Google Maps Gets a Brand New Look
How Much Has The Web Really Changed? | Smashing Magazine -
In the 1990s, the Web was 640 pixels wide. In the early 2000s, it grew to 800 pixels. A few years later, we decided it should be 1024 pixels. But five years ago, all of a sudden, something strange happened.
Not only the screen size… much more changed.
The Flat Design Era | Tips -
Flat design is a graphic style that aims to avoid any graphic element providing no significant value to the structure of a template. This type of visual design
Ever since windows 8 launch there is more and more designers emulating the flat style (or allowed to produce it ). I was brought up (in design education terms) Less is more and drop shadows are to be frowned upon. “flat design” is not a new thing it just wasnt appreciated by all, style it is such a fickle thing - long live the new Era ^emcm
Head over to Google Image Search and punch in a query for “atari breakout”—or just click this link—and say goodbye to the rest of your evening.
I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet -
I was wrong. One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was “corrupting my soul.” It’s a been a year now since I…
This is a really simple innovative interface designed to help teach kids math.
The device is a calculator where the user knocks in one of the four quadrants (for addition, subtraction, division or multiplication) and the answer is transmitted back in the same knocking tone.
(via Knock Knock - Knock interface calculator for children by Khalil Klouche)
2 Little Words to Close More Sales -
Are your prospects ready to buy? Eliminate the surprise factor and find out well before the close. Here’s how.
UX IS AWESOME: Psychology of Color -
Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color. Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things. This infographic examines the psychology of…
User Research, Quick 'n' Dirty -
A pretty good (and comprehensive) set of frameworks and forms to guide you through conducting user research.
The 10 best words the internet has given English -
From hashtags to LOLs to Cupertinos and Scunthorpe problems, Tom Chatfield picks the most interesting neologisms drawn from the digital world
We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. — Albert Einstein