Car console 2, the Tesla

From Mishel: This is the dashboard and center console of the Tesla Model X. It is interesting because of the large touchscreen they use to communicate a variety of information – from GPS to music control to air conditioning and valet mode. The touchscreen is not yet very common in cars, and its use in … Read moreCar console 2, the Tesla

Religious Groups Tree

From Mishel: This is a screenshot from It attempts to draw a tree structure showing the origins and history of all major religious groups. The +,- buttons let you zoom, and you can pan with the mouse. Since there are occasional schisms and reunifications, the way they have displayed it within the tree structure … Read moreReligious Groups Tree

Fitbit manual explainers & instructions

From Yasmine: It is a product user manual of Fitbit Flex on their product website. Last weekend, I got this wristband as a gift and had no idea what it is and how it supposes to work. Fortunately, the user manual explained the multi functions of this product and its technical specs in a very … Read moreFitbit manual explainers & instructions

I Got Arrested visual comic guide

A booklet from CUP on “I Got Arrested! Now What?”: This issue of Making Policy Public breaks down the juvenile justice system comic book-style. Check out the system step-by-step, meet the decision-makers, and pick up crucial tips as you follow the story of Chris from his arrest to the last gavel slam. The fully unfolded … Read moreI Got Arrested visual comic guide

Renters’ Rights visual guide

Again from the Center for Urban Pedagogy, a foldout pamphlet poster aimed at tenants in Chinatown, New York — telling them their rights & remedies. The Project Description: Rent stabilization is a law that makes housing more affordable to thousands of New Yorkers by limiting how often and how much rent can go up. But … Read moreRenters’ Rights visual guide

Language Rights are Civil Rights infographic posters

Another great project from CUP, the Center for Urban Pedagogy, this time on language rights: The Project Description: If you don’t speak English in NYC and you’re trying to access government services, NYC and NY State’s innovative language access laws guarantee you the right to the assistance of an interpreter. But many immigrant communities aren’t … Read moreLanguage Rights are Civil Rights infographic posters

Housing Court navigator

Another amazing infographic guide for a non-expert to navigate Housing Law, from the CUP team. Their project description: Your faucet is leaking, there’s mold in the bathroom, and your landlord is trying to evict you! You head to court to sort things out. But navigating the maze of NYC’s housing courts can be overwhelming, and … Read moreHousing Court navigator

Housing Court Help

From CUP’s amazing design/public service operations: Their project: Housing Court Help Many tenants in NYC’s hectic housing courts don’t know that they have the right to ask for realistic terms for themselves when they’re negotiating with their landlord, or how to get help understanding the agreements they sign. CUP collaborated with Housing Court Answers and designers … Read moreHousing Court Help

Corporate document redesign

From Jay Mitchell, clinical professor at Stanford Law School, & his paper on Putting Some Product Into Work Product: The abstract of his paper: Clients hire corporate lawyers to make useful things for them. Those things are documents, such as contracts and corporate bylaws. Lawyers have some good tools for making these products; standard forms … Read moreCorporate document redesign