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Maximalism: Jason Rhoades

What is Maximalism and what is an installation artist? Many artists tend to choose Los Angeles as a safe haven of diversity. While Jason Rhoades’ groundbreaking works first gained recognition in Europe and New York, he was born in California. Which, the artist spent the

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UX versus ID: Understanding the Design Industry

UX: In the past few years we’ve seen a lot of new job positions that lead to generating quite a confusion in the industry of digital design. A brief history of Industrial and Interaction Design (IxD synonymously called UX) situates the entire history of interaction

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Thinking Like an Industrial Designer

“Who has a Behance?”… None of the design department bothered answering.   ANDesign Lab’s industrial designer, Ming Chen then presents me with his website.   “Thanks for visiting my site! I am currently an industrial designer at ANDesign. It has been a blast after graduating.

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A Mobile Contraceptive App – Can You Trust It?!

Sex sells…so they say. In 2015, Natural Cycles was barred from advertising the app as a contraceptive in its home country of Sweden. They then hired a team of researchers, who wrote a paper arguing it was nearly as effective as other contraceptive methods. The aim of the

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Converse’s Iconic Branding and the Test of Time

Converse sues 31 major companies for infringing on the Chuck Taylor. What does that mean for trademark regulations moving forward? The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has filed an amicus brief in Converse, Inc.’s Feb. 1, 2017 federal circuit court appeal of the June

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Manufacturing Your Design Career

“What a day. What a time. Design and all it stands for and how it’s helped me succeed. Here’s how I’m manufacturing my career.” On Thursday, February 2nd 2017, CEO of ANDesign Lab, Andrew Namminga was invited to be the opening speaker for the Duncan

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Small Business Trends : Office Plants

Looking to get more creative? It starts with your work space! Office Plants are revitalizing especially working in a high pressure, deadline driven creative environment. I looked at the NASA Clean Air Study as my point of reference for this list of “office plants for creative

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Free Wifi for New Yorkers…maybe.

FCC approves $170 million for New York broadband WiFi expansion. At long last, the FCC can move forward with reforming its rural connection subsidies for the broadband era. If you work in media, then you know that there is nothing higher than the Federal Communication

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CES 2017: Pre-Market Technology. What to Expect?

The world’s tech industry has gathered in Las Vegas to bet big on their newest, coolest, and weirdest, new products at CES 2017. It’s never really a “new year” until after the holidays because that’s when all the new tech innovations are displayed to market. Today is