Apple continues to make the personal computer increasingly personal, while Microsoft develops into a more Google-like company with a focus on personal experiences. So are they more compatible than ever?
Andrew Burton responds to Eli Schiff’s divisive ‘Fall of the designer’ articles, arguing that minimalism is a natural evolution that hasn’t devalued the work of designers. Schiff also published his last installment, Part V: Self flagellation, which might be his best yet.
Mike Monteiro entertainingly debunks the myth that good design sells itself. Mocking some common presentation mistakes, he urges designers to see themselves as the experts their clients believe they hired.
“I didn’t expect that a wearable device could alter the way I experience and handle distractions, almost overnight.” Matt Gemmell talks behavioural change, not features, in a great piece on the Apple Watch.
Donny Truong’s web book on typography is summed up nicely by Khoi Vinh: “Good typography requires tremendous care, passionate devotion, and painstaking attention to detail. This great resource for good typography exhibits exactly those qualities.”