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?
When I was introduced to Adam Hunter, a temporary layer of red grazed my face. The shade? Somewhere between crimson and scarlet. I hadn't blushed since high school and Adam broke that record.
A classic pot rack surrounds the hood above the kitchen's large central island. In addition to the main kitchen, with its twin Sub-Zero refrigerators, the apartment has a prep kitchen and a walk-in pantry.
Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.
The financial crisis of 2008 raised questions about the sustainability of our pursuit of growth for growth's sake alone. Many are now re-examining deeply rooted values, beliefs and attitudes toward our financial system, as well as how to organize, lead and manage our society.
I've done some imbecilic things in my life but nothing tops trying to build my own website without professional help. What I thought would be a fun weekend project made me go gray in places I didn't know I had hair.
Designing new offerings requires excellent negotiation skills and possession of vital Design Quality Criteria information. By aligning strategy, context and implementation, designers might apply "Negotiating on the Merits," to more successful negotiations with key stakeholders.
By Leslie Anne Wiggins for Architectural Digest. Beautiful breakfast spaces that make getting out of bed a little easier. ...