Dec 05 , 2011

Littlebig details

Some cool stumbled upon snippets of Macintosh trivia.

A profile of Susan Kare and her work designing the original Macintosh’s wonderful icons. On the pretzel:

The symbol on every Apple command key to this day — a stylized castle seen from above — was commonly used in Swedish campgrounds to denote an interesting sightseeing destination.

And an interview with Jim Reekes, the man behind its wonderful sounds. Some great insights into the thought that went into it, and a wonderful story about the sound called Sosumi (also on Boing Boing if you don’t want to watch the whole interview).

If you dig that you might also like this series of articles about some sounds we all know very well.

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