Out of the box - book (by adrian333) How many times have we “discovered new features” on our phones that were there all along ? Funny, considering most phones come with hefty user manuals describing at length all its features. Its another story that we don’t like reading them because they’re really wordy and uninteresting. Samsung improved the out-of-the-box experience for a new phone...
Physical Touchscreen Knob (by adam kumpf) Physical controls meet digital content. While this is nothing new (mice work in a similar way but disaggregated fashion), what is interesting is how the knob actually begins to embody the digital functions and feedback on the screen. Its like creating a new language.
…Technology does indeed not deal with tools, machines, and artefacts alone...– Peter F. Drucker
Olars (by Lars Marcus Vedeler) physical interfaces meet digital functionality to create wonderful toys..
I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder...– Bill Bryson very true.
The best design explicitly acknowledges that you cannot disconnect the form from...– Jonathan Ive on Core77 (via travisekmark)
While [design schools today may have] sophisticated virtual design tools, the...– Ive (via) Core77 physical/digital tensions.
A new way to think about products - draft 1
well-made, good-enough objects products are all we need. well-made : strongly or skillfully constructed : a well-made film. good-enough: adequately good for the circumstances : “if its good enough for you, its good enough for me.” Well-made and good-enough, I chose these two phrases intentionally as they have a very personal meaning to me. As an international student in the US, I...
well made process videos kick ass. davidvanarsdale: lamp shop fun time.
Design, which is supposed to be responsible for the man-made environment we all...– Jasper Morrison :: Super Normal (via @amarsh23) (via endashemdash)
note to self : Excellence > Success