Walkabout

Walkabout

A city reveals itself to Pico Iyer and Teddy Cruz.

Those Flying Machines

Those Flying Machines

Drones that enhance our lifestyle, by frog.

Future Green

Future Green

Setting an agenda for environmental issues in the 21st-century.

All Articles

The Collective Instinct
Impulse

The Collective Instinct

Exploring the human inclination to curate: what we keep, why we keep it, and what it means for design.

Luck Has a "RNG" To It
Behavior

Luck Has a "RNG" To It

Playing the odds: how slot machines and the uncertainty of random numbers stimulate the human psyche.

1:1
Play

1:1

The business potential of in-game brand placement: the info and the economics.

Hasselblad 501CM
Object

Hasselblad 501CM

Observing the observer: the Hasselblad 501CM has become both a physical artifact and a mythical symbol of ritualized engagement with the world.

Erik Spiekermann
In Person

Erik Spiekermann

Legendary type designer Erik Spiekermann talks type with frog, expounding on the beauty – and the difficulty – of designing numbers.

Calculated Design
Methods

Calculated Design

In defense of quantitative analysis: a new call for integrated design research.

Digitalism
Art

Digitalism

What's on the other side of the digital art equation?

Writing Without Words
Stortytelling

Writing Without Words

Book designer Stefanie Posavec visualizes On The Road as a literary organism.

Calendar
Events

Calendar

What's happening in design and business this summer.

Calendar
Events

Calendar

What's happening in design and business this season.

The Behind-the-Scenes Battle for Your Medical History
Innovation

The Behind-the-Scenes Battle for Your Medical History

Investigating the competitive bid for your personal health records – a who's who of the key industry players.

The Paradox of Choice
Economics

The Paradox of Choice

A capitalist case for universal health care.

Dynamic Archetypes and Lifestyle Changes
Methods

Dynamic Archetypes and Lifestyle Changes

A new approach to design research and health: when Personas aren't enough.

Switching Off Disease
Innovation

Switching Off Disease

The shocking new way that genetic researchers are battling disease – and how designers can help.

Innovation and Control
Strategy

Innovation and Control

Navigating the complicated space between creativity and control in medical device design.

Single-Sided Deafness: A Graphical Tale
Infographics

Single-Sided Deafness: A Graphical Tale

A visual investigation of what it means to live with single-sided deafness.

PC Development for the Developing World
Brand

PC Development for the Developing World

Examining the OLPC project: the cause, the controversy, and – above all – the competition.

frogMed: Case Studies
Design

frogMed: Case Studies

A brief introduction to frog's work in the health space, from stress reduction to surgery.

iTEACH: Taking on TB and HIV in South Africa
In Person

iTEACH: Taking on TB and HIV in South Africa

Zinhle Thabethe, Outreach Director of iTEACH, talks with frog about the impact of technology on the treatment of HIV/AIDS and TB.

Medical Breakthroughs
Innovation

Medical Breakthroughs

A slideshow of recent medical breakthroughs from top research labs around the globe.

Future Health Concept: The Aura
Design

Future Health Concept: The Aura

frog shares a future design concept for personal health. bringing together traditional healing methods with cutting-edge technology.

The New Exclusive
Innovation

The New Exclusive

From the walled garden to the gated community: why social networks would benefit from keeping the riffraff out.

Defining the New Singularity
Design

Defining the New Singularity

Exploring the next level of convergence: between hardware and software, information and object, human and technology.

SEE: A New Paradigm for Education
In Person

SEE: A New Paradigm for Education

Nell Daniel, Executive Director of Sweat Equity Enterprises, talks with us about the impact of design education on America’s youth.

Change Agency and Transformologies
Methods

Change Agency and Transformologies

Understanding the power of design to facilitate positive change in the end-user.