THE FILM before THE FILM
Research project about the history of opening titles by Nora Thoes & Damian Pérez for BTK (Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule)
Airline luggage labels
Czech airline luggage labels
It looks a lot like Windows XP, if feels like Windows XP, and it is loved like Windows XP. It doesn’t have the same market share Windows XP had back in the day, but Windows XP was liked so much that Microsoft had a really hard time replacing it. Sooner or later Apple will have to radically evolve its UI paradigm. For example, it has to create stricter internal guidelines on the use of metaphor.
If iPhoto and the new maps app are test balloons for upcoming iOS chrome, I hope that they work harder on the icons and smash the tacky glass shelves. Metaphors are good if they simplify things. Metaphors that draw attention to themselves are detrimental, and double metaphors in a user interface are suicide bombs.
Pentagram: The Forty Story
The story of a boy born on the day Pentagram opened and how his life has been tracked (and kerned) by forty years of Pentagram design. [P]
Ecohols by Jørn
Minimalistic business card by Boris Smus.