Google has designers!

Jon Wiley explains some of the design thought behind the recent visual update of the main Google products.

  • red buttons signify “make something”
  • blue buttons signify “do something”
  • green buttons signify “create something that has an audience”
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Playtype

The Danish type foundry Playtype has a new website. Good use of jQuery if you ask us.

Cinemagraphs

Over the last months we have seen more animated gifs. Not the tiny ones from the 90s, but larger still images with a small animation in them. Looks like they might be given the name Cinemagraphs. The author of the image below is unknown to us.

Brandversations. We all have something in common.

Stefan Asafti has been working on a project where he mashes up brands. Nicely done and good design. Details are here.

The Art of the Menu

We have always liked menu designs and now Underconsideration has added a full menu-tracing-blog division. Enjoy!

Art of the Menu