… it would look like this, I’m pretty sure. Assuming he was in costume at the time, of course. (And no, haven’t seen the new one yet… don’t spoil it.)
Found … outside the Tower of London (England). Pointing to … the Tower of London (England).
It’s elegant. It’s helpful. It’s honest. It’s the greatest sign ever made.
Loungelizard.com is a fine site. Dark. Real. Interactive. Full of great imagery. Provocative and memorable. Bold. And just scattered enough to be offensive to some passersby. In this case, that’s not a bad thing. It adds flavor, character, stickiness.
Note the number scratched into the bar. The subtle integration of the logo. The soiled tissue. Yes, the soiled tissue.
It goes beyond a website. Beyond information. It’s an experience — an almost sensory experience. The texture of the wood, the flickering of the candle, the taste of those damn peanuts, just out of reach. You’re at the bar, hunched over an adult beverage, staring at coasters, kept company by candlelight and a frosty mug. A miniature world you’ve found yourself in, if only for a few moments. It’s experience design at its best.
Nice job, lounge lizard. Nice job.
Aviation has always been a huge part of ergonomics and interface design. Partly because of the linked military history, partly because of the grave consequences of design errors involved in trying to keep a large hunk of metal flying through the air (you know… cause it ain’t natural). And there’s airports, a crucial part of that equation.
Popular Mechanics put together a list of the 18 strangest. From islands to intersections, cliff-sides and frozen tundras, here’s a tribute to the modern gateways of the world in this travel-heavy time of year. Happy flying. And safe landing.