noah brier on stuff
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— It’s a sad day: The icon ceiling has been broken.
This whole Core77 article about <a href=”http://core77.com/blog/case_study/google_maps_designing_the_modern_atlas_21486.asp”>the design of Google Maps is pretty excellent</a>. It’s a great breakdown of the insane challenges of building a map of the world. Beyond everything else, though, I found this especially shocking: “In recent months we have introduced a few more regional changes to our color palette adding 3D building shadows to indicate local time-of-day.” 3D building shadows … Who knew?
Turns out Saul Bass made a children’s book and it’s just been reprinted. Looks amazing. Just bought a copy.
That crazy HP logo from a few months ago isn’t actually replacing the old logo.
I really like the look of these new AIAIAI headphones. cc/ @cjn