Archive For April 2010

The Ring

From the always excellent XKCD

Frozen Grand Central

This is wonderful.

I Love The Smell Of Fail In The Morning

Well that didn’t last long. Just two days into my self imposed Twitter exile I instinctively tweeted upon news of the updated MacBook Pros; only to realise a few moments later that Twitter was off limits. In interweb parlance I am full of “FAIL”. What I found in my few Twitter free days was that Continue Reading

Winning Awards For mybarclaycard Design

mybarclaycard is Barclaycard’s new online card account management site which launched late last year. I led the User Experience and User Interface design and development, and believe we created a unique and revolutionary site years ahead of Barclaycard’s competitors. So it is nice to see mybarclaycard being recognised, and winning awards in both the financial Continue Reading

Notes From a Moving Train #1

I look up from my iPhone and notice that sitting diagonally opposite me, on the other side of the train, is the friendly guy from my local Apple Store. He sold me the earphones I’m listening to now. He’s immersed in his iPhone as I was in mine. I wonder where he’s going. Should I Continue Reading

A Week Off

I wrote a while ago about a friend taking a Twitter vacation, another leaving altogether and my resultant thoughts and feelings about Twitter. Now I have decided to do the same; as of today I’m starting a one week ‘leave of absence’ from Twitter. Whilst this week is an experiment to see how I, a Continue Reading

Beautiful Ceramic Speakers

These ceramic speakers are just beautiful. Designed by Joey Roth and created using simple materials including cork, aluminium, cast iron and of course ceramic they are wonderfully minimal and stylish. Whilst their form is beautiful their function is of equal importance: Typical speakers are designed to play even the most compressed or poorly recorded track. They Continue Reading