The new UC logo is interesting if not controversial. While I do think an updated look is in order, the new monogram might be a tad too progressive. I do like how this video explains the design inspirations. I think the initial choice of colors might have made the new look harder to embrace, but […]
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Reading a Mashable article explaining why next year will be all about responsive web design. The current look of Pulpconnection powered by Kolakube’s Chronicl is a responsive design, adapting to different screen sizes. Have you tried it? Check out Pulpconnection.net on an iPhone or iPad, and you’ll see.
When I walked into Starbucks this morning, I had to stop because of this display. The entire store had been redone in holiday red, but this display with lime green, silver, and shades of grey hit me hard. What are these? These belong to a design collaboration with Rodarte. These diffusion, pixelated pattern items are […]
Have you tried assembling your own Starbucks Inky Red Cup using the printed template? Here’s mine. For perfect results, be sure to follow the directions and use A4 size paper. Letter size paper works, but the cutout won’t fit perfectly.
Check out this amazing hand drawn inking of a Starbucks Holiday Red Cup created by Johanna Basford. You might officially see these at your neighborhood Starbucks in 2012 (yes, 2012 since the cup’s design is finalized in January of the same year). But if you can’t wait one more year, you can assemble your own […]
An unplanned overnight layover in Los Angeles was not welcomed but a stay in the Hilton Los Angeles provided these design tips.
Mesmerized by the architectural redesign of the Dillingham Transportation Building done by Hawaii Architecture? Here’s the concept and inspiration behind this project: This project was a complete commercial tenant improvement of the first floor and attached mezzanine space of the historic Dillingham Transportation Building. Restored for the Hauoli Mau Loa Foundation that supports youth education […]
I know nothing about architecture design, but when you see something done right, you recognize it. Check out this redesign done by Hawaii Architecture that keeps the original essence of the building but also infuses new technology and sustainable materials. I love the the dark wood contrasted by the white walls – very dramatic. And […]
Bloomingdales is having a contest to design a reusable tote bag, and a Pulp reader created “give shop protect“. I think it’s a winner and so do you so, please vote for this design!
Here’s a pretty detailed article dissecting the usability of web design of apple.com and microsoft.com. Although there does seem to be some Apple loving in the article, it’s kinda interesting to see the impact of web design.
Seems like the visual design of web sites is becoming simpler. Web Design from Scratch lists common traits of good looking sites. The rundown: Simple layout 3D effects, used sparingly Soft, neutral background colours Strong colour, used sparingly Cute icons, used sparingly Plenty of whitespace Nice big text I like this statement: In general, the […]