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Inspiration can come from anywhere

June 16, 2010

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…including some random blog you’re reading that has links to photos of old, unused WWII British propaganda posters. I just made this poster (literally, just made it)–it took less than 30 minutes and is geometrically nearly identical to the original with the exception of the wording. I found the font, Underground, as a download from […]

I am in awe

November 10, 2008

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(image from http://www.positron.org/brewery/cider_2006/) …the printed labels, ever so faintly embossed by the custom-fabricated die, are truly to die for. Very nice job, guys; the custom (derailleur cassette?) gearing system for the bike-powered apple mill isn’t too shabby, either. See them yourself: Five Islands Orchard.

Information design, dashboards, and balanced scorecards

January 13, 2008

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The more I think about it, the more I strengthen my belief that an organization’s dashboard should serve to provide clear, intuitively graspable measures. This seems to me to imply that all of the data along the dashboard should be in indexed format, with the minima and maxima of the indices serving to conceptually bound […]