The most important design talk you’ll see this year

From MIX11 – August de los Reyes, Design Director of Artefact Group (formerly of Microsoft Surface) outlines his vision for the future of design. It’s 10 minutes that will change your life.

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Intro to Metro, the design language of Windows Phone 7

Now that Windows Phone 7 is in market, I can talk a little about some of the work I’ve been doing.  Part of being in DPE means that I’m responsible for helping the early adopters build great experiences on new products.  I’m a big fan of the design work that went into Windows Phone 7…

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Speaking on launches if you havent used eBay Simple Lister, what are you waiting for?!

матраци As long as I’m ending my long spell of not blogging, I wanted to also make sure everyone knew about the recently launched eBay Simple Lister application, powered by Silverlight 4 and built by our fantastic partner, Cynergy.  Check out the video overview here: This video was taken at MIX10 this year.  Cynergy […]

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Schematic’s 2010 Cannes Lions Touchwall Launches, powered by WPF

  Following its introduction at last year’s Cannes Lions festival, Schematic’s high-definition, multi-user Touchwall has been updated using Microsoft Windows 7 and returns to Cannes in 2010 as a faster, more efficient technology platform.  In addition to reprising its central role as the information hub of the event, […]

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Looking Glass in Ad Age

One of the things that can be difficult as a Microsoft Evangelist is knowing about really cool stuff and not being able to talk about it.  Looking Glass is one of those things.  Ad Age had a great write up of it here: http://adage.com/digital/article?article_id=139199 Looking Glass is built on top of SharePoint, taking advantage of…

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Come see me at the IxDA SF next Tuesday, 8.25

I’m hosting IxDASF at Microsoft’s San Francisco offices Tuesday, August 25th. I’ll be giving an hour long demo of SketchFlow, Microsoft’s new rapid prototyping and ideation environment. There will be food, drinks and give aways. Check out www.ixdasf.org for more information. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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See Archetype’s Resonate in action

Check out the winning solution: Archetype’s winning “Resonate” solution Amazing what can be done in a week.  Nicely done, Archetype!

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And the winner is…

After all was said and done, Archetype won both the judge’s accolades and the people’s choice at the Phizzpop Design Challenge LA last Friday the 20th. Archetype’s “Resonate” solution combined a desktop application that allows artist management to merchandize singles, albums etc.  For Artists, it shows them current sales, and upcoming events.  It also allows…

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