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Rhijnspoor Building given highest BREEAM award for an educational building in the Netherlands

The Team RSG-designed Rhijnspoor Building in Amsterdam has been awarded a BREEAM certificate of excellence with 4 stars, the highest score ever given to an educational building in the Netherlands. The sustainable building was designed for the Amsterdam University

UC San Diego Health System Designated as Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease

The Movement Disorder Center at UC San Diego Health System has been designated the 41st Center of Excellence in the National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) global network.

Motorola’s CEO fires back at Jony Ive and Apple

In Ian Parker’s excellent New Yorker profile of Apple’s Jony Ive, the Apple design maestro is mentioned to be disparaging of an unnamed competitor who allows customers to make their devices into “whatever you want.” Apparently, Motorola thinks the comment … Read more ›

Don’t Underestimate The Impact of an ‘Excellent Mobile Experience’

The impact of an excellent mobile experience should not be underestimated by marketers or brands. That’s according to a new report that reveals how favorably customers view responsive design websites that enable efficient and comfortable mobile browsing. According to Santek Online, the increase in internet usability through smartphones and mobile devices for browsing the web […]

Jason Calacanis: ‘Apple Will Buy Tesla for $75B in 18 Months’

Jason Calacanis: Apple will buy Tesla for $75b in 18 months — it’s a lock (in my mind). Noted for future claim chowder. (My take: It’s a huge sum of money, but the two companies do a share a commitment to excellence in design and experience. But if Apple were going to do this they’d have done it years ago.) ?

The 33 Law Schools Whose Students Outperform on the Bar Exam

Best Schools For Bar Examination, National Jurist (Feb. 2015): LSAT scores are designed, in part, to predict success on the bar exam. But 33 schools excel above and beyond what their LSAT scores predict. How are these schools bucking the odds?... [W]hich schools are adding the most value to...

Review: A-Audio Icon and Legacy headphones

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

When it comes to over-the-ear Bluetooth headphones, good sound quality can leave a lot to be desired. A-Audio is a relative newcomer to the already crowded headphone market, but its headphones are designed to offer excellent sound in a plush and stylish build. Show More Summary

Excellent Resource for Study of Color in Art and Design

Sharpen students' eye for color with lessons by famous color scholar

Beci & Raph's Most Excellent Make & Do Adventure — House Tour

Name: Beci Orpin, Author, Crafter, Designer, Probable Cringer of this introduction, with and her talented family Raph, Tyke & Ari Location: Brunswick West, Victoria, Australia Size: 1,290 square feet Years lived in: 7 years; Owned I felt instantly at home stepping into Beci & Raph's home. Show More Summary

The best view yet of Apple's new 'Spaceship' campus that's beginning to take shape (AAPL)

Construction is well underway for Apple's new circular "Spaceship" campus, and a recent drone flyover gives us an excellent look at the project's progress. The futuristic Apple Campus 2 is designed by Norman Foster's firm, Foster + Partners,...Show More Summary

'Grand Budapest Hotel' 'Guardians,' 'Birdman' win art director awards

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

"The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Birdman" won top honors Saturday evening at the 19th Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards.

Eddie Redmayne Reveals How He Plans to Spend His Post-Award Show Time

Eddie Redmayne shows off his handsome smile on the red carpet at the 2015 Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday afternoon (January 31) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 33-year-old The Theory of Everything actor was joined by his co-star Felicity Jones and Mad Men actress Kiernan [...]

George Clooney Suits Up for Art Directors Guild Awards 2015

George Clooney is all smiles while charming the crowd on stage at the 2015 Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday night (January 31) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 53-year-old actor, who presented ADG’s Lifetime Achievement Award To Jim Bissell, was joined at the event by [...]

ADG Awards Winners — Updated Live

The Art Directors Guild’s 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. We’ll be posting the winners live, so check here for the complete list. Show More Summary

ADG Awards Live Blog

The Art Directors Guild's 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are being presented tonight from the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Comedian Owen Benjamin is host of the awards that honor the best in production design in 11 categories for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos. Show More Summary

London Design Studio Opens a Room-Sized Ball Pit for the Winter Months

4 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

To add a bit of whimsy to the English winter, the London office of design studio Pearlfisher unveiled Jump In!, a room-sized ball pit installation in their gallery space. They’ve documented their excellent idea in this delightful slow motion video. The ball pit is open to the public until February 13, 2015–reservations can be made […]

The Birth of a Map: This spring, a new Muni map...

This spring, a new Muni map will officially debut around town, following its initial unveiling at SPUR's excellent "Urban Cartography" show. Designed by transit planner Jay Primus and mapmaker David Wiggins, the map makes the choice among routes more intuitive...

This tiny home looks great and has a place for everything

This "rustic cabin with a modern aesthetic" is the perfect combination of tiny house living and architectural excellence. Designed to everything you need and everything in its place, the small Wedge cabin boasts a bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen/living space

The Effects of TLS and SSL on User Experience Design

&c= " target="_blank"> &c= " border="0" alt="" /> Advertise here via BSA Creating an effective website can be a time consuming and laborious process, but when done right the results can lead to high traffic and excellent conversions....Show More Summary

Windows 10 On Mobile Will Include Free Versions Of Word, Excel And PowerPoint

At its Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 for phones and small tablets (under 8 inches) will include free versions of the core Office apps that were designed for touch: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Read More

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