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Issue #63 — 25 Feb '16

Unflattening design

“A confident designer with a flat perspective is usually heading straight to the land of missed opportunities.” Intercom designer, Julien Zmiro, discusses better understanding the problems you’re solving.

POINTS OF VIEW

Designing for the Apple TV

UI design for the big screen is still relatively young, but the first shots have been fired and common themes have emerged. Read up on some considerations and recommendations for designing for the living room.

SEE IT ON THE BIG SCREEN

Wove bands, designed by Manual Creative

Manual Creative combine branding, interface and packaging design to help launch the Wove band, a flexible always-on touch display which can either lay flat or wrap around a wrist. Part tech, part fashion, partly just nice design. See also what bendable screens mean for the future of UI.

ROUND THE BEND

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Art, design and collaboration at Artsy

An interview with product designer Katarina Batina looks at Artsy’s design-led culture and processes, designing for the art world, and her thoughts on what design has to offer.

READ ON

Mobile World Congress 2016: the biggest news in mobile

The Verge's headlines and highlights about all things mobile from this week’s show in Barcelona, including Google's Project Tango indoor mapping.

In brief

Resizer from Google Design

Part of Google Design’s ongoing initiative to create guidelines for responsive material design, Resizer is an interactive viewer to see and test how digital products respond to browser breakpoints.

SIZE UP YOUR DESIGN

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