Vancouver newlyweds Han and Laura Lee started noticing a pungent smell after they had a new bed set delivered to their home. They suffered itchy eyes, a sore throat and headaches. Subsequently, Laura had a miscarriage.
There are few that don't have an opinion when it comes to judging the value of design in today's companies. Silicon Valley powerhouse Apple undoubtedly cashed in on design and many newcomers are doing so too. Imagine Uber and Airbnb for instance without design thinking.
Visual communication -- the act of making your point through images -- is one of the most important skills that you, as a journalist, can take on board this year.
Last week, I was explaining to my 4-year-old that mom had to miss two "sleeps" at home in order to help make a celebration for our country's greatest inventors and innovators. As I had the unique opportunity to sit and chat with these creative problem solving geniuses of our time, I excavated 10 tips on preparing your child and mine to innovate in the 21st century.
It feels like divine momentum that Earth Day and Fash Rev Day are only 24 hrs apart. A multitude of good can spring from even the most dire circumstances -- so how can we best harness the energy of change?
What's hot right now? Space-saving barn doors that don't break the bank. Get the look with a little help from DIYers who have been there, done that.
Looking for whimsical inspiration? These designs prove that playrooms aren't just for kids.
I was recently blind for five minutes and felt as though my eyes had never been more open. I didn't have some freak accident or momentary medical issue; I was participating in a mini human-centered design challenge.
The key here is in understanding that there is a need to foster an insight around what UX is, the roles and responsibilities it has, and how the UX function interacts with other business functions.
Pressure does different things to different people -- for some, it helps them to focus and perform, while others simply fall apart.
Meetings may be toxic, but calendars are the superfund sites that allow that toxicity to thrive. All calendars suck. And they all suck in the same way. Calendars are a record of interruptions. And quite often they're a battlefield over who owns whose time.
On the morning of May 13, Knott's Berry Farm unveiled its new 4D shooting game ride, "Voyage to the Iron Reef," to throngs of media and special guests in advance of the ride's May 15 opening to the general public.
The world's premier architects are clamoring to work in neighborhoods across our community, new buildings are winning international awards and in what may be the strongest evidence yet, the Pritzker Prize (architecture's top honor) will be awarded in Miami Beach this week for the 1st time.
In her Manhattan duplex, designed by David Mann of MR Architecture + Design, magazine editor Darcy Miller Nussbaum created a whimsical mural, at left, for her daughters' playroom.
In many ways South African design mirrors the county's remarkable recent political history, emerging as it has from turbulent times and international isolation to create a vibrant synthesis of the traditional and modern: the African and the European.
Organizations have a range of core competencies and a handful of competitive advantages in their quiver to aid them in their quest for sustainable progress. So, when does it make good business sense to invest in design capabilities and at what level on the design ladder?