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8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Moradavaga uses spinning tin cans to turn a tower into an interactive billboard

Porto studio Moradavaga has built a tower covered in tin cans that can be rotated to create pixellated messages, resembling those on train station …

13 cool Slack features and integrations you might not know about

Team communication service Slack is one of the best business tools out there and it’s experiencing explosive growth beyond expectations.<p>If you’re one of the companies that’s jumped on the Slack bandwagon there’s a bunch of fun and useful stuff it can do you might not know about.<p>Here’s our top …

Apps

Twitter launches new advertising tool for small businesses

Twitter is making it easier than ever for small businesses to advertise on its platform.<p>The company introduced quick promote Wednesday, a new …

The Most Exciting Camera Rumors of 2015

What cameras and photo equipment can we expect to see in 2015?<p>With amazing cameras like the Sony A7S, Panasonic GH4, and Blackmagic URSA released in …

This Is How You Can Pull Off Wide-Leg Trousers

After a decade of skinny cuts, pants are getting wider. Here's what you need to know about this key new silhouette.<p><b>After the European</b> men's fashion weeks, one thing is very clear: trousers are getting wider. And it's about time. After a decade of skinny silhouettes, wide trousers look fresh, …

Men's Fashion

I'm Not Worried About You on SAIC Portfolios

Prosthetics

E-Commerce Sales in China Will Reach $1 Trillion By 2019 Thanks To Mobile, Says Forrester

A new report by Forrester finds that online spending in China will reach one trillion dollars by 2019. The growth will be fueled by mobile apps and improving logistics networks, which have helped e-commerce companies reach new customers in smaller cities.<p>This is good news for Alibaba, which saw its …

eCommerce

Are We Designing Nutrition Labels All Wrong?

One recent study says yes—and offers a better way forward.<p>Nutrition labels have the best of intentions—to keep us healthy—but they sure don’t have the clearest of formats. Four in 10 North Americans admit to no better than a “partial” understanding of them, according to a recent Nielsen survey. …

Nutrition

Meet Thematic, A Picturesque Visual Storytelling Tool

Are you looking for a creative way to share a high-impact visual narrative? Say hello to Thematic, a Web app that emphasizes your presentation’s visuals.<p>Regardless of whether your story is about a Sunday walk through the botannical gardens, a photo essay of your downtown’s historic architecture or …

Marchex can now tell which keywords led to the most click-to-calls from mobile search ads

Today, mobile ad tech company Marchex is releasing its Call Analytics for Search, which it says is the first solution to tell marketers which search keywords are the most popular for click-to-call in ads.<p>To understand why that may be important to marketers, let’s say you search on your phone for …

Beyond the Tweet of War: 12 Great Works of Modern War

<i>Editor's Note: Ross Ritchell is a former soldier in a United States Special Operations Command direct-action team conducting classified operations in</i> …

War

Crazy iPhone rig shows how Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings

An app manipulation farm sounds like someplace developers would go for a weekend retreat, complete with chiropractor sessions. In fact — according to a photo which has gone viral on social media in China — it’s a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially …

12 clever gadgets every college student should have

There’s nothing like the start of a new semester. It’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and to set goals. As colleges and universities get …

How an Old School Photographer is Kicking Your Butt on Instagram

Social media is supposed to be the realm of the young, and in this realm, Instagram reigns as visual king. It’s easy to imagine skinny jean-wearing …

Behance

John Maeda: Fall in Love with Technology through Great Design

About this presentation<p>For all the love given to technology and its impact, a fatigue is brewing. Better specs are no longer the reason to buy, so …

Strategic Conversations: How Toyota Solves Big Problems

How often do you find yourself in a meeting when someone says “we need to think differently here?” We are living in a world of rapid change and …

Management

Tony Schwartz: To Solve Big Problems, Change Your Process

These are new ideas that I’m going to be sharing, and they’re very meaningful to me. I want you to think about those issues for a moment– climate …

Creativity

Make Your Mark: The Creative's Guide to Building a Business with Impact (The 99U Book Series 3) Kindle Edition

<b>Finally, a business book for makers, not managers.</b><p>Are you ready to “make a dent in the universe”? As a creative, you no longer have to take a …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Constantine, Montserrat, Aaram

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 …

Your Job is Nothing But Heavy Duty as a Design Researcher for Milwaukee Tools

Are you looking for a career with a growing company? Looking for a challenging and quick pace environment? Then look no further than this Design …

24 Of Design’s Most Important Principles, Animated

Although not anyone can be a designer, everyone who wants to can learn the elements of visual design: contrast, transparency, hierarchy, randomness, and so on. In fact, it doesn’t even take all that long. Just watch this 50-second video.<p>Animated by Toronto-based art director and motion designer …

Animation

Kids Need A Flashlight To Read This Adorable Pop-up Book

Reading by flashlight when you’re supposed to be asleep is practically a rite of passage for kids. An adorable new children’s book celebrates that tradition.<p><i>Motion Silhouette</i> is a popup book by Megumi Kajiwara and Tatsuhiko Niijima. Each page reveals a new paper cutout like butterflies, trees, and …

Cute