Readings for Lunch — [ 16 Oct 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
A comprehensive examination of the phenomenon of adorable, life-size Japanese characters getting stuck in places. (source)

DESIGN

More Padding, Please!

The power of padding in product design. Because white space is not empty space, and is not wasted space!

DESIGN SYSTEMS

Thinking in Symbols for Universal Design

A superb talk by Benjamin Wilkins, Design Technologist at AirBnB, about the idea of "symbols" in design and how they are using them to automate their work.