Sony Invents Virtual Reality Display Visible To the Naked Eye

Using spatial reality to combine the virtual and physical world, Sony’s new Spatial Reality Display creates an incredible 3D optical experience that is viewable to the naked eye.

All Good Things: Jony Ive Officially Leaves Apple, Closing Out An Era

He made a name for himself as THE Apple design guru, bringing to life such iconic designs as the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad yet, as with all good things, Jony Ive’s time at Apple has drawn to a close.…

Check Out Google’s New Design-Testing Tool Resizer

Google has a new interactive web design tool called Resizer, which lets you test how web pages respond to material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile, and tablet. Just go to the tool, plug in a URL and see how it…

Adobe Launches New Quick Website Building Tool ‘Portfolio’

Adobe announced the launch of Adobe Portfolio, a new tool to help people quickly build personalized websites. When we say “quickly,” we mean in minutes, or at least that’s how Adobe describes it. The offering is available to Creative Cloud…

GoDaddy Adds Logo Design To Small Business Services

GoDaddy just announced the launch of GoDaddy Logo Design Service, which gives customers a way to “refine their online image” with the help of a professionally designed logo, which can be designed and customized to their own requirements. With the…

The Power of Credibility Based Logo/Website Design To Achieve Higher Website Conversion Rates

I recently co-authored post doctorate research and an academic paper for the “International Journal for Human-Computer Interaction”. The paper concludes that a credibility based logo in conjunction with a credibility based landing page will increase conversion rates significantly. If not,…

Facebook Puts Women Up Front with Icon Redesign

Facebook’s friend icons have just received a redesign – and there’s more to them than better haircuts. Yes, both the male and female silhouettes have had their day at the stylist, but the more important change comes from a slight…

Bing Copies Pinterest’s Approach To Image Search

Last week, Bing announced a redesigned image search experience across both desktop and mobile. The changes, it says, will result in more traffic to websites. In fact, it suggested that site will not only get more traffic, but higher quality,…

App Developer On Designing Apps For Apple Watch, Other Wearables

It remains to be seen just how popular Apple Watch will be, but there’s no question that that the era of wearables is here, and a lot of developers are rushing to get in the game and prepare for the…

How To Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly, According To Google

As you’re probably aware, Google is preparing to launch an algorithm change that includes a signal telling Google sites that are mobile-friendly should get a rankings boost. This will remain just one of many signals Google takes into account when…

Get Ready For Google’s New Mobile Ranking Signal

Throughout the course of last year, Google made a bunch of moves showing that it was focusing on improving the mobile search experience for its users by way of getting websites (otherwise known as search results) to make themselves more…

eBay Redesign Doesn’t Go Over Very Well

This week, eBay launched a redesign for its iPad app, and it doesn’t seem to be going over very well. The company appears to be trying to make its experience less like Amazon and more like Pinterest. The problem is…

Airbnb Goes Balls to the Wall with New Logo

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…

This Video Explores How Color Affects Online Shopping Behavior

BrainCraft has a new video out looking at how color affects our emotions, and how it relates to our online shopping habits. Something to think about when designing your product pages. Image via YouTube

Google Makes Navigation More Customizable

Google just made its general navigation more customizable. In a Google+ post, the company announced that you can now rearrange the various Google apps that you use in whatever order you like. If you use Drive and Google+ more than…

Google Tells You How To Make Infinite Scroll More Search-Friendly

Does your site utilize infinite scroll? When does right, it improves the user experience, and saves users from having to click over to multiple pages to find the additional info they seek. Have you ever considered how it might affect…

These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google

Are you working on an Android app and want to know how to best stick to Google’s guidelines while inserting your own personality into it? Well, that’s certainly a tall order for most indie developers, but it is possible. In…

Kanye West Harvard: Kanye Gives Lecture To Harvard’s School Of Design

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

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, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

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…