following links deserve attention. They lead to sites
that are innovative, attractive, eye-catching, or just
plain weirdin one word: noteworthy.
Not only does this site feature IKEA's cool new TV ad
by Spike Jonze (click on the TV), but it also guides
users through a flashy tour of IKEA's less-is-more production
"manifesto" (click on the book). The site's clean lines
and smooth animations mirror IKEA's whimsical, innovative
style. Just make sure you have your speakers turned
down before going to this site at workit comes
eqipped with quirky background music to match.
Mac Tattoos & Haircuts
People getting Macintosh tattoos and
haircuts...people more obsessed than me. 'Nuff said.
Courses All Free Online
A little while ago, MIT (the Massachusettes Institute
of Technology) announced that it would be offering all
of its courses online, free of charge, to anyone with
an internet connection and a browser. So far, it has
the course notes, lectures, tests, etc for 32 classes,
and hopes to have all the rest online by 2006-2007.
(Read the whole story at MSN.com.)
What a job...
a Website by a guy who decided to document, room by
room, every single item in his house (at last count,
he was up to 90%). I don't highlight this site for any
design purposesthough it is a good example of
functional database integrationbut simply because
I am left speechless that someone would actually undertake
have I found inspiration