Designers

  • Grouper Teams Up With Airbnb & Hipmunk To Offer Engineers & Designers A Free “Hackation” In New York

    Grouper Teams Up With Airbnb & Hipmunk To Offer Engineers & Designers A Free “Hackation” In New York

    Great design and developer talent is, as so many know, hard to come by. So online social club Grouper is launching what it calls a “Hackation” in which it plans to offer select developers a free, week-long trip to New York City. On this week-long trip, thanks to partnerships with Airbnb and Hipmunk, developers and designers will get the opportunity to visit NYC (which means… Read More

  • Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

    Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

    This morning during its Create the Web event in San Francisco, Adobe officially launched its set of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript-focused Edge Tools & Services offering for designers and developers. This suite of tools includes some existing Edge-branded tools like Edge Animate (previously known as Edge Preview), which is now available in a 1.0 version, as well as a number of tools that… Read More

  • Bill Moggridge, Designer Of The First Laptop And Co-Founder Of IDEO Is Dead At 69

    Bill Moggridge, Designer Of The First Laptop And Co-Founder Of IDEO Is Dead At 69

    Bill Moggridge, noted consumer electronics designer, died on September 8th, 2012 of cancer. He was 69. Wizards like Bill Moggridge stayed up late to build our future. As the co-founder of vaunted design firm IDEO, Moggridge designed some of the primary tools of the digital age including the first real laptop computer, the GRiD Compass. Read More

  • User Experience And The Poison On The Tip Of The Arrow

    User Experience And The Poison On The Tip Of The Arrow

    I used Path twice. None of the people that I know are using Path. I even checked with an early adopter of social media recently and one of Path’s earliest users. She told me that she doesn’t see a lot of people using it. Generally, this is not a good indication. Maybe there are millions of secret Path users (or users in another geography that I don’t know about) but it seems… Read More

  • Why Designers Should Join Software Startups

    Why Designers Should Join Software Startups

    Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Uzi Shmilovici, CEO and founder of Future Simple, the company behind Base CRM. In 1919, Walter Gropius founded in Germany the Bauhaus, a school for engineering and design, and gave birth to one of the most important and influential design movements in history: Modernism. Gropius’ big idea was that designers and engineers should… Read More