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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.
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
3-D Printing

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