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Penguin, Bond, Typography

June 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

I was reading NiceF**kingGraphics this afternoon and came across a link to a new series of James Bond novels to be released very soon in the UK, and illustrated by Michael Gillete (buy prints here). I started poking around the Penguin site a bit more and encountered their blog, filled with interesting posts from a […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Books · Culture · Design · Graphic Design · Typography

Steakhouse Guys

August 23rd, 2007 · Comments Off

Thetyee.ca is a BC-based online paper, something I’ve been reading occasionally for a few years now. Usually very entertaining. Anyway, I was talking about early retirement with a friend yesterday, about getting some matching velour tracksuits, hitting the croquet pitch, wearing a nice gold chain, sitting in the gazebo with the indoor/outdoor and Hawaiian lamp… […]

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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

SXSW Interactive Goodies

March 17th, 2006 · Comments Off

SXSW ended over the weekend, and now that most folks have recovered from their hangovers, they’re starting to post photos, videos, podcasts, and blog entries. A few good ones: Podcasts (MP3s) Heather Armstrong & Jason Kottke Keynote Chat Two blog giants sit down and share stories. Interesting to hear them *speak*, and have them share […]

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Tags: 2.0 · Archived from Blogger · Blogs · Funny · Ideas · Podcasts

Great quote

February 14th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Addressing account executives (film industry): “Because (and I’m paraphrasing David Mamet) unless you’re an artist, unless you’ve written drama, unless you’ve been HUMBLED by the process of MAKING IT ALL WORK you will still maintain the arrogance drilled into you from birth and solidified by your graduation from Yale that YOU KNOW THE ANSWER TO […]

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Some recent links of note

November 30th, 2005 · Comments Off

Putting people first Daily insights in the burgeoning field of experience design, user experience and innovation from the people at Experientia. Future Perfect Future Perfect is about the collision of people, society and technology, drawing on issues related to the user research that I conduct on behalf of my employer – Nokia. Managing Innovative Thinking […]

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What everyone should know about blog depression

July 29th, 2005 · Comments Off

Cute. More here. Or download the entire PDF for handy reference in times of anxiety.

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Blair is funny

June 24th, 2005 · Comments Off

Consistently smart, grouchy posts from the designer’s designer – always on the move.

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Time to upgrade your Flickr Account

April 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off

The good folks at Flickr recently teamed up with Yahoo! and are now able to offer an excellent price on a Pro account – $24.95USD. Just TRY to upload 2GB of images in one month! And no storage limits! And tags!These guys are to be admired. They’ve really done a great job. Read Caterina’s blog […]

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