Google Resizer – A Tool for Testing Responsive UI

Google Resizer – A Tool for Testing Responsive UI

Google this week launched Resizer – a tool for testing how user interface designs respond to different breakpoints. By entering a live URL, designers can view in real time how layout patterns work at different sizes. Resizer follows on from the release of Material – a set of rules and guidelines covering Google’s visual and […]

Steve Jobs talks Paul Rand

Steve Jobs talks Paul Rand

Came across this interesting Steve Jobs interview where he talks about working with Paul Rand and the Apple logo.

The Goat Herder and his Lots and Lots and Lots of Goats

The Goat Herder and his Lots and Lots and Lots of Goats

This animated short by Will Rose put a smile on my face.

A great talk about storytelling

A great talk about storytelling

Andrew Stanton, co-writer of Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Wall-E talks about the keys to telling great story. Image by Yon Garin.

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

This excellent video for ‘The Ghost of Stephen Foster’ by Squirrel Nut Zippers won Best Animated Music Video at the 1999 Vancouver Animation Festival. The animation was directed by Raymond Persi and Matthew Nastuk, both well known for their work on The Simpsons. The 30s cartoon style captures the creepy tone perfectly.

Old type – new type

Old type – new type

Interesting contrast between old and new type I spotted in Kendal town centre.

A parody of the branding video

A parody of the branding video

This is a brilliant send up of virtually every cliché seen in promotional videos.

Stampedes: Postage stamp pictures

Stampedes: Postage stamp pictures

During my recent stay in Milton Keynes for the great MK Geek All Dayer, I had the pleasure of meeting Sandra Dartnell. Aside from her day job, Sandra makes these beautiful pictures she calls Stampedes, by collaging postage stamps. Stampedes can form a story, or depict the passions and personality of the recipient. The results […]

Killing Kennedy Website

Killing Kennedy Website

As John F. Kennedy rises to become the most beloved of American presidents, a former U.S. Marine grows disillusioned with mid 20th Century America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of history is changed forever. This great experiential website has been created by Mullen to promote the National Geographic Channel movie Killing Kennedy, taking us on […]