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Practice nudity

December 18th, 2014

 

 

The paintings of Michael Demontier and Neil Farber

 

 

Yamasuki Yamazaki やますき、やまざき

 

 

Today we know that Norwegians are not shamelessly sharing their sauna naked. It is common to wear a bathing suit unless one is in the company of close relatives. Sorry Jeff Jarvis.

 

 

Categories: best practice, shared

やますき、やまざき

December 16th, 2014

 

 

Yamasuki Yamazaki やますき、やまざき von ShiShi Yamazaki

 

 

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Yamasuki Yamazaki やますき、やまざき
ShiShi Yamazaki vor einem Jahr / Creative Commons License NC ND
ShiShi Yamazaki
Yamasuki’s – Yama Yama : Daniel Vangarde
Bleu Blanc Rouge

Software as it used to be

December 16th, 2014

 

 

Scotch Plaid Flannel, our unofficial uniform of Christmas morning. #LLBean #plaid

A photo posted by L.L.Bean (@llbean) on

 

 


Some waves as they finally break on shore as they used to.

Voices are being heard, that the perpetual beta state has never justified the launch of half-ready products on the market. Software should again be as it used to be, a final packaged good and turn key application ready and reliably performing for professional use.

 

 

Pixelmator for Mac and iPad

 

 

Affinity professinal publishing suite by Serif Europe Ltd.

 

 

Remember the days before the internet and the Apple store became a reality? When software came ready made in packages? When it didn’t take months after you purchased the software for it to be tweaked so you could start using it after another purchase of version 2.0? When software was financed by its price tag and not by in-app added purchases and advertising. When customers were respected, instead of trading their data behind their backs, stealing their address books and reporting every push of a button to third parties, all while you were harassed with facebook likes and evaluations buggers? Affinity Designer seems to come from such former times. It’s good software brought to completion before it hits the shelves and it comes without loop holes – something, I haven’t seen in a long time. Thanks. Whatever you put out next, I’ll buy it.

Translation of German user comment re. Affinity Designer by rbq on Nov 14, 1014
85 out of 87 customers found this review helpful

 

 

Make someone happy

December 14th, 2014

 

 

 

 

Atlanta based Coca Cola company has been sending season greetings since 1931. With a return to Haddon Sundblom inspired Santa Claus this is a majestic ad and a terrific song sung with exactly the right voice: Jimmy Durante’s. In vice president McMillin’s words “It shows how the act of being generous can have a powerful, positive impact on others that lasts long after the decorations come down.”

 

 

World class ad dances from Germany

December 11th, 2014

 

 

 

 


 

“Hear what you want to hear from a big guy“

World class ad dances from Germany

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Deezer
Dojo Berlin
Micky Suelzer
BIGFISH

 

 


On leaving his club our hero runs into this big guy. “Who have we got here?“ the giant questions thus pushing him around. What appears to be a tricky situation turns out a pleasant experience. “What cool vest you are wearing. Boy, you look sharp! Perhaps we can have dinner together or go see a movie?!“—Hear what you want to hear with deezer music streaming.

 

 

 

 


 

“Hear what you want to hear from your waitress“

World class ad dances from Germany

Product
Agency
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Deezer
Dojo Berlin
Micky Suelzer
BIGFISH

 

 


“Did you just stare me in the eye?” A waitress points at her breasts. “My eyes are down here!“ Her colleague joins, “I live right across the street. Let’s go, all three of us.“ – and, “I want your child…“ The first waitress: “I want two.“—Hear what you want to hear with deezer music streaming.

 

 

 

 


 

“Hear what you want to hear at your work place“

World class ad dances from Germany

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Deezer
Dojo Berlin
Micky Suelzer
BIGFISH

 

 


Our employee of the year is having a good time at the office. But then the manager snatches a nut he was about to toss in his mouth. “I’ve been watching you all morning. I am here to tell you what a remarkable person you are.“ The manager then grabs his box of nuts, “I’ll have these to practice so I can become as great a person as you are. And by the way, you’re promoted. You’re eyes are beautiful.“ – “So are yours!“, to another employee while leaving the room heavily breathing—Hear what you want to hear with deezer music streaming.

 

 

 

 


 

“Everybody dance now“

MADE IN MUNICH

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Check24
Havas, Munich
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Now don’t miss what must be the best German dance video of the year if not of all time:

 

 

 

 


 

“Gentleman of the year“

World class ad dances from Germany

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A brief history of web design for designers by Sandijs Ruluks

December 10th, 2014

 

 

The dark ages of web design (1989)

 

 

Tables – The beginning (1995)

 

 

JavaScript comes to the rescue (1995)

 

 

The golden era of freedom – Flash (1996)

 

 

CSS (1998)

 

 

Mobile uprising – Grids and frameworks (2007)

 

 

Responsive web design (2010)

 

 

The times of the flat (2010)

 

 

The bright future (2014)

 

 

…to be continued.

to be continued… (2015)

 

 

Only some six years ago, I received cost estimates of 65,000 to 145,000 US dollars for work, I can now hack on my own without any third party aid.

This is what gives the evolution of the web its revolutionary edge. It’s what the visitor, my client’s consumer can do with the web, that makes it useful and usable. Usability is the deciding factor in interactivity.

The beloved “Do”-word defines dynamics. As long as its immediately usefull and needed, emotions don’t have a part, the mental state of the user is without a thought. Naoto Fukasawa famously said “Design dissolves inbehavior.

The aimed for behavior of interactivity is a transaction, the finalised purchase and result of trading. For my clients and myself a much welcome and celebrated development of web design.

Clients can focus on their product(s) improvement and I do what I do better than anyone, ensuring a becoming brand and building it aside from usability.

 

 


The lecture of a brief history of web design for designers by Sandijs Ruluks is recommended.

 

 

Color of the year 2015

December 9th, 2014

 

 

Marsala, color of the year 2015

 

 

Categories: design, new advertising, shared

Rules apply

December 8th, 2014

 

 

Apple Piktogramme

 

 

Fake it ’till you make it

Fake it until you make it, and remember that what makes design great never changes.
Kare’s shared wisdom for young designers hoping to make as big an impact as she did in one swell sentence.

 

 

What makes design great never changes

Everything changes continuously with the tick of the clock. Change however occurs in intervals. It takes time for any design to resolve into behaviour and for the new behaviour to spread.

Read in full by John Brownlee.

 

 

World Dirndl

December 4th, 2014

 

 

Reinkarnation von Karl Lagerfeld mit Pharrell Williams, Cara Delevingne & Géraldine Chaplin

 

 

The film is about Coco Chanel’s visit in the 1950s to a hotel in Austria, where she was inspired by the jacket worn by the elevator attendant. But the way it’s told fuses the nineteenth century, the 1950s and modern style. The story about Chanel, played by Geraldine Chaplin, frames a dream sequence/music video interlude in which Williams appears as a reincarnation of Franz Joseph I, the Emperor of Austria. As the emperor, he and his wife Elisabeth “Sisi” of Austria, played by Cara Delevingne (who appears earlier in the story as a rebellious waitress), step out of their formal portraits on the hotel’s wall and the scene shifts back in time to imperial Austria. The pair waltz and sing a duet of a new track called “CC The World.”

 

 

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“It loves you back”

December 4th, 2014

 

 

Dolce&Gabbana The One: “Street of Dreams” Ein Martin Scorsese Film

 

 

Matthew McConaughey: I love your dress.
Scarlett Johansson: It loves you back.

 

 

Learn more about the movie.