Breda: A Dutch Town Gone Graphic Design Crazy →
I knew about the design museum that recently openend in Breda, but apparently there was also a nice graphic design festival. Kind of funny I should first learn about this from a Japanese website…
Stephen Hay has written an excellent manifesto for meaningful design. Actually it’s more like a manual. He begins by saying there’s a lot of design sameness on the web and then proceeds to show how to avoid this: start by developing a great concept, rather than just firing up Photoshop and styling away. His 5-step ‘design funnel’ method sounds good and I’m certainly...
History of graphic design →
Maryellen McFadden, a.k.a. Alki1 on Flickr, has posted lots and lots of graphic design works from different times and places. A great source.
Time-lapse video (screencast) of somebody... →
From now on, whenever I’m asked what my job is like, I’ll have to show them this video. (via Kottke)
NxE’s Fifty Most Influential Female Bloggers →
Websites are digital, so why make them look like...
I’m a big fan of the work of Jason Santa Maria, but today I’d like to mention a comment on one of his articles by Neil Scott. Jason wrote about (not) using the ‘slanty photo treatment’ in his work, because his clients don’t seem to like it. Neil replied by saying: I’ve often thought about retiring all analogue effects from my designs as a protest in favour of web...
Jonathan Yuen →
I just rediscovered this site today. Amazing.
I’m very much looking forward to the R.E.M. concert in Amsterdam tomorrow. They’ve created a great, very web 2.0 tour site.