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  • The iPad Arrives

    As I’m sure you know, tech and geek news has been buzzing for weeks about the arrival of the iPad and today was the day for pre-orders to arrive by UPS and…

  • Bold not Beige

    A recent design project by Pentagram for the Achievement First Endeavor Middle School in Brooklyn caught my attention. Paula Scher calls the Achievement First project “an opportunity to correct the beige mistake…

  • Sunday Print Inspiration

    Having a mellow Sunday with lots of new design magazines and some homemade broccoli and roasted red pepper soup.

  • Red Pixelate: iPhone Adhesive Design

    Red Pixelate is the second design in my pixelate series. This time, it’s specifically designed to scale for an iPhone.  I’m still working on the design scaled for a laptop. Just got…

  • Thirty Conversations on Design

    Thirty Conversations on Design 30 of the world’s most inspired creatives answer two straightforward yet incredibly complex questions: “What single example of design inspires you most?” and “What problem should design solve…

  • Citrus Pixelate: Vote for My Design at Infectious

    Citrus Pixelate, my laptop adhesive design for Infectious I first heard about Infectious when I went to an event at IDEO in 2008 when my company, Ideacodes, had just started working with…

  • Honda U3-X Personal Mobility Concept

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-pe3_Fwa5o&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Honda is literally reinventing the wheel with its new concept, the U3-X Personal Mobility Concept, an experimental personal mobility device that provides 360 degree movement. The concept relies on technologies derived…

  • Origami Tea Packaging

    Directed by artist Natalia Ponomareva from Russia, here is an amazing project with packaging of tea bags produced under the principles of origami. The bird forms and unfolds gradually while the tea…

  • The Browsable Grid

    Several sites, including my own PicoCool, are taking advantage of the grid view as a fast way for users to browse content. Designers have been relying on the grid for generations as…

  • Helveticize Your Web

    It’s been fun to see new scripts and themes developed to “Helveticize” the web, starting with Google Reader, then Google Calendar, Gmail, and now Twitter.  If you’re a Helvetica lover, you’re in…

  • Ideacodes and MTV International

    Ideacodes had the pleasure of working with the social responsibility division of MTV Networks International on the launch of the microsite for Cherry Girl, their newest global talent. At MTVCherryGirl.com, visitors can…

  • The Color Palette of Noodles

  • Eye vs. Eye and Kern: iPhone Games for Designers

    As much as I love iPhone apps, I haven’t really gotten into games as much as other types of apps (social networking, productivity, photography, music, search, etc.), but these two games from…

  • WhatTheFont for iPhone

    If you’re a designer, you’ve probably used WhatTheFont, the service that can identify a font from a photo, web graphic or scanned image. Now you can get those same features on your…

  • Adobe Max

    It was great to see Simone Legno (aka Tokidoki) speak about his work and process. That’s his laptop shown above.

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  • Adobe Design Achievement Awards

    In Hell’s Kitchen, NYC to judge the 2008 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. It was great to meet Tina Roth Eisenberg in person after following each other online, Joshua Davis, Armin Vit, Michael…

  • Young Women Driving the Social Web

    In an article at the NY Times last week, the writer states that “research shows that among the youngest Internet users, the primary creators of Web content (blogs, graphics, photographs, Web sites)…

  • Social Design Strategies Panel at SXSW 2008

    I’m pleased to let you know that Max Kiesler and my proposed SXSW panel, Social Design Strategies, has been selected for SXSW 2008. Thanks to everyone who voted using the panel picker.…

  • PicoCool: Cool Content from Real People

    After spending the last two years as eHub, obsessively profiling and trying out almost every web application that’s come out, I’ve decided to try something different from a new perspective. I just…

  • SXSW Interactive Panel

    A few months ago I was asked by Tom Markiewicz, CEO of EvolvePoint, to be on a panel about “Using RSS for Marketing” for the SXSW Interactive Conference coming up March 9-13…

  • Social Visualization, Looking Inside Out

    Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been thinking about different aspects of data visualization (see an earlier post). Patterns in the Ecosystem Since my first job on the web as a…

  • The Impact of One Visualization

    In an excellent article at the Adobe Design Center site, David Womack describes the significance of one visualization in “Seeing is believing: Information visualization and the debate over global warming.” Womack describes…

  • Capturing the Flow of Design

    The best way to present or analyze a design would be to record the desktop of an entire design cycle so that people (users, clients, developers, customers, etc.) can see the entire…

  • Internal Elegance

    In mathematics, the highest measure of a mathematical forumal is to have internal elegance. I think the same is true for web apps and https://www.thecareclinic.org/viagra100mg-sildenafil/ design.

  • Pouf

    I first saw a pink pouf in the window of Friend SF.  When I got closer, I loved the idea even more: a waterproof, all weather, durable but lightweight stool/bench/table made with…

  • The Shift

    Many of the trends we’ve been seeing in Web 2.0 aren’t limited to the internet, as much the Valley likes to think so :) Ideas that arise from subcultures do so for…

  • The Cloud

    This combines so many elements that I’m drawn to into one functional environment – beyond object.  It’s meditative, ethereal, and draws from camping technology (rip-stop nylon, portable).  Camping in my tent has…

  • Stylehive Launch: Party and New Features

    Last Thursday night was the official launch party for Stylehive, the social shopping community focused on new trends, products, designers, stores and experts. The launch party was fabulous. Thanks to everyone that…

  • Damien Hirst Manolo Blahniks

    We were strolling through Union Square and I caught this great display of Manolo Blahnik shoes by Damien Hirst at the San Francisco Neiman Marcus Manolo Blahnik retrospective.