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reviewed Change by Design: How Design Thinking.... October 10, 2009
Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms
I recently read two books (this one written with Barry Katz and Roger Martin's The Design of Business) and am reading a third (Neil Sheehan's A Fiery Peace in a Cold War) in which major organizational …
reviewed Volkwagon 2009. October 05, 2009
Volkswagon 2009
I have never been a big fan of the VW. In college, everyone had a bug or Jetta. I think VW is a big surfer thing too and since I was raised in OC, I should like them more, but for some reason or …
reviewed Umbra. October 02, 2009
posted in City Lifestyle
Umbra products
 For Umbra, your garbage and photos are what they're after. Umbra, a Canadian design company, designs wonderful receptacles for these garbage & photos, ie. garbage cans and picture frames!   …
reviewed Design and the Elastic Mind. May 17, 2009
In a lot of ways this book reminds me of many of the publications that have been put out by COLORS magazine. There is an eccentric encyclopedic quality that makes this book exciting from the very moment …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... May 03, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
These days I think most people want to believe that what they do for a living has the power, or at least the potential, to be more than just a way to earn their daily bread. If it can be a force for positive …
reviewed Stella McCartney. April 27, 2009
Call me gender-bias, but I've noticed a difference between male and female fashion designers. The collections from male fashion designers tend to adhere tightly  to a high concept or a fantasy (Africana? …
reviewed The Cool Hunter. April 22, 2009
posted in City Lifestyle
The Cool Hunter
I invite you to explore & be amazed at how beautiful this world of ours is! I'm still speechless! Well done, Bill Tikos! Your site (& blog) is certainly the cooooooooolest I've …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... April 17, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
Read all the other reviews. They're all true.    It took me a few chapters to figure out exactly what point the author was trying to make. I was disturbed that he claimed the title …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... April 17, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
Throughout human history, the most important inventions and innovations would have remained in the minds of those who devised them in concept had each not had been formalized with a design for production …
reviewed polyvore.com. April 13, 2009
Polyvore Homepage
Polyvore.com is a fashion scrapbooking website (although I don't think that is what it's intended to be). On polyvore, you can search thousands of items (shoes, clothing, accessories, handbags, backgrounds) …
reviewed The Wall: A Next Generation Retail Ex.... April 08, 2009
The Wall: A Next Generation Retail Experience
The possibilities for this are limitless and I love the idea.  So if a store doesn't have your shoe?  Walk to the wall and interact with the customer to find it.  See community and social …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... March 20, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
When I first started reading this I was a bit cynical. Yeah, much of graphic design deliberately skews its message to influence the viewer. As a designer myself I pretty much take this as part of the …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... March 19, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
Many of us have thought about or discussed the relative levels of responsibility for environmental and social ills belonging to corporate America or the American consumer. David Berman takes it a step …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... March 18, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
One of the books I received from Amazon Vine last month was Do Good Design: How Design Can Change Our World by David B. Berman. Actually, it was a book I heard about from a few other bloggers who I respect, …
reviewed Muji. March 14, 2009
I first encountered MUJI years ago during a stint living in NYC and I last encountered one in Paris, France. I love stores that sell home goods (like Crate and Barrel and Pottery Barn) and can spend hours …
reviewed polyvore.com. March 12, 2009
Polyvore Homepage
Dearest Polyvore,        I must confess I have fallen for you. Although I have spent many years in a relationship with a certain "Adobe Photoshop," you have really swept …
reviewed Do Good Design: How Designers Can Cha.... March 08, 2009
Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World
This unusual book treats design, not as simply an art, but as either a force for good or a means to mislead and degrade its intended audience. Design is part of culture and, as such, wields a wide and …
reviewed The Designful Company: How to build a.... February 04, 2009
The Designful Company: How to build a culture of
An easy to read but insightful look at the impact of design on long term profits and shareholder value. I have waited a long time for an analysis like this. You will find a well thought out and logical …
reviewed The Designful Company: How to build a.... January 12, 2009
The Designful Company: How to build a culture of
This book defines design as change. Yes, really: "Design is change." "A designer is anyone who tries to move an existing situation to an improved one." Anyone who makes changes in a situation with a view …
reviewed notcot.org. January 10, 2009
Notcot.org
I've grown accustomed to checking a plethora of Web sites on a daily basis. However, novelty seems to wear off and I ditch many of them after only a few months. However, notcot.org remains a must check. …
reviewed The Designful Company: How to build a.... January 07, 2009
The Designful Company: How to build a culture of
Those of us who have read Marty Neumeier's The Brand Gap (2003) and/or Zag (2006) realize that he has a tough act to follow: himself. In these previously published "whiteboard overview" books, he shared …
reviewed The Designful Company: How to build a.... January 01, 2009
The Designful Company: How to build a culture of
I don't know if there's a word in English that's become a bigger cliché than "transformation" (by the time something has become a cliché at the Pentagon, it's lost almost all meaning in the real world). …
reviewed The Designful Company: How to build a.... January 01, 2009
The Designful Company: How to build a culture of
In software development, there is a process known as "agile", which is a generic phrase used to mean that you make small incremental changes, use oversight, encourage insight, destroy the hierarchical …
reviewed Threadless.com. December 10, 2008
Threadless logo
I love threadless.com. I haven't bought anything from there yet, but it's a great mix of the avante garde design t-shirts and hilarious ironic shirts. And since the designs are user-submitted you know …
reviewed Threadless.com. August 22, 2008
Threadless logo
Well, okay, maybe just mine. Anyone who knows me knows that Threadless t-shirts are pretty much all I wear.   The designs are unique, fun, funky, abstract, silly, scary, beautiful, witty...you …
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