Posts filed under “Design”

Google Glasses as Couture Fashion

Diane Von Furstenberg put her models in the Google Glasses Explorer Edition for her Spring 2013 show at Fashion Week. Here’s Lauren Indvik reporting for Mashable: The bands of each pair [of Google Glasses] were modified to complement the collection’s palette of corals, blues, whites and grays. It was the first time Glass had ever […]

New 4″ iPhone: All But Confirmed

Mark Gurman for 9to5Mac: Thanks to some tweaks to the iOS Simulator application that is included in the iOS development tools, we were able to run the simulator at the rumored next-generation iPhone display resolution of 640 x 1136…The iOS 5.1 simulator displayed the home screen with a stretched set of four rows of icons…iOS […]

Facebook Phone Concept Design

This is the type of innovation we need in the cell phone arena. Ever since the iPhone, every company has simply copied the design of the iPhone. From Google’s Android copying Apple’s iOS, to cell phone manufacturers copying the iPhone’s hardware design. Microsoft and Nokia broke slightly from the mold with the Lumia 900 running […]

Soldering RAM to the Motherboard

Ian Chilton, discussing the innards of the new MacBook Pro: [Apple has] soldered the RAM to the motherboard, so you not only can’t use cheaper third-party RAM, but you can’t upgrade the RAM at all. Apple’s obsessive control over hardware or simply the best design decision for a laptop this small and powerful?

Twitter’s New Logo Kinda Sucks

Twitter recently announced their new Twitter bird logo. Joshua Johnson, over at Design Shack, wrote a great piece showing the evolution of the Twitter bird and a breakdown of the new logo: I don’t like it. They shaved off too much weight and it looks especially bad at smaller sizes. Glancing at the new Twitter […]

Visual Re-Imagining of the Weather

I’m really into super simple applications that rely on intuitive visual clues to convey information. Using color to represent the weather, as in this iPhone app, really sets a mood along with providing weather information. Another great example of intuitive design is the popular Clear To-Do list app. I don’t actually use Clear on a […]