/Design/ Last Updated: Fri, Nov 16th, 2018 @ 8:55pm EST

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Mark Sullivan

Democrat Stacey Abrams bows out of race for Georgia governor

Republican Brian Kemp–who as secretary of state oversaw the vote counting process–will become the state’s new governor.

Democratic hopeful Stacey Abrams has effectively conceded the Georgia gubernatorial race to secretary of state Brian Kemp after an election and vote count riddled by claims of voter suppression.

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Yanko Design

Sarang Sheth

This mini-server is giving you back control and ownership of your data

Internet hacks have affected lives, societies, countries, and even governments. Whether it’s interference in elections, an email leak, password database leak, or just a leak of photos from your cloud, you stand to lose your data for the simple reason because that data isn’t ‘with you’. It lies on a remote server along with everyone’s data, making it susceptible to massive breaches. A Seattle-based start-up wants that situation to change.

The Helm is a private server that promises to...

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Rina Raphael

Whole Foods just named the top 10 healthy food trends for 2019

The wellness revolution is making stars out of once niche food categories.

Functional mushrooms? That’s so last year.

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Jared Newman

Microsoft’s next Xbox One might drop physical media

A discless Xbox would be a first for major game consoles.

Next year, Microsoft will reportedly go where no major console maker has gone before with a disc-free Xbox One console.

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Yanko Design

Sarang Sheth

The Ferrari F40 gets an unofficial, unbelievable revival!

The one thing that drew me to a profession in design was the absence of boundaries. You had the ability to create practically anything your heart desired, and that ability to create was encouraged. If, for instance, you wanted the Ferrari F40, a car that’s practically a hallmark in supercar history, to be revived, you could do it yourself. The F40 had a limited run from 1987 to 1992, and never saw an official revival, although fans all around the world fondly remember the iconic piece of...

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Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Nov 16, 2018

The unfamous Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. Where you'll find the most interesting designs/artworks/concepts curated by one of us to utterly inspire your day. Besides that, it's an opportunity to feature work from other designers, artists, and creators in general that we haven't had the chance to write or featured.

For this Daily we are selecting in graphic design,...

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Melissa Locker

For some reason, Chili’s is opening a clothing store for Cyber Monday

Move over Netflix and chill, it’s time for Chili’s Bar & Grill.

Do you feel God in this Chili’s tonight? Or is that just the Christmas spirit? The fast casual chain known for bargain baby back baby back ribs and data breaches is celebrating Cyber Monday with an online pop-up boutique full of clothing meant to make your friends and your enemies jealous and, presumably, hungry.

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Yanko Design

Troy Turner

Moto of the Sky

A collaboration from 2sympleks and the Trendak Aviation engineering team, the Twistair 2.0 is an ultralight gyroplane that comes in three distinct options: naked, semi-enclosed and fully covered body. Each version delivers a unique experience with various levels of comfort and excitement can be achieved. With room for pilot and passenger, it’s one of the wildest ways to get from points A to B.

This design is a winner of the 2018 Red Dot Design Concept Award.

Designer: 2sympleks

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Motion Design for SEAT Arona Global Launch

Motion Design for SEAT Arona Global Launch abduzeedo Nov 16, 2018

Marco Salemi and Romina Giarrizzo shared a super stylish motion design project titled SEAT - Arona Global Launch. It features a lot of elements that made graphic design really awesome to me. I am talking about simple elements, textures and typography. There's definitely a 90's feeling too if you pay close attention. Some spray textures and style alongside with a lot of black and white. So...

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Whimsical Sticky Notes (launched yesterday!)

Hey DN, I'm really excited to announce that we just launched [Whimsical Sticky Notes](https://whimsical.co/sticky-notes/)! We built it to be a super flexible way to manage projects (kind of like a more flexible Trello), run design workshops, and do anything sticky-note-related. It's really simple and fast to do affinity diagrams, card sorting, kanban, retros, lean canvas, etc. I'd love to hear what you all think! Steve

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Melissa Locker

Just in time for Thanksgiving: 4 recalled turkey products to avoid

Look before you cook your Thanksgiving feast.

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the USDA is raising the alarm about raw turkey. The news comes as Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales recalled 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products after the USDA linked a pack of raw ground turkey to the cause of a patient’s salmonella poisoning.

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Troy Turner

Formalwear for Flowers

The only problem with recutting your flower stems to make your fresh flowers last longer is that you can’t trim down your vase too! That is, until now. Inspired by the way we roll up the sleeves on our dress shirts, designer Weihan He applied the same idea to the flower vase.

Simply called the Sleevase, the design is constructed from a flexible material that can be adjusted as you prolong the life of your flowers by trimming the stems. This way, you can extend the life of your flowers. Of...

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

Here are some troubling statistics on how Americans see algorithms

People say that content on their social media feeds makes them angry–which is exactly what social media companies want.

Many Americans feel angry when they use social media–and even more are suspicious of the way algorithms are manipulating their experiences online.

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Adele Peters

This blockchain-based platform will let anyone invest in renewables

Early next year, the startup Power Ledger will start selling tiny fractions of clean energy plants to anyone who wants to invest in helping renewables scale up, fast.

To have a chance of meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement, the world needs to scale up renewable energy six times faster than the current pace. One way to do that: Make it easier for anyone to support a large-scale solar or wind farm.

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Katharine Schwab

You’d never guess these gorgeous lamps are made from bioplastic

It looks just like metal–except it’s cheaper, more durable, and made with castor beans.

Many high-end lamps with thin elegant forms are made of metal. But a new lighting series from the London-based design studio Industrial Facility is composed of a bioplastic derived from castor oil.

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Michael Grothaus

How vividly imagining your own death can help your next career move

Imagining what you would like to have said about you when you die could give you the blueprint for your future.

Six years before his passing, Steve Jobs gave a highly regarded commencement address to Stanford graduates. In it one of the main themes he talked about was death. The way that Jobs talked about death, it wasn’t something to be feared, it was a tool to be used to empower you.

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