I’m trying hard to remember what I’ve always told myself when it comes to print and web design: tools do not a designer make. via First Impressions of the Olympus E-PL5 — Shawn Blanc.
A long but good essay on thinking about cars the same way you think about networs… blog.thoughtwax.com » Join the dots Sitting in a soul-destroying traffic jam in Moate the other day, I realised that the design of cars is basically broken:
For instance, this little item… A coffee mug for Helvetica lovers: Helvetica, the typeface everyone loves to hate—and hates to love—now has its very own coffee cup. Austere but oh so cute and clever. You can get it for $18 bucks at Veer. Also, don’t forget to check out the Helvetica film. Too bad, I don’t drink coffee.😦 Now playing on iTunes: Catalpa Waltz from the album “Catalpa” by Jolie Holland Technorati Tags: coffee, mug
quiet … read and write and think # ah, the future of music….😛 http://urltea.com/1i7k # is listening to "Harmonic Necklace" by Penguin Cafe Orchestra from "Preludes Airs & Yodels" # is listening to "Where Will You Go" by Harlem Zip Code from "Om Lounge, Vol. 9" # is listening to "Elevation" by Paul van Dyk / U2 from "The Politics Of Dancing (Disc 1)" # is listening to "Bodyrock" by Moby from "Play" # is […]
Waking up with the absurd notion that today will be purposeful and well-lived. # Contemplating a former "friend" whom I’ve had to chuck out the window, so to speak. Why do I so often end up friends with con artists? # is listening to "Missing U" by Tubbs from "Departure Lounge – World Chill" # is listening to "Safe from Harm" by Massive Attack from "Blue Lines" # is listening to "Superconscious (So Alive)" by […]
I have, against all common sense, signed up at both twitter and tumblr. The links are, as of this writing, up there on the left, underneath my email address picture. I must be more addicted to this place than I had thought! Home (Navdeeps Pressure Mix) from the album “Redesign – Realize Remixed” by Karsh Kale Technorati Tags: tumblr, twitter
I couldn’t resist the title on this one. It also seems to be a useful article in its own right. Design Better with CRAP – lifehack.org All design starts from four basic principles, abbreviated as CRAP (they come in no particular order, so the more squeamish can rearrange them to form “CARP”, if you like. I’d advise against “PCRA”, though…). These are Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, and Proximity.