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Title: Bringing Design to Science Context: When design and science work together, the outcomes are exponentially greater. It’s just science. Synopsis: Designers are indeed artists in a very real sense. We interpret contexts to yield results that communicate truths to

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Facebook's Conversion Lift dashboard designs

Title: Designing with Science Context: Don’t blind people with science when you can empower them with context. Synopsis: The ostensible topic of this article is Facebook ads (yawn), but the subtext of finding the best way to present large and

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Title: The Science of Happy Design Context: Rather than efficient, connected, and smarter what if we instead designed technology to make us happy? Synopsis: If you wrote down all of the values that we aspire to when working towards a

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Title: Behavior Change Strategy Cards Context: Using science to change behavior. What could possibly go wrong? Synopsis: Designers block can be huge problem. Staring at a blank canvas waiting until the solution to the problem you are trying to solve

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Title: Science for Designers: The Meaning of Complexity Context: Design is surely an art. But it’s also a science. Did I just blow your mind? Synopsis: [WARNING: THE LINKED ARTICLE CONTAINS HIGHBROW CRITICAL ARCHITECTURAL PROSE. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK.]

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The science behind drawing and how it helps us to think and remember better. Or so they say. I wasn’t really paying attention. I was too busy doodling. via scientificamerican.com