Being a connoisseur is too hard

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I don’t believe that I am alone in the digital community in my self-professed love of coffee. Perhaps, I love on coffee too hard. I drink it more or less …

Stop talking about unicorns

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In the digital design industry, a “unicorn” is a designer that can create identity, websites, web or application UI, user experience flows and studies as well as implement their work. …

We Design Memories

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It’s surprising how bad people are in the memory department, at least in the details. It’s even more surprising given how we think we are awesome at remembering experiences, life, …

Inertia

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In physics, there’s a concept of inertia. It’s the idea that an object at rest stays at rest until acted upon by a force. The thing is, it’s not just …

A Million Different Worlds

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It’s easy for designers and engineers to discuss new trends, technologies and the minutiae of our professions. It’s a common occasion that, as an industry, we reference ourselves into a …

Can we just stop? No visual style is right.

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Why are we talking about this? Flat-Design,  Honest design, Skeuomorphism, Realism, Textured… Can we just stop? Over the past few months I have been seeing countless discussions, arguments and attacks …

A Professional Promise

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Professionalism feels good. Doing a solid and professional job has always been something that I heartily enjoy. It makes me glad to see that design is coming into its own …

High Road Ice Cream – A Study in Gestalt Branding

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I would like to tell you a story of a company that gets it : Highly successful branding through gestalt thinking.

Hacker News Redesign – More Consumable.

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I love Hacker News, it is my main source of tech news. But, I also hate reading it.

Universal patterns for color identification and consensus

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In their findings, Vittorio Loreto and Animesh Mukherjee in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences detailed a study on how culture and people develop a hierarchy for identifying and naming colors. This is a …