If you look across the digital landscape, the most exquisitely designed user interfaces and the most comprehensively designed user experiences are rarely the most successful. On the other hand, the most successful network products make good use of design but are usually not high watermarks for design execution.
Subtraction.com: How Much Design Is Too Much Design? (reblogged from danielmall)
[This quote reminded me of a landing page we did a few years ago - a relatively ugly landing page the performance of which beat the crap out of every “better looking” page we A-B tested against it. - FP]
Reblogged from step4ward:
gosh… i want that in my house! (maybe i could 8D)
Designing the Stop Sign
It’s difficult to be open-minded. It’s really damn hard to be open-minded and a Graphic Designer. If a Graphic Designer claims to be open-minded they are bullshitting you.
To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can’t be separated.
- Jean-Luc Godard (via aconversationoncool)
So you need a typeface? (From Inspiration Lab)