Yves Behar is one of the most successful designers working today. But that success owes a great deal to the novel venture model he created, investing in the clients whom he works for.
Here’s something we don’t see too often: a graphic identity scheme for a pharmacy that isn’t a) antiseptic and vaguely intimidating, b) stuck in 1985, or c) both.
Android’s design chief asks why we’re still designing smartphone applications as if they were desktop software.
At H.O.R.T.U.S., a greenhouse-cum-art installation by ecoLogicStudio, algae and smartphones the rules of indoor gardening.
The balloon whisk is a trusty tool for whipping egg whites into fluffy peaks. But its bulbous shape--too wide for most kitchen drawers--also makes it a pain to store.
When I was a kid, earning merit badges in Webelos seemed like a meaningful, worthwhile way to spend some of my free time. But that "arrow of light" insignia that I earned? Decades later, I couldn’t remember what skills it represents if you paid me to. But what if kids nowadays had a similar way to earn signifiers of the cool stuff they learned how to do online?
The James Bond film enterprise turns 50 this year, which is roughly the same age at which Roger Moore showed up on our screens wheezing and waddling like the last pick in a YMCA pickup game.
When it comes to interiors, nothing is as traditionally drab and cold as a parking garage. There’s a reason why it’s the default setting for film directors looking to convey foreboding: garages are where people get grabbed, shot at, or straight-out whacked.
Foldit, a puzzle game designed by scientists to get laypeople involved in solving biology research problems, has been making headlines for years. The game focuses on protein folding, the process by which these essential biochemicals curl up into shapes that let them catalyze life-sustaining chemical reactions inside our cells.