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The new but old iMac 2015

By Gareth Coxon, January 17, 2015

new old iMac 2015

 

So this got me for a second when I saw it, they’ve launched a new iMac I thought, wow, it’s radically different I thought, oh, no, wait…

But no, sadly, they’ve not massively updated the iMac, it’s those clever Germans over at Curved Labs creating a design concept. Mashing together the very first Mac design, with new features such as the aluminium, flatness (that a word?) and minimal design of more recent Apple products. (more…)

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The meaning behind the world’s most famous logo design

By Gareth Coxon, January 16, 2015

apple logo origins

There are a fair few theories and stories surrounding why a symbol of a bitten apple was used for the Apple logo design.

Ranging from it being a tribute to Alan Turing the man who created the foundation of the modern computer so a reference to a computing term ‘byte’. Or when the same man rumoured to have bit into an apple he had laced with cyanide in order to commit suicide.

As well as is being reference to the bible when Eve took a bite out of the forbidden fruit it’s also been linked Sir Isaac. (more…)

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Does this mean the Death of Business Card Design?

By Gareth Coxon, October 16, 2008

Nameo remember that name, because is going to KILL the beloved business card, that opportunity to create a visual and real (in your hand) impact to your business contact, will be gone forever!

Ok its not quite that dramatic!

There is a new Apple iPhone Application called Nameo, Nameo is a virtual business card exchanger for the iPhone. Basically you hold your iphones together press a button and you have exchanged your details.

Only iPhones that both have Nameo can exchange details.

Ok, so initially I thought what a great idea, then I realised that its going to take away the livelihood of the business card! The business card is going to be jobless!

I personally think we will always need the impact that a well designed and printed business card gives.

But what do you think, is this the death of the beloved business card?

Is it really a threat or will this be like the “paperless office” we are all supposed to have!

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