Want to carve out a space of your own? Author Sally Coulthard suggests heading outside.
AD editors select their must-have items, from simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries.
There's a famous 1980s hamburger TV commercial where a little old lady opens the bun of a hamburger only to find a dime-sized paddy and says, "Where's the beef?" I recently opened the door to our test room and asked, "Where's the color?"
In the SXSW Panel "The Productive Workplace -- UX, Technology and You" I discussed the power of UX in workplace design. I touched briefly on a term we have come to use a lot, the "perception gap."
Is the door finally closing on open offices? That's the question on the minds of employers across the country as many weigh whether to adopt - or abandon - open floor plans whose perceived social and professional benefits are often overshadowed by the reality of having little, if any, personal privacy.
As a designer of children's science and creativity-based programs, maker is a popular buzzword in my world, but I find it exciting to know that it has seeped its way into common vernacular.
When many people think of design, they think of fashion or the appearance of an object. Jonathan Knowles, Senior Advisor at Autodesk, discusses the true importance of design and what the future holds, from efficiencies in architecture and aerospace to designing cancer-eating viruses.
Startups continue failing at an alarming seventy to eighty percent rate for top picked opportunities, while, for average startups, the failure rate is closer to 95 percent.
When it comes to building an app, there are a ton of best practices that are seen as essential in creating a cohesive, user-friendly experience. These typically involve overarching design details, but also include everything from monetization options to specific platform considerations.
To celebrate Rockwell Group's 30th anniversary, Crane.tv sat down with the founder and creative mind of the architecture firm, to talk about four projects that have shaped his career as much as the city.
At SXSW I spoke about how you could use UX methodology, which has been used in product and application design for years, to design a productive and engaging workplace.
This was a great year at TED for all kinds of mind-bending talks -- here are six that raised the roof -- will update when more TED talks become available. Which talks did you enjoy? Let me know in the comments or on Twitter.
Possibly because the majority of the challenges designers are exposed to are incremental projects that result in designers being inexperienced and relatively insensitive to market risk. f
Trade dress involves the overall nonfunctional appearance and design characteristics of items including such elements as shape, color, graphics, and packaging. Great trade dress can make an already good product sizzle. It is that important.
Diana Pereira is known for her well curated collection of accessories, clothing, and her effortless take on style. For this stylist and blogger, (Diana founded the site The Fashion Androit), she has made a name for herself in the fashion world favoring brands like Balenciaga and Chanel.
Your apartment can look great with a combination of both of your things, especially in the kitchen. But trust us, you DON'T need 3 blenders, 2 different coffee tables and your collection of wine bottles from college.