—There is no doubt a linear relationship between success and good design, for any company. Wells Riley's “A Guide For Non-Designers” outlines the importance of design in startups, while also providing useful resources on where to look for an aforementioned design whiz.
Confession: I am not a designer. However, throughout the years I have been oddly blessed with a great deal of friends who are gifted in such areas; the cool kids. Meticulous, hard working, passionate and just plain neat. Collectively I’ve bared witness to hours of design-y talk; comparing serifs, and many a ‘code is poetry’ colloquy. Meanwhile, I’ve been caught quietly retreating back to my words after giving up on InDesign two hours deep. Alas! there is a place for design groupies like myself to go and find the answers to questions within our pretty little left-brained heads.
I think it's safe to say that most people only really understand distance in relation to the places around them. So you have to give it up to David Paliwood and Jesse Williams for re-contextualizing space travel in a way we can all understand.
When Google Street View first released in 2007, we all knew it was a game changer. But never could we have imagined their data being harnessed to create such a complete portrait of the world. Introducing Hyperlapse.
Jam with Chrome shows why Google is a digital leader in so many ways. This Chrome Experiment is a collaborative live music browser experience that utilizes various web technologies and Google products, which allows up to three users to jam to music in real time.
Myspace reinvents itself with a sleek, visually stimulating new design, new user ability accessible from Facebook or Twitter accounts and an entertainment page. So does anyone really care? Guess we’ll see.