Archive for the ‘General Information’ Category

March 16, 2012 0

A few thoughts on iPhone 5, iPad mini, and iTV

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It’s been fascinating to watch Apple build its arsenal of products in the last decade – not only because of their remarkable success, but because of the deliberate, disciplined way in which they did it.  Each built on the framework set by the last – the iPod mini and Nano relied on the same intuitive [...]

June 4, 2011 0

Concept Design Studio: Playing with Sketchup

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I’ve been playing with Google’s Sketchup product since before Google owned it (waaaay back in 2004).  It’s a fantastic product for creating quick 3D models, made all the more powerful by the library of objects created by Sketchup users.  I don’t use it often, but every once in a while it’s a fun way to [...]

February 7, 2010 0

History of Graphic Design

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There is no information design without graphic design.  Here is a history of graphic design in a very interesting format.  I particularly enjoyed the discussion of symbols and how they represent language. http://www.designhistory.org/

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January 19, 2010 0

Jumping into the world

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I’ll admit, I’m new to the info design game.  Mr. Tufte has been doing it forever, and a growing population has recognized the need for communicating information in a way that clearly delivers a valuable message without needless distraction.  As I get started, here are some resources I’ve found helpful. I’ll start with a large [...]

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January 10, 2010 0

A New Endeavor

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Thanks for coming.  I will be using this site to document my efforts and thoughts in information design.