Good Design is Honest (Part 6)
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Windy Uses 3D Audio and Parallax to Immerse You In Relaxation

Windy Uses 3D Audio and Parallax to Immerse You In Relaxation

Today, Taptanium, the company behind apps such as Haze and Thunderspace, has released Windy, a meticulously designed universal relaxation app that utilizes stereoscopic 3D audio and six-axis parallax controls to immerse you into an entirely new world.

Wanting to build another relaxation app, Franz Bruckhoff, founder of Taptanium, took a bit of inspiration from some wind-implementation he put into later iterations of Thunderspace and decided to build an entirely new relaxation app built specifically around the sound of wind.

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Good Design is Unobtrusive (Part 5)

Good Design is Unobtrusive (Part 5)

The following is the fifth in a ten-part series exploring legendary industrial designer Dieter Rams’ ten principles for good design as they relate to digital products.

Good design is unobtrusive. Products fulfilling a purpose are like tools. They are neither decorative objects nor works of art. Their design should therefore be both neutral and restrained, to leave room for the user’s self-expression.

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