background preloader

Vintage web

Facebook Twitter

The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face. Hello there!

The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

If you enjoy the content on Neurotribes, consider subscribing for future posts via email or RSS feed. Graphical interface pioneer Susan Kare, photo by R.J. Muna Point, click. The gestures and metaphors of icon-driven computing feel so natural and effortless to us now, it seems strange to recall navigating in the digital world any other way. How did we get from there to here? iPad photo by Ben Atkin, under Creative Commons license The Mac wasn’t the first computer to present the user with a virtual desktop of files and folders instead of a command line and a blinking cursor. The revolutionary ideas in Engelbart’s demo were further developed at Xerox PARC, where a 24-year-old Steve Jobs took a legendary tour in 1979 that convinced him that the GUI represented the democratic future of computing.

Mputer Arts - Vintage vector textures. Computer Arts is the magazine for people who believe design matters, and has been inspiring and informing graphic designers and illustrators since 1995.

mputer Arts - Vintage vector textures

With both a deluxe print edition and a fully-interactive, bespoke iPad edition, Computer Arts brings you behind-the-scenes access to cutting-edge design projects, in-depth analysis and incisive opinions from the design world's thought leaders, plus the very best new work from the global design community. Subscribe to Computer Arts Whether it's a shift in creative thinking or a change to the business of design, you can rely on Computer Arts to bring you detailed analysis of the pivotal events. We'll introduce you to the industry’s most exciting trailblazers as well as highlighting the world’s freshest new talent, digging deep to discover what makes each of them special.

In short, if design matters to you as much as it does to us, you need a Computer Arts subscription. Magazine team Design content team Advertising. Téléchargez les typographies du Commodore, de l’Apple, de l’Atari 400, de Acorn BBC Micro, du Sinclair ZX Spectrum, du Commodore 64, de l’Amstrad CPC et MSX… :-) Téléchargez les typographies du Commodore, de l’Apple, de l’Atari 400, de Acorn BBC Micro, du Sinclair ZX Spectrum, du Commodore 64, de l’Amstrad CPC et MSX… :-) Bonjour à toutes et tous Ce matin on commence ce mercredi par un retour typographique dans les années 70-80 avec les polices bitmap qui ont marqué nos logiciels et nos interfaces de ces 30 dernières années.

Téléchargez les typographies du Commodore, de l’Apple, de l’Atari 400, de Acorn BBC Micro, du Sinclair ZX Spectrum, du Commodore 64, de l’Amstrad CPC et MSX… :-)

Mises en ligne par Damien Guard, il est possible de les télécharger (à la fin de l’article) pour ajouter un peu de 8-bit à vos compositions graphiques ou à vos ouvrages sur écrans ! Téléchargements : Commodore PET (1977) Archiveteam.

Geocities

The Million Dollar Homepage - Own a piece of internet history! The Million Dollar Homepage Poster. $22,500 worth of pixels! 21 years old and facing a monster overdraft: it’s typical. We’ve all done it, haven’t we? But how do you turn from an indebted student into a self-made millionaire in a matter of months? Observe this quirky poster and learn – it’s a large-scale version of a legendary webpage that made its owner a mint from doing very little indeed, and it might just trigger off a genius idea of your own. Linny counts her ad revenue Measuring 60cm x 60cm and in full glorious colour, every detail is visible in this poster’s high-gloss finish – and the story itself has a finish that can’t be beat either.

The tale began in August 2005, when Alex Tew decided one evening that he needed to solve his financial problems fast. ...another $22,500 slice of internet history! (And we've found Wally!) The idea was, like all the good ‘uns, awesomely simple. Sexy sushi. Les premières Homepages des géants d’internet. Facebook, Youtube et Google+ en 1997 ! Bonjour et bon mardi Ce matin je vous présente « Once Upon », un projet assez fou qui réinvente trois sites plutôt populaires, soit Facebook, Google+ et Youtube mais en les imaginant en… 1997 !

Facebook, Youtube et Google+ en 1997 !

Avec des tableaux, des bordures, des typographies toutes laides, des gifs animés et beaucoup de couleurs par défaut… à regarder dans Netscape bien-sûr ! On remarquera donc YouTube qui nous offre un choix de options d’encodage à sélectionner avant de regarder une vidéo, ou encore Google +, où les cercles de vos contacts sont affichés en fait… dans des carrés.