Things that would make banking with my Deutsche Bank account much easier: If/Else logic for standing orders, i.e. only transfer the money out if salary or other income has actually reached my bank account. HTTP 301 inspired Redirects in case a bank account isn’t available anymore and transactions just get routed to a new one.… Continue reading Improved (Deutsche) Bank/ing.
Starbucks Sucks: Unintended Typography
Clients From Hell Video
Working for clients and wondering how they sometimes come up with this kind of feedback? Clients from hell has got a great video with horror stories that might sound familiar.
Apple’s Attention To Detail
…shows best with this picture: a miniscule but still significant change from OS X 10.7.2 to 10.7.3. I just wonder why they had to bend the pointing hand, it now looks a little bit like Mickey Mouse’s hand to me.
Google Now Analyzes Ad Placements – Improves Search Ranking Algorithm
Yesterday Google announced a major(!) upgrade to its search ranking algorithm which will drastically change the way designers and more importantly online marketeers will think about their website layouts. In Google’s ongoing effort to help users find more high-quality websites in search results, the company will introduce an improved algorithm. From then on Google will… Continue reading Google Now Analyzes Ad Placements – Improves Search Ranking Algorithm
Free Christmas Icons
The season has already started and you might need to design something around christmas. Here is a Christmas icon set (Download) by Offset Media that looks gorgeous. The pack is available as EPS and completely free to use in personal and commercial projects without any restrictions.
Chiquita Banana Gets Rebranding: Make Bananas Cool!
Chiquita Banana recently got a rebranding and introduced their sticker characters. Staying true to themselves with that familiar blue and yellow color scheme, it was imperative that they build upon their brand equity rather than start from scratch. The client’s goals were kind of like that dream brief you get handed that simply says: “Make… Continue reading Chiquita Banana Gets Rebranding: Make Bananas Cool!
Brand Keyboard For The Infected
While this keyboard design concept by Ignacio Pilotto would be hard to use for untrained typists it shows the power of brands when replacing the letters to which the brand logos correspond. The repetition of logos used by the advertising psychology causes us to systematically recognize the brands, getting us to recognize the logos rather… Continue reading Brand Keyboard For The Infected
In reality Photoshop would look like this
Ever wondered how Adobe Photoshop would look in real life? Art Snob Solutions have rebuilt the software with natural, real materials. The color swatches, ruler, font panel, tool palette, … simply everything is handmade. This is NOT a photoshop job!