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Apple's purchase of Emotient fuels artificial intelligence boom in Silicon Valley

The arms race in Silicon Valley is on for artificial intelligence.<p>Facebook is working on a virtual personal assistant that can read people's faces and decide whether or not to let them in your home.<p>Google is investing in the technology to power self-driving cars, identify people on its photo …

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Will Flat Design Ever Die?

And what can you do to help?<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook Web Design Trends 2015 & 2016 by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>Flat design rose in popularity pretty quickly back in 2013. But is its success thanks to its genuine usefulness and practicality, …

Big, beautiful photos of the first Apple Store created by Apple's design boss Jony Ive

Located in the heart of Belgium, this new location was designed by Sir Jony Ive, Apple's design genius who ultimately controls how the company's bestselling hardware and software looks and feels.<p>Though Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is famously known for partially designing many of the Apple Stores, …

Apple Store

Taiwan's PC makers search for new cash cow

Taiwan's PC makers are restless. The once ubiquitous product of multibillion-dollar companies like Acer and Asus is in steep decline, and there's no clear replacement in sight.<p>In 2015's second quarter, global PC shipments fell 9.5 percent year-on-year to 68.4 million units, according to research …

D-School Futures: SCAD's Owen Foster on the Value of Being a Hybrid Designer and the Four Most Important Qualities in an ID Student

<i>This is the latest installment of D-School Futures, our interview series on the evolution of industrial design education. Today we have answers from</i> …

Fantastic Concept Work from the FZD School of Design

There is a parallel field to industrial design—and it looks like more fun<p>Practicing industrial designers: Are you getting sick of doing ID? Maybe you …

Marshall Develops Smartphone Designed Like One of Their Amps

Will the London go up to 11?<p>The most famous movie scene demonstrating a user-interface design has gotta be from <i>This is Spinal Tap</i>. Christopher Guest …

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What Is Zero UI? (And Why Is It Crucial To The Future Of Design?)

What does UI design look like after screens go away? Fjord’s Andy Goodman explains.<p>For better or worse, a large amount of design work these days is visual. That makes sense, since the most essential products we interact with have screens. But as the internet of things surrounds us with devices that …

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Slowly but steadily, it’s dawning on Western multinationals that it may be a good idea to design products and services in developing economies and, after adding some global tweaks, export them to developed countries. This process, called “reverse innovation” because it’s the opposite of the …

How a System-Based Product Design Changed Consumer Behavior and Reduced Waste—But Perhaps Missed a Crucial Step

Single-serve coffeemakers can simultaneously help and hurt the environment<p>Since the days of the disposable razor, more than a few companies have …

Teardown Reveals Beats Headphones Contain Metal Weights to Give Impression of Quality

A common industrial design trick?<p>Update: It appears these are not genuine Beats headphones.<p>Prototype Engineer Avery Louie tore down a pair of Beats …

Valentine Typewriter (1969)

Ettore Sottsass’ Valentine Portable Typewriter design from 1969 makes my heart go pitter patter. What a beauty. Currently for sale over at Sotheby’s …

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Nissan IDx definitely dead, but new Juke will be ‘innovative and exciting’

Nissan has ‘no plans to produce’ the sporty, retro IDx coupe, according to the company’s chief creative officer, Shiro Nakamura, speaking to <b>evo</b> at …

More Than Meets the Eye: The Changing Role of Color in Branding

<i>by Brendán Murphy, Lippincott</i>From Main Street to the supermarket shelf, the use of color has been a visceral differentiator among brands. Brands …

Graphic Design

Low-Contrast Text Is Not the Answer

<b>Summary:</b> Low-contrast text may be trendy, but it is also illegible, undiscoverable, and inaccessible. Instead, consider more usable alternatives.<p>A …

What The Hell Is Going On With Yahoo’s Design?

An independent designer accuses Yahoo of stealing his designs. He’s probably right, but that’s not even the biggest crime.<p>In September 2014, Yahoo unveiled an iPad version of News Digest, a slick iOS news app that only three months earlier won one of Apple’s coveted Apple Design Awards.<p>Now, …

Watching This Robot Draw Patterns In The Sand Is The Most Relaxing Thing You’ll Do Today

Meditation is hard, but watching this one-minute video of a steel ball making patterns on sand is easy (and nearly as relaxing). A modern take on the ancient art of the Zen garden, Bruce Shapiro’s Sisyphus Machine consists of rolling steel balls controlled by magnets below the table, which move via …

iPhone 5s: meet the geeks and geniuses behind the new Apple devices

Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and the cheaper iPhone 5c. But who are the engineers and visionaries behind the new technology in these devices?<p>Apple is notoriously protective of its employees and the inner workings of its research and development teams are highly secretive.<p>However, examining …

What, exactly, is a Product Manager?

I often get asked what a product manager is. What do they do? Where do they come from? Why do they like sharpies so much?<p>In his book Inspired, Marty …

Moto Lamps by Greg Drzymalski Design

Automotive inspired house art<p>Lamps made from repurposed motorcycle parts are becoming a more common sight, we've covered the work of Classified Moto in the past and it's great to see new designers tackling the medium with new ideas and a dash of color. Each of Greg Drzymalski designs are made from …

How James Dyson Makes the Ordinary Extraordinary

Author: Shoshana Berger. Shoshana Berger Magazine<p>Date of Publication: 11.19.12.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>James Dyson leaps out of his …

iOS 7 is Gorgeous, but Could Be Even Better

The screen in your pocket dominates all the others in your life. It wakes you up in the morning, checks the traffic, and tells you the best way to …

7 Ingenious Reinventions of Common Kitchen Utensils

Silverware has had the same basic look since the 17th century — Queen Elizabeth, Isaac Newton, and Rembrandt van Rijn would easily recognize the …