Seriously!?

Posted by on Aug 27, 2010 in Design, Type | No Comments

Check out the detail in this birth announcement! AMAZING!

http://www.graphic-exchange.com/home.html – Page2RSS.

NRDC: Go Below the Surface of the Gulf Oil Disaster

Simple interactive piece takes you below the Gulf to see how the oil is effecting the marine life.

This is a nice use of technology to bring what is usually dry and unemotional information to life in a more interesting and engaging way.

NRDC: Go Below the Surface of the Gulf Oil Disaster.

A Design Is Only As Deep As It Is Usable | Smashing UX Design

This is a great article that showcases how every decision made about a website from technology to aesthetic should be made to increase the usability and experience.

It has some great comparisons of navigational systems showing them in finished, design state and in a stripped down, as basic as you can get state so you can see how aesthetics can improve the usability of a site.

A Design Is Only As Deep As It Is Usable | Smashing UX Design.

Haitian Artisans Hotify Celebrities’ Homes With Their Original Designs | Fast Company

 

The next big thing in Haiti (besides Wyclef) may just be the newly formed organization, Brandaid, an enterprise of artist, Cameron Brohman, and others that partners with local Haitian artists and sells their works to the Hollywood celebrity circuit.

Haitian Artisans Hotify Celebrities’ Homes With Their Original Designs | Fast Company.

Mobile Web Design: Best Practices

This is a great article that covers a lot aspects of mobile web design showing the different considerations that need to be taken compared to desktop web design.

In some ways designing for the mobile web is similar to how we had to design for the web ten years ago. File size and connection speeds are all very important to consider especially with the increasing talk of major mobile carriers moving away from unlimited data plans. Screen size, amount of content and interactivity are important as well, the precision of the mouse is now replaced with fingers of all shapes and sizes.

It’s a little long but worth the read!

Mobile Web Design: Best Practices.