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Time Magazine Tablet Demo 2

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Nice evolution of interactive periodical UI design, jump-started by the iPad. Joe Wilcox from BetaNews recently retracted his criticism of the iPad, and made specific mention of the oft-heard criticism that it’s “…the CD-ROM of 2010…”

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Tags: Apple · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Industrial Design · Interactive · Magazines · News · Newspapers · Technology · Uncategorized · You Tube

What is Design Currency?

March 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments

I have the good fortune of attending ICOGRADA’s Design Week 2010 in Vancouver at the end of April. The GDC is a Host Partner for the event, and a few good friends have been logging a ton of extra-curricular hours to ensure a world-class event. I’m really looking forward to it (not to mention the […]

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Tags: Canada · Culture · Design · GDC · Graphic Design · Ideas · Inspiration · Interactive · Motion Graphics · Technology · You Tube

Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop

March 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

From Keiichi Matsuda. Thanks to Pomo Project for the link.

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Tags: Architecture · Culture · Design · Electronics · Film & Video · Interactive · Interior Design · Motion Graphics · Surprising · Technology

Graffiti Analysis 2.0

March 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

I was first introduced to Evan Roth’s work at FITC 2005. He was just finishing up his Masters at Parsons, doing incredibly beautiful work with digitization of graffiti and pulling funny pranks at US Post Offices. He was also running a personal project to become the #1 listing on Google for a unique string of […]

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Tags: Culture · Design · Film & Video · Interactive · Technology

IdN 15th Anniversary Book

March 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

I’ve always loved IdN. Beautifully-produced, eclectic subject matter and paired with a DVD of moving goodies, I treat myself to one or two issues per year. Turns out they have recently published a book commemorating 15 years of publishing. Lots to see here. Click on “View Fullscreen” in the area above to see all the […]

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Tags: Books · Branding · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Inspiration · Interactive · Magazines · Technology · Typography

Remember Büro Destruct?

March 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The original Büro Destruct book came out while I was attending Emily Carr.  It made an impression on our class, capturing some of the design trends occurring at that moment in time. Post-graduation, I’d kept up with their work only loosely. Turns out they’ve been very busy. The video above is a teaser for their […]

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Tags: Books · Culture · Design · Film & Video · Graphic Design · Interactive · Typography

Oh Apple, how you tease. And inspire.

June 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Zoinks! This is amazing. Wish I could see it in person. More here. And a video of it action:

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Tags: Apple · Art · Design · Inspiration · Interactive · News · Technology · You Tube


June 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

So I’ve had a Twitter account for a while now, but havn’t really found a good use for it yet. The most fun from Twitter usually comes from outside developers creating interesting data crunching of the tweets. Tweetvolume is a fun tool to see how certain words stack up in the flood of tweets. I […]

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Tags: 2.0 · Apple · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Interactive · Social

This speaks to me on many levals.

July 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

From my hero, John Maeda, the Misspeller.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Heroes · Interactive

Canadian Census, 2006

July 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

Census data is coming now, with lots of coverage on the federal site, as well as this nice summary Flash piece on the CBC site.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Canada · Culture · Interactive · Web Design

Issey Miyake

March 20th, 2007 · Comments Off

Wired.com reports on Issey Miyake’s recent Kyoto Prize (more here). The official Miyake site offers a lot of interesting interactive pieces (esp. here). I previously noted some of Miyake’s timepiece design here.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Fashion · Interactive · Japan · Web Design

We Feel Fine

September 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

This makes me feel fine. My oh my. What a display of design & technology. Just beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Congratulations to the creators.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Graphic Design · Interactive · Web Design

[Heroes] John Maeda

May 11th, 2006 · Comments Off

“The greatest form of education, whatever field it may be design, education, economics, science or what not, occurs when you have the fortune of meeting great people. Period. You will find great people by being earnest in your work, humble in attitude, and doing your best in all situations. You will find great people by […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Heroes · Interactive · Japan

Masterwerk (Is it too late to sell the house and move into one of these?)

February 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

New Porsche 911 Turbo. The Flash presentation is very tight. Very tight.

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Tags: Advertising · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Business · Interactive · Web Design

We Are The Web

July 27th, 2005 · Comments Off

“The Netscape IPO wasn’t really about dot-commerce. At its heart was a new cultural force based on mass collaboration. Blogs, Wikipedia, open source, peer-to-peer – behold the power of the people.” By Kevin Kelly Related Info: Mosaic adopts “Netscape” as it’s new name (1994) From Fortune’s latest Issue: Remembering Netscape: The Birth of the Web

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Tags: 2.0 · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Ideas · Interactive · Web Design


July 15th, 2005 · Comments Off

Evan Roth is sickenly talented. I saw him speak at FITC this year and left feeling sorry for myself. His Graffiti Analysis project (part of his Master’s at Parsons) is brilliant. He blogs on a regular basis here, and has done some great guerilla activism pranks.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Culture · Inspiration · Interactive

Stolen Lions

June 24th, 2005 · 1 Comment

DDB Brazil looks to be establishing itself as a “talent borrows, genius steals” interactive shop, and they’re being noticed: they picked up a couple of Cannes Cyber Lions for their “work” – and drew the ire of a well-known designer haunt. Inspiration is one thing, but c’mon fellas! Original: “Industrious Clock” Yugo Nakamura (2001) Stolen: […]

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