Swiss Trains

February 28th, 2008

swiss_trains.jpg is an impressive Google Maps application, you can follow every single train in Switzerland. It’s not GPS based, but on the punctual timetable, hé it’s Switzerland. You can click on a station to see which trains are leaving soon, but you can also click on a train, a small popup appears where you can click ‘Follow’. Now you’re a virtual bird’s eye view trainride through Switzerland.

The Life Cycle of a Blog Post

January 27th, 2008

For those of you who are wondering  what happens with your blog post after you click publish. Well check out this infographic.


Designed by build, but why o why did they do it in flash?

Mother of all Rocket

December 14th, 2007

Liberation Army Against Freedom is a Dutch campaign to warn you about the dangers of fireworks. You can watch the videos with English subtitles on their YouTube page.

Country Codes of the World

October 18th, 2007


245 top-level domains mapped with their population size taken in account. Interesting!
You can buy a poster of it here.

Simplicity patterns

September 23rd, 2007

Watch and listen: the ‘Simplicity patterns‘ talk by John Maeda at TED.

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Survival in the City

September 6th, 2007

survival_in_the_city.jpgSurvival in the City‘, a guide by Anthony Greenbank, 1974.

When my smoke hit your face

July 26th, 2007

When my smoke hit your faceThis graphic is part of a good manners campaign in Japan. There are many like this one in this gallery. It isn’t done by an anti smoking lobby, but by Japan Tobacco.
The English translation sounds odd right, why the past tense?

Largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island

July 21st, 2007

island.jpgYeah, I had to read that twice … That little island is a vulcano point in Crater Lake on Vulcano Island in Lake Taal on Luzon (the Philippines). Here you can see it on Google Maps. You can find more facts about islands and lakes here.


July 21st, 2007

two years – a total of 915 posts – on with the show

Web Trend Map 2007

July 18th, 2007


Information Architects Japan released Version 2.0 of their Web Trend Map. They did an amazing job, there is so much info in that map! Go and get one yourself here!