iA's Tages Anzeiger Redesign
Popular Swiss newspaper "Tages Anzeiger" has recently been redesigned, and I don't like it (get off my lawn, etc.). However, something good has come out of it: iA was among the companies which pitched a redesign, and they have written a most excellent blog post about their pitch.
I especially like their fixed version of the newspaper's logo.
BumpTop Multitouch Gestures
I'm not sure whether BumpTop is actually a good idea, but it's definitely an interesting idea, and these new gestures make it all the more interesting.
This retains and reinforces the iPhone's spatial arrangement of applications, while at the same time allowing for quick access to each application screen.
And finally, UsabilityPost has a neat essay on minimalist design.
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