One of the biggest problems I have with modern products is naming. This is especially true for technology. Let’s use laptops as an example, can you name the range of laptops HP has on sale? I can’t, and I’m typing on one.
This is the time to reflect, right now. We live in a world where a single person can have an idea that can change the lives of billions. The tools exist, and they get more advanced each day. There are very few barriers to turning an idea into reality, the biggest barrier is you.
All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.
(Above image: Tea for Two by Florence Pike)
I first met Philippa Aldrich at Naidex South in October 2011; sharing the same belief that inclusively designed products should be beautiful and easy to use. Philippa is the founder of The Future Perfect Company and the Designing for the Future competition. I truly believe in this competition, and I was lucky enough to be a judge in 2012. Here is Philippa’s story, enjoy!
This tweet from The Challenger’s Almanac got me thinking about what books I’d recommend. So to kick off 2013, here are a few great reads.
Retina is an Apple brand name used for displays with a high pixel density. Currently this display can be found on Apple’s mobile devices and the MacBook Pro. Launched in June 2012, the MacBook Pro with Retina display was a big leap forward in terms of how we view and consume content on a laptop. The Retina display allows us to use beautifully crisp digital content. But without a little prep work, it can have the opposite effect.