ARCHITECTONICS Kinetic Architecture, Timeless Architecture For A Connected World This is what really makes brands tick by BRYCE MAYNARD WINTER The search for a kinetic architecture has been a long and sweet one. At first my savory search did not take the form for architecture specifically, however soon enough it rooted in the building forms. The... Continue Reading →
This one is just for fun! Chrysler Corporation was a highly innovative design company in the late 1950s and through the mid 1960s. Here, for your pleasure, are a few of the many interesting dashboard designs they developed. Note how the designers approached the dashboard with real imagination and unbridled enthusiasm to create Beauty! I must... Continue Reading →
This situation today is a de facto duopoly. Those who benefit are most fundamentally Apple and Google. This is born out by the stock market and the Interbrand 100, where Apple and Google are respectively the #1 and #2 most valuable brands in the world today.
The fact that both systems work by forcing everyone to purchase software through either the Apple Store or the Play Store and to use the same antiquated interface and decades old data storage system is further evidence of the duopoly.
Six Classical Archetypes: employed in Branding and User Experience Can you find one that relates to you? Who, why; why not? Bryce Maynard Winter Visionary (Dreamer, Prophet, Seer--see also Guide, Alchemist) The Visionary archetype lets you imagine possibilities that are beyond the scope of your individual life and that benefit all of society. The Visionary... Continue Reading →
In previous articles we introduced the concept of archetypal design in machine interfaces. Today we take a deeper dive into the four native human archetypes that might also be inferred into machine mechanics, therefore providing a bridge into our topic: the machine-human liaison: interface design. The four primary archetypes are like the legs of a... Continue Reading →