Archive for the ‘Design’ Category

LEAP Motion – Future of NUI?

Well, I caved in the other day and pre-ordered a LEAP Motion. This device will allow you to control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand and finger movements. Hoping that there are lots of apps developed by the time it actually ships(Late 2012)…fingers crossed.

Realism in UI Design

Nice article by Lukas Mathis on UI elements and amounts of detail required to obtain an optimal design element. “The history of the visual design of user interfaces can be described as a gradual change towards more realism. As computers have become faster, designers have added increasingly realistic details such as color, 3D effects, shadows, [...]

Timothy Oulton’s Modern-Day Antiques

“What do you do if you love old objects, but also love designing new things? With all of the ways you can get into furniture design, we’ve found Timothy Oulton’s career path—not to mention his designs—inspiring and unusual.” Timothy Oulton’s Outstanding Modern-Day Antiques – Core77.

Thoughts on the Apple iPad

Apple’s new iPad device was finally unveiled yesterday, Wed Jan, 27th, 2010.  My initial reaction was one of disappointment. I suppose it was due to all of the hype that was built up leading up to the launch.  Many people had speculated on not only it’s form factor, but also it’s software interface. I can [...]

End of Print? The future = Digital Magazine.

With the recent announcement of the last issue of ID Magazine, you have to wonder what the future of print is.  Well, one company is trying to do their part in imagining what the future could hold for digital magazines.  Pretty interesting concept. Mag+ from Bonnier on Vimeo.