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Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Nike to Design Zip-Around Sneakers for the Disabled
Design

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Nike to Design Zip-Around Sneakers for the Disabled

What began as a request from a Florida high school student has now become a full-fledged Nike product.
Geoff Weiss
Is Apple Watch a Design Flop?
Apple Watch

Is Apple Watch a Design Flop?

That was the conclusion, it seems, of an all-star design panel.
Clifton Leaf
7 Quick Tips for Redesigning Your Company Logo (Infographic)
Infographics

7 Quick Tips for Redesigning Your Company Logo (Infographic)

Change doesn't have to be complicated. Simply tweak the old to ring in the new. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo Dies
Obituaries

Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo Dies

Don Featherstone was 79. His kitschy lawn ornament is still standing.
Carly Okyle
The World Now Knows Who Created This Iconic '90s Solo Cup Pattern
Design

The World Now Knows Who Created This Iconic '90s Solo Cup Pattern

You know the teal-and-purple 'Jazz' cup design, but you probably don't know how it came about.
Kate Taylor
How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO
Leadership

How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO

Anthony Casalena started the website builder in his dorm room in 2003. Eleven years and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue later, he's still running the company.
Laura Entis
People Are Freaking Out Over Spotify's New Logo
Spotify

People Are Freaking Out Over Spotify's New Logo

The updated color scheme prompted some strong feelings over Twitter. Here's a sampling.
Nina Zipkin
Sit and Stand Desks Don't Cut It: 2 New Keys to Unlocking Office Productivity.
Office Space

Sit and Stand Desks Don't Cut It: 2 New Keys to Unlocking Office Productivity.

Design experts say movement and having access to a range of seating options could help you focus and feel comfortable at work.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success
Online Sales

One Direct-to-Consumer Company's Secrets to Success

Luxury handbag maker Dagne Dover has seen more than $1 million in direct-to-consumer sales through its online store.
Michelle Goodman
The Way We Board Airplanes Is in Need of an Upgrade
Business Travel

The Way We Board Airplanes Is in Need of an Upgrade

One transport designer believes he has a solution, but don't hold your breath. It's unlikely to be implemented anytime soon.
Laura Entis
This Company's Headquarters Looks Just Like Star Trek's USS Enterprise
Star Trek

This Company's Headquarters Looks Just Like Star Trek's USS Enterprise

One building boldly goes where no building has gone before.
Jason Fell
Jony Ive Promoted to Chief Design Officer at Apple
Apple

Jony Ive Promoted to Chief Design Officer at Apple

The new position will broaden Ive's design duties at Apple and give him the opportunity to work on projects like Apple Campus 2 and its iconic retail stores.