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Walala X Play

Walala X Play by  Camille Walala

Walala X Play by Camille Walala

Artist/designer, Camille Walala, has created an eye-popping interactive installation, WALALA X PLAY, that’s complete with her signature graphic patterns, geometric shapes, and bold colors. She created a colorful maze that references the waterways of the Greenwich Peninsula, the curve of the Thames, and the shape and angles of the building. WALALA X PLAY is on display at the NOW Gallery in London.

Her signature Tribal POP style present a boundless energy that work perfectly for show-stopping and social spaces - “the bigger the better”.
— camillewalala.com

Cozy Cotton

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Specializing in furniture, art, cooking products, linens, and other home accessories, Cozy Cotton is a Korean online shop focused on home furnishing. Tom Jueris spearheaded this beautiful packaging and branding project for the company. His elegant combination of all-caps serif, italic, and handwritten fonts create a personalized and upscale feeling, further propelled by the simple yet luxurious photography.

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Source: Abduzeedo

DekoRatio Branding & Design Studio

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Located in Budapest, Hungary, DekoRatio Branding & Design Studio is a mecca for interior design, epitomizing the intersection of influence and inspiration. From their basic identity to their sliding doors that cleverly change messaging written on the wall behind it, no stone was left unturned in this beautifully and brilliantly designed space.

The DekoRatio office not only provides an experience to its visitors, but also acts as a showroom for interior design. The space is divided into two parts in the angle of a "K": an industrial space and an all-white office space. This division speaks to the studio's ability to execute brand strategy and also to produce signs and prints.

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Source: Behance

The Current State of UX/UI Design

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Today's consumer spends much of their time online, and as such, the importance of UX and UI design is ever-growing. Not so long ago, UX thinking was limited by the capabilities of the devices we used. Today, however, in a world where our devices capabilities' seem limitless, UX has begun to encompass something greater: front-end design, animation, and generally speaking, a higher level of UX thinking.

The following series of examples were designed by uixNinjaNischal MasandTushar SainiRafzin p and more. These mobile transitions and animations display the direction that UX thinking is headed, including micro-interactions, which the user may not notice directly but subtly enhance the user experience.

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Source: Abduzeedo

FIFA Poster Designs

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 ∆ Studio—JQ ∆ designed these amazing Swiss influenced posters concepts for the 2018 World Cup in Russia this year. Loving the aesthetics and unique presentation.

Source: Abduzeedo

New York City Ballet Art Series: Geronimo

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Amazing work form Turkish American visual artist Jihan Zencirli, also known as Geronimo. This current work is comprised of thousands of compostable, biodegradable balloons joining together to form amazing installations living inside the New York City Ballet's home at Lincoln Center.

“Balloons are only for a moment. They disappear and vanish. So rooted in my work is this reminder that you will only have this experience at this particular time. You’re here, you’re seeing it, you’re alive.”
— Geronimo

Source: Abduzeedo

Transcending Marketing

In 1976, Milton Glaser was a young designer in New York City. Having barely staved off bankruptcy the year before, New York was suffering from poor headlines and middle-class flight to the suburbs. Desperate to revamp it's tourism industry, the New York State Department of Commerce decided to institute a PR campaign. “I love New York” slogan had already been conceived and Glaser was tapped to draw the logo.

This he did—in a few seconds. On his way to a client meeting, Glaser was in the back of a taxi when he fished a red crayon out of his pocket and drew I ♥ NY on a used envelope. Later, he stacked the text on two lines and turned his creation loose. 

Told the campaign would only run for a few months, Glaser did his work pro bono and refused to copyright it. The thinking was that if the logo was free to everyone, it would become part of the city’s iconography.
— Roberta Klara | AdWeek

Four decades after I ♥ NY first appeared in 1977, the logo designed by Glaser (who didn’t copyright it) still benefits the state’s Economic Development Corporation and also embodies to spirit of the city.

Herman Miller's Live OS

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Herman Miller's new furniture solution, Live OS, is the first human-centered furniture system that allows a workspace to “sense” people and their preferences. The system has the ability to remember your workspace settings and track your engagement online. The Live OS system is part of Herman Miller’s Living Office, focusing on bringing real advantages and proven outcomes to people and organizations.

With Live OS, people take charge of their work experiences. By pairing the app with any connected desk, people can set preferences for sitting and standing and move comfortably between the two throughout the day.
— Herman Miller
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