Archives For July 2011

Ira Glass is the host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life.

Animation: David Shiyang Liu

DaisyDisk UI Demo

gerarddolan —  July 17, 2011 — Leave a comment

“DaisyDisk scans your disks and presents their content as interactive maps where you can easily spot unusually large files and remove them to get more free space. The map gives you an overview of your data, so you always know what your hard disks are filled with.”

The video above displays this applications impressive and intuitive functional info-graphics.

DaisyDisk is priced at $19.95 and can be purchased via their site.


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RGD Ontario’s Annual DesignThinkers Conference will happen this year on November 2nd & 3rd in Toronto.

This years line up of speakers includes:

Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, and Sagi Haviv
Chermayeff & Geismar

Tom Geismar is a founding partner of Chermayeff & Geismar and widely considered a pioneer of American graphic design. During the past four decades he has designed more than a hundred corporate identity programs.

Brian Collins and Leland Maschmeyer

Brian Collins is Chief Creative Officer of COLLINS, a design company dedicated to inventing brand experiences and communications that shape companies and people for the better.

Stanley Hainsworth

Stanley Hainsworth is Chairman, Chief Creative Officer of Tether, a group of friends who are passionate about one thing: telling stories that matter.

Chip Kidd

Chip Kidd is a graphic designer and writer whose book jacket designs have helped spawn a revolution in the art of American book packaging.

Complete List of Speakers

Over 500 humans have been in outer space, of which, over 75% road a Shuttle.

A Blast From The Past: Shuttle Through The Decades – NPR takes a look back at the most momentous footage in the history of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. Second only to this extraordinary homage narrated by William Shatner.