Good typography shouldn’t have to rely on ornamental crutches to stand tall. Yet despite all the tools and knowledge available to us, we readily embrace a flourishing, decorative typography, with cheap tricks used in a misguided attempt to make it “pop”. This ancient art may rapidly be gaining popularity, but are we paying it the respect it deserves?
This is such a refreshing cocktail of ideas, so distant from the commercial designs, mercilessly re-iterated and clinically refined. This is not the sort of thing you can find, heavily branded on bus shelters and billboard advertisements. These are spontaneous acts of art, an excuse to design.
Fathom Information Design helps clients understand and express complex data through information graphics, interactive tools, and software for installations, the web, and mobile devices.
Milk is the raw material for a new fabric created by 28-year-old German biologist Ande Domaske, who has created a string of beautiful designs based on the silky smooth fabric. Gizmodo's Jesus Diaz writes, "I'm having a hard time believing this, but these women are wearing clothes actually made with real milk. Yes, the liquid white stuff."
Joe Turgeon builds websites and interactive applications. Since 2006, arithmetric marks the route of my ideas exploring new approaches to web design and production.
My work is anchored by insights into the relevance of technology for people as a source of power and a platform for creativity. I seek opportunities to design ways of doing that respond efficiently and elegantly to real-world problems.
“sharing, celebrating and enhancing the world's visual language”
The Noun Project collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world's visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way.
Here is our pledge to you:
The symbols on this site are and always will remain free. We believe symbols can not be effectively shared with the world if they are not free.
I've been doing some restructuring of my personal sites and the underlying servers in the past couple of weeks - trying out some new tricks to get similar results with fewer (cheaper) resources, and at the same time learn about some modern web architecture at all levels of the stack.
Are you curious about HTML5, and how it REALLY affects the future of the Internet? Long-time web design leader Jeremy Kieth recently gave a keynote presentation on HTML5 during the 2010 Drupalcon in Copenhagen, but don't worry, this video will be useful even for non-Drupal web designers and developers.