Articles by FalconsandAllies

  • Being obsessive about detail is being normal

    I strongly believe that the atten­tion some­one gives to what he or she makes is reflected in the end result, whether it is obvi­ous or not. Inher­ent qual­ity is part of absolute qual­ity and with­out it things will appear shoddy. The users may not know why, but they always sense it.

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  • The Lego Google Calendar

    The Lego Google Calendar. Amazing concept and execution by Vitamins Design.

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  • This is Backcountry

    Friday Inspiration – This is Backcountry.

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  • People of the Internets

    A great piece of Illustration work by Ben J. Adams featuring 83 of the Internet Design Communities less desirables. Purchase prints here.

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  • Designer. No Designer.

    I met a guy recently at a party and got chatting, he was a small business owner who from years of using PC’s, recently purchased a mac. Their business is producing goods and selling direct to trade and end users and despite no background in graphic design, armed with the new mac, they’d decided to produce […]

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  • Ten Principles of ‘good design’

    Dieter Rams began studies in architecture and interior decoration at Wiesbaden School of Art in 1947. Soon after in 1948, he took a break from studying to gain practical experience and conclude his carpentry apprenticeship. He resumed studies at Wiesbaden School of Art in 1948 and graduated with honors in 1953 after which he began […]

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  • Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles of ‘good design’

    Rams began studies in architecture and interior decoration at Wiesbaden School of Art in 1947. Soon after in 1948, he took a break from studying to gain practical experience and conclude his carpentry apprenticeship. He resumed studies at Wiesbaden School of Art in 1948 and graduated with honors in 1953 after which he began working […]

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