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Alexandra Lange: Walls, floors, house numbers: In Mexico City, all surfaces are activated.

A photographic tour of Mexico City, house by house, wall by wall.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Chappell Ellison: You'll Never Guess the Amazing Ways Online Design Writing and Criticism Has Changed

A call to support better desgn journalism.

in swissmiss

Sip Snap

SipSnap is a simple, spill-proof, kid’s drinking lid that fits any cup. Brilliant.

in You the Designer

Wallpaper Freebies: Fandom Patterns

Geronimo! Expecto Patronum! Lightning Thief! Lazarus.

in Boagworld

What does online personalisation really mean?

Personalisation can cause a lot of confusion. It comes in many forms and not all of them are appropriate for every site.

in Smashing Magazine

Rethinking Responsive SVG

in You the Designer

You! Be Informed! #0057 – Reebok Unveils New Delta Symbol

One of the most recognized athletic brands, Reebok recently unveiled its new brand mark – …

in Slashdot

Game Tech: How BioShock Infinite's Lighting Works

An anonymous reader writes "The Principal Graphics Programmer for BioShock Infinite has put up a post about how the game's lighting was developed.

in swissmiss

Stamp Yo Face!

A custom stamp of your face. Why not? Definitely makes for a fun gift. #wishlisted (via Jonathan)

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Beef

A poster celebrating Beef. My apologies to you vegetarians out there. But, this made me chuckle.

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It Gets Better

It always gets better. You just have to believe.

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Happy in NYC

Happy In NYC was obviously inspired by Pharrell’s Happy project. As someone who *loves* living in NYC, this site is a big giant ball of I-love-living-here-happiness.

in Boagworld

How To Get People To Do Stuff

Behavioural psychologist Susan Weinschenk shares some secrets on getting people to do stuff.

in You the Designer

You! Be Inspired! – Red Bull Superheroes by Diego Fonseca

Who would better endorse an energy drink than our favorite superheroes?

in Boagworld

A customer centric culture

This week on the Boagworld web show we look at how digital has empowered customers and led to a service driven business culture.

in You the Designer

TGD Magazine Issue 1: A Collection of Creative Insights from the World’s Top Creatives

We here at You The Designer are huge fans of The Great Discontent, an online …

in swissmiss

“Gut Churn”

In this 2013 99U talk, Radiolab creator and host Jad Abumrad describes “Gut Churn” as the radical uncertainty that’s a core part of any creative process that really pushes the envelope.

in You the Designer

36 Flat UI Photoshop Brushes

Hey Creatives! Last week we rolled out a terrific set of Water Splash Brushes for …

in Slashdot

Indian Space Agency Prototypes Its First Crew Capsule

First time accepted submitter sixsigma1978 writes "India is about to take one small step towards human space flight.

in Slashdot

Tor Is Building an Anonymous Instant Messenger

An anonymous reader writes in with news about a new anonymous instant messenger client on the way from Tor. "Forget the $16 billion romance between Facebook and WhatsApp.

in Slashdot

3D Maps Reveal a Lead-Laced Ocean

sciencehabit writes "About 1000 meters down in a remote part of the Atlantic Ocean sits an unusual legacy of humanity's love affair with the automobile.

in Boagworld

The lessons I learnt doubling my mailing list subscribers

Email mailing lists are a valuable marketing tool. However, getting users to signup, let alone open and click on emails can be incredibly challenging.

in Warpspire

Anonymity: Lessons learned building an anonymous social network

Some great thoughts regarding the history of Formspring and purposefully designing an anonymous experience. I love this bit:

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Reply To That Email Already

Adam J. Kurtz sent me this giant handwritten note in the mail. Can’t stop smiling.

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January in Japan

Scott Gold and his wife visited Japan this January and beautifully documented their trip. Wish I had memories like this of my recent travels. Also, Japan, you’re beautiful.

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♥ / Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information, 1-day course

A big thank you to Edward Tufte for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

in Boagworld

The 10 most important things you are probably failing to do

For our organisations to truly embrace digital, everybody needs to understand what it can do for the business. You need to make that happen.

in Slashdot

Japanese Firm Proposes Microwave-Linked Solar Plant On the Moon

littlesparkvt writes "Harnessing the suns power is nothing new on Earth, but if a Japanese company has it's way it will build a solar strip across the 11,000 mile Lunar equator that could supply our w

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SelfiExploratory

The Selfiexploratory dataviz project analyzes selfies around the world. (via Jonathan Harris)