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Typeset In The Future
"This site is dedicated to typography and iconography as it appears in sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV shows."
scifi  designthinking  design  film  cinema 
5 weeks ago by garrettc
The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
design  maps  nyc  visualisation  newyork 
10 weeks ago by garrettc
The Secret Law of Page Harmony
"A method to produce the perfect book.”

The perfect book. This is how designer-genius Jan Tschichold described this system. Not the ok book, nor the pretty good book, but the perfect book.
book  design  grid  layout  typography 
10 weeks ago by garrettc
Email Love
An online resource curating the best email designs, templates and tools.
design  email  gallery  inspiration  template 
september 2019 by garrettc
Type Terms
The animated typographic cheat sheet.
css  design  font  typography  webdesign  reference 
september 2019 by garrettc
Trails of Wind
The architecture of runway orientation.
design  airport  architecture  visualisation 
august 2019 by garrettc
Version Museum: A Visual History of Your Favorite Technology
Travel back in time to see what your favorite websites, operating systems, applicatons, and games used to look like. A huge gallery with lots of images showing older versions of technology.
history  design  interesting  internet  worldwideweb  software 
august 2019 by garrettc
Origami Simulator
Real-time WebGL origami simulator app
origami  design  inspiration  webgl 
august 2019 by garrettc
Neil and Buzz Barely Got Out of the Infield
With the 50th anniversary of the first crewed landing on the Moon fast approaching, I thought I'd share one of my favorite views
design  science  nasa  apollo  visualisation 
july 2019 by garrettc
Inspired Design Decisions: Pressing Matters
In this second installment of Inspired Design Decisions, Andy Clarke will teach you how to expand your repertoire of layouts by combining more than one grid into a compound grid. This article will change the way you think about designing with grids.
grid  css  design  webdesign  layout 
july 2019 by garrettc
Cinemaps
"Illustrator Andrew DeGraff makes what he calls Cinemaps, maps of movies and their plots in the style of the dotted-line wanderings of The Family Circus comic strip or Harry Potter’s Marauder’s Map. He’s done maps for Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and The Princess Bride."
cinema  films  movies  art  design  posters  journey  visualisation 
july 2019 by garrettc
A complete guide to iconography
A deep-dive guide on how to create, organize, name, and use icons within a design system
design  iconography  icons  userinterface  guide 
june 2019 by garrettc
The Longest Date String
"Given a date format like “Thursday, January 21, 2010” and limited space to drop in this string on a page, what is the maximum width of this string as rendered in Georgia or Helvetica/Arial?"
typography  design  designthinking  funny 
june 2019 by garrettc
An Orbit Map of the Solar System
A map of over 18,000 asteroids in the solar system.
astronomy  space  map  visualisation  science  python  design  inspiration  tobuy 
june 2019 by garrettc
Architect Turns Old Cement Factory Into His Home, And The Interior Will Take Your Breath Away
"When Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a dilapidated cement factory in 1973, he immediately saw a world of possibilities."
design  architecture  home  inspiration 
june 2019 by garrettc
Behind the scenes of Moon
Gavin Rothery, a Science Fiction concept artist, shares his work on the Duncan Jones film Moon.
movie  film  cinema  sciencefiction  design  models  art  science  moon 
may 2019 by garrettc
The Irregular Outfields of Baseball
In most professional sports, the playing surface and goal size are the same everywhere the game is played. Not when it comes to baseball fields though.
design  sports  baseball  visualisation  data 
may 2019 by garrettc
How to Make Dope Shit: Part 2: Design
"… the second installment of a multi-part series designed to help you familiarize yourself with the tools used to make visual, data-driven essays.
analytics  data  datascience  python  storytelling  visualisation  design  inspiration 
may 2019 by garrettc
How to Make Dope Shit: Part 1: Working with Data
"…the first installment of a multi-part series designed to help you familiarize yourself with the tools used to make visual, data-driven essays."
analytics  data  datascience  python  storytelling  visualisation  design  inspiration 
may 2019 by garrettc
Why Don't We Just Use Material Design? | Webdesigner Depot
'The question posed in that meeting (Why don’t we just use Material Design?) reverses the design process in a way that epitomizes the problem with any design system. The question that should have been asked was: “Would employing Material Design solve some, or all, of our problems?”'
analysis  design  opinion  webdesign  google  designsystems  designpatterns 
may 2019 by garrettc
Color Designer
"Generate easily a color palette for your project. The tool will also generate for you tints and shades. You can easily control how many colors you want to generate."
design  webdesign  colour  generator  tool 
may 2019 by garrettc
Split
Materials and tools; client and server; declarative and imperative; inclusion and privilege.
css  culture  design  html  javascript  worldwideweb  creativity 
april 2019 by garrettc
Iconic consoles of the IBM System/360 mainframes, 55 years old
"The IBM System/360 was a groundbreaking family of mainframe computers announced on April 7, 1964. This article describes the various S/360 models and how to identify them from the front panels. I'll start with the Model 30, a popular low-end system, and then go through the remaining models in order."
computers  design  history  ibm 
april 2019 by garrettc
Color accessibility: tools and resources to help you design inclusive products, by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.
All the tools, tips and resources your need to build and check the color accessibility and color constrast of digital products!
webdevelopment  webdesign  css  javascript  userexperience  reference  colour  contrast  design  resource 
april 2019 by garrettc
Remove Background
Remove Image Background: 100% automatically – in 5 seconds – without a single click – for free.
background  design  images  tools 
march 2019 by garrettc
Generating fantasy maps
"These are some notes on how I generate the maps for my Twitter bot @unchartedatlas, which is based on a generator I originally produced during NaNoGenMo 2015."
fantasy  generator  javascript  python  maps  fiction  landscape  terrain  inspiration  design 
march 2019 by garrettc
SpriteStack.io
3D pixelart editor based on sprite stacking technique.
3d  art  design  animals  pixel 
march 2019 by garrettc
The Colors of Motion
"A visualization of the use of color in movies. Explore and shop for posters of the colors of your favorite movies."
art  design  film  movies  posters  tobuy 
march 2019 by garrettc
Cool Backgrounds
Explore a beautifully curated selection of cool backgrounds that you can add to blogs, websites, or as desktop and phone wallpapers.
background  design  svg  webdesign  patterns 
february 2019 by garrettc
Trianglify.io
A tool for generating low poly triangle patterns that can be used as wallpapers and website assets.
background  design  svg  webdesign  patterns  wallpaper  generator 
february 2019 by garrettc
Patterninja – pattern making application
Combine images from our free library or use your own. Produced patterns can be downloaded in high resolution and used for printing and the web.
background  design  webdesign  patterns  generator 
february 2019 by garrettc
Hero Patterns
A collection of repeatable SVG background patterns for you to use on your web projects.
background  design  svg  webdesign  patterns 
february 2019 by garrettc
"Closeness Lines" Print
8x10 print on matte cardstock, signed, dated, & numbered. Click to
enlarge image.

Prints will ship in 2-3 weeks.
design  art  relationships  inspiration  minimalism 
february 2019 by garrettc
Paper Sizes
A simple, free resource for finding the international standards for paper sizes in metric and imperial.
design  paper  print  reference  tool  iso 
february 2019 by garrettc
Soviet Control Rooms
A collection of Soviet control rooms. Power stations, control towers etc.
history  design  engineering  userinterface  russia  inspiration 
february 2019 by garrettc
Cloud Powered 3D CAD/CAM Software for Product Design | Fusion 360
Fusion 360 CAD/CAM software connects your entire product design & development process in a single tool. Subscribe for $495/year or get a free trial today.
3d  cad  design  software  3Dprinting 
january 2019 by garrettc
Culrs | Culrs gives you a simple smart approach to choose color palettes
Culrs is a free and open platform for color inspiration with thousands of trendy hand-picked color palettes with different categories from color theory.
design  colour  webdesign  inspiration 
january 2019 by garrettc
Irene Posch
A researcher and artist exploring the integration of technological development into the fields of art and craft, and vice versa, and social, cultural, technical and aesthetic implications thereof.
art  computing  technology  craft  inspiration  design  maker 
january 2019 by garrettc
The Environmentally-Lit Interface: A Quantum Leap Forward
"An environmentally-lit interface takes information from the environment around the device and uses it to render physically-accurate things on the screen. It appears as if the lights around you are shining on the things on the screen. If the lighting in your room is bright, then the things on your screen are brightly lit."
design  userinterface  ios  environment  sensors 
january 2019 by garrettc
Making Engineering Team Communication Clearer, Faster, Better
"Derek Parham specializes turning engineers into great communicators. Here's the framework he used to do it at both Google and on the Hillary Clinton campaign."
management  design  teams  communication  designthinking  review 
january 2019 by garrettc
SVG business logos
3,000+ corporate, open source, and other business logos.
design  logo  vector  svg 
january 2019 by garrettc
Byrne’s Euclid
A reproduction of Oliver Byrne's celebrated work from 1847 plus interactive diagrams, cross references, and posters designed by Nicholas Rougeux
book  design  geometry  mathematics  inspiration 
december 2018 by garrettc
Dimensions.Guide | The Database of Sizes
A comprehensive reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting the standard measurements and sizes of the everyday objects and spaces that make up our built environment.
design  architecture  reference  measurement  svg  size  dimensions 
december 2018 by garrettc
Clipping in CSS and SVG — The clip-path Property and <clipPath> Element
"CSS and SVG have a lot in common. A lot of the features that we have in CSS today were imported from SVG. One of these features is the Clipping operation. Both CSS and SVG allow us to "clip" elements into custom non-rectangular shapes. In this article we will go over the clipping techniques in both CSS and SVG, covering everything you need to know to get started."
webdesign  webdevelopment  svg  design  css  userinterface 
december 2018 by garrettc
Public Sector Toolkit Navigator
"A compendium of toolkits for public sector innovation and transformation, curated by OPSI and our partners around the world."
data  design  tools  publicsector  government  bestpractice  innovation  reference 
november 2018 by garrettc
VisBug
Browser based open source web design tools. For tinkering.
chrome  firefox  browser  design  tool  plugin 
november 2018 by garrettc
The Art Institute of Chicago
Discover art by Van Gogh, Picasso, Warhol & more in the Art Institute's collection spanning 5,000 years of creativity.
art  design  images  publicdomain  inspiration 
november 2018 by garrettc
Yes, Alan, There Is An ROI For UX Design
"Alan Cooper recently wrote that the value of design should be obvious to everyone in the organization. If someone is asking you to explain design’s value, it’s because they can’t see it."
business  design  roi  userexperience 
november 2018 by garrettc
Kala Sundial
The most charming timepiece of its kind. Pocket Sundial is crafted with traditional materials, based on ancient knowledge, a reliable companion on your travels.
design  engineering  time  sundial  tobuy 
november 2018 by garrettc
Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours
A recreation of the original 1821 color guidebook with new cross references, photographic examples, and posters designed by Nicholas Rougeux
design  colour  science  art  classification  history 
october 2018 by garrettc
Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design
Islamic craftsmen turned geometry into an art form because pictures of people were not allowed in holy places. Dutchman Eric Broug - who lives in the north of England - has become a global ambassador for this design style. Here he explains why it fascinates him, and gives a step-by-step guide for a tiling of stars
design  art  islam  history  inspiration  geometry  mathematics 
october 2018 by garrettc
Design with Difficult Data
Stop designing for the happy path! Steven Garrity shows how to create more robust layouts by designing with difficult data.
data  design  webdesign  webdevelopment  visualisation  accessibility 
september 2018 by garrettc
Color Leap - History's Palettes
Search through 180 Color Palettes used throughout the last 4000 years. Find color combinations that stand the test of time and spark your imagination from history’s masters.
design  inspiration  colour  history 
september 2018 by garrettc
The&Partnership creates new visual identity for RNIB sight loss charity
Designer Marc Donaldson shares the journey of creating a "readable" logo for the organisation, with help from members of the blind and partially-sighted community.
design  accessibility  casestudy  designthinking  branding 
september 2018 by garrettc
Web Design Museum
Web Design Museum exhibits over 900 unique designs from the years 1995 to 2005. Discover forgotten trends in web design.
history  design  webdesign  gallery  inspiration  museum  internet  worldwideweb 
september 2018 by garrettc
Gordon Brander: pattern
"This is my bag of tricks — loose notes, design patterns, rules-of-thumb, methods of enquiry, tools, cheatsheets, gimmicks, leverage points, descriptions of systems, key questions, risks, and unknowns."
reference  inspiration  designthinking  mentoring  design  business  patterns  storytelling  strategy 
august 2018 by garrettc
ethicalos.org
Ethical OS Toolkit As technologists, it’s only natural that we spend most of our time focusing on how our tech will change the world for the better. Which is great. Everyone loves a sunny disposition. But perhaps it’s more useful, in some ways, to consider the glass half empty. What
ethics  technology  culture  design  society  inclusivity 
august 2018 by garrettc
Little Big City
Miniature globes created from maps.
design  globe  animation  city  webgl  3D  visualisation  javascript 
august 2018 by garrettc
HomeKit Weekly: Nanoleaf Remote is the most capable (and colorful) controller
HomeKit Weekly is a series focused on smart home accessories, automation tips and tricks, and everything to do with Apple’s smart home framework. This week HomeKit Weekly returns to check out the l…
apple  nanoleaf  home  homekit  userinterface  design  interiordesign  lighting 
august 2018 by garrettc
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