April 12, 2019Oversharing: it is worse than you think it is · A while ago I subscribed the Oversharing newsletter („more than you wanted to know about the sharing economy”) from qz writer Alison Griswold. Even if you already know that Uber is greedy and Silicon Valley has its flaws – it is actually even worse.
March 14, 2019Designing is not a profession but an attitude · From Vision in Motion, László Moholy-Nagy, Chicago 1947:
April 1, 2016Looking at the interior of the Tesla Model 3 gives me a déjà-vu · … plus serious nightmares about the German automotive industry.
September 20, 2012Google Maps for iOS 5, Google Maps 6.9.2 on Android 4.11 and iOS6 Maps compared · Apple Maps is a reason not to buy an iPhone 5.
September 20, 2012iOS6 is a design disaster · I cannot believe what I am seeing, this is a total mess.
August 15, 2012KCRW is the greatest radio station ever · and Music Mine is on my iPad homescreen now.
August 11, 2011Wonderful Table Of Contents Design By Willy Fleckhaus 1965 · What a beautiful design from Willy Fleckhaus who is said to have been Germany’s first Art Director. Found in the twen magazine from 10/1965.
June 25, 2011Goodbye Basecamp, continued · This is in reply to the discussion thread in the Hacker News, related to my post Goodbye Basecamp.
June 24, 2011Goodbye Basecamp, This Is The End Of A True Love. My Heart Is Broken. · I am not angry, this is just the end of a love story, and i want to say goodbye.
December 19, 2009German Spotify Premium Subscribers: How To Install The Spotify iPhone App · Luckily there is a simple Workaround.
June 30, 2009For Me, Michael Jackson Is The Icon For All What Went Wrong In The Music Industry · And now this coincidence in 2009, he suddenly dies, at the same time as the music industry, it’s like a bad orchestration or a twist of fate.
May 26, 2009The True Reason For The Current Breakdown Of The Music Industry: Don’t Mess With Art! · Authenticity is something that everybody carries inside, it derives from life itself, it is not manageable and cannot be created artificially.
March 1, 2009My Guess: We Will Pay $3 For An Album – For Service Fee And Fairness · Why so low? It’s not only random customer behaviour.
February 13, 2009Long Tail Info Porn: Lil’ Wayne vs. Regina Spektor ·
February 11, 2009Trying Out Spotify: I Like It, But I Wouldn’t Bet On Its Success ·
February 6, 2009Marketing Kills Music ·
If anybody wonders what’s the real problem with the music industry, read this note from NYTimes’ Winter Miller.
September 23, 2008MySpace music comes with store, finally · Can it be true? This is what we’ve awaiting for a long time.
December 10, 2007A must-read about online music marketing · The new model is about starting an ongoing economic relationship with a community of fans.” Sounds like a blueprint for my upcoming work.
July 26, 2007Design is the shared language for collaboration · I like this! It’s true, i can tell.
July 20, 2007Never do unpaid creative work · good advice for my own business.
July 18, 2007Obscene design copy · I’m a friend of getting good inspiration from best practices, but this goes way too far.
July 2, 2007European iPhone details leaked · Thanks, Steve, finally this rocks totally.
June 25, 2007A tsunami is on the way, does XING even notice? · A social network without open APIs will be just blown away – if not from facebook then somebody else will do.
June 22, 2007I love this slide · Just watching the videos from the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston this week.
June 1, 2007Reboot9: i liked the micropresentations · .. its also a fun game, and it is perfect to cram a much information in a slot as possible. I loved it!
May 25, 2007LastFM sketches: a neighbour- centered dashboard · .. felt like photoshopping a bit. Just an experiment, comments appreciated.
May 24, 2007Fyi: this blog is not about… · …christianity, regardless what Google Translate suggests.
May 19, 2007Notable definition of design: simplify, differentiate, innovate · especially this post is worth a bookmark.
May 1, 2007LastFM: where the fun is · I have tried others, like Pandora and iLike, and i must say: LastFM is the champion, Pandora is crap.
March 24, 2007Dan Saffer from Adaptive Path, what exactly does “design” mean? · „Design is like California – nobody is born there.”
March 19, 2007Me on the map · What a cool hack.
March 17, 20073 reasons why i hate wikis, too ·
January 16, 2007RIP, hlx.com ·
December 13, 2006LeWeb3: hijacked or raped? ·
December 12, 2006Election campaign at LeWeb3 ·
December 12, 2006Close your Laptops, Please · Loic Le Meur asked us to at LeWeb3..
December 9, 2006Preparing for LeWeb3 · very promising list of speakers
November 2, 20063 relevant topics for designing web 2.0 platforms ·
September 25, 2006The new XING ·
September 18, 2006CoreMedia got a corporate weblog ·
September 6, 2006Tchibo.de relaunch reviewed · Tchibo.de relaunched today yesterday. They reworked their design for the first time since 2002. To be precisely, the Dusseldorf based agency „argonauten360″ did the new look and feel, at least that what’s the legal notes say. So, who cares? Well, i do. Because it was my design from 2000 and 2002 when i was Art Director at SinnerSchrader.
August 23, 2006openBC sketches (6) ·
August 22, 2006Neighbourhoods would work better than groups in openBC ·
August 20, 2006openBC sketches (5) ·
August 20, 2006openBC sketches (4) ·
August 16, 2006Seven years ago ·
August 13, 2006openBC sketches (3) ·
August 13, 2006openBC sketches (2) ·
August 12, 2006openBC sketches (1) ·
August 10, 2006Sketches for the openBC contest ·
August 6, 2006Unexpected neighbours in LastFM ·
August 5, 2006OpenBC design contest thoughts ·
June 4, 2006The reboot8 feedback loop ·
May 31, 2006Are Google’s interfaces to be “designed” now? ·
May 14, 2006Rethinking designers’ tools: some already do ·
May 13, 2006Flickr tags could be more useful using taxonomies ·
April 29, 2006The ugly-design-is-most-efficient discussion misses the point ·
April 25, 2006Thinking about design patterns for tagging ·
April 6, 2006New Vodafone in 3D and with a new typeface ·
March 29, 2006Very useful logo database ·
March 27, 2006reboot8 coming up! ·
March 19, 2006BIG is in ·
February 14, 2006Impressive interaction demo ·
January 31, 2006Guy Kawasaki has some tough statements on design · „Focus on function, not form”
January 31, 2006Hello world! · Up and running in 15 minutes. WP2 rocks:)