Last 30th of May took place “Beyond Tiles” an event in Madrid drived by Arturo Toledo. As it promised

WIndows 8 and Windows Phone are more than just tiles 

Find below some of the most interesting links which where referenced during the 1-day session.

Books

Icons

Mobile development

Inspiration

Personally, I’ve found it one of the best design event I’ve attended ever. First of all because it talked about design history not only about the last 4 weeks technology history, which provide a real rationale to the current design approach of Microsoft and beyond. Secondly, it didn’t mention one hundred times the word Bauhaus and I love colours, but he really provided lots of examples where Swiss design beats any trend with a solid style and aesthetic. 

Although I still don’t agree that airport signals is a good argument to be presented as a  Modern UI inspiration I entirely agree with the vision of simplicity and content presentation.

Finally, we also had the opportunity to talk with Arturo Toledio and Brady Voss who also presented a short but promising session. 

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UX Lead at Ebury and graduated as a Computer Engineer at the University of Granada. In the past, I've worked as a teacher, consultant, and developer. Designing valuable technology for people is what I enjoy the most.

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