Input, (more than) a typeface for (more than) code

Curator: Jesse Ragan
date: April 14, 2015
Categories: Experience Design, Typography
David Jonathan Ross’ new typeface Input is an unbelievably limber workhorse, arguably the most versatile suite of screen fonts ever created. And Font Bureau has made it free for us lucky cheapskates to use (for private/unpublished purposes).

More than just a typeface, Input includes an interface to customize the fonts, with a mind-boggling array of options. Use the Interactive Preview to test different combinations of forms for characters like “a,” “g,” and zero. Use the sliders to adjust width and weight. Choose sans, serif, or mono. Then, with a few clicks, download your own customized version—generated on the fly, server-side.
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A revolution in type specimens starts with one Commercial Type Showcase

Curator: Jesse Ragan
date: April 13, 2015
Categories: Advertising, Experience Design, Typography
Commercial Type’s Showcase microsites have escalated the recent experimentation in online type specimens, into new and absurd territory.
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Collaborative Cooking Brings Top Chefs and Designers Together

Curator: Rev. Fredrik Öst IV
date: March 17, 2015
Categories: Art, Experience Design
Tags: food
PJADAD, Christian Isberg, Carl Berglöf, and Lasse Korsgaard made a project that makes our heart pound a bit harder. It's a interactive machine that cooks food linked up to a digital platform where top chefs from around the world would cook together. In the chef world there are a lot of huge egos, so how would five of them manage to collaborate about what ingredients to add, how much salt to pour in, and how long it should boil?
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Montreal Design Studio Paprika Play Tricks on Your Memory

Curator: Blok Design
date: March 10, 2015
Categories: Art, Experience Design, Illustration

Aire BNC : Trous de mémoire (v.f.) from Paprika on Vimeo.

As always Montreal design studio Paprika continues to surprise and delight us with their gift for engaging our emotions. For the second year in a row, they were invited to create an art installation for the Aire Banque Nationale in Amherst Park. 

Titled "Trous de Mémoire" (Memory Gaps), the installation's bold, illustrated panels play with your perception of memory, both literally and metaphorically. It inspires you to build your own narrative and to change your story as your perspective shifts.

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Storytelling-based UX Designed with a Writer in Mind

Curator: Cast Iron Design
date: March 4, 2015
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: Design, portfolio, Web
Greater Than or Equal To Website
Fiction writer Alan Trotter has a website that uses an extremely simple—yet impossible to resist—interaction that slowly reveals a short story.
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