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Choosing the perfect Typeface – Cucumbertown’s journey | Crafting Cucumbertown Update: Cucumbertown is in midst of a design overhaul. We are now focusing on mobile and web and the design changes are not yet reflected on the site. Subscribe, if you want to keep yourself updated. The journey is exciting and we are chronicling everything. Typographic conscience hit the web design world quite some time ago. At Cucumbertown, I was tasked with the redesign of the whole product experience; I wanted to make this process a bit more rational and goal oriented. Outline our Type Persona Cucumbertown’s persona is a 26-35 year old working exec. We explored typographic patterns on magazines, packaging and lifestyle products to define our persona and started looking for typefaces with those characteristics. I went all the way from collecting images on Pinterest to physically correlating product specimens from the real world. The end result of this exercise defined our desired Cucumbertown Typographic style to few key keywords- Elite, Informal, Playful and Subtle. Field testing 1.

White Modern Home Decorating Ideas and Modern Design Design Architecture Artistes Livres: Design / Architecture Warning: mysql_fetch_assoc(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /var/typo3_src-4.0.2/t3lib/class.t3lib_db.php on line 801 > Abonnez-vous à notre newsletter Accueil > Design / Architecture Arts Décoratifs Korea now! Galeries: 65 images Graphisme, design et craft : la créativité de la Corée actuelle à l’honneur Paris Design Week Paris Design Week 2015 Une semaine où on se concentrera de préférence sur la jeune création et les nouvelles tendances. Arts & Métiers Invention Design Le design, mise en forme d’une intelligence plus que d’une esthétique. Gaîté Lyrique Oracles du design Le pouvoir prophétique du design, révélateur de nos aspirations. Philharmonie de Paris David Bowie is Galerie : 15 images David Bowie, designer fertile autant que chanteur Fondation Louis Vuitton et Centre Pompidou Frank Gehry à Paris Ouverture de la Fondation Louis Vuitton, exposition au Centre Pompidou : Frank Gehry est chez lui à Paris. Galerie des Gobelins A Tables - Mobilier National Pentawards Pentawards 2014

Measure of an Innovator: The Innovator ... | Experience SAP HANA Every once in a while, great products come along that change our lives. Products that move us, change our behavior, even our way of thinking. Products that are beautiful, appealing, intuitive, that connect with us emotionally. Products that are well engineered, well designed and that create tremendous economic value for companies. Companies big and small manage to bring such great products to life, albeit infrequently. At SAP, I have been reflecting on HANA's amazing success. My conclusion: the essence of this experience, its distillation, lies in Design Thinking. Over and over again during the development of HANA and in its early days, and now having led its early adoption and many amazing successes, I have seen firsthand that design-thinking, with these three dimensions, is at the heart of product success. Generally speaking, the farther one is from the product, its end-users and the commercial aspects of a product, the worse the situation is. So here goes: I further argue that:

Bridge - Keep In Touch Airbnb is a more local way to see the world, in the extra homes or bedrooms tucked away in every neighborhood. We’re pioneering in the sharing economy by allowing people in 192 countries and over 34,000 cities to share their extra home or bedroom to travelers. We believe the sharing economy is the future of business. From customer support to the board, Airbnb is design-driven and human-centered at every level. We practice design thinking and collaborate with teams across the company, to understand & holistically design for user and our business needs. Entrepreneurial, multi-talented designers thrive at Airbnb. Asana’s mission is to empower teams to do great things. We believe that people deserve great design, not just when they go home, but from 9 to 5, or 10 to 10. Causes empowers anyone to create the change they want to see in the world through online organizing. Causes is the place to discover, support and organize campaigns around the issues that impact you and your community.

FLODEAU | Blog Design Intérieurs Architecture & Style World's Strange Buildings Here is a series of strange and fantastic buildings and architectures … Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles, California, USA) Museum of Contemporary Art (Niteroi, Brazil) Experience Music Project (Seattle, Washington, USA) Kansas City Public Library (Missouri, USA) Stata Center (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) Erwin Wurm: House Attack (Viena, Austria) Dancing Building (Prague, Czech Republic) Upside Down House (Szymbark, Poland) The Basket Building (Ohio, USA) Device to Root Out Evil (Vancouver, Canada) The Ufo House (Sanjhih, Taiwan) Solar Furnace (Odeillo, France) Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Wonderworks (Pigeon Forge, TN, USA) Shoe House (Pennsylvania, USA) Edificio Mirador (Madrid, Spain) Digital Beijing (Beijing, China) Nordpark Cable Railway (Innsbruck, Austria) Pabellon de Aragon (Zaragoza) Kunsthaus (Graz, Austria) Tenerife Concert Hall (Canary Islands, Spain) The Crooked House (Sopot, Poland) Lotus Temple (Delhi, India) Mind House (Barcelona, Spain) Stone House (FAFE, Portugal)

Estúdio Híbrido Work at Storenvy Benefits Package We provide full medical, dental, vision insurance for you and your family. So go ahead, try juggling those flaming swords. You're covered! Storenvy is an early-stage product-driven company where design and engineering are core to what we do. About The Gig Work with our small team of front-end and back-end engineers to build new user interfaces using jQuery, Backbone, SCSS, etc. About You 3+ years experience writing great front-end code. Storenvy is an early-stage product-driven company where design and engineering are core to what we do. As a Full-stack Engineer, you will function as a technical lead on various Storenvy products such as the Storenvy Marketplace, the Storenvy API or the Storenvy mobile experience. Selling: Constantly evolve the experience of creating an online store. 3+ years experience test-driven Ruby on Rails developer. To all recruitment agencies: Storenvy does not accept agency resumes.

daily - der Architektur- und Design-Blog Alltägliches alltagstauglich: Mono von Steffen Kehrle Die diesjährige Mailänder Möbel-Nabelschau hat wieder eine überwältigende Fülle von Produkten und Dingen gezeigt, bei denen man doch leider häufig das Label “Dinge, die die Welt nicht braucht” einsetzen möchte. Nicht nur erfreuliche Ausnahme bildet da der Tritthocker Mono. Artikel weiterlesen Unterkünfte für ozeanologisches Observatorium Alle Fotos: Fernando Guerra, FG+SG, sergioguerra@ultimasreportagens.com Die Unterkunft liegt direkt am Meer im Meeresnaturschutzgebiet von Banyuls – Cerbères und ist Teil des Gebäudekomplexes des ozeanologischen Forschungszentrums und Observatoriums von Banyuls sur Mer. Artikel weiterlesen Round Square – das Runde im Eckigen Die immer wieder faszinierende Schönheit und Vergänglichkeit von Seifenblasen hat das niederländische Designer-Duo Iris van Daalen und Ruben Thier mit diesem Projekt eingefangen. Artikel weiterlesen Energieeffizient: Arbeitsplatzleuchte mit integriertem Sensor Artikel weiterlesen

Palimpsest – Collective memory through Virtual Reality / @ialab Created at the Bartlett School of Architecture / Interactive Architecture, Palimpsest uses 3D scanning and virtual reality to record urban spaces and the communities that live in them. The project aims to question/test the implication if the past, present, and future city could exist in the same place, layering personal stories and local histories of the city at a 1:1 scale. In 1998, researchers discovered that mathematical proofs by Archimedes had been overwritten with biblical texts by monks in the 13th century. Documents such as this, with previous erasures still visible beneath the primary text, are known as palimpsests. Their first initiative, The Camden Palimpsest, uses the UK High Speed Rail 2 project as a case study. In order to create the palimpsest, the team relied on 4 types of 3D data capture. To capture at the urban scale, they primarily used LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) scanners in collaboration with Fiona Zisch from ScanLab. Project Page | Interactive Architecture

Transport | Priestmangoode - Product, Transport and Environment Design Moving Platforms is a concept for the future of rail travel. We have been designing high speed trains around the world for a few years now. Our experience of various systems has led us to conclude that it is hugely inefficient to run a new 21st century high tech, high speed train service on a 19th century infrastructure that was invented for steam trains. As a result, Paul has come up with an ingenious solution that can potentially revolutionize the rail industry the way the internet revolutionized the way we communicate. Moving Platforms is a totally inter-connected rail infrastructure where local trams connect to a network of non-stop high speed trains enabling passengers to travel from their local stop to a local address at their destination (even in another country) without getting off a train. ‘I’m under no illusion this is a big idea’ says Paul, ‘but we have to think big. For further information about Mercury please download the PDF below Mercury: The Next Great British Design Icon

Jobs - Hipmunk If you long to build something great, we're the right place for you! We're a series B funded startup located in San Francisco dramatically improving how people plan travel. We make it dead simple, intuitive, and fun! Millions of people search for and book hotels and flights on Hipmunk and we've developed great press, a loyal following, and are on a huge growth curve. Join the company that has been named: Best Apps and Websites of 2013, Travel + Leisure50 Coolest Websites, TIME MagazineBest Travel Websites and Apps, Today ShowTop 30 Startups to Watch, Entrepreneur50 Best iPhone & iPad Apps, TIME Magazine2013 Webby Award winner for Best Travel Website If Interested If you're interested in any of our positions, please email jobs-2014@hipmunk.com. VP Finance | San Francisco CA Hipmunk is looking for a Vice President of Finance to join our San Francisco based team.This full-time position will report to the Chief Executive Officer. Responsibilities: Requirements: Engineer - San Francisco, CA

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