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kirbystenger: breathe deep and wander.

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the Underpants Gnomes Pattern

X ??? Profit!

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How to colour your heatmaps. Top-left is not Tufte-compliant because primary colours occupy too much of the space (it’s distracting). Top-left also uses colours that do not grade across our perceptual space. (Although hues do grade across wavelengths of light … Continue reading

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Radiolab – Roman Mars

02:30┬áIf you look carefully at the entire built world, you can find little stories in every tiny thing. If you recognise that every corner, every seam, every curve was a point of decision by a really deliberate — and probably … Continue reading

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Logic, like mathematics, is regarded by many designers with suspicion. Much of it is based on various superstitions about the kind of force logic has in telling us what to do. First of all, the word “logic” has some currency … Continue reading

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Makers

Artists, engineers, and entrepreneurs all build things. But art majors, engineering majors, and business majors seem to hate each other. That sucks.

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Freshbooks vs Smartecarte

The above websites are all suspiciously similar — not made by the same person, but by the same culture: web developers. Fact: All of them claim to be “the easiest way to send invoices online”. I believe the logic behind … Continue reading

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