The INDEX: Award inspires designers and business leaders to pursue breakthrough innovations for some of the world's major challenges. However, is the INDEX: Award selection process conducive to identifying breakthrough innovations that will make their way toward successful implementation?
For most high school students, the incipient stages of senior year are a time of involuntary self-reflection. With college application season looming,...
Simplifying your options immediately makes you better because it's so much easier to do the right thing when you're not surrounded by the extra things. The simplest way to improve is to eliminate your distractions.
In Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady's Los Angeles residence, a farmhouse sink adds to the kitchen's country charm.
One of the owners of this airy Los Angeles home is an amateur chef who likes to entertain, so Griffin Enright Architects anchored the room with a stainless-steel island that combines a large work space with seating for guests.
For his New York City kitchen, designer Jamie Drake installed a custom-made island comprising cabinetry finished in gold leaf by the Alpha Workshops and an overlapping table in Corian with gold inlay.
As the owner and primary designer at HostMamas, I have run across many tips, tools, and inspiration through my years of freelancing and networking. Some good, some not so good. Here are some of my favorite if you are just getting your feet wet in this fun world.
The main difference of having a good user experience and an amazing user experience will often crawl back down to the ability to understand our users, and their behaviors using our apps, websites, and products in general.
As owner of www.HostMamas.com, a web hosting and design firm, I have a lot of conversations surrounding the term "Consultants." But what exactly does ...
Design awards are the design profession's "stamp of approval" for a wide range of new and classic design related offerings. There are hundreds of design awards, each with its own distinct focus and selection criteria such as business, impact and culture.
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.