Posts Tagged ‘Design’

 

Poetic Systems

You know those times when things just seem to work out? When things sort of coincide with eery timing? When you start to believe something…

 

Skillz to absolutely crush the billz

I’m on the hunt for a design job in Houston1. While looking at positions advertised online this morning I came across a job ad with…

 

A blind date with Workhorse, Spindletop, and Cite

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of popping in to the launch of Issue #91 of Cite Magazine with my good friend Sam. He’d found…

 

Digital me

Moving to a new city means meeting many, many new people. Meeting new people often means exchanging phone numbers and email address (I’m not on…

 

An improvement to Apple’s Preview app

This is a screengrab of the PDF viewing options in Apple’s Preview app. It’s how you view a PDF on screen: as a single page,…

 

The spike

Years ago, I read a book called “The Spike“. It describes future technologies and theorises on what the modern world might be like in the…

 

Icon: Gmail 2.0

A week or so ago, Google released version 2 of their Gmail app for iOS, sporting a spiffy, sleek, and slightly whimsical icon. I’ve been…

 

Godspeed, Jony Ive

Jonathan Ive has been put in charge of Human Interface at Apple: Jony Ive will provide leadership and direction for Human Interface (HI) across the…

 

Website: PIC Photographic Imaging College

In 2012 I created a new website for the Photographic Imaging College (PIC) in Melbourne. The website redesign was an extension of the rebrand I…

 

Improving the chopping board

Some time ago I was using my beloved big-arse wooden chopping board and I had an idea to improve it, and not by a trivial…

 

UX goofs (vol 1)

Sometimes I get annoyed by usability/UX glitches — well, more than sometimes actually — but sometimes I get annoyed enough to take 30 mins of…

 

Website: MANZA

While living in Malaysia from 2010–2012, I designed a replacement website for the Malaysian Australian New Zealand Association. MANZA is a volunteer-run association whose main…

 

Safari 6

Downloaded the new Safari 6 this arvo via Software Update. Seems very fast compared to 5.1.whatever; loads quicker, scrolls smoother, feels zippier. Good. One of…

 

Icon: Twitter for Mac app v3.0

A couple days ago, Twitter updated it’s logo. No longer will they be using the word ‘Twitter’, or the lowercase ‘t’. Just the bird icon…

 

Snake oil rebel force

A while back I wrote something about the new advertising, or how advertising would become extinct and be replaced by better products that people actually…

 

FYNCT

This website captures exactly how I feel sometimes — it’s uncanny. Fuck Your Noguchi Coffee Table → Great example →

 

A simple change

Gmail updates its webpage loading bar from a 90s-era Windows-esque design to something worthy of the naughties. A simple change but a welcome one.

 

Favicon

(Tap for large image) I’ve spent a bit of time reworking the 256 pixels that make up my favicon. The old favicon’s blurry text annoyed…

 

Beer label design: Piwo Neptuna

Tap the image for a detailed draggable view I’ve designed a beer label for my Dad: Piwo Neptuna (Neptune Beer). Why? A friend of mine…