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In one of the more elaborate April Fools’ Day hoaxes of 2011, Hulu.com goes back to 1996 with a GeoCities inspired redesign.

What makes the new look extra fun, is that the television and music content featured is in-line with some of our old favorites from the 1990s.

In one of the more elaborate April Fools’ Day hoaxes of 2011, Hulu.com goes back to 1996 with a GeoCities inspired redesign.


What makes the new look extra fun, is that the television and music content featured is in-line with some of our old favorites from the 1990s.

Bruce Mau Design redesigns the Facebook profile page
“We invited Bruce Mau Design, a firm famous for its conceptual ambition, to reimagine what a Facebook page might be. To signal that they were aiming at more than a cosmetic redo, BMD’s design director Paddy Harrington and his team left many of Facebook’s graphic details intact…” —via The Washington Post

Bruce Mau Design redesigns the Facebook profile page

“We invited Bruce Mau Design, a firm famous for its conceptual ambition, to reimagine what a Facebook page might be. To signal that they were aiming at more than a cosmetic redo, BMD’s design director Paddy Harrington and his team left many of Facebook’s graphic details intact…” —via The Washington Post

"Rebranding the License Plate: 4 Designers Clean Up Graphic Road Kill"
The above license plate design by Stefan Bucher is “color-coded to distinguish political leaning, a regional mark allows for “faster stereotyping,” and he adds a QR code for a touch of edgy technology.”
(via Fast Company)

"Rebranding the License Plate: 4 Designers Clean Up Graphic Road Kill"

The above license plate design by Stefan Bucher is “color-coded to distinguish political leaning, a regional mark allows for “faster stereotyping,” and he adds a QR code for a touch of edgy technology.”

(via Fast Company)

NIKE78: 78 sneaker redesigns by 78 different designers
Paul Jenkins, founder of Nike78, asked 78 designers to redesign a pair of Nike shoes. Talents including This is Studio, W+K Tokyo Lab, Andy Miller, and Jean Jullien participated in the challenge.
"…Presenting each participant with a 3D blank canvas, it is a unique design-sport crossover. 78 pairs of NIKE shoes have been distributed to creatives worldwide from multi-disciplined backgrounds featuring some of the most talented creative individuals, studios and other organisations…" —Nike78 



There are some very interesting ideas in the newly launched NIKE78 online gallery. We paused at the designs by This is Studio, Wieden + Kennedy Tokyo Lab, Matthew Dent, and Erica Dorn. (shown above in order mentioned)
The culmination of the ambitious project will be part of an exhibition at the upcoming London Design Festival.
Below is a video behind the making of W+K Tokyo Lab’s reimagined pair of AIR Max 360, rebranded as ABUKU.

NIKE78: 78 sneaker redesigns by 78 different designers

Paul Jenkins, founder of Nike78, asked 78 designers to redesign a pair of Nike shoes. Talents including This is Studio, W+K Tokyo Lab, Andy Miller, and Jean Jullien participated in the challenge.

"…Presenting each participant with a 3D blank canvas, it is a unique design-sport crossover. 78 pairs of NIKE shoes have been distributed to creatives worldwide from multi-disciplined backgrounds featuring some of the most talented creative individuals, studios and other organisations…" —Nike78 

There are some very interesting ideas in the newly launched NIKE78 online gallery. We paused at the designs by This is Studio, Wieden + Kennedy Tokyo Lab, Matthew Dent, and Erica Dorn. (shown above in order mentioned)

The culmination of the ambitious project will be part of an exhibition at the upcoming London Design Festival.

Below is a video behind the making of W+K Tokyo Lab’s reimagined pair of AIR Max 360, rebranded as ABUKU.