A great little story in this morning’s SF Chronicle about the maintenance of the wooden ladders the SF Fire Department uses.
Here’s what’s on the front page of the SFGate right now:
Have you ever seen a less inspiring NBA Finals? Was there a single memorable moment? Dear goodness. I love basketball and all, but the league’s gotta do something to make it interesting until the end.
Last night, I was fortunate enough to see the new documentary film Helvetica. It’s an exploration of the typeface and how it’s been used. My thoughts after seeing the film: Man, I think I do like Helvetica Rick Poynor might be the most well-spoken man ever Hot damn, Michael Bierut is funny… he might have [...]
I’m intrigued by how after 4 separate iPhone ads, the fact that the device has a camera has yet to be mentioned.
Last week, my colleague Dan wrote an excellent post on the Adaptive Path blog about the role that features play in product design and marketing. It was in response to a New Yorker column on how people decide to buy products because they have more features, but then return them because they can’t figure out [...]
Stacy and I just completed an 11-day road trip that traced this path: Atlanta, Birmingham, Natchez, Kosciusko, Summertown, Nashville, Rugby, Chattanooga, and back to Atlanta. (See it on Google Maps) There’s too much to relate in any detail, so I’ll stick with highlights, lowlights, and other random observations. There’s a photoset up on Flickr. Atlanta [...]
I’m honored to have a feature posted to Core77, a leading design site. Called “Experience is the product”, it’s a cogent articulation of thoughts that have been batted around here and over on the AP Blog for a while. It’s about how when we take an experiential approach to design, we end up moving away [...]