Synergy and discovery at the fourth annual design science symposium at RISD: Baumeister shared the brilliant work of designers who have embraced the notion of biomimicry, “consciously emulating nature’s genius” to solve a wide range of problems. Reflective fibers inspired by spider webs and all but invisible to the human eye are now being embedded […]
At MoMA: Naoki Ono and Yuuki Yamamoto’s silicone coasters and placemats mimic the scribbles that are often the starting point of great ideas. Ono and Yamamoto make up YOY, a Tokyo-based design unit that creates products that spark conversations and encourage storytelling.
Big news. My design company, Ideacodes, has been acquired by Adobe and Max and I are joining as Creative Directors of Creative Cloud. To learn more, visit the site, which has links to news and such. Reprint of our letter: We started Ideacodes nine years ago with the shared desire to design unique and engaging […]
Brilliant, inexpensive technology: Supercomputer built from Raspberry Pis and Lego A team of computer scientists at the University of Southampton in the UK created a supercomputer out of 64 Raspberry Pi matchbox Linux-on-a-chip computers and Lego. The team included six year old James Cox, the son of project lead Professor Simon Cox, “who provided specialist […]
Ideacodes is working with Surfline, providers of surf report, forecast and editorial content to consumers, businesses and government agencies worldwide. We’re thrilled to be working with their product team on the user experience and user interface design of new products.
“Don’t fight forces, use them.” – Buckminster Fuller
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Thoreau
Ideacodes worked with Pipewise, a customer lifecycle management SaaS solution for marketers of web and mobile businesses. We analyzed their current product and created a new UI for their private alpha release.
Ideacodes developed a new site for Buro Ole Scheeren, an internationally celebrated architecture firm founded by Ole Scheeren and Eric Chang with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. – Jack Kerouac Via explore
Prismacolor marker drawing.
Today was the internet’s SOPA strike day. Netizens, websites and tech companies rallied to stop the internet censorship bills, SOPA and PIPA. From the EFF‘s post, Thank You, Internet! And the Fight Continues: The numbers are pretty amazing. More than 1 million messages (and counting!) were sent to Congress today via the EFF action center. More […]
Happy new year!