Pens have gone beyond being simple tools for making marks on paper, and smartpens like the Livescribe 3 — which syncs notes and audio to a mobile app — are fundamentally changing what it means to write.
Flat web design has been one of the hottest and most sought-after trends in 2013. But how much promise has it shown? Will it be able to pull off the same magic it has cast on web designers this year? We all know how the nature of trends in the industry these days is often short-lived, as no particular technique seems to have a long lifespan. However, this makes me wonder at times whether “flat design” is at all a trend in the first place.