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Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Online Fashion Retailer, Accompany, Makes Ethical Shopping Easy

Online shopping has become one of those things you do on your lunch break, during lectures or at night before you go to bed. At any given time, you probably have 20 items floating in your cart. But do you ever stop to think about where you're shopping, and why you do it? Sure, you need a new pair …

M Is For Meerkat: A Beautiful Alphabet Inspired By Animals

Remember those phonics songs from elementary school that helped teach the alphabet? “A is for Apple, B is for Ball”? London-based illustrator Marcus Reed does, but his tastes run more toward beautifully drawn illustrations of animals for (we’re hoping) adults as well as kids.<p>The alphabet features …

Genius UI: A Prismatic Nightlight That Seesaws On And Off

Nightlights don’t have to be glowing clown faces sticking out of a wall socket. They, too, can be well designed. Such is the case of the Prism Nightlight, a gorgeous seesaw of wood and glass that uses as its affordance a simple tilting motion to turn the light on and off.<p>A student at the Savannah …

Georgia (U.S. State)

A Simple Table Lamp Named Henk

What’s Henk, you say? Well, Henk is a simple table lamp designed by Amsterdam-based Jos Blom. The lamp’s body is made up of two birch ply parts that …

Furniture

Communities Build Small Cities Using 500,000 Sugar Cubes

This sweet installation, <i>Sugar Metropolis</i>, is a traveling project developed by professional sculptors Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels that promotes community collaboration through sugar cube constructions. Within designated space, the artists set up mountains of sugar cubes and invite visitors to …

Pharrell Has A Crapload Of Toys, And He Wants You To Look At Them (But Don’t Touch!)

When he’s not busy winning Grammies, Pharrell Williams collects designer toys. Now, he’s guest-curated the world’s first major designer toy exhibit.<p>Have you ever wondered why Pharrell Williams is so damn happy all the time? It might be because he has so many toys. Not just regular millionaire toys, …

Lego

10 Scientific Insights That Could Make You A Better Designer

Insights from fields such as behavioral economics and cognitive psychology can help designers build better products. Here, Nikki Pfarr of Artefact shows how.<p>In the design world, the term “persuasive design” tends to be met with a mix of intrigue, skepticism, and occasionally repugnance. (Doesn’t …

Psychology

Naked Homebrew Labels

When it comes to homebrewing, often the only option for marking each concoction is the old sharpie-on-cap method. While going label-less makes reusing bottles and lids easier, "naked" containers are a surefire path to confusion. Garage Monk offers a simple solution with the Naked Homebrew Label—a …

Useful PSD for Designers

Today I selected a few really awesome resources to step up your design game. In this list you find psd files for iphone, chrome, ebook, book and …

Graphic Design

Wood Tailoring at Stockholm Design Week 2014

Launched at Stockholm Design Week less than a week ago, the Layered Chair from Farg & Blanche has already won a FORM +1 Award, and rightly so. I met …

Furniture

Fuseproject Designs Public Furniture With Cyclists In Mind

Yves Béhar has collaborated with Landscape Forms to launch a line of flat-packed, sustainable outdoor furniture.<p>How do you turn a city into a biking city? There are shared bike programs, of course. There are slightly off-the-wall initiatives like Copenhagenize Flow that let cities try out modular, …

Everyday Scenes Playfully Transformed Into Speed Sketches

When not creating commercial illustrations for magazines, book, web, and TV, Tokyo-based illustrator Hama-House finds time to create these playful speed sketches of people doing everyday activities. Upon encountering an inspiring subject, the artist pulls out a notebook and a pen and quickly begins …

Study: Good Design Is Good For Business

Here at Co.Design, we’re constantly singing the praises of design-driven businesses. But “good design” can seem subjective and nebulous. Worse, it can be difficult to quantify how much design really impacts a company’s bottom line.<p>A new analysis by the Design Management Institute, a Boston-based …

Fresh From The Dairy: Unique Hearts

It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, so we thought we’d focus on something lovey-dovey today in our Society6 art picks. I’m not a huge fan of traditional …

Design

The Art Of Whining: Top Designers Visualize Their Biggest Complaints

In a new poster exhibition curated by Steven Heller, top artists and designers from Milton Glaser to Lawrence Weiner unleash their inner haters, celebrating how complaining leads to innovation.<p>Next time someone tells you to “quit your whining,” point them to the Wolfsonian Museum’s upcoming …

Infographic: 80 Designs That Changed The World

<i>World of Warcraft</i>, an online lootfest that pits dwarves against demons, is the world’s most popular MMO. According to a graphic charting the 80 most important designs since 1983, it’s also, apparently, a paragon of design.<p>Ziba, a Portland-based design consultancy, asked staff members to think back …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Sui Generis, Simplifica, Quicksand

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 …

Typography

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Origami

Why Conflict Makes For Better Design

“Conflict and Design,” the Seventh Design Triennial in Flanders, highlights 60 socially responsible designs and shows that conflict may actually be a driving force for innovation.<p>“The most important ability that a designer can bring to his work,” Victor Papanek wrote in his seminal book, <i>Design for</i> …

Fish

Glober Font Family from Fontfabric

Glober Font – Sans Serif Type Family.<p>Type designer Ivan Petrov has created the <b>Glober</b> font family in 2014 (Type Foundry: Fontfabric). This sans serif …

A Modern Juice Bar Designed by Bells & Whistles

Los Angeles-based Bells & Whistles were tapped to design the interiors and branding for Juice Served Here’s flagship store on West 3rd Street in LA. …

Sagmeister’s ‘Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far’ Gets an Updated Release - The Fox Is Black

Work in a creative industry? Then chances are you’ve seen Stefan Sagmeister’s <i>Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far</i> kicking around the office. …

A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into a Series of Sweeping Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the …

Corporate Identity by Woodlake Design Studio for Hansen Text & Concept

Simple Corporate Design.<p>Frankfurt, Germany based Woodlake Design Studio has created this nice and simple corporate identity for Hansen Text & …

Em Cartaz – Corporate Design by Kempeli Design e Comunicação

Em Cartaz – Brand Identity.<p>The branding specialists at Kempeli Design e Comunicação have created the corporate design for Em Cartaz, a guide for …

How visualising data has changed life… and saved lives

Big data, infographics, visualisations – the pop words of a modern phenomenon. But while information accumulation has become a 21st-century obsession, our generation is not the first to discover that a picture is worth a thousand words, as a new British Library exhibition will reveal.<p>Revelling in …

Wallpaper of the Week - Typographic Logo

The wallpaper of this week is an image created for our last tutorial: Typographic Logo in Illustrator and Photoshop. In the tutorial we showed how to …

Logo Collection by Aleksandr Samochernyi

Logo Design Collection.<p>Aleksandr Samochernyi is a freelance graphic designer from Odessa, Ukraine. He has been working on a variety of design a …