Archive for March, 2011

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Obsessively interested in everything

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Think Quarterly from Google

Google launches Think Quarterly, “a space to take time out and consider what’s happening and why it matters.” This issue is dedicated to data. [issuu backgroundcolor=FFFFFF showflipbtn=true autoflip=true autofliptime=6000 documentid=110324123903-e805e6aca0a44b018844511f059058c6 docname=01-data username=ThinkQuarterly loadinginfotext=Think%20Quarterly%20-%2001%20Data Read more …

Google, Trends

The new Waitrose website

Today Waitrose launched their new website. Overall a more streamlined sophisticated look with more to do on the home page. Gone is the enormous site map in the footer replaced with a neater version. Navigation is cleaner and the ‘value’ bright green is replaced with a more elegant textured brown and olive green. In the details of particular note are the areas on the introductory slideshow Read more …

Ecommerce, Retail design, Supermarkets, Waitrose, Web stuff
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For those amongst you that are semiotically inclined, here’s The Noun Project. A great resource for pictograms with a nice old school slant. Some of them are very reminiscent of British Rail pictograms pre their redesign by Lloyd Northover in 1999. And they’re free, and downloadable, definitely worth bookmarking.  Read More …

Random, Signs, Wayfinding