Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Jan 2013 17:43 UTC
Google Fantastic article by The Verge: "Something strange and remarkable started happening at Google immediately after Larry Page took full control as CEO in 2011: it started designing good-looking apps. [...] We went to Google looking for the person responsible for the new design direction, but the strange answer we got is that such a person doesn't exist. Instead, thanks to a vision laid out by a small team of Google designers, each product team is finding its way to a consistent and forward-looking design language thanks to a surprising process. They're talking to each other." I think Google's recent complete design transformation is one of the most remarkable shifts this industry has seen post-iPhone. I think the importance and possible ramifications of this shift are best captured by Tom Dale: Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services.
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RE: What a title...
by JAlexoid on Fri 25th Jan 2013 05:45 UTC in reply to "What a title..."
JAlexoid
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2009-05-19

Applying "engineered" to Page is more appropriate, because Page is an engineer! (Unlike the other guy...)

Why Google+ Looks Good: Original Macintosh Team Member Andy Hertzfeld

Yes... Andy sat on the couch between working on the original Macintosh and joining Google.

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