"I was heading back from New York where I had met up with fellow designer Dustin Curtis
. If you are not aware of Dustin's take on American Airlines, go read this
. Anyway, I was inspired by Dustin and his attitude towards shittily designed things, to say the least. I was bored so I started rummaging through my stuff trying to find something to read when I grabbed my boarding pass. So I stared at it for a while. Rubbed my eyes, then stared at it some more. "
posted by geoff.
on Jan 13, 2010 -
The State of the Web 2008
is a report from Web Directions
that includes details and analysis of all the responses to over 50 questions covering technologies, techniques, philosophies and practices that today’s web professionals employ. The survey was open for just under 3 weeks, from December 1st to 20th 2008. In total, over 1200 designers and developers from around the world responded to the survey. Respondents were likely to be self-educating, “early adopters” who keep abreast of developments in their field. Here are the tabular results
. [more inside]
posted by netbros
on Jan 12, 2009 -
Design Times Square: The Urban Forest Project
"brings 185 banners
created by the world’s most celebrated designers, artists, photographers and illustrators to New York’s Times Square. Each banner uses the form of the tree, or a metaphor for the tree, to make a powerful visual statement. Together they create a forest of thought-provoking images at one of the world’s busiest, most energetic, and emphatically urban intersections
." Including work by Milton Glaser
, the Walker Art Center
, and many, many others. Via Speak Up
posted by tpl1212
on Aug 29, 2006 -
Place Project. A suitcase with a camera and a blank book travelled the world. 35 designers have translated the world around them into their pages. After 18 months and 170.000 km it will be presented in Barcelona.
November 23 - December 12, 2004.
posted by yoga
on Dec 26, 2004 -
A collection of over 4750 contemporary character designs from a whole wide load of artists, designers and companies world wide. It's making my day. There's a book
posted by Spoon
on Mar 5, 2003 -
Design For Chunks
"puking in dull bags can no longer be accepted, imagine your delight when you discover the receptacle you are about to puke into is of the highest pedigree."
A gallery of sick bags, for designers, by designers.
posted by zeoslap
on Feb 26, 2002 -
Yet Another Artist Link,
this guy is more of a GUI/Skin developer, but the imagination and detail he brings to it is amazing. He's been able to turn Winamp into a work of art like no other, time and time again.
posted by jcterminal
on Aug 3, 2001 -
Spreading the word
without filling a single person's pocket. Nice!
INDEPENDENTS DAY is a worldwide event celebrating independent content and design on the web. It's supported by an informal network of designers, artists, writers, editors, developers, and producers who create content primarily to enrich the web rather than their bank accounts.
posted by jcterminal
on May 17, 2001 -
furnish thy pad.
pure design sells some of the best work from the new generation of designers...including douglas coupland (yes, *that* douglas coupland), karim rashad, and nick dine. and they sell it online. superbonus!
posted by patricking
on Jun 18, 2000 -