Friday, June 26, 2009

The value of Aesthetics

Thanks to Wayne Connor and Bryson Smith for this insightful article on why aesthetics matter...
"We’ve all seen arguments in the design community that dismiss the role of beauty in visual interfaces, insisting that good designers base their choices strictly on matters of branding or basic design principles. Lost in these discussions is an understanding of the powerful role aesthetics play in shaping how we come to know, feel, and respond..." Read more at

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Some great new free fonts...

Smashing Magazine has again featured a bunch of fresh free fonts.  Titillium is my fave so far... multiple weights, and oh-so 2009ish.