The You are Here team in the Social Computing Group at MIT’s Media Lab is preparing (and posting online) a city map a day for the next year.
Clear criteria for evaluating studies
A good review of culture-color links
It turns out that the designers (and others) who have made Moleskine notebooks so popular are onto something important.
British practitioners/researchers installed a new signage system in several hospitals (images are available at the website noted below).
Gantman and Van Bavel report on their recent work on pareidolia, or “seeing something significant in an ambiguous stimulus.”
Ridgway and Myers investigated emotions linked to particular logo colors.
Dubois, Rucker, and Galinsky have confirmed that sometimes people select options because of perceptions of their own social status.
Researchers pondering variations in evaluations of designed objects and spaces will be intrigued by a study recently completed by Bakhshi, Gilbert, and Kanuparthy.