Why this font is everywhere
What makes a truly great logo
How the inventor of Mario designs a game
How to solve problems like a designer
The surprising pattern behind color names around the world
The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.
It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.
Why danger symbols can’t last forever
Bad typography has ruined more than just the Oscars
It's not you. Date labels on food make no sense.
It’s not you. Phones are designed to be addicting.
How free games are designed to make money
How Snapchat's filters work
How the heart became ♥
How a melancholy egg yolk conquered Japan
Magic Eye: The optical illusion, explained
The origin of the '80s aesthetic
How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence
Where the "comic book font" came from
How one typeface took over movie posters
The font that escaped the Nazis and landed on the moon
The reason every meme uses that one font
Why the Wingdings font exists
The big fight over Coexist
The hidden oil patterns on bowling lanes
How TV gave us the classic soccer ball
How cars went from boxy to curvy
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
Why old buildings use the same leaf design
Why the Lincoln Memorial was almost never built
Why ships used this camouflage in World War I
How the Mona Lisa became so overrated
How architecture changes for the Deaf
How did pink become a girly color?
How Juul made nicotine go viral
How "Instagram traps" are changing art museums
Why safe playgrounds aren't great for kids
The design tricks that keep skyscrapers from swaying
How Norway designed a more humane prison
The real reason Boeing's new plane crashed twice