I created this site back in 2009 to share content gathered from my favorite online sources: most of them related to art and design but also websites, videos and short essays on anything from science and management to cool infographs. More often than not, figments has been about distributing content rather than creating it. I have also shared someimpressions about my most recent trips abroad. I recently came back from a four-months journey to India (studying at IIM-Lucknow); if you've followed my previous entries, you will know I am fascinated by Asian cultures.
Theme used: Six to Close by Richard Woodson
What digital can learn from print: a case for Responsive Design (via FastCo)
When you look at the print version of any major print publication over time, you realize that they don’t just have a couple of templates. They have hundreds. They have the ability to respond to any combination of events with a design that gives each event the proper editorial weight.
Somehow, we’ve lost that ability on the web. Most homepages use the exact same layout, day in and day out. And it’s not just homepages. Article pages—where most users first land on websites—look exactly the same, too. To a user, a day when war breaks out in Iraq can feel exactly the same as a day when the biggest news is a change in Bieber’s hairstyle.
'Stakeholder capitalism versus shareholder capitalism' - via @AgendaIncRead More
What we’re seeing is that your naked pictures from 10 years ago are nowhere near as appealing as someone else’s new naked pictures, which will be forgotten tomorrow anyway.Read More