Archive for the 'Flash' Category

Judging interactivity

Sunday, March 27th, 2005

Jeffrey Veen talks about his recent stint as a member of a panel judging interative design from the past year. Is was not easy: Most of what I saw was a strange blend of fast-paced television commercials and the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books I liked so much a kid. Everything was designed as over-produced […]

Amaztype search

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

Another spin on searching Amazon data: a “typographic book search” constructing your search results out of book (or CD or DVD) cover images. Give it a moment to build in results, and then click on the images for the details. Requires Flash. Search: amaztype

Forget Flash, use Post-its

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

Ohio University revisits the desktop metaphor, in this case a messy desktop metaphor, for its home page. The reaction is … mixed: Even though we need more students, we need to raise the bar — not lower it,” [Anthropology professor Eugene] Ammarell said. “Where do you shop for students? Looks like we’re shopping at Wal-Mart.” […]