Welcome to Inspired By, a monthly(-ish?) newsletter from your friend Jan-Paul Koudstaal. What? Two newsletters in one month? Yeah, I know. It was raining today and I was bored, so I wanted to send out an extra issue to share some amazing content I discovered recently.
So, sit back, relax, and enjoy!.
Daniël is a designer and parter at Bakken & Bæck a technology-driven design studio. He recently updated his personal website with a “Working”-page: a well written summary of his impressive career.
The folks at Zipline engineered a much better way to deliver basically anything. Fascinating insight into medical drone deliveries used in Africa, but are consumer drone deliveries finally becoming real?
The rebrand of money transfer app Wise is vibrant, bold and uses graphic tapestries that reference money from all over the world.
Read more about their design system and their rebrand.
I’ve been reading Ironic Sans since forever and David has now started a Youtube-series. The first episode is about the empty picture frame in the Oval Office. Has a photo been removed? Is something being censored and hidden from the public?
A case study by AKQA for Nike is always a great showcase of visual design. And this one has lovely motion design by Jeroen Krielaars (Calango)
Record videos with your front and back camera at the same time, and switch between different layouts, before OR after recording.
This is a fun game: Test your knowledge of pop culture and history and try to guess the year a picture was taken. (via Dense Discovery)
And another fun game: Try to match the color by draging on a color wheel. Much harder than I thought it would be! via Ridd
That’s it! Thanks for reading and until next time! 👋🏻