ID Situations : Laica release phatic musk

ID Situation is dedicated to the millions of unknown faces caught on hours of grainy CCTV images every day, to all the footage that will be stored away and never looked at again, the boxes full of old VHS tapes of empty streets and hard drives loaded up with hidden...

Helmut Schmid & Otsuka Pharmaceutical

In 1980 graphic designer and typographer Helmut Schmid produced packaging design for Otsuka Pharmaceutical. these examples, featuring Univers, are amazing exercises in typographic clarity and a beautiful example of graphic design boiled down to information and clear...

Golang! Go Language.

Go Language or golang - is a relatively new language from Google.  It was created in 2009 - it's essentially a system language. It's statically typed and has some similarities to C and C++ (structure, and syntax to some degree). I recently decided I wanted to do some...

Future Book!

Thoughts on the creative possibilities of the future textbook There is a slightly tatty paperback on my bookshelf. It doesn't often get to see the light of day but in its time it’s hung around various design studios and has been passed around any number of creative...

Firefox OS :: ZTE Open

I recently (today) received the ZTE Open Firefox OS hand set.  This is a £60 hand set running Firefox OS.  I've been watching the development of FirefoxOS since it was called Boot2Gecko with great interest.  As a advocate of open technology, the idea of using HTML5...

Sketchbook pages 18.07.2013

A few recent sketchbook pages. I have been slow in my sketchbooks recently and after about six years of using Moleskines I have ditched them. Mainly because of the hefty prices Moleskines now charge - I feel I am subject to some kind of hipster tax. Moleskines recent...

ios7 – a few thoughts on UI design

A small disclaimer. I am an Apple user, and have had an iphone for a number of years now. I get on with the current interface but do find it a little over decorated. With ios7 I was hoping for some toning down of the various visual embellishments. I was excited about...