Archive for the ‘Design’ category

My Favorites: Photo Blogs

May 14th, 2009

I was asked recently from a friend which Photography websites (and blogs) I found helpful, being the pretty-new-to-photography amateur. It’s difficult to separate some photography sites from design sites, so you may see a mix here. Anyway, enough with the preamble… Here are the home sites — you’ll find the link to their RSS feeds there: » Read more: My Favorites: Photo Blogs

Microsoft’s vision of the future

March 2nd, 2009

Want to see how Microsoft envisions the future? Check out this video. A lot of attention to the visual aspect, to be sure, and a lot of isometric displays, glass-panels, and data transfers between different hardware elements. Is this a realistic vision? How close are we? [Source: istartedsomething.com]

Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

January 17th, 2009

Ralph Lengler and Martin Eppler show a variety of many different visualization methods, arranged as a periodic table. Six categories differentiate the various entries by visualization type: Data, Information, Concept, Strategy, Metaphor, and Compound: http://www.visual-literacy.org/periodic_table/periodic_table.html (version 1.5; no date).

Make sure you mouse over the “elements” to see samples and learn more! Great idea!