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Title: HYPER-REALITY Context: Virtual. Augmented. Hyper. Whatever happened to good old “real” reality? Oh, that’s right…not enough ad space. Best Bit: In a digitally saturated future, religion might just become a better Google than Google. via vimeo.com

Title: The Reinvention Of Normal Context: We tend to, as a species, equate normal with good for some unfathomable reason. Synopsis: We are all in need of inspiration on pretty much a rolling basis, but it’s what you do with

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How—or more pertinently: why—do we continue to distinguish so clearly between digital and the physical world? Mail traditionally has form and substance and gravitas so maybe we should concentrate more on that then the “e”… via brendandawes.com

Animated breeze through some core design principles. Learn as much as is humanly possible about design in less than a minute through the power of animation. via vimeo.com

Calling yourself a storyteller doesn’t make it so. And the truth is, telling a story about how you are a storyteller is often a work of fiction. via vimeo.com

Title: Superheroes & Villains in Design Context: The two words most detrimental to great design are “Yes, but…” Synopsis: I’m not really sure why but some of mankind’s greatest triumphs and most tragic failures seem to happen in the design

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In order to design the best baby bottle, it helps to first understand babies. A surprisingly novel approach. via vimeo.com

Title: How Designers Destroyed the World Context: There is an ethical component to design that often gets lost in the shuffle of the day-to-day business of it. Synopsis: Somewhere in the reptilian recesses of our designer brain we possess the

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Teaching kids to take notes in school would be so much more effective if we taught them to take sketchnotes instead. via vimeo.com

As NUIs allow us to shed the traditional controls of GUI interaction models, what informs the arrangement and design of the next generation of software? How about the data itself? via readwriteweb.com

Title: Terry Border at Gel 2008 Context: The things that we make are the stories we tell. However, nobody ever said that those stories need to be boring ones. Synopsis: If you’ve never seen Terry Border’s art you are missing

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Title: Interview – Tim Brown, CEO and president of IDEO – WEF 2011 Context: The World Economic Forum at Davos. It’s not just for economists anymore. Synopsis: Tim Brown holds forth in a video chat with a student from Parsons

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Title: ILUVUXDESIGN Context: It’s like a commercial just for us. Synopsis: Quick and cuddly animation that should make you happy to be a UX designer. As if you weren’t already. I’ll be showing this to my parents in the hope

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Title: 10/GUI Context: Multi-touch: it’s not just for mobile devices anymore… Synopsis: The promise of multi-touch interaction presents several problems in the context of desktop computing, i.e. ergonomic, metaphorical, organizational. Here is a concept that tries to address these issues

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Title: Why designers should learn to code. Context: Don’t worry, I’m not heaping more work on you guys. It’s just an interesting opinion. That I happen to share. Synopsis: The hybrid designer/developer mythical creature is rumored to live in a

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