Designer’s lie… It’s ok!

A really good article I picked up from 53weeksofux that I think all fellow designers out there will find interesting and enjoyable to read. You ask us how we work. We respond with confidence, bold Helvetica outlining our design process: research, ideas, prototyping, testing, iteration. We hope you approve of our rigor, and perhaps even … 

 

Bag Monsters

It’s amazing what you can do with some garbage bags and sticky back plastic. American street artist Joshua Allen Harris uses only tape and garbage bags to  creates giant inflatable animals that become animated when fastened to a sidewalk grate. I for one, never considered the artistic possibilities of dirty subway exhausts.

 

The Undesign

This was an article I found on the Blog at  Drawar and wanted to keep it here, as I think it’s a great read. Even when we don’t design we design. That’s the thinking that goes on when we look at a website with a crappy design. You can’t say that “someone needs to design … 

 

A Designer gets a bit too creative with a poster brief

I received a brilliant humorous email today from a friend of mine, and I thought it was deffinately worth sharing. Especially as it’s about a designer who’s obviously decided to have a bit of fun with a poster brief he recieved from his receptionist. It really is worth a read especially if your a designer … 

 

Who let Super Mario out?

A really awesome video demonstrating the technical use of matching CG elements using our hero; Super Mario, with live-action footage, and this guy does a great job. This video was made by a student called Andreas Heikaus of Hannover University of Aplied Science and Art as part of his thesis. Check it out!

 

So What’s it like working at Google?

I found this on my daily troll of the Internet and thought it was worth keeping here in my archives. The replies are anonymous, and should be taken lightly. But some of the comments come across genuine, revealing some really interesting insights into Google’s corporate culture, strategy and the day-to-day life of being a Google …