If you live in an American city and you don’t personally use a wheelchair, it’s easy to overlook the small ramp at most intersections, between the sidewalk and the street. Today, these curb cuts are everywhere, but fifty years ago — when an activist named Ed Roberts was young —Read More →


I can’t help smiling at the Royal Academy’s avowedly radical announcement that its exhibition The Renaissance Nude next spring will aim for “parity” of naked men and women in response to #MeToo . It is nice PR, but all the curators are doing is reflecting the history of the nudeRead More →

The Royal Academy of Arts have announced their 2019 programme of exhibitions . There seem to be more than usual – however I guess the redevelopment created extra space! The star of the show for me is the exhibition of self-portraits by Lucian Freud in just over a year’s timeRead More →

Petr Davydtchenko has a cat simmering on the stove and a newly skinned rabbit on his chopping board, while behind him is a large salting trough big enough to take donkey legs. Davydtchenko is an artist who has spent the last two years surviving on roadkill. Source: Pet project: roadkillRead More →

Hey guys! I’m excited to be sharing with you another post in my series, all about getting outdoors in Hong Kong. You’ll be no stranger to my love of Hong Kong’s amazing green spaces and great outdoors, it’s for that reason that Hong Kong to me is the ideal placeRead More →

Take a wall, for instance, you can sit on it, hang ten green bottles off of it, even — if you’re the current POTUS — use it for racist malevolence. As Nassia says, “it’s really the archetype of architecture and also represents the boundary of our design and built environmentRead More →

True to the title of this post I’m going to share a much more efficient and effective way of creating a typographic design system for your next project. I spend a fraction of the time I once did setting them up and am then able to hand a developer theRead More →

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Have you ever asked a question: what is design thinking? If you have, then you have come to the right place for the answer. We will tell you all about this fascinating concept and how you can use it to solve your problems in a more creative way. Source: WhatRead More →

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Photo credit: Pixabay The following is an edited excerpt from The Lean Product Playbook: How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback by Dan Olsen. The excerpt was provided by Wiley Publishing. You can buy a copy here . Source: What are the two qualities of brilliantRead More →

From AR-activated wine bottle labels that provide video content to complementary tasting guides that enhance customers’ enjoyment of their drink, beverage brands are finding creative ways to connect with their consumers in the post-purchase phase As today’s brands and businesses increasingly focus on the entire customer experience rather than justRead More →

Dezeen Jobs is 10! We asked our earliest advertisers to tell us how our recruitment site has helped build their companies. Read on for their responses and a hand-drawn birthday card from Marcel Wanders. Plus to celebrate, all job ads in September cost just £100! Source: “Dezeen Jobs has reinventedRead More →

We’ve all had spine-tingling, stomach-roiling episodes of embarrassment. Whether we slip up ourselves or miss a thousand and one warning signs, we’ve all had OMG moments. However, with time and distance, we can often look back and smile rather than cry. Source: Designer Confessions: The Most Embarrassing Moments EditionRead More →

Designers’ Secret Source The best design inspiration — expertly curated for you. Muzli is a new-tab Chrome extension that instantly delivers relevant design stories and inspiration. Learn more Dynamic design of finance APP page by Hoveny for  UIGREAT Music interface dynamic effect by LYY for  UIGREAT House of knives transition by Eugene ParyhinRead More →

I’ve been following Singapore’s design community closely since our Design Around the World interview with Singapore-based studio, Foreign Policy. While we learned that the design community in the country is still growing, there is no shortage of creative talent and inspiration to be found. Source: 5 Inspiring Design Studios fromRead More →

Could a new brand design have saved Toys R Us? Design studio Lippincott was commissioned to create a new visual identity for the toy store chain, which was fully completed – just before the company filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Source: Could a new brand design have saved ToysRead More →

The effort is what we control. The results are what we don’t. But any of us who have created something can’t help but think about the results. In reply to his own words about this Ryan Holiday replied: “easy to say, hard to do.”   And it is hard toRead More →

When it comes to learning, what do you prefer? Reading textual descriptions or watching animated explanations? Since humans are visual creatures, we tend to perceive images and videos a whole lot faster than texts. Also, remembering a concrete image is easier than remembering abstract words. Source: 15 Useful YouTube ChannelsRead More →

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