There was a time when every car’s glove compartment was crammed with tattered fold-out road maps, trim rectangles that became table-size monsters that challenged you to refold them neatly.architecture : design : Urban :
In this episode Charles Hazlewood tracks down the pioneers of minimalism, which began on America’s west coast in the 1950s. Describing them as ‘prophets without honour’.film | TV : music :
What are the universal structural elements of all stories?
1) Hook. 2) Build. 3) Payoff.
If you haven’t got 1), 2) and 3) you’ve got nothing.
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What are Design Principles? Design Principles are a set of considerations that form the basis of any good product. Why use them? Design Principles help teams with decision making. A few simple principles or constructive questions will guide your team towards making appropriate decisions.design : resources :
It took Arad two years to agree to the commission and when he did, it was with the goal of improving functionality, rather than fashion. “How do you free people from the tyranny of the hinge?,”design : product :
Read the stories of early space exploration from the original transcripts. Now open to the public in a searchable, linkable format.travel : words :
But not everyone was impressed. Barbra Streisand heard one of the pictures was of her beachfront home in Malibu. So she sued them for $50m, for invasion of privacy.copywriting : words :
Dutch architects NL created a forest of 100 trees planted in shopping trolleys at the Urban Play event in Amsterdam, Netherlands, which ended 2009.design : Urban :
@DanLepard is an award-winning baker who has worked for great chefs all over the world, including Giorgio Locatelli and Alastair Little. His latest book is Short and Sweet, the ultimate home baking compendiumfood : Baking :