A new resource by ribot to help you make better products. We distill the latest behavioural economics & consumer psychology research down into helpful little brain gems.
A fantastic concept for a blog with a slick design to boot.
Matt Gemmell writes beautifully on one of my favorite topics:
Eventually, I began allowing myself to acknowledge what I’d always inwardly known: that there’s no higher purpose than making an emotional connection with another person. That the success of an endeavour isn’t in the broad strokes and metrics – the sales, or downloads, or ratings, or comments or whatever else – but in the myriad individual moments where someone would be briefly touched, or empowered. Ephemeral, unmeasurable, rarely reported. But critical.
You may not have heard of Jonathan Hoefler or Tobias Frere-Jones but you’ve seen their work. Before their recent split, they collectively ran the most successful and well respected type design studio in the world, creating fonts used by everyone from the Wall Street Journal to the President of the United States.
Font Men, gives a peek behind the curtain into the world of Jonathan and Tobias. Tracking the history of their personal trajectories, sharing the forces that brought them together and giving an exclusive look at the successful empire they built together.
Looks like Ikea is taking a play from CB2’s book with its new PS 2014 Collection.
What do you think?
Man up, admit it isn’t good enough, and fix it now.Robert Nealan, M.V.P., not M.V.P.O.S.
A great analogy describing the balance between the creative side—and the service side—of being a designer.
If I didn’t know any better, I’d say standards bodies and browsers (those responsibility for crafting/implementing CSS) are starting to care about designers. Another big win from the Adobe Web Platform team.