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The Woman Who Designed the 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign Has Died
Design

The Woman Who Designed the 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign Has Died

Nevada-born Betty Whitehead Willis was 91 years old.
Catherine Clifford
5 Examples of Stellar Logo Design and Packaging
Branding

5 Examples of Stellar Logo Design and Packaging

These organizations have used design to create truly robust brands.
Ever Sprint to Catch a Flight? You'll Appreciate This Airport's Racetrack Lanes.
Travel

Ever Sprint to Catch a Flight? You'll Appreciate This Airport's Racetrack Lanes.

As part of the runup to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan's largest airport gets a sporty upgrade. Just imagine all the goofy starting line selfies taking off.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch

With consumers able to order the Apple Watch starting this Friday, we wanted to know what reviewers had to say about the company's latest offering.
Laura Entis
This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home
3-D printing

This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home

Could easily, affordably printing objects on demand at home go mainstream? New Matter founder Steve Schell is betting on it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
20 Ways to Create an Impressive Office Reception Area (Infographic)
Infographics

20 Ways to Create an Impressive Office Reception Area (Infographic)

Beyond coffee, tea and candy. How to make a sweet first impression on potential clients, right when they set foot in your office.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Influences on Design for the Modern Workplace
Workplaces

5 Influences on Design for the Modern Workplace

Design can play an integral role in aligning the future workplace with the new expectations of a younger workforce.
Fran Ferrone
Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley
Ageism

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.
Geoff Weiss
You Can't Afford Any of These 4 Mobile App Design Mistakes
Mobile Apps

You Can't Afford Any of These 4 Mobile App Design Mistakes

The odds of marketing success for an app are already long, even if you get everything right.
Pratik Dholakiya
Brush With Success: How 'Hello' Used Design to Stand Out Among Oral Care Brands
Dental hygiene

Brush With Success: How 'Hello' Used Design to Stand Out Among Oral Care Brands

A breath of minty-fresh air ripples through the staid oral-care market.
Jason Ankeny
Do You Dislike the Design of Your Workplace? Here's Why.
Design

Do You Dislike the Design of Your Workplace? Here's Why.

Some insight about why certain offices are more or less satisfying to work in.
Hey Designers, Dream On
Photoshop

Hey Designers, Dream On

Photoshop celebrates 25 years with a beautiful, artistic video montage.
Jason Fell
5 Things We Just Learned About Apple Visionary Jony Ive
Design

5 Things We Just Learned About Apple Visionary Jony Ive

Though Apple's senior vice president of design may be shy, a poster in his office screams, 'Believe in your f*cking self. Stay up all f*cking night…Think about all the f*cking possibilities.'
Geoff Weiss
Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake
Inventors

Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake

Hiroshima native Kenji Ekuan processed the tragic bombings into a creative fuel that resulted in a long and illustrious industrial design career.
Geoff Weiss