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Make It So

For years I’ve though about writing a book on interface design in science fiction movies. The idea always started as a big coffee table book full of great examples, but then the details started to get tricky: “how would the book be organized?”; “how would all the interconnected themes weave together in the examples?”; and […]

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myFry

Stephen Fry‘s new iPhone app MyFry has already received a lot of blog coverage… but I wanted to quickly post it here because it looks like such an interesting experiment in publishing. The app’s content is Fry’s new book “The Fry Chronicles” — but it’s been made non-linear. The primary navigation of the app/book is […]

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Form+Code

Just released is “Form+Code,” by Casey Reas, Chandler McWilliams, and LUST. It’s a great book — a beautiful examination of the role of programming in making design. It organizes a surprisingly wide range of examples into five categories: repeat, transform, parameterize, visualize, and simulate. What I especially like is its historical, and cross-disciplinary, approach. It […]