The first secret of great design | Tony Fadell

The first secret of great design | Tony Fadell

In the great 1980s movie “The Blues Brothers,” there’s a scene where John Belushi goes to visit Dan Aykroyd in his apartment in Chicago for the very first time. It’s a cramped, tiny space and it’s just three feet away from the train tracks. As John sits on Dan’s bed, a train goes rushing by,

Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Sometimes, easy means difficult. Have you ever been assigned an easy task, which for you is actually very difficult to perform, and maybe for nobody else? That is when you experience frustration. I have experienced that when I started taking singing lessons, and my teacher told me to breathe

Design for All 5 Senses | Jinsop Lee | TED Talks

Design for All 5 Senses | Jinsop Lee | TED Talks

In an age of global strife and climate change, I’m here to answer the all important question: Why is sex so damn good? If you’re laughing, you know what I mean. Now, before we get to that answer, let me tell you about Chris Hosmer. Chris is a great friend of mine from my university

Drawings that show the beauty and fragility of Earth | Zaria Forman

Drawings that show the beauty and fragility of Earth | Zaria Forman

I consider it my life’s mission to convey the urgency of climate change through my work. I’ve traveled north to the Arctic to the capture the unfolding story of polar melt, and south to the Equator to document the subsequent rising seas. Most recently, I visited the icy coast of Greenland and the low-lying islands

Tracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting

Tracy Chevalier: Finding the story inside the painting

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Youna Jung I’m going to tell you about an affliction I suffer from. And I have a funny feeling that quite a few of you suffer from it as well. When I’m walking around an art gallery, rooms and rooms full of paintings, after about 15 or 20 minutes, I realize

Why people believe they can’t draw – and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

Why people believe they can’t draw – and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Mile Živković Hi. I’ve got a question for you: how many people here would say they can draw? (Laughter) I think we’ve got about one or two percent of the hands going up, and it’s interesting, isn’t it? It’s a little bit like people think of spelling or singing. They think,”You

Draw your future | Patti Dobrowolski | TEDxRainier

Draw your future | Patti Dobrowolski | TEDxRainier

Translator: Aura Raducan Reviewer: Ido Dekkers Maya Angelou once said, “A solitary fantasy can transform a million realities.” What dream or vision do you want to turn into reality? I always wanted to go into business for myself. I could be a consultant. I’m going to go gluten free, right after I eat that last

The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen

The art of being yourself | Caroline McHugh | TEDxMiltonKeynesWomen

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Peter van de Ven The chances are you’ve looked in at least one mirror today. You’ve had a shave, or you combed your hair, or maybe you checked your teeth for spinach after lunch, but what you didn’t know is that the face looking back at you isn’t the face

Why do we need public art? | Nancy Ann Coyne | TEDxBratislava

Why do we need public art? | Nancy Ann Coyne | TEDxBratislava

Translator: Katarina Vlkova Reviewer: Zuzana Šplhová So it’s really a pleasure to be here, and thanks so much to the TEDx team for the invitation. I am a photographer and a public artist, and I grew up right outside New York City. And I was fascinated by all the different stories that New Yorkers had,

The hilarious art of book design | Chip Kidd

The hilarious art of book design | Chip Kidd

Hi. (Laughter) I did that for two reasons. First of all, I wanted to give you a good visual first impression. But the main reason I did it is that that’s what happens to me when I’m forced to wear a Lady Gaga skanky mic. (Laughter) I’m used to a stationary mic. It’s the sensible