Cars have revolutionized the world over the past decade. We wouldn’t be where we are if it weren’t for all the different car companies developing new technology and pushing the boundaries of physics, speed and design. Over the years we have seen some pretty big milestones accomplished, but never have I come across a digital guide that starts in 1886 and highlights the entire track record until 2011. This isn’t only quality design, its superior functionality for the passionate car history lover.
The leading comparison site on the web MoneySupermarket has unveiled a new interactive site showcasing the history of car manufacturers detailing the most important dates in the history of the automobile industry. According to MoneySupermarket the unveiling of the interactive guide was planned to share dates with some of the biggest car manufacturing anniversaries of all time.
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Contrary to popular opinion, minimalism is all about selective editing. Poor minimalist designs are made by using as few elements as possible from the get-go. But the right approach is to include everything that you think the design may need, and then strip away the excess, refining your composition until it yields a minimalist result. These examples all have that refined composition, but still encompass interesting visual trends.
This design studio shows how contrast, balance, and attention to detail are often the only elements that are needed to make a site come to life. Contrasts like the chunky, oversized type layered over the delicate line drawing, and the balance created by the arrangement of text boxes are essential when it comes to strong minimalist design.
2. Minimal Music Quiz
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I had a great surprise this week. If you have read my previous article, you will understand that I was going on about grabbing a pen and paper to start drawing as part of the planning process and whilst doing research.
The point I want to make here, again, is the value of taking up a pen and paper as part of the planning process. As part of my educational career I had to do research on the topic of online training. The clever people at that stage talked about the disadvantages of online training and they reckoned that there is an important process taking place between the brain and the hand when the pen forms the letter, word or sketch. Well, the same can unfortunately not be said about clicking a mouse button or pressing a key.
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