A man holding a film camera up to his eye

Ui/Ux et al

“Think. Consider. Sketch. Think again. And look around you. It’s all been done before, albeit with different code.” – Erik Spiekerman’s thoughts on digital vs. traditional design.

A couch

Couch delays create accidental community

A story about production delays and the unintentional email thread that resulted.

Geometric shapes in pretty colors

What is Figma

I’m just going to send folks to this intro video by Tori Hinn and Enle Li when trying to extoll the awesomeness of this collaborative design application

books and markers strewn across a desk

Something to look forward to

“It can be a very minor thing, and it can be a major thing. But you always have to have something you’re looking forward to next.”

A first person drone

DJI FVP

This product feels like an amalgamation of racing videogames and photography and VR and I’m so very curious.

A drawing of two folks at a piano, one hugging the other

Love is a verb

It’s not a permanent state of enthusiasm, it’s an actual practice

Delicious looking breakfast sandwiches and acoompaniments

Martha on the Fly

I very much would like to go to Cleveland and have a breakfast sandwich right now. / via @okpants

A capture of online video of a woman with captions and some branding for the BBC

My spirit animal for March 2021

Actor Sheila Hancock on what a year in lockdown has been like for her and why she thinks we need a revolution.

A fun printed tissue box with stripes and smiley face

Everybody Tissue Box

I feel like this Dusen Dusen tissue box holder would make any room a little better.

A peek inside a palace

The Wound

“La Ferita” is JR’s new installation at Palazzo Strozzi. The mural is a facade that floats outside the wall of the palace to provide a peek inside.

Pointing hand graphic

This way. Guide

Type specimen guide focused on arrows and stories behind navigation tools that we use every day.

He got Facebook hooked on AI. Now he can’t fix its misinformation addiction | MIT Technology Review

Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, a director of AI at Facebook, was apologizing to his audience. It was March 23, 2018, just days after the revelation that Cambridge…

A modern super 8 camera

Kodak Super 8 Camera

Wow. Pretty amazing throwback to analogue. / via Coudal

Speed skiing and parachuting

Speedriding Through An Alpine Resort

Valentin Delluc and Red Bull make something that’s like, whoa. / via MetaFilter

A spiral of dominoes in rainbow colors

Lily Hevesh, domino artist

“Lily Topples the World” is a film debuting at SXSW. My friend @AmyMPurcell on Twitter says it’s fantastic and I’m adding it to my queue. This profile by The Washington Post provides some insight.

A futuristic minivan

2021 Hyundai Staria

It is hard to believe this is a production vehicle, but then again, the Toyota Previa was pretty far out in 1990. I’m super digging this van.

Initial sketches for Macintosh icons by Susan Kare

Found some vintage AppleLink-era icon studies.

– Susan Kare, on Twitter

A Jack card enhanced through super resolution

Super Resolution

Photoshop introduces a feature that can intelligently enlarge photos while maintaining clean edges and preserving important details

Ten reasons to write a book

Ten reasons to write a book

Among the solid list of reasons, it clarifies your thinking. / via Swiss-Miss

Green screen scene of soccer players

Ted Lasso VFX Breakdowns

Always bends the mind seeing how these things come together. Great work by Barnstorm VFX. / via @mathowie

People on stairs choreographed for a music video

Noga Erez “VIEWS”

Featuring Reo Cragun & ROUSSO. Currently watching this video from the beginning to the end whenever I need a transition.

Women designers in history

15 women who have made lasting contributions to design

Great list with some names new to me. Particularly, now I know who did the Lovesexy type and Paisley Park logo, Margo Chase.

The Battle of Sekigahara

 Yusuke Shigeta’s work on this modernized  6-panel byoubu folding screen is a delight. (Watch the video!) / via Andy Baio

details of data charts focusing on legend colors

Which color scale to use when visualizing data

Queer Designers Share Their Vision for the Future of Design

I stumbled on to this article thanks to Rachel, but enjoyed clicking all around IDEO’s site.

A yellow field with black type that reads "As your college"

Manager README

I really love this. Martyn Davies has a user manual on how he likes to work. There are too many choice lines to share. The concept is not unique, but it is solid and I aspire […]

Enoch Ku’s Ordinary Sacramento

An ongoing project documenting the visual language of the Californian city

After getting his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic at Berkshire Community College, Yo-Yo Ma got out his cello and performed a 15-minute impromptu concert for the others folks at the clinic.

Yo-Yo Ma, and a bit of his impromptu vaccination site concert

Easing into the day listening to this and nodding my head in agreement with Jason. Let’s invest in the arts.

Remarkable tablet

Remarkable

My friend Emily just showed me how this works and I’m very intrigued. I currently live in a sea of paper. I’m wondering if I can keep the paper for personal thinking and use this for […]

A still from an animated personal website

Gergely Gizella’s personal website

Is unlike any I have experienced. / via Belong.io