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Posts tagged design

Goodbye Google.com

BBC: Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search. End of an era.

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Spine Magazine

Spine Magazine: Spine was founded in 2014 by Emma J. Hardy, and covers creative and production aspects of the book publishing industry with a primary focus on book cover design. Its mission is to offer creator insight, long-form stories, product information, and community content for an audience that is highly enthusiastic about books. The first […]

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Colin Walker: Using OSX can be more intuitive at times but it is visually inconsistent. It may have been through various aesthetic revisions but it can feel old. I think Microsoft has done a better job of enforcing a standard look for applications on the desktop and the Windows design language is now generally more […]

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Social Thoughts

Me, in 2011: I believe the blog format is ready for disruption. Perhaps there doesn’t need to be “the next” WordPress, Tumblr, or Blogger for this to happen. Maybe all we really need is a few pioneers to spearhead an effort to change the way blogs are laid-out on the screen. I still feel that […]

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Looking beyond launch

Jeremy Keith regarding Clearleft’s upcoming rebrand: I think it’s good to remember that this is the web. I keep telling myself that we’re not unveiling something carved in stone. Even after the launch we can keep making the site better. In fact, if we wait until everything is perfect before we launch, we’ll probably never […]

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On rebranding

Over on our company blog we published our recipe for rebranding a company. Here’s a snippet on how our outsider view is an advantage: Our suggestions and feedback come with no internal bias, no politics, no fear of losing our jobs, and certainly no fear of sounding stupid. We’re experts at dumb ideas. Out of […]

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Kyle Ruane on why he created a custom skin for MyFantasyLeague: There are things on that page that defy explanation—nested tables driving layout, 8px text, inline styles on everything, five different ‘main’ navigation elements. One big dumpster fire. And this is actually one of the better views in terms of usability. The power of the open web. If […]

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