~ 14 May 2007 ~
Two words: Wow.
I don’t use Twitter, but I bet you do. Biz Stone, co-founder:
Twitter has always been mobile because you can send and receive messages over SMS. However, there’s more and more folks accessing the mobile web from so-called smart phones these days and we figured it was high time we created a mobile version of the Twitter web site.
Via Coudal, who remarks, “the ‘sketchbook’ feature is more than a bit clumsy but it’s well worth fumbling around to get at the goods.” Agreed. And a very compelling site design, to boot.
A long-time user, my Netvibes are now fully Veerlefied.
“A widget that helps you remember how to type any special character, for keyboard or HTML combos. Just put your mouse over a character, and the key combo appears at the bottom.”
The irrepressible Andy Clarke redesigns his company’s site, and the result? A 10-mirrored Vespa, Kevin Cornell illustrations, and of course some css trickery under the hood. Nicely done.
Replace the default navigational buttons in SlideShowPro for $9 per pack, the first of which was designed by Mr. Jon Hicks.
Oh yes, I will find a way to use this lovely typeface. In something. Repeatedly.
Stock photography, type, and killer tees. Genuinely recommended by Authentic Boredom.
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- The ISO50 Field Guide to Color Management
- Upgrading the hard drive and memory in a refurbished 13" MacBook Pro
- Inspiring type: Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino
- Randomness, vol. IX
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standard Solutions A solid round-up of indispensable CSS design techniques by Andy Budd, Simon Collison, and Cameron Moll.
Mobile Web Design A guide to publishing web content beyond the desktop. Tips, methodology, and resources. Now available.
Letterpress Posters The unassuming beauty of a freshly letterpressed print.
That Wicked Worn Look. Techniques for that worn, aged, distressed look.
Mister Retro Machine Wash Filters Turn the dial to “Instaworn” with these filters.
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Basecamp My preferred web app for internal and client project collaboration.
HOW Conference Austin, June 24–27. Pentagram, Adobe, P&G, et al.
Web Design World Seattle, July 20–22. Practical sessions on web design.
Stimulate Salt Lake City, September 2009. Entrepreneurship and design conference.