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Designing Coachella: Interaction and Stage Design by Vita Motus

Festivalgoers to Coachella expect weekend-long partying that stimulates all the senses. The festival caters to the ears with lively performances by top artists, and it dazzles audiences with dynamic stage designs and futuristic interactive experiences. After this past Coachella, we looked into the stage artists who deliver the interactive experiences that energize the festival’s atmosphere. We...

Tower of Babble: The Emoji Paradox

This article was originally featured in Print’s Fall Issue, the Text Issue. Find it in MyDesignShop.  Contributed by Zoe Mendelson Decoding the failed set of files we don’t want to admit we use every day. The BBC recently called emoji the UK’s fastest-growing language. But is emoji a language? Language hinges on a convention...

8 Imaginative Stop-Motion Animation Projects

Stop-motion animation may seem like a tedious endeavor, but the riveting results make it well worth it. The process requires superhuman focus, obsessive attention to detail and endless dedication. To bring the objects in a stop motion animation to life, animators must create scenes frame by frame, photographing every movement. Once they have all the photographs,...

Nimble Design: Creative Thinking in the Digital Age

“Employers want to hire nimble thinkers: people who are not only content experts but who also are agile in adapting to new technology and new directions in their fields.” — Robin Landa Robin Landa’s latest book, Nimble: Thinking Creatively in the Digital Age, encourages and nourishes nimble thinking — the ability to adapt and...