Netdiver Mag #ISSN 1911-866X

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Hiatus ON

Going on a vacation combo for the next 2 weeks. In fact, time will be devoted half to recording basic tracks for an upcoming album, and other half? R&R.

See ya’ – September 10.

Design Machines

Design Machines by Travis Gertz. How to survive the digital apocalypse. This is a long read article – and one that you must make time for.

Because that project is due yesterday.

And everything looks the same.

Facebook where’s our $$$ bags?

Facebook Should Pay All of Us by Tim Hu.

The most valuable innovation at the heart of Facebook was probably not the social network so much as the creation of a tool that convinced hundreds of millions of people to hand over so much personal data for so little in return.

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If interested, this is why I deleted all my Facebook accounts + pages.

Read the discussion.

Server down

Netdiver dedicated box went to lalaland due to a DNS problem a few days ago.. We have no clue how long the outage was.

Thank you Chris!

All good now.

Remembering Netscape

Netscape IPO 20-year anniversary: read Fortune’s 2005 oral history of the birth of the web by Adam Lashinsky

ndlr: Netscape logo redesign as an homage to a great company by White Rabbit studio.

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If you were around the nascent www in ’95 – walk down memory lane. If you came in later, amplify your web history knowledge.

Excellent read.

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Suggested readings:

20 Years ago. My personal recounting of the birth of Netscape and how it shaped the future of Netdiver Mag.

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Think Different <- We’ve seen what M$ vs Netscape (and all others led to). Just think of IE6, if you are amnesic.

Microsoft And Netscape: Case Of Friend And Foe <- article deleted but page title maintained. Exactly what happened. Netscape was wiped out.

Browser Wars <- History of browsers (map). Thank you Wikipedia for your accuracy.

More search results.

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Browsers market share today:

Dieter Rams interview

>Dieter Rams interviewed by Gary Hustwit, an excerpt (worth reading) from Helvetica/Objectified/Urbanized: The Complete Interviews as published by Fast Company.

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Dieter Ram design philosophy in 10 points:

Good design is innovative.
Good design must be useful.
Good design is aesthetic design.
Good design makes a product understandable.
Good design is honest.
Good design is unobtrusive.
Good design is long-lasting.
Good design is consistent in every detail.
Good design is environmentally friendly.
And last but not least, good design is as little design as possible.

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This reference book – is a must in your library: Less and More. The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams. A new re-edition can be pre-ordered.

Hence, where the Less is more quote and design principle comes from. Never forget how much we owe this creative giant.

32 Productivity tips

32 Productivity Tips From The World’s Top Designers by John Brownlee

Even if you’re working your dream job, staying productive can be tough. That’s why designers are such productivity experts.

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Carole's Ello

Ello.co/cgwarex

Welcome to my new special hub where I post stuff that catches my attention on a wide variety of topics. Eye candy guaranteed.

Get the iOS app.

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Ellodesign

Ello.co/ellodesign

Want to discover like-mind creatives? Looking for curated visual inspiration? Looking for talent to hire? Submit new work?

Follow feed.

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Communication Arts

Communication Arts 2015 — call for entries.

Deadline:
Typography — September 4

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Reasons to be Creative

RTBC 15

Reasons to be Creative is a conference for web designers, coders, & anyone with a creative mind. It is about discovering the best in art, design, code, & inspiration.

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Get £50 discount (-15%). Promo code: NETDIVER50 - expires August 1st

Upcoming: September 7-9

 

IE15

Digital Design & Web Innovation Summit

Explore the future of user experience and learn from digital designers at Spotify, LinkedIn, Etsy & more in LA.

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Save 20% on two-day passes by adding code NETDIVER20.

Upcoming: September 10-11

 

Smashing Mag

The Smashing Conferences explore real-life projects, workflows and hands-on insights.

SmashingConf - Freiburg
Upcoming: September 14-16

SmashingConf - Barcelona
Upcoming: October 20-21

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YWFT

YouWorkForThem — Good design needs good fonts! YWFT is privately owned and run by designers, and not subject to shareholders or bottom line.

Rocking it since 2001.

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AIGA 2015

AIGA 2015

Provocative speakers, sessions and face-to-face roundtables with design heroes.

Upcoming: October 8-10 / 2015

 

/ Highlights

Design compilations + featured posts.

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Andrew B. Myers will make you look again! These are photos moodboards.

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Komoro rocks! The coolest packaging design I have ever seen.

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Coolors discover new color palettes every day, on the web or with iOS app.

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Anton & Irene innovation, beauty, luxurious UX and incredible photography.

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What could you do with 100 days of making? Check mine.

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They LUV design! #10

Communication design is as varied in style as utilized media.

Previous issues: #9 - #8 - #7 - #6 - #5 - #4 - #3 - #2 - #1

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Moodboards #1 – Branding collaterals staged and served with conceptual brilliance.

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A type of Show #4 – I love typography - these projects caught my eye.

Previous issues: #3 - #2 - #1

 

A little (www) Story. In 1995, JF and I started a little company – Netdiver.

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Industry news
News from the geek / tech / mobile / design and ethos in the industry
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Netdiver Magazine

#ISSN 1911-866X

Carole Guevin

Carole Guevin eye candy editor /curator / artist / creative activist / geek / songwriter showcases the design digital culture.

No hype just beautiful

Reach my inbox °

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Netdiver Best of the Year

Best Of The Year (BOTY)

Netdiver Best of the Year is the yearly release of featured projects / talents who made a lasting impression in the previous year(s).

/ 2014 edition

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/ by Reviews

 

Design inspiration x 30

Netdiver long-standing visual trademark: the 200 x 115 galleries. Loads of eye candy - hit a link -> read review.

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/ Illustration

Vast array of drawing styles
359 reviews

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/ Imaginative

Conceptual designs standing out
317 reviews

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/ Industrial

Product / packaging design / workspaces +
288 reviews

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/ Motion

Brilliant storyboards / motion / vfx
263 reviews

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/ Photography

Some of the sharpest eyes shooting
188 reviews

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/ Portfolios

New wave of design / interactive / mobile stars
511 reviews

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/ Powagirrrls

Women who rock the design scene with more than pink design
340 reviews

/ Insider info

 

Work$paces interviews

Workspaces+

Preparing a new interview formula: Designers shoot their space + fav projects + share insights about their creative path.

Stay tuned.

 

Special Feature issues

Special Feature issues

SFi is a self-curation experiment coupled with a minimalist interview by people in the design industry I admire.

By invitation only

 

Netdiver Vintage edition

Netdiver Vintage edition

What was new in design worldwide — sort of a very unofficial record of web history as captured from {1998 - onwards}.

Over 2.3k+ projects.

 

WAABM

WAABM aka We are all beautiful minds is equal part made of songwriters + music composers Carole Guevin + JF Simard.

 

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Visual Brain Gravity

VBG stands for Visual Brain Gravity. A producer and developer of concepts, products and brand experiences. Driven by vision.

 

Freelance ain't FREE

Freelance ain't FREE

Post it right above your workstation - when you prepare a RFP or design job estimate.

 

Cupcake Ipsum

Cupcake Ipsum

Tired of how boring lorem ipsum got? Chocolate bar caramels lemon drops jujubes apple pie chupa chups soufflé icing.

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RePrint

RePrint

Downloadable calendar to print onto the reverse of your misprints to get a second use.

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