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Virgin America - When typing first name, you are greeted by ‘Hey there’, a surname and you get a ‘Nice name’.

/via Rasmus Kütt

When you resize Basecamp's homepage to a really small size, they present a notification letting you know their software works across mobile devices. A nice touch!

Matt Daniels is all about breaking down hip hop. In his latest quest, he’s comparing unique words used between rappers with and interesting call out to Shakespeare and Melville’s Moby Dick. Check out The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop.

Always liked this storytelling piece by NYT

Really nice execution on informing users how far along they are in an article—also like the use of anchor links here. Well done. The Daily Beast

Campeggi's outstanding product hub page.

Instant Peeping: real-time Instagram. Another example of users directly connecting with data points, which is supercool.

Kepler’s Tally of Planets by Jonathan Corum

Interesting use of HTML text & mapping images by the NYT. I’m sure all the robots, advertisers, and SEOers appreciate it ;)


Apple - The CSS class for legal fine print on Apple product pages is “Sosumi.” 


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It’s nice when you can actually connect with the data. In this piece, the scatterplot visualization gives us direct access to the data point (the photo). Overall an interesting topic with an informative narrative. See it for yourself at SELFIECITY, read a bit more about it here.

A New Car UI: How touch screen controls in cars should work (by Matthaeus Krenn)

Film poster credits, why are they so tall and thin, oftentimes all caps and tightened to death?

Here’s an interesting topic on designing with some serious constraints. Or, one might suggest, designing by committee. Stack exchange has the  thread here.

Image credit: Postercredits.com

European travel patterns by Eric Fischer. Mapping travel routes using Twitter geotags—another interesting way to let the data draw maps.

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