philographics May 10

Link of the Week: Philographics

How can design make philosophy easier to understand? That’s the question that designer Genis Carreras sought to answer with Philographics, a series of minimalistic designs that explain complex philosophical theories. Through the clever use of basic shapes and colors, this project distills concepts that are normally the purview of academics into simple graphics that viewers...Read More

blog-wwf-logo May 8

Design Tip: Make the Earth a Part of Your Mission, Not Your Logo

Organizations doing good in the world often fall into similar patterns, such as incorporating the planet into their logos. But if every socially minded organization had a similar mark, nothing unique or compelling would be communicated. This happens more than you would think; just look at all 0f the nonprofits out there using the Earth...Read More

here is today May 3

Link of the Week: Here is Today

Chances are you’ve heard someone say, “I’ve had a long day.” But how long is one day, in the grand scheme of things? This week, we found a website that helps answer that very question. Here is Today is an interactive timeline that allows you to see today in relation to this year, this century,...Read More

blog-contextmatters May 1

Design Tip: When Designing for Mobile, Context Matters

Think about the last time you used your mobile device. Were you sitting at home browsing the internet? Were you typing a long email to a friend? Were you doing in-depth research? Most of us would answer these questions with a “no.” Mobile devices aren’t just smaller––they’re different. That’s why, when designing for a mobile...Read More

link-accordion Apr 26

Link of the Week: Responsive Sound

For this week’s installment of our ongoing link of the week series, we wanted to share Garmoshka, a delightful web app that allows you to play the accordion by resizing your browser window. We loved this design not only because of its ingenuity (using responsive design for sound!) but also because of the way it...Read More