years of …

UX Design

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Discover the best 5-ways-make-your-home-smarter on Dwell - Dwell

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Home Tours

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

Aston Martin launches Evolution Academy driver training program

No longer content with simply recruiting new talent when they're ready, young driver training programs are becoming increasingly vital to a racing team's success and continuity. But while most of those programs are run by Formula One teams like Red Bull and Ferrari, this time it's Aston Martin …

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The Guide to Usability Testing - Free e

• Tips and analysis for over 30 different usability testing methods<br>• Advice referenced from usability testing experts<br>• Best practices from companies like …

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