Design news stories - Page 2
Expanding the C-suite: Why customers need a seat at the table
Yet, as with everything conceptual, there are wide-ranging views of what human-centred design actually means.
Kiwi media design project, Girls in Games, celebrates its 5th birthday
The project introduces young women to creating simple 2D or 3D games using GameMaker...
Good Design Australia: Zebra Technologies wins award for DS3600-series scanner
This year, a jury consisting of 35 international design experts assessed 244 shortlisted entries from around the world.
Brother celebrates flurry of honours at recent iF Design Awards
For the tenth consecutive year, the company took out top honours for the appearance, functionality and environmental performance of its products.
Making design thinking an ‘always-on activity’
When operated as a continuous routine process with your customers, design learning cycles will help inform your fundamental business strategy.
What does a kitchen redesign have in common with data center planning?
Typical challenges found in poor kitchen designs seem to mirror those found in data center designs
Simplicity to dominate visual trends in 2017, says Adobe
"2016 was a year filled with digital chaos, distraction and uncertainty. This year, the world is ready for simplicity and truth."
Adobe's trend predictions brings gender roles and diversity to the forefront
“And shining a spotlight on female creators and subjects will highlight gender roles and diversity for completely new perspectives in 2017.”
Adobe Creative Cloud applications receive major updates
We summarise the changes made yesterday to Adobe's collection of design tools.
Design thinking lies at the corner of risk management and innovation
Right now, businesses of all shapes and sizes are struggling to find the next disruptive, digital idea that will lead to exponential growth & profits.
Sneak peaks of Adobe’s newest tools and features
The Sneaks session at this years’ MAX creative conference put the spotlight on some of the latest innovations from the company.
NZ's best digital designers announced
It’s official, the digital interactive winners of the New Zealand 2014 Best Design Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland just tonight.
Android App Review: InstaFontMaker
InstaFontMaker is a typeface design app available in free and premium versions. It is about as good as you could expect a type design app for your phone to be, which is not necessarily the insult it sounds like.
News: Apple Design Awards, Aperture and iPhoto unified libraries, MagSafe 2, and more!
In the afternoon following the main WWDC Keynote, Apple announced the winners of the prestigious Apple Design Awards.
NowNet to help SMBs access the best of the web
New company keen to help small businesses achieve growth online using modern tech tools.
Quantity or quality?
Increasing website traffic is one thing, but how do you turn that traffic into sales?
Kiwi businesses are being offered access to a network of over 40,000 designers around the world.
Masters of the Universe
"The galaxy is still there, but you have to enable it in preferences now,” commentators note.
Connon Daly, general manager and head of technical for The IT Team and former IT manager for the web and digital design company hairyLemon, talks to Henrietta Kjaer about what is required of today’s IT professionals.
A picture is worth a thousand words
Sometimes you just need a picture to get people to understand what you’re talking about. If you could put it all in a diagram everything would become clear!
Free Photo Editors
These alternatives may not be as comprehensive as the almighty Photoshop, but they are completely free to download and use.
Look here, buy now
Digital signage might not be in every store around the country, but it’s certainly making a good effort to be!
Getting Clearer Pictures
Isn’t it frustrating? You download some photos from your digital camera to your computer and they’re all fuzzy.
If you like comics, you’ve probably heard of ‘manga’. It’s a unique comic style developed in Japan that appeals to readers of all ages.