From Tupperware To The Fiat Cinquecento: A New MoMA Retrospective Defines Good Design

A good cup of coffee is a wonder of chemistry. To make the preparation flawless, the chemist Peter Schlumbohm conceived a coffee maker as he’d design an experiment. Introduced in 1941, and still in production, the Chemex has the clean look of laboratory glassware. Currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art, it’s an […]

A Little Design creates 17.6-square-metre micro flat in Taiwan

Taiwanese studio A Little Design has converted a former piano studio in Taipei, Taiwan into a tiny apartment with built-in, space-saving furniture. Formerly a piano studio, the apartment measures just 17.6 square metres and has a ceiling height of 3.4 metres. A concrete beam that runs widthways through the apartment further restricts the amount of space available. The owner of the […]

Setting a benchmark for inspiration

KOCHI: Kerala Blind School Society (KBBS), Aluva has proved that disability will not be a deterrent in achieving one’s dream by bagging the overall championship once again in the state special school fair held at Kasargod. The school, established in 1962, has been winning the coveted title every year and hasn’t given away the first […]

Learn to build a website people love with these online courses in UX/UI Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

When you install certain fonts, fine-tune a color scheme, and create call-to-action buttons, you’re doing more than just beautifying a website — you’re increasing its overall trustworthiness. In a study conducted by researchers in the UK, 94% of respondents said they didn’t trust a website if it involved complex layouts, small print, boring color choices, and other […]

Vivo starts selling the Y93s – a Y93 with a Helio P22 and double the storage

Vivo has retooled its Y93 with a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset (to replace the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439), doubled the built-in storage to 128GB an appended an s to the name – meet the vivo Y93s. The phone is built around the same blueprint – a 6.2-inch 720x1520px display with a teardrop-styled notch for the 8MP […]

Google launches VisBug, a Chrome extension for point-and-click web design

At the Chrome Dev Summit that’s taking place today in San Francisco, Google announced a new developer tool called VisBug that simplifies the task of editing a web page using a simple point-and-click interface. VisBug is currently available as a Chrome extension that can be installed from the main Chrome Web Store. Google engineers likened […]

Google launches VisBug, a Chrome extension for point-and-click web design

At the Chrome Dev Summit that’s taking place today in San Francisco, Google announced a new developer tool called VisBug that simplifies the task of editing a web page using a simple point-and-click interface. VisBug is currently available as a Chrome extension that can be installed from the main Chrome Web Store. Google engineers likened […]

Huawei patents phone design with a hole in the display for the earpiece

Holes are the new notches – Huawei is considering cutting a slit for the earpiece as revealed by a design patent filed with the USPTO. This is interesting, because the expectation was that holes will be used for selfie cameras (like in Samsung’s Infinity-O design and teased with the Galaxy A8s). In fact, the patent […]

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: A big step up in terms of design and musicality

I called the second-generation Echo Dot “the Echo most people should buy.” If you already have one, the only reason to upgrade to the new model is for its superior sound. The third-generation Dot is also prettier. It still looks like a hockey puck, but it now has softer edges and it’s wrapped in your […]