When you're perusing your Facebook account, your brain might be fooling you into thinking you're doing something incredibly creative and productive that will improve your life. If only that were true!
Have you ever wondered how the hell spaceships get made? I mean, how does something like the six-legged ATHLETE rover go from an engineering fantasy into an actual working thing? Creativity? Technological know-how? Sure, you need plenty of that. But most of all: It takes the stones to dream up what no one ever…
While you may think that staying creative is not important for your work or life, keeping your brain alert and create unexpected connections could mean the difference between living a good life or snooze through a world of beige.
Apps for consuming web content on the iPad have largely shaken down into two categories: dedicated apps for individual sites and RSS readers populated with a users' selected feeds. DesignScene is something else entirely: a prepackaged bundle of all-things design.
Marriage, huh? Maybe some day. In the mean time I'll just sit here and chuckle about the manner in which Chris Trivizas chose to deliver his wedding invitations:
With a laptop, smartphone, and ubiquitous WiFi, do desks matter anymore? This short film, entitled—gasp—"The Desk," tackles a fascinating subject we all take for granted, exploring the work surfaces of artists, designers, and writers, messy and minimal.
OK, ok, we get it—the iPad's going to have us consuming media like it's our jobs. But to all of those it's-not-a-content-creation-device naysayers, the $8 SketchBook Pro app says, "check this out." [iTunes]
Ask someone to describe an Apple advert and I bet you they'll say "different," "artistic," and maybe even "funny," and that's all very nice for Apple (we'll ignore those who'd respond "irritating.") But according to a study due for publication next month, years of seeing those funky ads may have had an unexpected…