Check out DesignforObama.org Graphic designers supporting Obama and creating some very cool posters. All are free to download. In their words: Design/ers for Obama was created when Design Observer essentially asked the question, “how can graphic designers best support Barack Obama?” Our answer ended up […]
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. The new sign that you’ve arrived: Kor One Hydration Vessel. It has a good design story behind it (three years of reseach), but the website feels a bit salesy. Can it do for water bottles what Dyson did for vacuum cleaners? We’ll see.
Another killer interactive graphic from the NY Times. This one gets points for its simplicity and sleak design.
Wanted to share these sites which are visualizing the news: 1. Marcos Weskamp’s newsmap – A beautiful way to read Google news. 2. 10 x 10 – A snapshot of current international news stories. 3. Also great and beautifully efficient is alltop.
The internet vs Tokyo subway map. By Information Architects. The map pins down nearly 300 of the most successful and influential websites to the greater Tokyo area train map. Different train lines correspond to different web trends such as innovation, news, social networks, and so […]
I get annoyed when NYTimes.com runs giant ads on their homepage like they are doing today with American Express (above) and as they’ve previously done with Apple ads. These banners takes up half the screen and shift the location of content. This is a small […]
Helvetica fans rejoice, the New York Times has disected McCain’s typeface, looking for clues into his soul. McCain chose Optima as this font – a modernistic sans serif designed in Germany in 1958. I liked the article as it gave design professionals the chance to […]
Barack’s message is all about change from the bottom up and this idea is consistently communicated in all of the campaign’s touchpoints with voters. For example the header on all pages at barackobama.com, reads: I’m asking you to believe…not just in my ability to bring […]