And now for something completely different. A set of music samplers, tasty bits of songs, compactly mixed together. The first two are filled with tunes you can dance to, while the third one is much more restful. Enjoy!
Coming up in March is the next South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference. It’s one of the biggest gatherings of new media people (meaning web folk) and it’s held in Texas. The conference time-table is filled with talks. Who gets to talk at SXSW? That gets decided by online vote. While that seems like a neat idea at first, it has attracted criticism for not delivering a quality panel line-up.
So which two stories have been dominating the news recently? Right! Apple’s iPhone and Hilton’s Paris. It’s astounding how much they have in common. Let’s take a look!
Respected designers Armin from Speak Up and Bryan from Coudal actually defend the London Olympic 2012 branding. They list a number of reasons, but they all boil down to one thing: The world hates it, but at least it’s original! Thing is, not only is the logo horrible and the branding just plain wrong for the games, it’s not even close to being original.
See that lil’ flame in my “Inspiration” block? It used to lead to a dusty old site. But now it’s back, with a vengeance! Yes. Design by Fire, the critically acclaimed journal on design, life & everything by Andrei Herasimchuk, has risen from the ashes.
Joen, my Danish friend who runs a journal and graphical instalment outlet, has just launched the new design of his site. (You heard it here first kids!) And what a design it is! As I said on Joen’s site itself:
The succes of Jeremy Keith’s new line of perfumes ‘Adactio’ has been phenomenal. It is thus with great pride that we introduce ‘AJAX’ a perfume pour femme.
Stuff is good