RandomYou should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllargeCrash Course: Design for StartupsI recently stumbled across screenshots of old websites of mine and was hurled into a state of reminiscent shock. I knew they were bad, but wow they were outstandingly horrible (redeemed only by their microformats support! I kid, I kid). Several years and a few Georgia Tech design and HCI courses have passed since those atrocities graced the web but I archived them in a sort of reverse portfolio as a personal reminder of how much my design sensibilities have matured.
about brainpickings.orgHey there. My name is Maria Popova and I’m a reader, writer, interestingness hunter-gatherer, and curious mind at large. I’ve previously written for Wired UK, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, among others, and am an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow. Maria Popova.An Espresso GlossaryOne of the most common types of questions I see in my inbox goes like this. "What is BAR?" or "What is a vibe pump?" Terminology exists in all things.
MotomotionMarch 2, 2005 A high-impact interactive installation supporting a major new product launch for Motorola - sponsors of the Winter Music Conference in Miami. It's a hard life sometimes.The Food SystemThe Food System The Food System - Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Social Issues Team and Elliott Kuhn (graphic artist), 2004. Agricultural Treadmills PDF version of Agricultural Teadmills For more detail see: Howard, Philip H. 2009.FashionFirst we fell in love with the city-ready look of Skora, a new “natural” sneaker brand from Portland, Oregon. Then we fell in love with the shoe itself. Since we received a pair, it is pretty much all we’ve been wearing around town, on the beach or running, to the gym, to work, to yoga. They are super comfortable and light, and they make us feel like we’re floating or walking on clouds. They feel totally natural, almost like being barefoot, only better! And that is just what the designers intended.
strange picturesUPDATE: The Return of Bent Objects Wires transform these objects from inanimate to hilarious works of art. Little polish girlWarm and Cool – Color Psychology in Web DesignWhether we like it or not, it is impossible to deny the fact that colors are able to arouse different emotions. We can’t control this process, it happens on the level of subconscious. There is a theory that the connection of colors and emotions is laid at the gene level.About 3QD 3 Quarks Daily"I couldn't tear myself away from 3 Quarks Daily, to the point of neglecting my work. Congratulations on this superb site."—Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University.