The subtlty of Search

If you are interested in little UI/UX details I recommend you head over to Little Big Details to check out some of their postings. One that I really liked was regarding the search utility found on Designspiration. Designspiration When you go to the search page you are presented with a white screen. There really is only one visual … Read more

Mac and iOS App Icons Compared

Really great article from pxldot on Mac versus iOS app icons.  The much more interesting icons are those that have focused their design on communicating more clearly by getting rid of, or greatly reducing the visibility of, non-key details. I love this technique in that it mirrors the overall process of transitioning an app from the … Read more

A legend speaks

If you have any interest in advertising.  I recommend you watch these 10 one minutes discussions with legendary ad man Lee Clow.  Lee was responsible for most of th biggest advertising campaigns that Apple created.   Adweek Minute: Lee Clow #1 | Adweek Hat tip to The Loop for pointing out this series

Dieter Rams on Good Design as an Advantage

Fast Company’s CoDesign newsletter featured a piece on “Dieter Rams On Good Design As A Key Business Advantage“.  If you are a fan of design and believe in how it can make a difference to your company this is one article you should read. It also features his Ten principles of good design that I think … Read more

Insanely great read

I just finished reading Ken Segall’s “Insanely Simple” book that came out about two weeks ago. I have to say this has been one of my favorite books in a long time. Ken worked for Chiat Day who was part of the team responsible for some of Apple’s best advertising. For anyone who thinks this book is just another book … Read more