In Coach's (formerly Lift) recent release notes, they acknowledge that the "old Lift logo was a work of art." If that is the case, then why rebrand to something that they admit implicitly is no such thing?
Teehan & Lax "Golden Age"
Geoff Teehan spilled the beans a in August about Lax and his deal to join Facebook. They only announced this after the New Year in 2015. Money Quote: "It's the golden age, we just don't know it yet."
This is a most amazing time to be a designer. It's the golden age, we just don't know it yet.— Geoff Teehan (@gt) August 27, 2014
@DrianHillman in some cases, you can work directly with people like Ev, Zuck and the like. That's pretty insane.— Geoff Teehan (@gt) August 27, 2014
Agents of Shield OS X
Agents of Shield FUI (future UI) designers used a pre-Yosemite OS X drive to represent the future of operating systems. Nice to see that the pre-Yosemite aesthetic is good enough for futurist designers, even if it's not good enough for Apple.
Tycho and Comfort Inn
Driving down the highway I noticed a familiar sight at the local Comfort Inn.
"Exceptional Design is Emotional Design" Wins Best Slidedeck
Excerpts from Best Slide Deck of 2014 in the category of design awarded by Slideshare. I'm not sure if this is serious.