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Entries Tagged as 'Apple'

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

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

Tweetvolume

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

Watashi wa, Mac-desu

January 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

These are fun, but serve as a reminder of my lack of Japanese language skills, despite my ethnic heritage. Sigh… some day!

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Tags: Advertising · Apple · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Film & Video · Funny · Japan

The Basement Mac Collection

August 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

Whoa!

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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Surprising

Nike+ launch

June 1st, 2006 · 1 Comment

Sneaker fetishist/designer Jeff Staple describes the buzz and atmosphere at the day-long Nike + Apple launch of the Nike+ iPod integration kit. Too much fun. I can’t wait to try these out. I think it’s a great idea, done the right way by two smart companies. -photo courtesy of Jeff’s site.

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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Branding · Fashion · Retail

Bow to The Steve

March 27th, 2006 · Comments Off

Vanity Fair article about Steve Jobs. “But in some substantial sense all of these books are, in their way, about the tragedy of Steve Jobs, about a romantic but doomed hero, about Jobs as a Camelot figure whose shining moment is always eclipsed by harsh and banal reality. Failure, or, at best, overreaching, has largely […]

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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Culture · Design · Magazines

Yum.

August 16th, 2005 · Comments Off

Would be nice if this were real. More ideas:http://www.t3.co.uk/news/general/general/the_new_ipods” Robert Brunner, who oversaw the design of the Powerbook and now works for leading design firm Pentagram, has created a number of concept designs that combine a wireless version of the ubiquitous MP3 player with a watch, camera and a phone.”

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Tags: Apple · Archived from Blogger · Design · Ideas · Industrial Design

Good design, bad design

August 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

The scale of these two projects is very different, but by comparing them side-by-side as design exercises, they highlight the opportunity for success through innovation & execution of a vision. In Apple’s case, they have (as they always seem to), in NASA’s case, they havn’t (as they always seem to). Also, this comparison further shows […]

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