Let me start by expressing my heartfelt appreciation for the new Virgin America web! As a UX designer, I’m aware of the challenges faced with the current generation of consumer centric web (or mobile) products. And when the product has to do with Travel, it’s easy to imagine an overboost of information at each step and screen. The rethought Virgin America website as a clean & focussed web app is unique and worth copying!
Perry Chan, Yancey Strickler, Charles Adler – most of you would definitely not know these three names. On the other hand, you might know about Oculus Rift (because Facebook bought it at a whopper of a cost), Pebble (Smart-Watch!), Ouya (a gaming console with a difference), Form 1 (an affordable 3D printer). A few might know that these unique products happened because of crowdsourced funds through a website that has been synonymous to such activities – Kickstarter.com.
Webby are undoubtedly called the “Oscars of the web”. The annual awards celebrates the best of the internet, ranging from podcasts to websites. Each category gets two winners one decided by the Academy organizing the awards and the other by public voting. For the uninitiated the Awards are grouped into five major verticals: 1. Mobile & Apps 2. Social 3. Online Film & Video 4. Interactive Advertising & Media 5. Websites With a […]
There seemed to be a conscious choice on Adobe’s part to have a limited audience which seemed to just tip over 20 including their own staff. The attendees included the cream of the Indian tech community and for once it felt great to be invited for being the “design guy” over the blogger in the past.
2011 was a great year! It saw many advancements in the field of sports, internet, show biz, technology and more. It also saw advancements in how one of internet’s most innovative companies, Google, designed its logos, also known as ‘doodles’. They were a lot more interactive, fun, memorable and non-google in 2011!