Tag Archive: Design

Google’s Android design guidelines

Jan. 12, ‘12: Solid (if obvious) advice for Android app developers, like “Make important things fast”, and a pretty broad resource. It’s good to see Google doing anything to make the Android Market a better platform for app makers and a better, more … Continue reading →

Creators: Scott Nedrelow

Dec. 15, ‘11: Scott Nedrelow is an artist, product creator, and entrepreneur based in Minneapolis. He recently launched a free iPad art book with the photographer JoAnn Verburg, called “As It Is Again.” And his gorgeous iPad/MacBook Air/Kindle sleeves — handmade from thick … Continue reading →

The new, new Twitter: 10 big takeaways

Dec. 8, ‘11: Twitter launched a major new version of its service today with many components: A significant redesign; a more common user experience between Twitter-the-website and its various apps; more features for brands; and new versions of TweetDeck for the web, Mac, … Continue reading →

Creators: Erica Domesek

Dec. 8, ‘11: Erica Domesek is founder of P.S.- I Made This…, a DIY media and commerce startup. (Her slogan: “I see it. I like it. I make it.”) You can buy her book on Amazon or follow her on Twitter at @psimadethis. … Continue reading →

Creators: David Cole

Nov. 18, ‘11: David Cole is a busy product and design guy in New York. (He was recommended for this series a couple of weeks ago by Adam Lisagor.) Follow him on Twitter or Tumblr. 1) What have you been making lately? While the … Continue reading →

What the end of Flash means for Adobe

Nov. 9, ‘11: Adobe announced yesterday that it would stop developing Flash plugins for mobile browsers, which ultimately signals the end of Flash. Adobe’s specific phrase in its release was: “Focusing Flash resources on delivering the most advanced PC web experiences, including gaming … Continue reading →

The Apple-fication of everything

Oct. 25, ‘11: One of the best things about Steve Jobs’ return to Apple — which will live on and benefit society long after Jobs’ death — is how he basically spent the last 14 years teaching thousands of Apple employees to have … Continue reading →

Creators: Zach Zamboni

Oct. 24, ‘11: Sponsored by Best Buy. Start Creating Now. Zach Zamboni is an Emmy award-winning cinematographer for my favorite show: “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” on Travel Channel. Follow him on Twitter at @zachzamboni. 1) What have you been making lately? Wrapped a new … Continue reading →

Design of the times: The wrap-around ribbon

Oct. 16, ‘11: As recently seen on: Grantland, Huffington Post, Google Offers, Korilla BBQ, Netflix, The Daily Feed, Fab, and TheLadders. Also: Commerce as content, shopping through art

Commerce as content, shopping through art

Oct. 11, ‘11: While I was researching e-commerce sites for a project a couple of months ago, I signed up for a bunch of email newsletters from flash sales and group buying sites. Many of them contained lame deals or were ugly or … Continue reading →