The preeminent media scholar and author of "The Attention Merchants" shares insights on how the design industry can better serve user — and humanity.
Milan Fashion Week gets functional.
"Not always useful, but not altogether useless" is the mantra behind Chindōgu, a Japanese art form that calls for stilettos with built-in umbrellas, noodle bibs for the face and glue sticks filled with butter (that one we get).
Oregon's ambitious project to bring the reusable bottle back is stirring interest across the country — and, in this case, a monopoly could be a good thing.
A theory: Whoever said that "Everything old is new again" was actually trying to buy a nice lightweight sweater or jacket for fall 2018.
From banana slicers to sock sliders to pre-peeled oranges.
Notifications are no longer used to notify you of anything—they’re used by apps to beg for attention.
It’s a gorgeous piece of technology, but it’s still a total luxury.
In our digital era, pleasingly haphazard script feels incredibly human.
Based on the early reviews of iOS 12, this is one of those rare moments where your well-placed suspicions of $1 trillion tech giants can be, briefly, laid aside: iOS 12 is a winner.
Holstein and Kidding’s team of writers and crew built "Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time" from the ground up as if it were a real TV show, and as if it were a cultural institution like "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
The good news is that tiny airline bathrooms aren't functionally smaller. The bad news is that extra space is just sold back to us.
Miami, Shanghai, Osaka and scores of other cities could be mostly underwater in 100 years. What's our plan?
So many little things go into making it obvious what you, as a player, need to look at and accomplish.
How these curbside canvases came to be, according to the men who make them.
A greenhouse you can sit on, an architectural studio built from a shipping container and looking at Burning Man from high up in the sky.
Less than three years after rebranding, Uber has a new logo and typeface called Uber Move that's designed to evoke safety and accessibility — not masculine bravado.
"I enjoy breathing new life into classic works of art so I chose to recreate it online."
One of the principal software engineers on the team, Ken Kocienda, wrote a book, released last week, on his time working on what he calls the "golden age" of Apple design.
The popularity of Ugly Design indicates that we're on the cusp of a new aesthetic moment, one that breaks with the oppressively omnipresent Scandi-chic, Kondo-approved, gray-everything minimalism.
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