This collection of extremely poorly-designed volume-control user interfaces (UI) is curated with tongue very firmly in cheek. It’s a hilarious a conceit curated with a sense of humor. Yet it underscores an important point of design practice. The design of human-computer and user-centric interfaces is important. It has consequences forContinue Reading

On the surface, the sentiment seems straightforward, sensible and pleasantly righteous enough: “Stop making stupid people famous.” That sounds like a great idea. After almost two decades of Hiltons, Kardashians, a Richie, assorted “House Wives of …” and bearded redneck dynasties AND Honey Boo Boo, as well as countless realityContinue Reading

WWKT? What would Kanye think? We’ve recently been seeing a lot of these wheat-pasted WWKT posters around town. The one pictured here was on construction hoarding along Abbott Kinney Blvd. in Venice, in Los Angeles. The question is In the vein of “What would Jesus do?” In this case, it’sContinue Reading

Shot of the amusing new ad campaign for fictional “Be Kanye” product — pills that turn you into hip-hop megastar Kanye West. This ad is by Absolut vodka and is appearing on New York City subway trains. © Ivan “Van” Corsa Photo – Street Art Images