Beautiful 1930s book
Amazing, these graphs were so ahead of their time. Michael Stoll has posted some higher quality shots on Flickr.
see the book | via Flowing Data
Clean up your desk
Simple and brilliant idea to keep your USB cables easily reachable. Didn't know Blue Lounge before, it's now a bookmark!
learn more | via Netdiver!
"show-me": water consumption
Simple visualization showing users how much water they are consuming whilte taking a shower.
via Information Aesthetics
Ben Fry created a visualization depicting changes between the multiple editions of Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species". Especially interesting to see how Chapter VII was added during the last edition.
See it now | via Flowing Data
Music break with David Holmes.
Personal blog turned musical of art director/illustrator Brian Gossett, beautiful designs and music.
go listen | via FFFFOUND!
The Rosetta Stone Project
Champollion would have really appreciated this project.
Global collaboration between 2000 linguists and native language speakers to create a contemporary Rosetta Stone.
view project | via Alex Wright
Al Franken shows off
This video is getting popular around the web, I'm not sure what the big deal is. Good for him, he spent time learning to draw a map. Personally I prefer GoogleMap (it's much faster and more accurate :).
watch video | via Harper's Mag.
Renewable energy: suet.
Eco-friendly delivery company uses man-powered vehicles to deliver your packages faster and most importantly cleaner than the competition.
view the site
Virgin.com is hype again
Great new website for Virgin, the new interface allows for a good understanding of this now big corporation.
view the site | via rokkan
Really impressive visualization, this project from Robert Hodgin should see some interesting development in the future. Can't wait to see more.
view article | via flight404
First came across Banksy while walking down the streets of London, love his work, especially his outdoor pieces.
view the site
Beautiful corporate design
Beautiful 3 column layout, one of the best corporate site I have seen in a long time. Although the "blue navigation" was a little akward to use (and re-use).
Site link | via rokkan
The Human Centered Design Toolkit.
Great initiative from Ideo with this toolkit for NGOs. Just wish I had a colour printer :).
One of my favorite cartoon as a kid was Cocoshaker, great example of simple but beautiful story telling.
watch it on youtube
Incase strikes again.
Brilliant designs from Incase, the instructions on the Paul Rodriguez collection are beautiful.
view designs | via Lovely Package
Museum of Arts and Design
Dream project for a designer! Use of dynamic and interactive technologies in a museum environment! Pentagram rocks.
Inside look at SIGGRAPH 2009, keynote Steve Duenes (NYTvizlab) Keynote Talk.
view article | via Info Aesthetics
Nice design, the solar power seems like a good idea although kinetic energy seems like an easier solution for a watch.
view article | via Yanko Design
Avid new branding
Very clever design for this new logo, although as Tony Spaeth points out the legibility is weak.
Site link | via Identiy Works
Impressive branding work from this design studio in Copenhagen, what a great and transparent process.
view the proejct