Touch Means a Renaissance for Radial Menus
Radial menus are suddenly in vogue, but it's not just passing fashion. For touch, this is good interaction design.
Grids, Design Guidelines, Broken Rules, and the Streets of New York City
The history of New York City's aggressive grid of city streets offers plenty of lessons for digital designers.
A 1922 silent movie shows off perhaps the first mobile phone, "Eve's Wireless," a contraption that required a fire hydrant and an umbrella to work.
Jacques Villeglé: The Original Mashup
An exhibition of torn poster art asks fascinatingly relevant questions in an era of online mashups and user-generated content.
Design Treasures Found and Lost in the Paris Métro
Tons of cool historical design in the Paris subway is getting gutted.
Vu Magazine: Photos, Robots and Cutting-Edge Design
I expected nostalgic photos, but instead got insight into how technology works to spark design innovation.