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Dad of 3. Optimist. Curious. Aesthete. Likes wine and loves music. Designer, partner & maverick @motleyagency in Helsinki. I love radical simplification of services and life in general.

posts tagged “design”:


But really, whether or not you LIKE it, don’t mean sheeit. Only artists do what they “like.” Designers do what the user likes.

— Alan Cooper

design ✳ quote ✳ alancooper 


myspace ✳ design ✳ webdesign ✳ facelift 

I wonder if MySpace is actually going to look like this. Transition from one of the ugliest looking site into this is interesting. Maybe people who are using MySpace do like it’s ugliness? It is of course in the eye of the beholder. I was never able to use it, it hurts my eyes, which is a shame as I really wanted to use it.

The new Myspace (by Myspace)


webdesign ✳ andy clarke ✳ design 

I keep getting back to Andy Clarke’s “Hardboiled Web Design” presentation.



porvoo ✳ design ✳ finnish 

Colmio #design #finnish #porvoo (Taken with Instagram)


hip ✳ pelago ✳ helsinki ✳ bikes ✳ design ✳ bicycle ✳ cool 

#Pelago #bikes #helsinki #hip #cool #design #bicycle (Taken with Instagram at Pelago Bicycles)


design ✳ innovation ✳ tonyfadell ✳ behance 

Tony Fadell: On Setting Constraints, Ignoring Experts & Embracing Self-Doubt


design ✳ lovely ✳ happiness ✳ invitation ✳ inspiration 

Nice invitation for Jessica Hische
(via Be still my heart! | Jessica Hische)


Consumers are incredibly discerning, they sense where there has been great care in the design, and when there is cynicism and greed. We’ve found that really encouraging.

jonathan ive ✳ apple ✳ design 



Jonathan Briggs, co-founder of Hyper Island and a HackFwd Referrer, issues a rallying cry: “put users at the heart of your products.”

In this talk, Jonathan leads us through his years of experience with user modelling, some formal and some less so. What he has learned and…

(Source: hackfwd)

ecommerce ✳ design ✳ UX 


A live episode of Design Matters with Debbie Millman was filmed at the School of Visual Arts Masters in Branding Studio by Hillman Curtis late last year to celebrate the launch of Malcolm Gladwell’s illustrated collection of The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers.

Guests included artist and illustrator Brian Rea, designer Paul Sahre, Josh Liberson, Vice President at One Kings Lane, and DeeDee Gordon, President of Innovation at Sterling Brands. Hear all about the trials and tribulations of this historic collaboration and the trajectory this project took from concept to creation.

design ✳ malcom gladwell ✳ illustration ✳ design observer 


Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context—a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.

— Eliel Saarinen

design ✳ quote 

5.2.2011 Top 10 Adobe Kuler color themes for iWork

Top 10 Adobe Kuler color themes for Apple iWork products
and store to: Library/Colors

This will add 10 more color palettes to your palette selection.

design ✳ colors ✳ productivity 


iittala ✳ design ✳ finnish 

iittala outlet arabia (Taken with Instagram at Iittala Outlet)


shoes ✳ design ✳ furry 

Reindeer boots (Taken with Instagram at Senior Keinäset)