Lorem Ipsum — What the Text Actually Means

Designers often use “lorem ipsum” text to stand in for real copy, as a way of mocking up the page. I’ve often wondered if it’s real Latin. Turns out, it’s a slightly bastardized version of an actual text — part of Cicero’s De...

Apple’s One Big Design Flaw

There’s no denying that Apple makes beautifully designed products. From the simplicity of the Mac Mini to the impossibly tiny iPod Shuffle, Apple wins design kudos for form and function all time time. But there’s one big flaw in Apple’s design of the...