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Sketch for Beginners: Design a Login Form Interface

What You'll Be Creating Sketch, made by the nice folks at Bohemian Coding, is an excellent program for interface design. This beginner-level tutorial will introduce you to designing with Sketch. You won't need any previous experience with the program, just some free time to spend learning something new. Show More Summary

2014 Emmy nominations for Outstanding Main Title Design

3 days agoOdd :

The Art of the Title has a look at the Emmy nominees for best title design for 2014: Black Sails, Cosmos, Masters of Sex, Silicon Valley, and True Detective. As noted, the excellent titles for Halt and Catch Fire missed the eligibility period by a day. Spoilers: True Detective's titles won. Tags: design TV video

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Is Ready to Fight the iPhone 6

Apple hasn't even announced the iPhone 6 yet, but Samsung is already poised to attack it with a new smartphone design: the Galaxy Alpha. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which has been rumored for a while, has excellent specs as well as a new...Show More Summary

Open Thread: Obama/Duncan Ed. Dept. Has Designated 'Denial Officer' for FOIA Requests

Former NewsBuster Lachlan Markay, who now does excellent work at the Washington Free Beacon, tweeted a link to a stunning photo of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request denial letter sent from one Taylor D. August, a "FOIA Denial Officer" at the Department of Education to Morgan Smith of the Texas Tribune. Show More Summary

Competition / Sleep/ReardonSmith 2014 Student Design Competition / Sleep - Hotel Design Excellence

The Sleep ReardonSmith Student Award was created to give students of architecture and design across Europe an opportunity to engage with the challenges and delights of working in the hotel and resort sector. Part of Sleep, Europe’s leading...Show More Summary


Michigan Motion Buds, Ian Sigmon and Nick Forshee, team up on two excellent spots for Prosper that are full of great animation, charming sound design and even an armadillo!

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T Gets Increased Torque Output

The 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe is a demonstration of America’s—and particularly Cadillac’s—resurgent design excellence, and now we know it’ll have the bark to back up its bite. While horsepower in the 2015 ATS Coupe 2.0T remains the same as the sedan’s 272-hp output, the Coupe gets a boost of 35 pound-feet of...

Porsche Macan by TechArt

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Porsche already has a hit on its hands with the new Macan. Intended to be a smaller, sportier brother to the Cayenne, the Macan shares its wheelbase and basic suspension design with its corporate sibling, the excellent Audi Q5, but very little else. Show More Summary

Stantec: Excellent Growth Prospects Will Drive Double-Digit Price Upside

ByMartin Vlcek: Investment thesis Through six decades of operations predominantly in Canada, and after almost 100 acquisitions, Stantec, Inc. (NYSE:STN) has become one of the top-ten companies in the North American design, architectural and engineering markets and has been rapidly expanding its presence in the under-penetrated U.S. Show More Summary

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max “Black/Volt”

This season, Nike SB releases a surefire “Black/Volt” colorway for the popular Stefan Janoski Max silhouette. Designed with insights from a skateboarding legend, the Stefan Janoski Max provides excellent impact protection and a natural ride… Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max “Black/Volt” is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

Podcast Players: The New UI Design Playground

Nice post from Supertop, the duo behind the excellent Castro: By making Overcast free with in app purchase, Marco has lowered he barrier to trying a third party app. From our perspective, a user trying any third party app is good for...Show More Summary

Useful Adobe Fireworks Resources: Extensions (Part 1)

Fireworks is an excellent UI design tool; however, Adobe decided to feature-freeze it back in 2013 and (at the same time) did not offer any replacement tool to its users. Nevertheless, since Fireworks runs fine today on the latest Mac...Show More Summary

Yikes, these excellent animal hybrids are so hilariously terrifying

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Don't be surprised if in the future crazy scientists will have tampered with genetics so much that they'll create insane animal hybrid mashups. And not just designer dogs but psycho frigs, horsquirrels, eagluanas and chinchillapotamuses. They'll probably look a lot like these excellent photoshopped animals. Read more...

ShockDrop PopTop Rugged Case Review

last monthMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

With a tough design and an excellent stand, the Shockdrop Poptop Rugged Case is a solid choice for those who value protection over form-factor. The post ShockDrop PopTop Rugged Case Review appeared first on 148Apps.

The Flyers Almost Had Teal Jerseys

last monthSports : Deadspin

Here is an excellent read for anyone interested in uniform marginalia, design trivia, or just the fashion horror show that was the 1990s. It's the previously untold story of the time the Philadelphia Flyers nearly went teal. Read more...

PromaxBDA Hands Out 2014 Local Awards

PromaxBDA recently announced the winners of its 2014 local awards, honoring “the best in local media, marketing and design, driving excellence, creativity and innovation from the local market.” The Gold Award winners included Seattle...Show More Summary

Lightweight and Fire-Resistant Composite Products

The innovative design of the Floating Floor solution for marine and railway industry offers customers many benefits such as excellent vibration absorption, increased passenger safety and easy assembly procedure.

United States of Design Road Trips: A Midwestern Route — American Style

Have you checked out our itineraries for trips through parts of the Northeast and the South? Well, road trippers, now we're moving on to the design heartland! The Midwest is home to excellent architecture, truly amazing art and secondhand sources that must be seen to be believed. Show More Summary

The 5 Best Television Episodes of 2014, So Far

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I probably shouldn't have limited the list to five episodes because so many great ones are going to be left out, but that's kind of the fun in designing a list like this: Having to leave off otherwise excellent episodes...

The Best Products of the Year, Chosen By Designers

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What were the best products designed this year? The IDSA, or Industrial Designers Society of America, has announced its International Design Excellence Awards, naming 176 winners across 23 categories. We picked a few of the most interesting and innovative winners, from a surgery-performing robot to a lightweight bike helmet. Read more...

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