Tagged: design


IoT Future and UX

Two excellent slidedecks about the Internet of Things. First by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, one I would say is foresight and business oriented. The changing nature of things: the present and future of connected products. from Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino And the second by Claire Rowland, about the complexity and challenges of designing IoT products. UX for the internet […]

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A moment with Craig Mod

Craig Mod on the beautiful, tactile, books he makes and how they fit in the new book/ebook ecosystem.

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Design Sensibility

don’t confuse someone that has strong design sensibilities with strong design skills. Recognizing and appreciating strong design, and being able to create strong design, are very different things. —The CEO as Head of Product

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Mujicomp

It’s a bunch of thinking about how designers (and BERG in particular) might start thinking through making products for ’smart cities’ (as they’re known for good and for ill) including the qualities that these products should possess in order for them to be invited into people’s homes – something we’ve started calling ‘mujicomp’ as shorthand […]

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UIs du futur

Karl nous fait un beau petit retour sur les UI futuristes dans les films. (La table dans The Island est mon interface préférée.)

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I want everything we do to be beautiful

I want everything we do to be beautiful. I don’t give a damn whether the client understands that that’s worth anything, or that the client thinks it’s worth anything, or whether it is worth anything. It’s worth it to me. It’s the way I want to live my life. I want to make beautiful things, […]

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Escalante Blue

The name of my company, Taste of Blue is taken from a William Gibson quote but I love how Matt Webb defines and relates blue to the internet in his Escalante presentation : Blue is a good colour. It’s the colour of Neptune, of course; it’s the colour of the future of humanity. It is […]

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Experimental Jetset on Union Editions

Fantastic interview with Experimental Jetset. Focuses on design studios and the design industry but loads of good stuff for anyone running or planning to start any kind of creative business. Also some interesting opinions about larger agencies and client work which applies to web developement in much the same way. Talking about bands, when it […]

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cloudkitchen

The gang at CloudRaker have come up with an awesome “Christmas card” by holding and producing cloudkitchen, they organized and self catored a Christmas dinner and made a gorgeous book out of the whole process. Well done!

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Logos multiforme

Il y a à peine moins d’un an on annonçait la marque pour la grande région de Montréal, je m’aimais pas tellement. L’an dernier aussi, les Olympiques de Londres dévoilaient leur branding aussi conçu pour fonctionner dans une variété de couleurs et en une variété de format. Je tombe maintenant sur le même type de […]

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Shopdropping Montréal

Shopdropping Montréal is a Montreal based collective made up of artists and designers who take part in the act of shopdropping. —Shopdropping Montréal

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Web2ExpoSF 09: Jeff Veen, “Designing for Big Data”

As a general rule, when you can see Jeffrey Veen at a conference. Watch.

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Can design save the newspaper?

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Berlin, Teil I

Yikes! Already one week in Berlin and I haven’t written anything here! I’ve Flickred though and Twittered. I’m not going to write a “real” post, just a series of paragraphs noting things, don’t really feel like weaving the whole thing into a complete text that makes sense ;) First flight was great, probably the most […]

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Make Great Products

We believe that we’re on the face of the Earth to make great products, and that’s not changing. We’re constantly focusing on innovating. We believe in the simple, not the complex. We believe that we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products we make, and participate only in markets where we […]

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