Interesting. Not So Sure About This

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Business, Design | No Comments

The new cover of Bloomberg Magazine: Here is how the design process works at the magazine.

Video: When We Build

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Design, Video | No Comments

The web is buzzing, and rightly so, about Wilson Miner’s incredibly inspiring talk from the 2011 Build Conference in Belfast. You may recognize Miner’s name from his role in developing Django, as part of the team that built Apple.com or as one of the founders of Everyblock. [….] After you’re done be sure to visit Miner’s website, which has links […]

Edward Tufte Profile

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011 in Design, Infographic | No Comments

Joshua Yaffa profiles Edward Tufte, one of my personal heros, for The Washington Monthly. After the publication of Envisioning Information, Tufte decided, he told me, “to be indifferent to culture or history or time.” He became increasingly consumed with what he calls “forever knowledge,” or the idea that design is meant to guide fundamental cognitive […]

Nutrition Plate Replaces Food Pyramid

Posted by on Jun 11, 2011 in Design, Food, Government | No Comments

Via the Washington Post: The new design, called MyPlate, was conceived as a crucial part of Mrs. Obama’s campaign against obesity, designed to remind consumers about the basics of a healthful diet. The plate is split into four sections, for fruit, vegetables, grains and protein. A smaller circle sits beside it for dairy products.

The Perfect Sandwich Container

Posted by on Jun 7, 2011 in Design, Food, Household | One Comment

I don’t take my lunch to work anymore, you know cause I work out of my house. But if I did, I’d buy one of these sandwich containers in a heartbeat.

Cool Home Office

Posted by on Apr 29, 2011 in Design, Household | No Comments

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Another Cool Home Office

Posted by on Apr 24, 2011 in Design, Household | No Comments

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Cool Home Office

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in Design, Household | No Comments

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Super Cool Soap Dispenser

Posted by on Apr 17, 2011 in Design, Household | No Comments

Developed by design student Nathalie Stämpfli. Called Snow Flakes. Where can I buy one of these? Today, most of the soap we use is liquid soap, which contains a lot of water. Block soap instead is more concentrated and therefore has some ecological benefits: You don’t transport unnecessary water around. In place of plastic bottles […]

The X-Ray Desk

Posted by on Feb 13, 2011 in Design, Household | No Comments

[Found via Lifehacker]