Less Is More: Flat Brand Design

Following the recent flat design trend that is happening on the desktop and mobile web this study shows a beautiful, more minimalistic brand design with less bling-bling. The images speak for themselves, take a look.

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Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…

You know the deal: tons of weirdly named files in a folder and you cannot find the most recent version, people asking what SUDO does, your girlfriend telling you to spend more time with her, and, colleagues at work fussing about code documentation…forget about it and have fun with these hilarious cartoons by Geek & Poke! Continue reading “Hilarious & Nerdy Cartoons Making Fun Of Work, Technology, Colleagues,…”

Work Differently. Install A Sandbox In Your Office.

Tired of your normal workspace? Break out of your daily routine, your familiar home office and do it like Massachusetts-based artist Justin Kemp who installed a large sandbox underneath his desk. Even if you cannot work from a beach at least you get that sandy feeling on your feet. Continue reading “Work Differently. Install A Sandbox In Your Office.”

25 Creative, Helpful & Funny 404 Error “Not Found” Examples

After countless hours of development everybody is happy when pushing a website or application live. What people usually forget is to create meaning-, helpful or at least creative “404 Error Not Found” page. This is not something developers often pay attention to but should.

Most sites have a banal message like “Not found” and essentially that’s what it is, but you can make users happier, at least putting a smile on their face. A 404 Page should at least contain site-wide links to be able to quickly jump to another page, or, be as popular and viral like twitter’s fail whale used to be. Here are a couple of great examples ranging from creative to helpful to extravaganza. Continue reading “25 Creative, Helpful & Funny 404 Error “Not Found” Examples”

The Comic Sans Project Strikes Back

After the great Comic Sans Criminal, a project which tried to drag people finally away from this overused and horrible font, here’s the entertaining opposite: The Comic Sans Project:

WE ARE THE COMIC SANS DEFENDERS. WE FEAR NO FONTS AND WE WILL MAKE THE WHOLE WORLD COMIC SANS.
BECAUSE HELVETICA IS SOOO 2011

Keep an eye on them, their collection is ever-growing.

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Facebook = Procrastination. Honest Logos.

 

Great busted logo in the series “Honest Logos” by Viktor. I love those simple but powerful tweaks to existing logos, especially when they reveal the real deal behind it. I once created something similar for “Evian – live young” which became “Naive – young evil“. More great spoofs after the click. Continue reading “Facebook = Procrastination. Honest Logos.”