Posts filed under “ideas”

Shameless

While having a smoke this morning, colleague Gregory Jacob reminded me of the subject of design “theft”, which I wrote about back in 2006. Back then, the discussion showed that there are many varying opinions of where inspiration stops and theft starts. Greg’s example, which takes the cake in my experience, is without question way […]

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Apple. Innovative?

Those of you who don’t live in the design world or aren’t Apple Believers might not have heard of Dieter Rams, the world-famous designer of the world-famous Apple Look… ah, urm, wait a sec. Dieter Rams is actually a kick-ass industrial designer mostly known for the products he designed for Braun from the 50’s onwards. […]

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The Medium is Still the Message

I’ve been designing websites professionally since 1995, and never has any site I’ve worked on been discussed as much as the new Sinnerschrader site, and, to be exact, it’s not even a site at all. Let’s get the full disclosure out of the way first: I’m an Art Director at Sinnerschrader, and other than the […]

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Happy Time Passing

The left brain tells me it’s totally stupid to give a crap that the year is over and a new one’s begun. I mean, what’s a year? Just a measure of time invented by us hairless monkeys to make it possible to plan all of our stuff. Is the first of January any different than […]

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Linkbag of Listening to Learn

I’ve read Andy Rutledge’s blog as long as it’s been around, and his articles have never failed to be opinionated, structured, intelligent and useful. Now he’s got a podcast called The Design View Show and I can wholeheartedly recommend it for designers, but also clients, project managers, and anyone else who needs to understand, communicate, […]

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