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Airbnb Goes Balls to the Wall with New Logo

Airbnb Goes Balls to the Wall with New Logo

By Josh Wolford July 16, 2014

I kind of feel bad for Airbnb. In a lengthy blog post, you can read about the company’s major redesign. This is a site-wide redesign that touches both web and mobile. Airbnb says that this is all about belonging. I …

Kanye West Speaks To Harvard Students Kanye West Speaks To Harvard Students

In case anyone needed another shocking moment of the day, Kanye West was the speaker at Harvard’s School of Design on Sunday. The controversial rapper spoke to a packed lecture hall as a part of the DONDA Design Lecture Series. …

Matt Cutts Talks Responsive Design Impact On SEO Matt Cutts Talks Responsive Design Impact On SEO
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Google has put out a new Wembaster Help video. In this one, Matt Cutts discusses responsive design and its impact (or lack thereof) on SEO. He takes on the question: Does a site leveraging responsive design “lose” any SEO benefit …

Raymond Loewy Honored with Google Doodle Raymond Loewy Honored with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On …

Jakob Nielsen Talks Mobile Usability At Google Jakob Nielsen Talks Mobile Usability At Google

Veteran web usability consultant Jakob Nielsen recently gave an “At Google” talk about mobile usability and where it’s headed. Google has now made the talk available for all to see. If your’e developing a mobile app or site, you may …

Google Web Designer Launched In Public Beta Google Web Designer Launched In Public Beta
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Google announced on Monday that it has launched Google Web Designer, a new HTML5 design tool, in public beta. The tool is geared toward ad creation, but can be used for webpages. It lets you create animated HTML5 creative, view …

Facebook's Breaks Ground on New Campus Facebook's Breaks Ground on New Campus
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The construction on Facebook’s massive Menlo Park campus expansion has begun. The company has just broken ground on the second campus, which will be located across the street from the current campus. The 22-acre West Campus will house the new …

iOS 7 Is Getting A Complete Redesign iOS 7 Is Getting A Complete Redesign
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What’s black, white and flat all over? iOS 7 if some reports are to be believed. Sources close to Apple told 9to5Mac that the next iteration of Apple’s iOS software will be getting a complete redesign. That redesign will predominantly …

Here's How The HTC One's All-Metal Body Was Made Here's How The HTC One's All-Metal Body Was Made

HTC just might make a comeback this year. Its latest flagship device – the HTC One – is getting stellar reviews. Most of those reviews say it has an excellent build quality, especially when compared to other devices on the …

Budweiser Wants You to Drink Out of a Bowtie Can Budweiser Wants You to Drink Out of a Bowtie Can
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Budweiser is looking to celebrate its iconic logo with a new can design this Spring. The Anheuser-Busch brand will unveil a new bowtie-shaped can on May 6th. The can, will be a few drop short of the full 12-ounce can …

Facebook Timeline Designer Leaving the Company Facebook Timeline Designer Leaving the Company

Nicholas Felton, a Facebook product designer who helped to create the Timeline, has announced that he is “moving on” from the company. Felton, who began working on the new Facebook Timeline project in April of 2011, says that he’s proud …

Google Hangout On Improving Your Site (For AdSense) Google Hangout On Improving Your Site (For AdSense)
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Google recently held a Google+ hangout sharing tips for improving the user experience on your site, which it uploaded to its AdSense YouTube channel. This week, Google shared the video on the AdSense blog bringing it to our attention. The …

Facebook Separates News Feed Into Sections Facebook Separates News Feed Into Sections
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Facebook unveiled a new News Feed design today that places more of an emphasis on the things users care about. Before the unveiling, there were rumors that the design would feature separate feeds for things like music, images and more. …

Cutts: Use Autocompletetype On Web Forms Cutts: Use Autocompletetype On Web Forms

In the latest Webmaster Help video, Google’s Matt Cutts answers his own question: Can you explain a little bit about the proposed “autocompletetype” attribute? Is this something I should add on my web forms? “The basic idea is lots of …

Learn How To Design Android Notifications Learn How To Design Android Notifications

There’s a time and place for every notification in Android. Consumers won’t be happy if you constantly spam them, but smart notification design is key to enhanced engagement. Learn more about it in this week’s Android Design in Action. This …

3D Printers Are Changing The Classroom 3D Printers Are Changing The Classroom

Last week, we took a look at how 3D printing will revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Before it can do that, however, it needs people who know how to use the technology. That’s where education comes in. The folks …

Look At Craigslist's New Visual Design Style Look At Craigslist's New Visual Design Style

Craigslist is well known for its design, or lack thereof, so it’s interesting that the site now has a more visual listing style. Jeremy Zawodny tweeted about the changes over a week ago, but they’ve gone relatively undiscussed until TechCrunch …