Tokyo is a megalopolis. If you get to a vantage point like the top of the Mori Tower, in Roppongi, the city stretches out as far as the eye can see in every direction. Only Mt. Fuji in the distance suggests that there is an end to the urban undulations.
Whether people are for or against this updated operating system, there's no doubt that there is plenty new to learn in iOS 7, and if you're up to it, you can have some fun while learning those things.
Apple's success is really the product of a number of many, many factors. Simplifying the most visible aspects of the business to a single point such as product design, interface design, product engineering, marketing, or vertical market places is shortsighted and possibly dangerous for a business.
When you traffic in a beach city, the pablum on store signs usually isn't something you notice, but the writing on some of the commercial signage in Hawaii is undeniably memorable.
We arrived in Beijing and were quickly enveloped by the haze of fog-smog that the city is known for. This wasn't all bad though. The fog-smog made everything look good through our lenses and it also created an atmospheric, almost eerie vibe.
Design Science Research is the lifeblood of design and serves to develop new understanding, knowledge, processes and methods. For the past forty years...
If Touch ID doesn't work how users believe it should, they will simply ignore it and forget about it. But for Apple, that will mean an enormous business opportunity lost.
While much of New York Fashion Week coverage focuses on cocktail parties and Victoria Beckham's stolen bicycle, there's an untold story about a part of the fashion world engaged in real innovation.
How often have we heard the plaintive refrain, "can't we all just get along?" Organizations seem prone to the development of departmental silos that f...
3D printing, while definitely impressive, is only one of many new manufacturing technologies. We can't expect machines to fix problems that our society hasn't. Even if 3D printers were flawless and cheap they would only print what we tell them to.
It is that time of year, to pack up your car and move into the concrete box that will be your bedroom/study area/hangout and home for the next year... your dorm room!
Design thinking, also known as human-centered design, has been the hot topic as of late, at least among the forward-thinking tech and business scenes.
Middlebury, like Berkeley and Stanford and other colleges across America know that "The ability to take intellectual risks, to think creatively, and to create new knowledge and thought are all-necessary for leaders to meet 21st-century challenges."
An engineering curriculum is often thought of as a separate subject, but it doesn't have to be. The reality is that engineers may need psychologists, artists and writers to complement their skills and deliver a project.
Buildings, clothing and products all trigger the public's awareness of design. But how about the automobiles we drive? Not being an expert on the topic, I asked a master automobile designer how he measures great design.