Articles posted on December 22nd, 2003

Jeffrey Zeldman’s redesign

Monday, December 22nd, 2003 • 7:20 am

I must admit that I am puzzled by Jeffrey Zeldman’s redesign of his Daily Report page. The most strikingly unpleasant aspect of it is the huge blob of empty orange space at the top. I simply do not understand how a professional designer can come up with such a design. It’s an enormous waste of […]

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Alexander Sokurov, Russian Ark (2002)

Monday, December 22nd, 2003 • 2:16 am

A strangely intoxicating movie. It’s experimental, yet accessible. It’s a technical tour de force (the whole 96-minute movie consists of one single take, shot in real-time, with thousands of actors, live orchestras, etc.), yet it feels perfectly natural. It has no plot to speak of, but has a dream-like quality that enthrals the viewer. The […]

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