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I Want To Travel The World Inside This Floating Art Ball

Play or art? When it comes to this interactive installation, there’s little difference. Ada, an interactive installation by artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski, has traveled all over the world for years, but this new video of the pie.....»»

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There’s An Entirely New Way Of Mapping The World, And It’s Brilliant

Forget latitude and longitude–how about how long it takes you to get there? For centuries, people have relied on the same types of maps. Whether a map is interactive or hand-colored in a book, it offers latitude and longitude as the key indexe.....»»

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I Want to Travel the World Inside This Floating Art Ball

Play or art? When it comes to this interactive installation, there’s little difference. Ada, an interactive installation by artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski, has traveled all over the world for years, but this new video of the pie.....»»

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7 Designers Draw Their Code Of Ethics

Mike Monteiro’s code of ethics for designers started out as an idea in a Slack room. Now you can hang it on your wall. One way to remind designers of their ethical responsibility? Put it on a poster, of course.Read Full Story.....»»

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This Chrome Extension Covers Up Obnoxious Ads With Flowers

Wouldn’t you rather gaze at greenery than an ad banner? Ad blockers always sound more appealing than they really are. Sure, you might block an ad, but in its wake web pages are left with gaping holes–and some are broken entirely. What i.....»»

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The London Design Festival Looks At The Future Of Living

Designers focused on sustainable furniture, urban living, and far-out transportation. The London Design Festival is one of the world’s seminal annual design events, with hundreds of designers displaying their work and creating custom install.....»»

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Avoid The Dreaded Ikea Fight With This New App

Ikea Place lets you skip the public argument over whether that bookshelf will fit. People, I just installed the Ikea Place app on my iPad Pro, went into the kitchen, and saw the future: The lasagna my wife is making for dinner tonight. Ikea Place, on.....»»

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Thomas The Train In AR? NOPE NOPE NOPE

I thought I knew Thomas. I was wrong. Thomas & Friends Minis, from Mattel and Budge Studios, is one of the biggest app launches from Apple’s new iOS 11, which introduces the augmented reality magic of ARKit. In the new app, the half-a-bi.....»»

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Avoid Killing Your Relationship At Ikea With This New App

Ikea Place lets you skip the public argument over whether that bookshelf will fit. People, I just installed the Ikea Place app on my iPad Pro, went into the kitchen, and saw the future: The lasagna my wife is making for dinner tonight. Ikea Place, on.....»»

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This Line Of Gadget Accessories Is Ingenious. But Is Ingenuity Enough?

Nolii, a new line of gear for digital nomads, raises questions about building a brand from scratch in a retail environment that disadvantages upstarts. Layer, the industrial design firm founded by Benjamin Hubert, is one of the best small studios.....»»

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How An Earthquake-Shattered Town Rebuilt Itself Around Food Culture

After a magnitude 6.2 earthquake devastated a small town in central Italy, rebuilding the restaurants helped rebuild the community. Food halls have proliferated to the point of almost annoying ubiquity. But in Italy, a new food hall has a higher m.....»»

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What Happens When Lyft Redesigns A Street

Take a ride in the Lyft lane. Picture 10 lanes of gridlock. Now imagine replacing them with wide sidewalks, public benches, planters filled with lush flowers and grasses, trees offering shade, protected bike lanes, buses traveling from stop to stop w.....»»

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This Danish Company Wants Suburbanites To Ditch Their Cars For E-Bikes

With a range of 40 miles, this new e-bike is tailored to the ‘burbs. Commuting by bike versus car has myriad benefits, from increasing physical fitness to decreasing congestion and carbon emissions. While cities have been encouraging bike com.....»»

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The Crazy Unbuilt Architecture That Almost Transformed N.Y.C.

A new exhibition looks at dozens of buildings that never were. In Flushing Meadows, Queens, there’s a scale model of the entire city of New York. It’s called “the Panorama,” and though it was built for the 1964 World&#x.....»»

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2017: The Year UX Found Its Conscience

The last year has demonstrated a sea change in design, as designers have created products that serve our deepest needs, rather than exploit them. It’s been a bleak year. Chatbots went racist. News turned fake. And we’re beginning to rec.....»»

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Nest Wants To Disrupt The Doorbell

You can keep an eye on any delivered mail from the comfort of your smartphone. Opportunity makes the thief–and there’s no opportunity quite like seeing a stack of Amazon boxes outside someone’s house.Read Full Story.....»»

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Would You Let This Flying Alexa-Powered Droid Into Your House?

Aire, a new kind of flying voice assistant, promises airborne security at home. This is Aire, a cylindrical version of Darth Vader’s interrogation droid–but nice, and without needles. Basically, it’s a $700 radar-based flying.....»»

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A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations. You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?Read Full Story.....»»

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The Latest From Design Legend Susan Kare? Housewares Inspired By Computer History

Kare brings bitmap graphics off the screen and onto your table. Susan Kare–product design lead at Pinterest  and designer of Apple’s original icons and fonts–has created a new line of Jacquard-woven textiles for Areaw.....»»

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Prepare For A New Kind Of Ad To Take Over Your City

To promote the iPhone 8, Verizon and Snap are launching an augmented scavenger hunt–a trend we’ll probably see a lot more of before we see less. Pokémon Go proved that people will go to incredible lengths–literally to the en.....»»

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