Dan Formosa
June 16, 2015

6 Predictions that will change design as we know it

As companies and organizations around the world look for ways to solve a seemingly endless number of problems, we’re seeing...

Ayca Cakmakli
March 9, 2015

Femme Den: Inspire young girls today to become great leaders tomorrow

Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day celebrates women’s social, economic and political achievements while also...

Kamdyn Moore
February 19, 2015

Femme Den: Reframing the conversation around gender, design and the working mom

The topic of working mothers is not a new one, but the conversation has shifted dramatically in recent years. Today,...

Russell Blanchard
January 17, 2015

CES 2015: Brands fail to deliver meaning in a connected world

A record number of visitors attended the recent International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas for an inside look...

Anna Shaw
Anna Shaw
October 15, 2014

Femme Den: Why I didn’t pursue a STEM education, but I hope you do

In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day and her contributions to math and science, Smart Design Creative Director Anna Shaw writes...

Jessi Pervola
August 11, 2014

Femme Den: Why Under Armour gets women

This week, Under Armour (who also happens to be one of my all-time favorite clients) released a new campaign to...

Shannon Fong
Shannon Fong
July 25, 2014

Femme Den: Tory Burch takes on wearables

I have to confess, like many other people I know, I gave up on my activity tracker. At first, I...

Nathalie Collins
Nathalie Collins, Kristi Candela
May 29, 2014

Femme Den: Getting gender design right

Today, it’s far too common for companies to create beautiful and interesting products without a real consideration for why...

Ayca Cakmakli
August 8, 2012

What hunting for a mate teaches you about great design

If some of these ideas seem familiar, you’re right: what you look for in a partner is also what you...

Smart Design
January 7, 2012

“Heck, it’s just prettier,” says the New York Times

Women today ask a lot of their bakeware. They demand efficiency for harried weekdays, yet a casual and elegant aesthetic...