The Man responsible for this Iconic, if not entirely functional Lemon Squeezer has now designed a smartphone with an edge-to-edge screen for Chinese electronics company Xiaomi. The Mi Mix Smartphone has a unique ceramic body and 91% screen area, which places the interface firmly in the foreground of the design. Starck said of the ceramic body: “It’s incredibly strong, and it’s warm, it’s the same structure as jade.” Click here to find out more.
Check out this article discussing the link between our increasing dependance of mobile technology and the importance of good design. ‘“I wanted to connect the worlds of design, technology, and business together, so that people wouldn’t see them as three different things,” Maeda explains of his report.’ ‘We unlock our phones every few minutes—every 5.6 minutes, according to the report— meaning a single bad design decision can pop up again and again for a user throughout the day. Computers were once the […]
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