96 posts tagged co.design
From Co.Design’s ‘Making It’ Series: ‘11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes’
“Focusing is about saying no. You’ve got to say no, no, no. The result of that focus is going to be some really great products where the total is much greater than the sum of the parts.” —Steve Jobs
Last month, e-commerce site Fab.com held its first Disrupting Design competition, giving designers around the world a chance to submit their ideas for its next big product.
How do you overcome that fast-food temptation? Set that burger ablaze says photographer Henry Hargreaves.
How Adobe Reinvented The Pen To Draw On The Internet
It’s a cloud-connected pen—or humanity’s single-greatest, simplest creative apparatus, married to the entire world of digital tools and information.
Read more here.
Maybe this will make your brunch a little less messy next time!
“I want 2 drink yr blood lol!”
A new collection of cartoons by Tom Gauld takes on e-readers, infographics, and more…
There’s an untapped opportunity to design software environments that are beautiful, thoughtful, and humane.
But building business software people love is no small feat. At Asana, they’ve learned the hard way that getting it right requires overcoming four core design tensions.
1. Power AND Simplicity.
2. Efficiency AND Emotion.
3. Power Users AND Casual Logins
4. Unobtrusiveness AND Beauty.
Adobe: 5 Reasons We Killed The Creative Suit
Yesterday, news broke that Adobe wouldn’t be producing a Creative Suite 7 (CS7).
Their decision to migrate their users to their Creative Cloud platform, which requires a monthly subscription to use, has been under fire. We gave Adobe a chance to respond to the worst criticisms here.
Against an accelerating backdrop of datafication, a “retro-innovation” trend is emerging. New products and services are designed to connect us with the past in ways that are both nostalgic and interactive.
See how NY architects have transformed a dreary 425-square-foot New York apartment into a deceptively large and airy pied-à-terre.
Read about Todd Sanders’ masterful work in Meet A Modern-Day Master Of The Classic Neon Sign.
Like the games we play with them, video game controllers have grown more complex throughout the years.
As in nature, though, that evolution isn’t a simple generational march.
The Evolution of Video Game Controllers, by Pop Chart Lab shows us what all of that progress looks like.
An Effortless Fitness App That Will Get You Moving
Moves is free, it lives in your phone, and requires zero interaction. If this doesn’t get you motivated to move your ass, nothing will.
Personal fitness trackers like Nike Fuelband are the thin end of the wedge for mainstream wearable computing. But if, like me, you’ve ever thought, Why would I buy a whole separate device just to do this one little thing? then you might be, like me, just lazy enough to try a free iOS app called Moves instead.
It lives in your iPhone and tracks your activity in the background, so there’s no separate device to learn how to use or remember to carry (you already have your phone on you at all times).
You don’t even have to launch it—Moves will simply ding a little summary of your physical activity into your Notifications Center every day, where you’ll end up seeing it regardless of what you’re doing with your phone.
Essentially, Moves gives you no more excuses.