Data is, they say, fast becoming the currency of the future. We’re not talking about those old fashioned spreadsheets of information collected and combined in various very basic and excruciatingly dull ways. We’re talking about masses and masses of global … Continue reading
It’s an up-tempo duet of songs with “Little” in the title for 1963 and 1964.Continue reading
A couple of other folks have chosen their favourite songs by an artist during a particular set of years. Thought I’d hop on and give it a go. No surprise that I’m doing the Beach Boys.Continue reading
Have you ever worked in, visited or generally hung around a bustling design studio? They are wonderful places. Full of activity; full of possibilities; full of people firing ideas off of each other. But look out for an old acquaintance…Continue reading
Most designers are full of ideas and influences and bursting to try them out on projects large and small. But what projects are actually suitable for these cutting edge creative endeavours? And which projects are simply the perpetual grinding of the machine to produce the most expected of expected designs?Continue reading
Hmmm. A couple of weird things about that “rock” collection of Beatles songs “Tomorrow Never Knows”…Continue reading
So smartphones are getting BIGGER. Four and a bit inches is the new de facto standard for top end smartphones and you can just see them getting bigger and bigger. What started as a clandestine operation to make the units big enough … Continue reading
There are a few million words on the systems and productivity benefits (or not) of email, so I won’t try to add to the mountain of both good and bad thinking.
In reality, I reckon most people are handed the keys to an Outlook Exchange Mailbox and left to it… What could possibly go wrong?
Easy headline, obvious topic!
Everyone knows communication is important in any business. How information, ideas and opinions are transmitted is where your business is going to live or die. But how do in-house creatives survive the communication problem?Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I think some designers have a tendancy to “over-think”. They take a scenario and play out all the possibilities, both on screen and in their head… but look out for over-thinking elsewhere!Continue reading
The “dark times” are almost gone. The overly complex and deliberately obtuse “flash” websites are making way for the ‘Post-PC’ web and connected device infrastructure. But there are still a few noble craftsmen left out there, designing CD-ROMS …in 2012.Continue reading