222 posts from 2010

Intial Hebrew trials

By Canonical, 23 September 2010

The Ubuntu project is going full speed. We have started intial work on the Hebrew and would like to share a few thoughts with you. This PDF illustrates how we...

The future of books?

By Canonical, 22 September 2010

Check out these lovely ebook touchscreen concepts from IDEO. The Future of the Book. from IDEO on Vimeo.

Canonical hosts leading ODMs at Ubuntu Hardware Summit

By Canonical, 21 September 2010

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) learn latest techniques about shipping Ubuntu, hardware enablement and more...

Did you know?

By Canonical, 21 September 2010

An introduction to the magical world of Application Screenshots and how to improve the images displayed in Ubuntu’s software catalog.

This week in design – 17 September 2010

By Canonical, 17 September 2010

Photo by Ralph courtesy of Flickr Normally we spend a lot of time thinking about how to work on things in a an open way. This week the big news was all about...

Canonical announces provisional Ubuntu Developer Summit tracks

By Canonical, 16 September 2010

Canonical announces provisional Ubuntu Developer Summit tracks Held in October, UDS Tracks & Details Available on Newly-Launched Canonical...

It’s all about Greek

By Canonical, 15 September 2010

We are familiar with the Latin alphabet; we are used to seeing it’s forms and shapes and we read it without thinking. When we design Latin fonts, we can rely...

Getting physical

By Canonical, 14 September 2010

Introduction With the ingress in the market of products like Nintendo Wii, Apple iPhone and Microsoft Kinect, developers finally started realizing that there...

Screens everywhere

By Canonical, 13 September 2010

This is a fabulous little invention especially as I’m a keen cyclist in the city.Nicked from Steve Clayton’s fabulous blog.

This week in design – 10 September 2010

By Canonical, 10 September 2010

I don’t want to sound like a broken record but “PHEW! What a week”. Next Thursday will be our final freeze for Maverick. After this point it’s full steam...

Which way to slant the Hebrew

By Canonical, 10 September 2010

Here is a design conundrum: which way to lean the Hebrew Italic design. Logic, and probably common sense, would dictate that it should slant in the reading...

Third update to the Ubuntu Light Themes

By Canonical, 10 September 2010

Still Andrea Cimitan, still good news for you 🙂 This is a small blog post to list few of the changes we did to light-themes: Menuitem speedup, hurray!!! 😀...