Apple Watch and iOS 7 emerged from Same Apple Design Team
Many have been curious about this, it has now been confirmed that iOS 7 and Apple Watch were produced by the same team at Apple. It's not particularly surprising, but still interesting. Perhaps Ive is letting his vice-grip loosen ever so slightly.
Floating Action Button
It is quite interesting to see the webOS floating action buttons make their way through operating systems and apps up until today's Material Design.
Last Week's "Critical Sharks Part IV: Fear of Apple" made a big splash with over 100k unique visitors. Check out some of the feedback it received.
If anything points to Apple's indecision about the direction of OS X Yosemite, it'd have to be the vast number of treatments they give to the logo.
Logos from around the Country
I went on some trips this winter and saw some enjoyable geometric logos along the way.
Infowars Avant Garde
In typography news, I noticed something funny: Alex Jones' ridiculous Infowars uses Avant Garde Gothic for their logo.
Unfortunate State of Affairs
It's sad that this needs to be said, but Carl DiSalvo writes about the need for an understanding of Graphic design history in the field of HCI. It "reminded me of the value of cultural history, specifically of design history."