November 27th: Weekly Design Links

“Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.” – Robert A. Heinlein

The influx of good work continues. My process is pretty solid at this point, but it’s hard to keep up when there’s so much to go through. I’m looking forward to 2019 now. I’m letting go of the many things I told myself I had to do this year. The plan from here is to focus on the few projects that have real meaning to me right now. I’m really good about going back to old projects–good ideas that I didn’t quite work out. What I’m not good at is finishing projects. This is usually because I have too many going on at the same damn time. I manage, but I know I can be more efficient. That’s something I can work on in 2019.

Random

Five lessons from a 1,000-year-old design system • https://uxdesign.cc/five-lessons-from-a-1-000-year-old-design-system-4d7d7053644b

Video Editing Tools Digitally Alter Everyday Urban Infrastructure • https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/11/vladimir-tomin

Design Dots: Curated Links for Designers • https://www.designdots.co/

PIXL: A Magnetic Building System • https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/antsylabs/pixl-a-magnetic-building-system

Web Design/UX/UI

Don’t clap this article • https://blog.etch.team/dont-clap-this-article-3719749c517c

The Future of Design with Andy Budd • https://learnerbly.com/the-future-of-design-with-andy-budd/

Intuit: Designs for delight • https://www.invisionapp.com/enterprise/design-genome/report/intuit

Graphic Design/Branding/Packaging

New Logo for Miami Marlins • https://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/new_logo_for_miami_marlins.php

Unfolded by Commission • https://bpando.org/2018/11/19/packaging-unfolded/

Lincoln / Don’t text and drive • https://www.behance.net/gallery/41705233/Lincoln-Dont-text-and-drive

Work

Five Dangerous Myths about Product Management • https://medium.com/@noah_weiss/five-dangerous-myths-about-product-management-d1d852ed02a2

Mediating the Future: The Designer’s Responsibility to Keep Up with New Technologies • https://theblog.adobe.com/designers-responsibility-keeping-up-with-new-technology/

The designer’s guide to talking to executives • https://www.invisionapp.com/inside-design/designers-guide-talking-executives

Industrial Design

LAWA DESIGN Designs the Twist Shelf That Doubles as a Magnetic Board • https://design-milk.com/lawa-design-designs-the-twist-shelf-that-doubles-as-a-magnetic-board

Architecture

Steven Chilton Architects’ Guangzhou Theater is Inspired by the Ancient Chinese Art of Puzzle Ball Carving • https://www.archdaily.com/906113/steven-chilton-architects-guangzhou-theater-is-inspired-by-the-ancient-chinese-art-of-puzzle-ball-carving

Ole Scheeren completes pixelated MahaNakhon tower in Bangkok • https://www.dezeen.com/2018/11/26/buro-ole-scheeren-mahanakhon-second-tallest-building-thailand/

Library / Pascali Semerdjian Arquitetos • https://www.archdaily.com/905272/library-pascali-semerdjian-arquitetos

The Project in a Small Japanese Village Setting the Standard for Zero-Waste Architecture • https://www.archdaily.com/906114/the-project-in-a-small-japanese-village-setting-the-standard-for-zero-waste-architecture

3D/Motion

Colorful Mix of Graphic Design and Motion Design for JCDecaux • https://abduzeedo.com/colorful-mix-graphic-design-and-motion-design-jcdecaux

Apple Debuts New ‘Share Your Gifts’ Holiday Ad • https://www.macrumors.com/2018/11/20/apple-holiday-ad-share-your-gifts

Art

Beautiful Wooden Bookshelf Inserts By Japanese Artist Monde • https://designyoutrust.com/2018/11/beautiful-wooden-bookshelf-inserts-by-japanese-artist-monde/

Illustration

Leaf Monsters by Lenny Wen • https://www.behance.net/gallery/69231537/Leaf-Monsters

Yorokobu Cover • https://www.behance.net/gallery/71885581/Yorokobu-Cover

Night Imagined As A Human-like Figure In New Black And White Illustrations By David Álvarez • https://designyoutrust.com/2018/11/night-imagined-as-a-human-like-figure-in-new-black-and-white-illustrations-by-david-alvarez/

another week in the books
clap, sure–yeah

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