Posts from the ‘Design’ category

Weirdest Hand Dryer Graphic Ever

I thought this was a delightfully odd graphic on the hand dryer in the bathroom of Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria: The details they’ve chosen to…

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Boffin’s Needless Visualization

I randomly happened upon this little technology demo from Last.fm. It’s called Boffin, and, using Last.fm’s metadata, it generates a tag cloud out of your music…

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Nice Design Ruined By Fruit

There’s a lot of nice graphic design work here in Malta, even for village events. This is one example which, with one glaring exception, looks pretty…

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LivingHomes.net – Flash Done Right

Via this Wired promotion, I visited LivingHomes.net. They make great looking pre-fab, eco-friendly homes. I was immediately impressed by how they’d built their site. It’s totally…

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Laundry, Chicken, iTunes and Levels of Abstraction in User Interface Design

Last month I was at my friend’s place in France, doing some laundry. Her washing machine lit up like a cheap stereo, which struck me as…

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The Fine Bathrooms at the Novotel Budapest Danube Hotel

I really dig nice hotels. I’m a Taurus, and apparently that makes me a sucker for luxury. I like old school hotels, and I like nice…

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On Combating the Hacks

Via Derek, I read Jeff Croft’s a lengthy, fretful post about how ‘professional designers’ are being shafted by $30/hour amateurs. He wants to charge a lot…

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Foiled by Low Contrast

This is hardly worth writing about, but you know, bear with me. I’ve written before about the shocking lameness of so many musician’s websites. It’s improving…

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