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How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change
100 Brilliant Companies

How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change

The frogImpact program creates design-centric solutions for issues in health care, disaster relief and more.
Jason Ankeny
Beauty, Utility, Ease: The 10 Commandments of User Interface Design (Infographic)
Infographics

Beauty, Utility, Ease: The 10 Commandments of User Interface Design (Infographic)

Thou shalt not use serif fonts or more than three complementary colors.
Geoff Weiss
3-D Printing Opens Up Wild New Frontiers for This Longtime Jewelry Designer
24/7 Tech

3-D Printing Opens Up Wild New Frontiers for This Longtime Jewelry Designer

Dilek Sezen used to spend months designing each of her high-end earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Then, she discovered the 3-D printer.
Catherine Clifford
Do Introverts at Your Office Have a Place to Recharge?
Workplaces

Do Introverts at Your Office Have a Place to Recharge?

Experts say quiet rooms create a space where office introverts and extroverts alike can get re-energized.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Use Design to Promote an Epic Office Culture
Office Space

Use Design to Promote an Epic Office Culture

Even with a startup budget, you can make changes that will make employees happy.
Adam Callinan
'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over
24/7 Tech

'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and CĂ©lia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
Catherine Clifford
'Celebrate' Cubicle Day With These 4 Modern Decoration Tips
Office Space

'Celebrate' Cubicle Day With These 4 Modern Decoration Tips

Spice up your workplace by creating a modern space that encourages collaboration and comfort.
Peter Gasca
3-D Printed Violins and Guitars Push the Boundaries of Art and Tech
3-D printing

3-D Printed Violins and Guitars Push the Boundaries of Art and Tech

Eric Goldemberg of MONAD Studios in Miami Beach, Fla., is creating a boutique of customizable, futuristic instruments.
Catherine Clifford
Google's Latest Patent Might Replace Your Laptop's Space Bar With a Giant Trackpad
Patents

Google's Latest Patent Might Replace Your Laptop's Space Bar With a Giant Trackpad

With no space bar, where will all the astronauts hang out?
Geoff Weiss
The Many Factors to Consider When Deciding the Best Packaging for Your Food Product
Product Packaging

The Many Factors to Consider When Deciding the Best Packaging for Your Food Product

Package design is a powerful factor in consumer buying decisions but food safety and materials cost are big considerations.
Anand Srinivasan
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