Weird Art Museum

When in Baltimore, take a harbor boat over to the American Visionary Arts Museum. A truly unusual, whimsical collection that makes for a fun few hours.

GPS before GPS

Inventive solution from 1971 for audio directions. Using cassette tapes and a controller device that calculates how far you’ve driven, this 4 minute video demonstrates a GPS driving aide years before modern onboard maps were driven by satellites. Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash

A Design Pendulum Swings Back

Great analysis by designer Michael Flarup on how the fall updates to Apple’s operating systems may move interface design back from the stark minimalism of Johnny Ive’s iOS 7 and Google’s Material Design and towards… fun.