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Here’s something that you wouldn’t normally think of, but it makes sense. How does Microsoft build apps for macs without the computers? Well they do use macs and there’s a […]
The newly redesigned Domus (free registration required) web site has reviewed Contropiede by Peter Eisenman. Not knowing anything about Peter Eisenman, but interested in anything related to diagrams, the review […]
via Inside the Net 15: Steve Chen of You Tube
The handle changes color based on weather forcast the umbrella receives through a Wi-Fi network. MIT Advertising Lab makes the suggestion that this same technology could be used for billboards. […]
Phiculator is one of those tools that will make things golden for people that are trying to maintain some kind of order or proportion with numbers. Phiculator (pronounced “fye·cu·la·tor”) is […]
Hey look, iCab is a new browser for mac. One of the more interesting reasons you might want to use it is for Kiosk mode: While in Kiosk mode, iCab […]
I thought the above direct mail piece for a tire company by Y&R Singapore hit the mark. via www.ihaveanidea.org
Trend 6.9: people identifying terms with numbers. Is there any end in sight? Probably not, but if you’re curious about Design 3.0, you can read all about it here: http://nextd.org/03/index.html
Shoe horn, spoon or boning tool? Originally uploaded by Michael Surtees.
It’s Tuesday but it feels like Monday. This is not speculation, it’s my reality. So I dare ask myself the hardest of all questions, what would I rather be doing […]
Have a secret your dying to tell someone about yourself? Check out PostSecret.
Your identity vs their identity, using your identity to move from one site to the next is a challenge that is starting to creep into the lives of people that […]
Old Man Willow Originally uploaded by Bhalash. I’ve never heard of the term High dynamic range (HDR) before. The wiki def. s a set of techniques that allow a far […]
I’m not sure what yellow arrow is yet, but it does look interesting. I’ve been thinking a bit about American Idol and Second Life lately, and guess what – there’s […]
While I try to stay far away as possible from video games, I’m intrigued by the idea of Second Life. PSFK has an interview with one of the creators of […]
Kevin Guenther has found the spec site of all spec sites and shared it with the GDC Listserv. Over at Threads in Forum: Contests Empowering Web Developers Since 1997. Take […]
lib_all Originally uploaded by Michael Surtees. I’d be remiss not to mention the Designer’s Books / Pool at http://www.flickr.com/groups/designerbooks/pool/ If you’re reading this blog, sign up and share your book […]
Checking out designinteract.com, I came across a clear and to the point site for the AIGA. It chronicles the past AIGA National conferences. Each year has some audio files from […]
A smarter man than I suggested that the actual will always trump the potential though if I take that to it’s logical conclusion, I wonder how dull the world would […]
I luv translation sites. For instances how would I have been able to read about the above liquid cinema in german? In english we can find out all about how […]
Design books Originally uploaded by peressini.
The above illustration that GDC members received inside the latest Graphic Design Journal (issue 6) is pretty hot. Illustrated by friend Marian Bantjes, the fly leaf illustration is the perfect […]
“The Mirror Project is a growing community of like-minded individuals who have photographed themselves in all manner of reflective surfaces.”
I’m digging Anne Collier’s photos these days.
DesignMaven has passed me on an impressive sample list of design winners for Identity: Best of the Best 2006. As he mentions there are no Canadian winners. I think there’s […]
Every once in a while I get asked about where Edmonton is located. It’s west, but not too west.
I thought the image above was an interesting way to display particular links that Vasta checks daily. Compare that with his del.icio.us links. Image vs. text, which one is better? […]
Since bringing Maddie home in January, the world of Tamara’s and mine has not been the same. Having a weim has been a wonderful experience. But like anything it’s been […]
Where has this site on chart design been hiding? For those infodesign junkies out there, you won’t be disappointed. Visit Junk Charts!
We’ve all heard about how important a concept is when designing, practice safe design, use a concept. But how do you express that concept? Do you drop something on the […]
Super Macro Originally uploaded by jyoseph. There’s more to D.I.Y. design then just books. PVC and a lens, who would have guessed. See how it was built at http://www.jyoseph.com/extras/archives/2006/03/diy_macro_lens.php