Apple loses another senior designer

Plus Amo's third app is here; AI's billion-dollar copyright battle; A critique of critiques of blandification; 2023 was a bad year for UX; Tailwind releases Heroicons Micro; and more

Here’s what’s happening today in design: Apple loses another senior designer; Amo's third app is here; AI's billion-dollar copyright battle; A critique of critiques of blandification; 2023 was a bad year for UX; Tailwind releases Heroicons Micro; Soren Iverson is releasing an updated book; GradientGraze Figma plugin; The history and philosophy of design in Silicon Valley; Should buttons tell a story of past interactions?; App concept for pre-planned routes to iconic places around you; Clean UI for display options.

TODAY IN DESIGN 1854

Revolutionizing Fabrication: Allen B. Wilson's "Four-Motion Feed" Sewing Machine.

On this day in 1854, Allen B. Wilson, a name synonymous with innovation in sewing technology, received a U.S. patent for his revolutionary "four-motion feed" sewing machine. This innovation was a game-changer in the world of textile and garment manufacturing, significantly enhancing the efficiency and precision of sewing machines.

Wilson's "four-motion feed" mechanism allowed the sewing machine's needle to move the fabric in four directions, enabling more consistent stitching and a greater variety of stitch patterns. This advancement made the sewing machine more versatile and reliable, vastly improving the quality of garments and textiles produced.

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