Sky’s the limit for Indian Women

We are so proud of Gayatri Ketharaman – congratulations to her for winning the 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest themed on “celebrating Indian women”!

Zaha Hadid designs a bottle for Austrian vintner

Zaha Hadid’s studio has designed a bottle, box and identity for an extra special vintage – Icon Hill – for Austrian winemaker Leo Hillinger. Only 999 bottles will be produced, to be filled with an especially fine 2009 vintage.

Audio Visual sensory delights by Doug Aitken

Wired.com reports on Doug Aitken’s incredible art – one that has metamorphosed public opinion and cityscapes alike. From the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC to his latest ‘Station to Station’ project, Doug has constantly enthralled the senses with his unique approach and style – and of course, the precision and the beauty of his art.

Rat’s Piss…

A fantastic, funny and typically British sense of humour at work – on intelligent business solicitation. A brilliant case study – sure to put a smile on your face.

Why FB is bad for you…

A fantastic piece of research by Ethan Kross of the University of Michigan and Philippe Verduyn of Leuven University in Belgium, shows that using the social network seems to make people more miserable.

uChek Universal: The medical lab in your phone

This is the beginning of a big data and community health revolution – read on to know how uChek converts your phone into a medical lab. Provides health insights and early warnings right when they should be provided: Early!

Don’t go to art school

An interesting and very relevant take on design schools by Noah Bradley. More than just a good read… this actually makes a lot of sense.

The Pixar Theory: Every Character Lives in the Same Universe

Jon Negroni spent one year untangling the secret world hidden deep within Pixar films. This thesis originally appeared on his personal blog and quickly became a viral sensation. Negroni continues to update his post based on interesting feedback from readers. Here’s a recent one…

iOS 7 Design

Attention to detail – and how! Simply magnificent. A class apart.

Scratching the Surface – just ordered!

Scratching the Surface is a collection of essays and journalism by Adrian Shaughnessy, focusing mainly on graphic design. Essays include: ‘2012 Olympic logo ate my hamster’; ‘Vaughan Oliver – minotaurs in suburban England’; and ‘The myth of originality and the joy of copying’.