Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

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 YANKODESIGN

Probably the most innovative and avant-garde designer of his time, Rietveld’s furniture designs were ground-breaking both visually and from a production stand-point. Even 90 years later, his chairs look as fascinating as they did back in the 20s and 30s. Ninety-one years after Rietveld’s Beugelstoel chair was designed (and produced in 1930), Cassina pays tribute … Continue reading Rietveld’s Beugel Chair gets a contemporary tribute

Elaine Lustig CohenBook cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of…

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  WOMEN OF GRAPHIC DESIGN 

Elaine Lustig Cohen Book cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of Contemporary Architecture, 1962 “This cover design for a book about American architect Philip Johnson is probably based on a real structure that he designed. The tree silhouette at the top left suggests that Lustig Cohen also used photography to create this pattern-like graphic. Yet, it … Continue reading Elaine Lustig CohenBook cover for Philip Johnson, Makers of…

Dunhill London’s British Automotive-Inspired Radial Collection: Technical nylon and grained calf leather compose a collection for the next generation

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With a vibrance required of heritage brands looking to capture the attention of a new generation, dunhill's British automotive engineering-inspired Radial Collection steers their bags and accessories to the present day. Here, one finds more than just a racing roundel detail announcing change. The range of bags incorporates deeper technical innovation that impacts styling by … Continue reading Dunhill London’s British Automotive-Inspired Radial Collection: Technical nylon and grained calf leather compose a collection for the next generation

The Clocksmiths — Augusto Arduini, Giuditta Brusadelli — Milan, Italy

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Systems Design Limited — Publisher of IdN Magazine    magazine available 中文版   “We see a project as a way to create value. We harness quality as a weapon against the constraints of time. Competence is the code we live by. This helps us to produce precise works.” The Clocksmiths are designers Augusto Arduini and … Continue reading The Clocksmiths — Augusto Arduini, Giuditta Brusadelli — Milan, Italy

3 Insights From Reddit’s First Major Redesign

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With 330 million users, Reddit isn’t just the self-described front page of the internet. To many people, it is the internet–a sprawling self-policed portal to the web’s countless topics, takes, and communities. advertisement But almost a year and a half ago, the company began to reckon with its aging platform. Its code base was a … Continue reading 3 Insights From Reddit’s First Major Redesign

This Airline Cabin Looks More Like a Luxury Hotel Room You’d See on Pinterest

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

How many airline points do we need to save up to get a free flight on this plane? Singapore Air unveiled their newest airline cabins and they look more like luxury hotel rooms. These beautiful airline cabins are not for travelers looking to book a trip on a budget! Are you interested in flying like … Continue reading This Airline Cabin Looks More Like a Luxury Hotel Room You’d See on Pinterest

8 Design Principles at Framer

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Here at Framer, we’ve set out to build the best tool for interactive design and prototyping, and one of the best ways to do that is to ship early and ship often. Shipping is hard though, and as we grow our team we know it will only become exponentially harder. That’s why we’ve put together a … Continue reading 8 Design Principles at Framer

Applied Geometry in Design

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Geometry is a unique and special science. Sacred in Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Masonry, geometry is believed to hold special powers which exert strong influence. Even religions that don’t hold geometry as sacred, such as Christianity and Islam, still make extensive use of geometry in the design of their temples, art works, and many other … Continue reading Applied Geometry in Design

The Right Way to Handle Website Redesigns: 5 Easy Steps to Master the Redesign Process

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Redesigning a website is one of the more challenging tasks you can take on as a designer, and in fact many designers are not really up to the challenge because they don’t set about doing it in the right way. If you’re the kind of designer who really cares about always doing your best work, … Continue reading The Right Way to Handle Website Redesigns: 5 Easy Steps to Master the Redesign Process

5 top trends in cannabis branding and packaging

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Marijuana is now legal in half of U.S. states, with more expected to follow, and this has led to a rapidly growing industry selling the product—whether for recreational or medical use. We have noticed the rise in cannabis-related businesses on the 99designs platform, where we’ve seen a 55% increase in design projects being created for … Continue reading 5 top trends in cannabis branding and packaging

Apple Is Pushing For More Inclusive Emojis

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 APARTMENT THERAPY

With more and more emojis getting added each year, Apple is petitioning to tackle one seriously overlooked category: those with disabilities. The tech company announced this week that it's petitioning Unicode, the consortium that decides what emojis are official, to include accessibility-friendly in the next release. There are thirteen proposed emojis, from wheelchairs and hearing … Continue reading Apple Is Pushing For More Inclusive Emojis

Defining Asymmetrical Balance and Determining Its Use in Art and Design

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 DESIGNRFIX.COM

Design principles are the foundation of a good design. The design principles you learned will guide you in creating visual media. An efficient design will guide the viewer to see what you intend for them to look in the way you intended for them to see it. One major component of a good design is … Continue reading Defining Asymmetrical Balance and Determining Its Use in Art and Design

Why Are Architects So Obsessed With Piet Mondrian?

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Inspiration and knowledge to help architects build better cities

Mondrian’s deceptively simple construction of lines and squares in primary colours turned the Dutchman into an icon of abstract art soon after his death in New York in 1944.

15 Unbeatable Font Combinations That Can Boost the Aesthetics of Your Design Project

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There’s a saying in the field of designing that “the best designs are those which you don’t notice”. But how are you going to appreciate the aesthetics of a design if it does not stand out? If you want your audience to admire your work, you need to start working on something that is not … Continue reading 15 Unbeatable Font Combinations That Can Boost the Aesthetics of Your Design Project

7 Design Principles That Are Not up for Debate

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 NOUPE

Of course, to some extent, a design is a matter of taste. The bigger share, however, is solid craftsmanship. It is subject to rules that you can’t just knock over because you think you’re a disruptive creative. In the following, we’ll need to differentiate a bit, as design includes both the visual and the functional … Continue reading 7 Design Principles That Are Not up for Debate

Christopher Hawthorne leaves LA Times to become city’s chief design officer

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LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne has left his post at the newspaper to advise the city council on architecture and planning decisions.Hawthorne will begin his role as Los Angeles' first chief design officer next month, after working at The Times since 2004

Typography for Everyone Makes Texts Much Easier to Read

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 NOUPE

If you, as a page owner, think you didn’t have to care about typography, you’re wrong. The legibility of your texts also depends on the typography. Thus, in the following article, I want to cover this typography for everyone. Naturally, typography has always been one of the most important elements in classic design. When studying … Continue reading Typography for Everyone Makes Texts Much Easier to Read

Design: These Prototyping Tips Prevent You From Losing Your Customers and Your Mind

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 NOUPE

It doesn’t matter whether you call it prototyping, design draft, mockup, or proposal. It’s the same topic. The customer wants to see what his digital product will look and work like as soon as possible. You’re no wizard, though. What now? Design Prototypes Always Require a Compromise. But Your Customer Doesn’t Know That… Us designers … Continue reading Design: These Prototyping Tips Prevent You From Losing Your Customers and Your Mind