Preserving your Instragram Photos

Printstagram

We no longer print photographs and collate them lovingly in albums like our parents did. Now we upload them to Facebook, where they often end up in an album languidly named “iOS Uploads”. It was with this thought in mind that I went in search for a more physical way to preserve my growing Instagram collection, and Printstagr.am is what I found. Can’t get enough of these cute mini-books: 50 Instagram photos in a random order in a wee booklet....
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Lessons on web design from GOV.UK

UK Government Website Homepage

Good morning New Zealand. Who else is trying to claim their tax refund and enjoys how the IRD website asks you to login 10 times? I love that screen. (May be a small lie.) Last week, the UK Government won “Design of the Year” by Design Museum for their new website GOV.UK. This is the homepage, above the fold: This award has prompted a mass debate in our office. Some people likened the site’s design to a pre-made template or...
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Floxy Lady

Tonight I went to Design Assembly down at Ironbank on K Road. They run the occasional evening where creatives come to talk about their worlds. On this occasion there was one particular speaker that inspired me. This was Hayley King, aka Flox, who is an incredible New Zealand artist known for canvas, stencils and spray paint. Much of her work focuses on birds, animals and nature. The colours are just beautiful. I hope she does not mind me borrowing her...
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