All startup creative firms want to grow up and be an IDEO. This enviably creative design studio has firmly embedded itself in the innovative strain of successful brands. David Kelley was the man at the helm of this movement. Here he talks about his friend Steve Jobs and design thinking as a concept.
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January 9, 2013
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October 8, 2012
A good animation movie inspires the adult in me and rekindles the kid in me. I realized that a majority of these movies are by Disney Pixar. This is another legacy associated with Steve Jobs that I cherish. My daughters grew up on it. Here is a homage for Disney Pixar by Nick Kinder.
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September 27, 2012
I was impressed with narrative, sound design and the mise en scene that sets this movie apart. And I am a graphic designer who likes logos.
From the vimeo description posted by Human: This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.
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September 6, 2012
Adults and children in my house sat rapt facing their touch devices for days together conquering Angry Birds from Rovio. This Finnish firm has been releasing themed games since then. There is a new one coming soon celebrating the antagonists – pigs. I have been a big fan of hidden narrative in these games.
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September 5, 2012
She has always been an inspiration and I was lucky to meet her a few years back at Kyoorius Designyatra. Paula presents a set of stellar brand work that have been done by Pentagram and her.
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August 24, 2012
I met Anup Kat of 1stDecember at Limoge, France while we were there to participate in a 24-hour web design challenge. Anup and his team are a smart group of youngsters with a great sense of aesthetics and a cohesive worldview. They are the new wave DIY, dirty-my-hands creative team and this homage to Bangalore is a perfect example. So, watch this lovingly made voyeuristic short on Bangalore – a sunny cheerful Koyaanisquatsi set in our own beantown. Incidentally, 1stDecember did win the Limoge challenge.
In their words: “Every great city in the world has a story that has been passed down the ages. The garden city of India is one such city. A home to countless people from all over the country, making a lifetime of memories. It may not be the best city in the world, but the spirit of its people is unmatched.
This film is our take on the Bangalore we have grown to love. A tribute to our city and its people. This is the story of our ‘little Bangalore’.”
Kudos Atul, Anup and team.
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March 31, 2012
I got into designing for web in early 1998 and since then there has been a flurry of browsers. We have used them to interact or consume information on the Internet. Some of them died an early death. A few survived and a few late entrants have proved stellar.
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Based on the technology that gets Asimo, the robot, to balance itself Honda created a portable personal mobility device. Take a ride.
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March 28, 2012
This well scripted and produced short by Patrick Jean uses all nostalgic pixel elements from seventies and eighties. Commodore tennis game to Mario’s Donkey Kong, all of them turn into nasty elements of disaster that invade earth. Impressive effects and I loved the end titles after the earth is reduced to a pixel cube.
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November 18, 2011
While we are revisiting the great big world of building online stores in India the west has moved on. User experiences are getting closer to visual tactility and aiding users to examine there wares better. Look at this video below. I am going to try this very soon and post another video.