Facebook Agrees: The Key To Its Future Success Is Design. “[We want to] make the experience of using Facebook as seamless and easy as talking to people in real life.”--Facebook’s Chris Cox
Infographic: Red Meat Is Killing Us. But yay, vegetables!
6 Ways Google Hacks Its Cafeterias So Googlers Eat Healthier. “When employees are healthy, they’re happy. When they’re happy, they’re innovative.”--Google’s Jennifer Kurkoski
An American-Made Miracle: How An Aeron Chair Gets Built Every 17 Seconds. Thanks to techniques imported from Toyota, Herman Miller’s Aeron-chair factory has increased productivity by 500% and quality by 1,000%.
Apple’s Slick iPad Branding Hides A Broken App Infrastructure. "iPad branding isn’t actually a problem. The problem is that Apple buys into their own branding within their infrastructure."
A Super-Fast Way To Upgrade Your Ikea Couch: Awesome Legs. At least you don’t have to assemble these.
The Main Failing Of Design School: Kids Can’t Think For Themselves. "Until educators find a way to expose their students to a meaningful range of culture, graduates will continue to speak in languages that only their classmates understand. And designers, more and more, will end up talking to themselves."--Pentagram Partner Michael Bierut
Better Than A Van Gogh: NASA Visualizes All The World’s Ocean Currents. "NASA has rendered a picture of the ocean that’s as gorgeous as the ocean itself."
Why Drive Up To A Theater, When You Can Float Up To It? Watch The Little Mermaid… with little mermaids!?
Move Aside, Hipstamatic: Flixel iPhone App Turns Pics Into Artsy Animated GIFs. Lolcats, meet Helmut Newton.