At Google, we use design to…

AIGA, the professional association for design, recognized Google as an exemplary company modeling design’s potential to delight users, inspire visionary products and services, fuel innovation, and improve our world. Google received the AIGA Award at the AIGA Awards Gala on April 20, 2018 in New York City. We made a video to say thank you.Continue reading “At Google, we use design to…”

Speak to Go: A WebVR Experiment

Something new. All you need is your voice and a phone to explore the world with the #WebVR Experiment Speak to Go → https://t.co/hx0PWZLaDG pic.twitter.com/jP9wuqaDjo — Google (@Google) April 19, 2017 Explore the world with your voice: try Speak to Go, a WebVR Experiment made for mobile at https://t.co/zAcD9c5TG5 pic.twitter.com/1qicQ76GPz — Google Arts&Culture (@googlearts) AprilContinue reading “Speak to Go: A WebVR Experiment”

Sideways Dictionary

Something new. Sideways Dictionary is a collection of fun, easy-to-understand analogies that help explain complicated technology terms. Use it to look up tech terms of all kinds, vote for the definitions you like best, and even add your own. Creative Lab helped our friends at Google Jigsaw bring this project to life by writing, artContinue reading “Sideways Dictionary”

AI Experiments

AI Experiments is live. https://aiexperiments.withgoogle.com It’s time to get hands-on with A.I. Explore #aiexperiments and play with pictures, drawings, music, code, and more → https://t.co/ZywjoLaOp0 pic.twitter.com/Hj5t5y7GPY — Google (@Google) November 16, 2016 There’s a bunch of amazing experiments on the site; but this one below is the one I spend the most time with duringContinue reading “AI Experiments”

Tulum, Mexico 2016

Back in NY, just returned from an fantastic short break in Mexico with Steph. We stayed at the gorgeous Casa Malca in Tulum for 4-days. So beautiful and peaceful. Wish we could’ve stayed longer. View photos in the gallery. One of the highlights while we were there we catching an couple of electronic musicians, producers, and live performers from Córdoba, Argentina.Continue reading “Tulum, Mexico 2016”

Meet Gboard: Search. GIFs. Emojis & more. Right from your keyboard

In 2014 a few of us had been talking about future surfaces and interfaces. There’d been some conversations about text as interface and other stuff. We’d played with the idea of using the keyboard as a space to try a little hack. But nothing had bitten, so we put it away in the top drawer. In 2015 another project we’dContinue reading “Meet Gboard: Search. GIFs. Emojis & more. Right from your keyboard”

LA Funtimes… with the Leica Q (Typ 116)

I recently bought the new Leica Q from Ken Hansen (if you want great Leica dealer–I highly recommend him) and was lucky enough to be able to take it for a spin during a trip to Los Angeles. View some photos in the gallery. This was the first time I’d used the camera, but wow, whatContinue reading “LA Funtimes… with the Leica Q (Typ 116)”

Introducing my latest project: Google’s New Logo & Identity

Most of the stuff I work on is confidential so I don’t get to share it publicly—but my last project could hardly be more visible. I’m not going to write lots about it as there’s already plenty of coverage out there. All I wanted to say is that it’s the meatiest (and most rewarding) thing I’ve ever tackled. We kicked the projectContinue reading “Introducing my latest project: Google’s New Logo & Identity”