UI Design

Best Prototyping Tools and Resources for Designers in 2017

You could have the best or the worst design idea, but you’ve no way of knowing which until you see it in action.<p>That’s where prototyping is a big …

UX Design

UXer’s quick guide to eye tracking

UX designers’ quick guide to eye tracking: when, how and why to use it to improve the user experienceThe benefits of classic usability testing …

Usability

Visionary eco-resort design for the Philippines features rotating seashell towers

Visionary eco-architect Vincent Callebaut has just unveiled images of his latest ecological masterpiece and it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. Nautilus is …

Design

Moser House

Salvaged from a 150-year-old barn, the Moser House merges a new interior with an ancient facade. The original structure was carefully dissembled and …

Shopping

Loft-like three-bedroom in former convent asks $775K

This squeaky clean unit boasts upscale finishes and a large outdoor deck<p>This large loft-like three-bedroom in the heart of Bucktown is not your standard condo. Built in the former Sisters of the Resurrection convent at Cortland and Hermitage, the unit not only has a unique history, but it’s an …

Architecture

10 Best Tools & Tips for Choosing a Website Color Scheme

The Importance Of Choosing A Color Scheme<p>Choosing a color scheme for a website or any type of a design should never be done at random. You should pay …

Digital Design

iOS 11 Is Full of Tiny Design Inconsistencies

Over at Hacker Noon, designer and iOS 11 beta tester Ryan Lau has detailed the myriad design errors he’s noticed in Apple’s latest mobile operating …

iOS

Off-grid boathouse by Andersson-Wise sits on Lake Austin

American studio Andersson-Wise has completed a two-storey boathouse in Austin, with openings on the upper level that enable occupants to dive …

Architecture

Intro To iPad Lettering

Have you been curious about lettering with your iPad? Going digital makes it so easy to practice your letters and edit your designs. It's also more convenient to just carry your iPad instead of your whole studio kit.<p>In our <b>Intro to iPad Lettering</b> class, you'll learn how to use the iPad and the …

Graphic Design

Klokers' takes it back to the '60s for its KLOK-08 timepiece

The Apple Watch has been grabbing headlines about its devouring of the fashion watch market so what are brands to do? If you're independent …

Men's Fashion

The Ten Essentials for Good API Documentation

API documentation is the number one reference for anyone implementing your API, and it can profoundly influence the developer experience. Because it …

Software Development

Using design thinking to cope with chronic illness

Design thinking may be able to help us disentangle one of the most perplexing complications in the prevention, management, and treatment of chronic …

Design Thinking

Architecture: House Yorii located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

It's been a little while since our last article about architecture, how about a minimal house located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. At less than 30km …

Architecture

Maclean Road Residence

Maclean Road has been designed to deliver an experience that extends into the prairie landscape and the rolling hills beyond. This project uses the site and orientation for the best private views and local environmental conditions. The bars of the house have been arranged to limit southern sun …

Architecture

Designer argues why iOS 11’s new design is inconsistent

Apple earlier today rolled out iOS 11, a gigantic new software update for iPhone and iPad users. As is to be expected, iOS 11 is chock-full of …

iOS

Dieter Rams: An inside look at the man who inspired Apple design | Trusted Reviews

<b>Apple’s gadgets are iconic, and that’s often thanks to the company’s resident Brit designer Jony Ive – but who inspired Apple’s chief of design?</b><p>From …

Gear & Gadgets

Small Yet Functional Apartment Of Just 25 Square Meters

Decorating very small spaces is incredibly tricky because you need to accommodate a lot of things and still have a stylish place to live in. but it’s …

Interior Design

House-shaped opening cuts through Belgian school of architecture by Aires Mateus

Aires Mateus has completed a new architecture facility at a university in western Belgium, featuring a huge gabled void in its facade and a dramatic …

Design

The Girl with the Green Sofa

Nicola Broughton is a friend of mine on Instagram (@the_girl_with_the_green_sofa). She is a mum to 2 boys Jack and Alfie, lives in Yorkshire, …

Interior Design

A Brilliantly Simple Solution For Organizing Pantone Color Chips

Pantone‘s chip books are the bible of color for most graphic designers–an indispensable guide to finding the perfect colors. Designers often rip out individual color chips to create mood boards that inform the entire look and feel of a project.<p>But what to do with the ripped-out chips? Instead of …

Graphic Design

Marimekko Design Hackathon Explores Virtual Reality for Textiles

The Finnish design house hosts AR/VR competition young designers during Helsinki Design Week<p>Photographs by<p>Finnish design house Marimekko—which got its start in 1951—is synonymous with a postwar spirit: freedom, independence, and pure national pride. Its company history is wholly intertwined with …

Design

Is there any research showing which time format is easy for humans to read?

This may sound like a stupid question but I'm being taken to task for this at the moment.I would like to know about the time format which is used by …

Usability

Jens Bench

Running into legendary designer Jens Risom in the halls at DWR headquarters was one of the many pleasures of working here. Over the years, we collaborated with Risom on a number of product launches. The Jens Bench (2008) came about when we worked with him to re-launch his Chair and Ottoman, …

Furniture

Traktor's Multifunctional Magnetic Wood Blocks: A hand-carved cube for helping with organization

The simplest design items can lead to organizational clarity at home or in the office. That's exactly what Jan Van Look, founder of Antwerp-based design studio Kabinet Van Look, is offering with his TRAKTOR magnetized wood cubes, funding on Kickstarter now. These hand-carved blocks have a magnetic …

Magnetism

school of visual arts offers most comprehensive product of design masters

at the intersection of design thinking and design making lies the prestigious MFA in products of design at the school of visual arts (SVA) in new …

Design Thinking

Graphic Design and Branding by Livia Ritthaler for Emotional Detox

Graphic design and brand development by Livia Ritthaler for Emotional Detox.<p>Livia Ritthaler is a Berlin, Germany based graphic designer specializing …

Graphic Design

Ending a client meeting at the perfect time, according to Paula Scher

Sharing a scene from Abstract that agatha kim sent my way recently. On episode 6 of the series, graphic designer Paula Scher demonstrates the perfect …

Paula Scher

Gallery of AD Classics: Saltzman House / Richard Meier & Partners Architects - 6

Image 6 of 15 from gallery of AD Classics: Saltzman House / Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Photograph by Ezra Stoller/Esto

Architecture

Profile Muse Template Download & Reviews 2017

Product Details<p>Product Type: Template<br>• Software:<br>• Tags: Responsive<p>Profile comes with a modern layout for building attractive online resume websites. Its …

Web Design

The relaxed Danish home of Line Stützer

Oh have I got a lovely home to share with you today! This beautiful, relaxed Danish home belongs to Line Stützer, a service designer at Hello Group, …

Design