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As a UX professional in today’s data-driven landscape, it’s increasingly likely that you’ve been asked to design a personalized digital experience, whether it’s a public website, user [...]
The mobile-first design methodology is great—it focuses on what really matters to the user, it’s well-practiced, and it’s been a common design pattern for years. So developing your CSS [...]
About two and a half years ago, I introduced the idea of daily ethical design. It was born out of my frustration with the many obstacles to achieving design that’s usable and equitable; [...]
CSS is about styling boxes. In fact, the whole web is made of boxes, from the browser viewport to elements on a page. But every once in a while a new feature comes along that makes us rethink [...]
Do you find yourself designing screens with only a vague idea of how the things on the screen relate to the things elsewhere in the system? Do you leave stakeholder meetings with unclear [...]
Do you remember when having a great website was enough? Now, people are getting answers from Siri, Google search snippets, and mobile apps, not just our websites. Forward-thinking [...]
Antiracist economist Kim Crayton says that “intention without strategy is chaos.” We’ve discussed how our biases, assumptions, and inattention toward marginalized and vulnerable groups [...]

Smashing Magazine

2 Feb. 2023
What UX podcasts are you listening to? Below you’ll find a few wonderful UX podcasts we came across, as well as podcasts that the UX community shared with us. Whether you’re particularly [...]
2 Feb. 2023
This article is a sponsored by AWS Amazon A good chunk of all websites out there runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). At the most basic, a website will usually use Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 solutions [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Since Next.js 13 release, there’s been some debate about how stable the shiny new features packed in the announcement are. On “What’s New in Next.js 13?” we have covered the release announced [...]
31 Jan. 2023
As designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration, and, well, sometimes the best inspiration lies right in front of us. With that in mind, we embarked on our wallpapers adventure more [...]
31 Jan. 2023
This article is a sponsored by Gong.io Perhaps this is a controversial statement, but I hate it when UI and UX designers are referred to interchangeably. To my mind, at least, they are different [...]
30 Jan. 2023
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) have been a staple in Web Development for quite some time, and for a good reason. They can be scaled up or down without loss of quality due to their vector properties. [...]
27 Jan. 2023
Nurturing connections with your customers is one of the most effective ways to gain valuable insight into their experiences with your product and make informed decisions that fuel growth and success. [...]

NN/g UX Podcast

3 Feb. 2023
With the recent surge in tech layoffs, a downsizing of UX labor means UX research is harder to do, meaning: research needs to be prioritized in really intentional ways. Discount inspection methods [...]
6 Jan. 2023
The term artificial intelligence, AI, is having a bit of a boom, with the explosion in popularity of tools like ChatGPT, Lensa, DALL•E 2, and many others. The praises of AI have been equally met [...]
30 Sep. 2022
Building exceptional experiences usable by all is no easy feat. Focusing on what can be influenced and accepting what cannot be changed are two critical steps to crafting better products... and [...]
12 Aug. 2022
How has the UX field changed over the years? What does the future of UX work look like if scope is wildly expanding? Will we be automated out of a job? What should teams do to ensure they’re not [...]
3 Jun. 2022
Visual design takes a lot more work than just making things look pretty, and is a fundamental part of many user's experiences. Our digital design lead, Kelley Gordon, shares some practical tips for [...]
19 Apr. 2022
What does it take to be successful in the field of user experience? There isn't a single, clear-cut answer, but there are a number of different skills, traits, and perspectives that foster better [...]
18 Mar. 2022
Have you thought about your career lately? Chances are, you have - given the buzz around the record high voluntary resignation rates during this “Great Resignation.” In this episode, Sarah Doody, [...]

99% Invisible

31 Jan. 2023
In the 20th century, Iowa high school girls basketball was HUGE but it was not the game we know today. In 6-on-6 basketball, the three forwards only play offense. And the three guards only play [...]
24 Jan. 2023
If you live in South Africa, you definitely know someone who runs ultra-marathons, probably lots of someones. Here, ultras are the stuff of a whole country’s new years resolutions and mid-life [...]
17 Jan. 2023
Back in 2017 we ran an episode about the history of Brazil's iconic, yellow national soccer jersey. We were reminded of that story during the recent world cup, and then again on January 8th as a mob [...]
10 Jan. 2023
We’re kicking off the new year at 99pi with a fresh installment of mini-stories, including: what lies at the intersection of a street and a road; the most unlikely of theme parks; and the evolution [...]
21 Dec. 2022
This time of year, right in the middle of the holiday season, there's a beloved, frenzied tradition playing out in Filipino households all around the world, with which reporter Gabrielle Berbey is [...]
14 Dec. 2022
The whole conceit of this show is that if look at the world in the right way, you’ll see stories everywhere. Some of the stories are epic power struggles chronicling the construction of a famous [...]
6 Dec. 2022
If you’ve ever flipped through the radio dial — not satellite, not podcasts, but good old-fashioned AM and FM radio — you may have noticed something. Right wing radio talk is everywhere.But the [...]

Cultured Magazine

3 Feb. 2023
The Swiss artist Claudia Andujar lived and worked with the Yanomami people of the Northern Amazon for years, spurring on a lifetime of activism.
3 Feb. 2023
Fashion, art, entertainment, and social media want more transparency than ever before. But why?
3 Feb. 2023
Zeng Fanzhi's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, a self-titled presentation at Hauser & Wirth, offers a glimpse into the storied painter's psyche.
3 Feb. 2023
In the last two years, a new wave of enterprising gallerists have put down roots in LA, feeding the city’s appetite for unorthodox programming and experimental work.
3 Feb. 2023
This weekend, Arooj Aftab is returning to the Grammys to perform her song “Udhero Na”— and potentially nab a second award for Best Global Music Performance.
2 Feb. 2023
Frieze reveals the highlights from its upcoming 2023 program at the historic Thomas Mann House in Pacific Palisades.
2 Feb. 2023
K-pop star and Grammy-nominated leader of BTS RM paid tribute to Yun Hyong-keun on his debut solo album.

Dezeen

5 Feb. 2023
A thin concrete colonnade on a perforated brick base forms the Ningwu Oatmeal Factory in Shanxi province, China, which has been designed by Beijing architecture studio JSPA Design. Located on an [...]
5 Feb. 2023
For our latest lookbook, we have collected 10 apartments in Spain that have been brought to life using decorative tiles, from preserved 20th-century features to speckled contemporary terrazzo [...]
5 Feb. 2023
London design office A-nrd has used a palette of neutral and natural materials to give this restaurant in Soho a laidback atmosphere reminiscent of an Australian beach club. Milk Beach Soho is the [...]
4 Feb. 2023
An oak "skin" wraps the interior of living spaces at this apartment in Mexico City, renovated by locally based Esrawe Studio. The two-bedroom Loma Residence in the neighbourhood of Lomas de [...]
4 Feb. 2023
Architecture practice Pema Studio drew on the idea of a protected fortress when creating the Forte House, a blocky, white-rendered home that replaces a neglected existing structure in Santo Tirso, [...]
4 Feb. 2023
Our latest lookbook explores homes where pocket doors slide into gaps within the walls, as a way of saving space or giving a more open feel to an interior. A pocket door is a specific type of [...]
4 Feb. 2023
This week on Dezeen, studios including Adjaye Associates, Morphosis, Studio Fuksas and Coop Himmelb(l)au were named as working on The Line megacity in Saudi Arabia. In total, 12 architecture [...]

Socks

22 Jan. 2023
Contemporary Spanish painter Carlos Morago depicts realistic interior scenes that are mostly reduced to the bare minimum: light floors and walls and sporadical furniture. Empty corridors and rooms [...]
11 Dec. 2022
The Toghrol Tower is a 20 meters high tower located in the city of Rey in Iran made of bricks and Sarooj, a water-resistant mortar. It was erected in 1063, and according to some sources, it was [...]
7 Nov. 2022
Sandrine Marc is a photographer and artist based in Paris with a specific interest in self-made editions. She investigates urban and suburban territories through slow, long walks immersing herself [...]
23 Oct. 2022
American architect Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) was also an artist, writer and stage designer. He was based in Rochester, NY where he built his masterpiece, the New York Central Railroad [...]
16 Oct. 2022
The second album by British new wave band XTC did not feature any images. Instead, a written essay about how buyers are attracted by album covers to buy records was used. The paragraph, which [...]
9 Oct. 2022
James Lipnickas is a New Haven-based artist and graphic designer. He creates highly evocative scenes representing small architectural stages in axonometric projection. Suspended stairwells, [...]
2 Oct. 2022
The palace of Charles V in Granada was built starting in 1527 as a summer palace for the emperor. The Renaissance building is located inside the Alhambra, the former Nasrid complex on Sabika hill, a [...]

Spoon & Tamago

1 Feb. 2023
this post was sponsored by the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau Just quick ride from Tokyo aboard a speedy Kagayaki 505 bullet train, Ishikawa Prefecture is a hidden gem among popular tourist [...]
1 Feb. 2023
”marui chikyu no moyogae” / 丸い地球の模様替え (2023) by Hikari Asano Artist Hikari Asano is currently a graduate student at Tokyo University of the Arts. Over the years, she’s [...]
31 Jan. 2023
images ©Satoshi Nagare courtesy Nippon Foundation Joining the likes of Architects Tadao Ando, Fumihiko Maki, Shigeru Ban and many other renowned names,  Marc Newson’s Toilet is the latest [...]
27 Jan. 2023
unless otherwise noted all photos by Ben Richards courtesy Keiji Ashizawa Architects Hirakawaya is a tofu restaurant that has been serving a local specialty for over 60 years. Known as onsen tofu, [...]
25 Jan. 2023
Are you like us and finding yourself perpetually tired, in need of quick naps and rests several times a day? Well then you’re in luck because we have the perfect attire for you. Meet the [...]
22 Jan. 2023
In Japan, early spring is graduation season, which means it’s the time of year art students across Japan are proudly displaying their years of hard work in the form of senior thesis [...]
21 Jan. 2023
all images courtesy Genki Hirano Genki Hirano is a Japanese glass artist based in Iwate prefecture who creates delicate works that range from glass cups and vases to more whimsical designs like glass [...]

swissmiss

3 Feb. 2023
“… Beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life.” – Hunter S. [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Cat Flyer for kindness. Good reminder. Download it. Spread it. (via Chris) [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Left–Right, Back–Forth, Up–Down. What’s the fourth [...]
30 Jan. 2023
This magic mushroom funnel put a smile on my face. Dig it. [...]
30 Jan. 2023
“Chuck Jones, the brilliant animator who conceived of this most clever depiction of the banality and inevitability of repeated failure in the modern world, actually had “Rules” for the [...]
29 Jan. 2023
The Prayer‘ is a super weird art-installation by artist Diemut Strebe, exploring the supernatural through artificial intelligence with a long-term experimental set up where a robot operates a [...]
25 Jan. 2023
“Build a good name. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises, don’t worry about making a bunch of money or being successful…be concerned with doing good work and make the [...]

תיק עבודות

5 Feb. 2023
גנית גולדשטיין היא מעצבת, בוגרת המחלקה לצורפות ואופנה בבצלאל והתואר השני בטקסטיל ברויאל קולג׳ בלונדון, [...]
29 Jan. 2023
ירמי פינקוס הוא מאייר, סופר (זוכה פרס ספיר!), קומיקסאי, קריקטוריסט, מרצה, מבקר אופרה בדימוס ועוד כמה דברים. [...]
22 Jan. 2023
רחלי שרפשטיין היא מעצבת מוצר שבשנים האחרונות מפרגנת לעצמה (ולנו) לגלוש לשדה האמנות. אתם אולי מכירים אותה [...]
15 Jan. 2023
רוני עזגד־המבורגר היא במאית, יוצרת, עורכת ומרצה, בוגרת התואר הראשון בתקשורת חזותית בשנקר והתכנית לתואר שני [...]
7 Jan. 2023
יאיר עדתו הוא מנכ״ל ומייסד בריאה (Bria), סטארט־אפ ישראלי שמאפשר לקחת תמונות וסרטים ולייצר באמצעותם תוכן ויזואלי [...]
1 Jan. 2023
גילי גולנדר היא מייסדת שותפה ב־Bazaart, פלטפורמת עיצוב ״לאנשים שאינם מעצבים״. האפליקציה קיימת כבר 10 שנים, [...]
25 Dec. 2022
דוד עדיקא הוא אמן או צלם או יוצר בצילום או כולם יחד, אחד המשפיעים והמוערכים בעולם האמנות המקומי, וגם עומד [...]

Creative Boom

3 Feb. 2023
Owen and Tori Phillips-Walmsley of Oat Studio explain how they [...]
3 Feb. 2023
It's been just over a month now since we first announced [...]
2 Feb. 2023
When arts centre Tacoma Arts Live moved to a new area, a brand [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Credit: Robot Food / Harringtons Robot Food Client Director [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Creative agency Thirst cleverly uses CGI in its new campaign [...]
2 Feb. 2023
Manchester-based creative Chris Madden has been shaking up his [...]
1 Feb. 2023
When you're craving a sweet treat, you're not short of [...]

PRINT Magazine

3 Feb. 2023
I remember the ticking sound that echoed through their house in Genola, Utah; a cadence to the moments spent with them. The walls of their home, filled with love and warmth. Grandma’s cooking, and [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Hardcover or paperback, Libby or Audible, the age-old question about book design remains the same: what makes a successful book cover? Although we were all raised with the cliched adage, [...]
3 Feb. 2023
PRINTCast: The PRINT Podcast Studio is a curated collection of cutting-edge podcasts we love about design, creativity, branding, books, and further subjects afield. Here’s the latest episode [...]
3 Feb. 2023
For the past few months I’ve been anxious about a suspicious report from my doctor. So suspicious that he sent me to a specialist. Who sent me to get various imaging tests. Which resulted in [...]
3 Feb. 2023
San Francisco-based brand strategy and design studio Landscape is helping people reframe at-home ketamine therapy with their new branding for the provider Mindbloom. The evolved brand [...]
2 Feb. 2023
What do your favorites tell you about your “personality?” In the 21st century we have come to see our “personality” as an organizing principle that makes its way through the world in a [...]
2 Feb. 2023
John Wilcock (1927-2018) was one of the great “happening” characters of midcentury America, beat myth to Hippie legend. He was founder of half a dozen underground papers, and started one [...]

The Creative Boom Podcast

21 Dec. 2022
It's been two years and nearly a hundred episodes since we launched The Creative Boom Podcast. With 2023 fast approaching, we thought a Christmas Special might be in order. One that celebrates [...]
19 Dec. 2022
It's our final guest of season five. Angela Roche is a graphic designer and creative director who runs Manchester studio, Love & Logic. We've been trying to get Angela on the show for [...]
12 Dec. 2022
Our next guest is Meredith Schomburg, a Brooklyn-based illustrator originally from North Carolina. Today, we'll be hearing about the interesting twists and turns of Meredith's career thus far. [...]
5 Dec. 2022
This week's guest is Lyndsay McLaren – account director at All Conditions Media and founder of Neighbourhood Skate Club. Lyndsay has spent the past decade in marketing and creative [...]
28 Nov. 2022
This week's guest on is Dyneisha Gross, an American graphic designer based in Washington DC, currently working at Ogilvy, one of the most respected creative agencies in the world. Dyneisha [...]
21 Nov. 2022
This week, our guest is Michael Freimuth – the co-founder and creative director of Franklyn, a respected design studio in New York City. If you find yourself on Michael's personal website, [...]
14 Nov. 2022
Our next guest is Tom Geismar, the acclaimed American graphic designer famous for creating some of the world's most recognisable and enduring brands. Tom is a founding member of Chermayeff [...]

THIS IS COLOSSAL

3 Feb. 2023
All images © Mini Materials Building a tiny home gains new meaning when working with Mini Materials. The U.S.-based company invites craftspeople and masons to think small for their next projects, [...]
3 Feb. 2023
All images © Asya Kozina, shared with permission Artist Asya Kozina is known for her elaborate paper wigs that soar into the air with scenes of miniature metropolises and various botanical frills, [...]
3 Feb. 2023
Image © Mattias Adolfsson, shared with permission Grab a pen and paper, and join artist Mattias Adolfsson (previously) and Colossal on March 11 for a virtual workshop on small character [...]
2 Feb. 2023
“Winter.” All images © Darryl Cox, shared with permission In Darryl Cox’s organic sculptures, gnarled tree roots or branches merge with the ornate grooves, patterns, and gilding of [...]
2 Feb. 2023
“Giddy Up” (2022), oil on canvas, 14 × 16 inches. All images courtesy of Thinkspace Projects, shared with permission Urbanites know the subway is a prime location to spot the city’s [...]
2 Feb. 2023
All images © Max Mudie, shared with permission “I’m not the first person to say it, and I’m not going to be the last, but when you find out how integral fungi are to our existence, it [...]
1 Feb. 2023
Image © Jessie and Katey Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list [...]

Uncoated

2 Jan. 2023
אופיר שריף, יוצר ומנהל קריאטייב, בטור דעה על עתיד הבינה המלאכותית במקצועות העיצוב, ואיך להתמודד עם השינויים הצפויים.
14 Dec. 2022
׳מאדאם בטרפליי׳ עולה באופרה הישראלית שוב אחרי עשור, ומזכירה בעיצוב הבמה את ההופעה של נירוונה בתיאטרון פרמאונט מ־1991 - מינימליסטית, אייקונית וזכירה, עם עוצמות שמותירות חלל אדיר אחרי שנגמרו.
10 Dec. 2022
תערוכת הרטרוספקטיבה של ויליאם קנטרידג' באקדמיה המלכותית לאמנויות בלונדון היא מהטובות ביותר שהוצגו במקום. [...]
26 Nov. 2022
באוקטובר האחרון בלונדון, מקס קופר, אמן וידאו־ארט ומוזיקאי, יצר הופעה־חוויה אימרסיבית מהפנטת בבריקסטון [...]
23 Nov. 2022
בתחילת אוקטובר 2022 התקיים Forward Festival בוינה, כלל מרצים ומרצות מתחומי העיצוב והאמנות שחשפו תהליכים אישיים בעידן [...]
10 Sep. 2022
נעמה ניקוטרה, מעצבת תעשייתית בוגרת HIT, עיצבה את פרויקט הגמר NakedPak, סדרת מנות מזון ללא אריזה. הפרויקט נולד בשילוב [...]
13 Aug. 2022
בתערוכת היחיד החדשה שלו Visions of the City בגלריית ATM בניו יורק, האמן הקרואטי סטיפן טאדיק (Stipan Tadić) מציג ציורים המתאפיינים בריאליזם ברוטלי לצד רומנטיות חלומית.

Uploads from The Library of Congress

3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Red Wood Motel sign, Route 6, Hastings, Nebraska 1988. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Chieftain Motel sign, Route 30, Ogallala, Nebraska 1982. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Captain John Mullan Trail sign, Route 10, Saint Regis, Montana 1987. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Teepee Rest Stop, Sierra Blanca, Texas 1979. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide format). Notes: [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Cave woman, Dinosaur Gardens, Route 23, Ossineke, Michigan 1988. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Heart's Desire Motel sign, Route 19A, Dunedin, Florida 1980. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]
3 Feb. 2023
The Library of Congress posted a photo: Margolies, John,, photographer. Little America sign, I-80, Little America, Wyoming 2004. 1 photograph : color transparency ; 35 mm (slide [...]

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UNABLE TO FETCH FEED

this isn't happiness.

4 Feb. 2023
The best place to be is somewhere else, Chet Phillips
4 Feb. 2023
Nope, Monica Bonvicini
4 Feb. 2023
The black cat, Toni Demuro
4 Feb. 2023
Rocket to ruin, NASA
3 Feb. 2023
Hot wheels, Jeffrey Czum
3 Feb. 2023
In the stacks, Virginia Mori
3 Feb. 2023
Everything and nothing all at once, Aleksandra Waliszewska
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