James gets profiled in Vanity Fair …which is, frankly, kind of weird.
It’s also so bizarre to read about his SXSW New Aesthetic panel as being such a pivotal moment: there weren’t that many of us in the room.
These three talks are worth your time.
A lovely piece from Joanne on storytelling, identity and the internet.
Pointing out a growing movement away from three-dimensionality towards a flatter aesthetic.
I’m really enjoying these thoughts prompted by Paul’s article in A List Apart. I particularly the idea of taking a long-zoom approach to progressive enhancement: evolving the aesthetic of web design over time.
A really great article from Paul that simultaneously takes a high-level view of the web while also focusing on the details. A lot of work went into this.
The not-so-new-but-hella-fun aesthetic.
The Old Aesthetic. It’s eighties-tastic!
Aaron should definitely skyblog more often if this is the result.
The Old Aesthetic.
James is giving a talk here in Brighton next month. I’ll be there with robot-actuated bells on.
You can’t have a zeitgeisty internet meme without cats.
Bruce Sterling writes about the New Aesthetic in an article that’s half manifesto and half critique.
Grab a cup of tea or hit your “read it later” bookmarklet of choice for this one—it’s a lengthy but worthwhile read.
Russell was the final panelist to speak at the New Aesthetic South by Southwest tour-de-force, taking a look at how our relationship to text is being changed.
Aaron explains why there was a handcrafted predator drone at the New Aesthetic panel at South by Southwest.
Ben took an insightful and amusing at the New Aesthetic in advertising.
Joanne Mcneil was the first to speak at the New Aesthetic panel, giving a great historical perspective.
James summarises the excellent New Aesthetic panel he put together for South by Southwest.