Ukrainian based MZPA design, have created ‘The Planet’, a piece of furniture that enables someone to have a private space in an open office, hotels, airports, or anywhere where someone needs a little time to themselves.
The lava lamps that help keep the internet secure. Here’s how.
“Most people seem to believe that if a relationship doesn’t last until death, it’s a failure. But the only relationship that’s truly a failure is one that lasts longer than it should. The success of a relationship should be measured by it’s depth, not by it’s length.”
― Neil Strauss
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How might UI design help counteract racial and gender-based discrimination in online platforms? Are there UI patterns that could make a difference in this area? If so, what are they and how should they be used?
We don’t have the answers to any of these questions yet, but we are trying to find out.
Fair UI is a new Samhæng research project to look into these topics. The objective of Fair UI is to create evidence-based resources for UI professionals aiming to deal with these issues. This survey is our first step in that direction. It aims to get an overview of some of the issues that designers are currently facing and an idea of how we can begin to build better support materials.
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I would love one of these colorful Tennis umpire chairs. Just because they are beautiful. I don’t have a tennis court.
A young Jim Henson teaches you how to make puppets with socks, tennis balls and other household goods.
This desk, titled “Boomerang”, from 1970s totally stopped me in my tracks. What an incredible piece. Also, $85,000.
“Integrity is the essence of everything successful.”
– R. Buckminster Fuller
I absolutely adore this project, celebrating the mundane, by creating objects from scraps.
Carolynn Hayman is my new hero. She makes Balloon Costumes. I can’t stop laughing. So much happy.
“There’s no more central message of psychology than the fact that most of what goes on in our heads we have no access to,” explains social psychologist Richard Nisbett, who offers some smart thinking tools in this video interview. He also delves into the science of influence, in particular the power some parties enjoy by influencing the behavior of others.
Timeless is is a unique editioned conceptual work by artist, Daniel Horowitz. Each watch is hand-made by the artist in his personal chemlab, whereby a thin layer of metallic silver is deposited onto glass selectively coating with AgNO 3.
Love. This. So. Much.