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Watch Design Council’s “The Value of Design”

The Design Council’s research found that not only can design thinking increase the range of products a business develops, but it can also lead to more inspiring workplaces, happier staff, better service and, as a result, greater customer satisfaction […]

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Watch Design Council’s “What is UX Design?”

In this video, Steve ‘Buzz’ Pearce, Design Director at Skype, and Mat Hunter, Chief Design Officer at the Design Council, talk about what ‘UX design’ means, finding the ‘soul’ of a digital product and how we’ve only scratched the surface of what’s possible […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 20 percent of the global luxury market by 2015 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 20 percent of the global luxury market by 2015

China’s luxury market is expected to grow at 18 percent annually during the next five years and will take more than 20 percent of the global market by 2015, driven by enthusiasm among the younger generation […]

Shanghai World Expo: UK Pavilion 0

Shanghai World Expo: UK Pavilion

U.K. Pavilion is designed to highlight the country’s long history of bringing nature into its cities. The theme, “Building on the Past, Shaping our Future,” together with the innovative design, is meant to challenge Chinese perceptions of Great Britain as traditional and stuffy […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: China’s richest people are getting even richer 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: China’s richest people are getting even richer

The average wealth of the Chinese mainland’s top 1,000 richest people jumped 26 percent to US$722 million this year from a year earlier despite the sluggish stock market and the tightening measures meant to cool the sizzling economy, according to the latest Hurun Rich List […]

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China leads US in clean energy 2

China, Technology, Innovation and the Environment: China leads US in clean energy

China beat the United States for the first time last year in investments in low-carbon energy such as wind and solar power, according to a report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts recently […]

Autodesk helps Smoke & Mirrors New York bring The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover to life 0

Autodesk helps Smoke & Mirrors New York bring The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover to life

The visual effects team for Smoke & Mirrors New York (SMNY) recreated the classic Beatles Abbey Road album cover and then brought that moment to life for 30-second and 60-second spots promoting the MTV videogame The Beatles: Rock Band.

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 4 million Chinese families own million dollar assets 1

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: 4 million Chinese families own million dollar assets

The more than 4 million Chinese families with million dollar assets in 2008 will reach 7.8 million in 2013, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) published recently […]