"There is a common misbelief that Helvetica is the signage typeface of the New York City subway system. In this ‘Design discussions’, we talk to the author who has uncovered the truth (maybe) behind the story."
Friday, February 26th, 2010
Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
A very nice colour picker from the brilliant Dmitry Baranovskiy.
Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Paul takes an in-depth look at the new BBC design guidelines.
Well, this could be useful for Southby: find out where your friends are sitting when watching a panel.
A thoroughly well-researched and data-heavy blog post ...complete with interactive charts!
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
A lesson from Google Buzz: a large sampling isn't always a representative sampling.
Saturday, February 13th, 2010
Before we point the finger and laugh at the Facebook users leaving confused comments on Read Write Web, we should look to our own experiences with Google Buzz.
Erin explains exactly how badly Google have messed up privacy concerns with Buzz.
Friday, February 12th, 2010
A frightening tale of just how badly Google messed up with the lack of privacy controls on Buzz.
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
Network data fills me with awe. And now I'm sharing this because I like its positive message.
The wonderful world of audio pressed onto postcards: a Polish tradition.
Saturday, February 6th, 2010
A web comic written by a 5 year old (illustrated by his father).
This makes my brain giddy. Dizzying stuff, clearly explained.
A medium-zoom view of shifts in publishing.
Friday, February 5th, 2010
A wonderful trip down memory lane to the amateur web of the 90s.
Thursday, February 4th, 2010
This is the way to do an adaptable liquid layout. Media queries are your friend. Oh, and the content's good too.
A thoroughly researched and well-written look at font stacks, with some practical suggestions and advice.
A handy accessibility resource from Auntie Beeb.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
A store of fonts for sale, many of which have licenses that allow you to use them with @font-face.
A self-documenting explanation of why John Gruber doesn't have comments on his site.
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
The sad state of online newspapers (the design this time, not the business).