UX Design

UI Interactions: A Collection to Bookmark by Divan Raj

Let's finish off this week with a cool collection of UI Interactions by India-based designer Divan Raj. It's a set of exploration and experiments …

UI Design

Design Inconsistencies in iOS 11- Pick Your Poison

Yesterday, I brought up an article from Fast Company Design in my piece on Understanding People’s Emotional Reactions to Apple as an illustration of someone having a major emotional over-reaction to Apple. However, while the author was completely unhinged, he actually did have some points. Borrowed …

Apple

Architect builds his own studio at the end of Toronto garden

The Brooklyn trend for backyard studios has extended all the way to Toronto, where the founder of architecture firm Six Four Five A has constructed a …

Architecture

How to solve problems like a designer

IDEO’s Tim Brown explains design thinking.<p>When Tim Brown joined the design consulting firm IDEO in 1987, the company’s repertoire was pretty straightforward. They designed products: the first computer mouse for Apple, the first laptop computer for GRiD Systems, a personal digital assistant for …

Design Thinking

Solar-powered Cottage in the Vineyard puts a modern spin on rural architecture

Ramón Esteve Estudio completed a minimalist mono-pitched dwelling that blends into its agricultural backdrop yet still catches the eye with its …

Design

Demystifying the UX Design Process

The UX process is a flexible, multi-step approach to tackling a new project and it’s the foundation of a designer’s skillset. Here’s how to apply …

Design

Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear

<b>The pop-up events were so successful that the outdoor clothing retailer has made them permanent.</b><p>For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has …

Sustainability

Can graphic design save your life?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A cigarette oozing fat. The clinical white glow of a pillbox. The distant green of a pharmacy sign. We might overlook it, but graphic design plays a major part in our perceptions of health and medicine. Through imagery and information, designers can have a massive effect on public health, …

Design Thinking

Idaho Desert House

Outpost is a very charismatic construction in the middle of Idaho desert, designed by Olson Kundig, a design cabinet from Seattle. Into a moon like …

Architecture

The best colour tools for web designers

As web designers, one of the most important choices we make has to do with our colour selections. Choose the wrong ones, and you might just lose out …

Graphics

Jun Igarashi Architects uses loophole in Japanese planning to equip Hokkaido house for snowy winters

Jun Igarashi Architects found a work-around in Japanese building code to create this house on Hokkaido's southwest coast, which features a larger …

Architecture

Inside the Home of Swiss Designer Yves Béhar

At home in San Francisco, the designer and his young family put his smart devices to the test<p>This is why we live in San Francisco,” says Yves Béhar, standing on the deck of the master bedroom at his Cow Hollow house, a minimalist-verging-on-brutalist structure overlooking the sparkling teal bay and …

Design

Villa S / N+P ARCHITECTS

<i>From the architect.</i> Villa S, is located with a newly established residential area on one side, and with a forest on the other - not far from …

Architecture

​​Marketing and User Experience Design Must Work Together

User experience designers aim to ensure that users who interact with products or systems can accomplish what they need to do, and do so with minimal …

Design

Creativity: an alternative definition

No doubt Richard Florida is tired of receiving letters of condolence. After all, the author of The Rise of the Creative Class has just penned a …

Creativity

Need some design inspo? The Smithsonian just digitised 200,000 items for your viewing pleasure

We love free shit, because who doesn’t? What we love even more is visually appealing free shit, and this could be the motherlode. Cooper Hewitt, also …

Music (Australia)

Living spaces open out to Lake Austin at residence by A Parallel

Rooms with white and glass walls slots on top of the stone-clad ground floor of this house overlooking Lake Austin, by Texas firm A Parallel …

Architecture

Designer of Apple’s first icons releases bitmap-inspired housewares

Susan Kare’s patterned textiles are a lovely nod to the historical connection between Jacquard looms and the birth of computing<p>The idea of bitmap graphics is simple—images made of bits of information, spatially arranged on a grid. In the 1980s, the lower resolution of screens made nearly all …

Design

Lone Madrone House

Situated on the rocky coastline of Orcas Island, the Lone Madrone House uses local materials to blend into its rustic landscape. The exterior of the …

Architecture

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Design

Design Thinking for the Greater Good

Design thinking balances reminding us the importance of attentive empathy while creating without boundaries but always with purpose. With process, …

Design Thinking

Family Photographer Wix Template Download & Reviews 2017

Product Details<p>Product Type: Template<br>• Software:<br>• Category: Wix<br>• Tags: Portfolio Responsive<p>While the name says Family Photographer, you can use this Wix …

Web Design

Galaxy Note 8 Tip: How to change the navigation bar color

Just like the Galaxy S8, the Galaxy Note 8 has on-screen home, recent and back keys. Removing the physical keys was necessary to free up space for …

Samsung

Solving Problems with Design

Observe, ideation, prototype, test. Four basic, intuitive steps that seem too simple to be so powerful. IDEO designed products — like PalPilots, …

Design

More Human than Human?: Designing a Conversational UI

You can draw a direct line in the UX family tree from User Experience Design back to Human Computer Interaction. What if we could make the “computer” …

Chatbots

10 great uses of imagery on agency websites

Most design agency sites look very similar. Even when you have big-name clients, impressive projects or unique activities to boast of, shove all of …

Graphic Design

From masculine elegance to the romantic Victorian –only at Massimo Dutti

Spanish fashion house Massimo Dutti revealed its Fall/Winter 2017 Limited Edition collection in the trailblazing city of Shanghai. The event last …

Philippines

Meet Sass Brown: new dean of the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation

With her pale green eyes, purple lipstick, inked arms and unruly grey curls interspersed with hot pink highlights, Sass Brown looks every bit as …

Design Thinking

Mushroom Mycelium Interior Design by Sebastian Cox and Ninela Ivanova

Weathered interior design created by Sebastian Cox and Ninela Ivanova using mushroom mycelium.<p>British furniture designer Sebastian Cox has teamed up …

Interior Design

kit architects' fire station in switzerland rises as a cultivated industrial building

<b>kit’s</b> <b>new fire station is located on the road leading to weinfelden, on a tapered triangular plot of land.</b> at this point, the building stands out as a …

Design