ct-blog flight hotel local

Posts under Picture

Difference between good and great designers

T.S. Eliot book; The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism (1920) says, “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal”, and then a number of debatable instances where Pablo Picasso and then later Steve Jobs saying “good artists copy and great artist steal.” Here’s a nice find which describes 9 skills between a good and a… Read more →

Movie posters, the Cleartrip way

Last year we posted about Redesigning the hotel icon, where we referenced the iconic DOT pictograms that have been in use across the world for years. At Cleartrip, we’ve been playing with these icons and graphics for a long, long time. These pictograms have assisted millions of travellers of different ages and cultures, but we… Read more →

The second largest billboard in the world

Historically, we’ve never been big on outdoor advertising — we just don’t think it’s a good use of our marketing budget; particularly not for the Indian market. But different markets call for different approaches. We’ve been operating Cleartrip.ae for over two years now and when we were looking at ways to invest in our brand… Read more →

A very special birthday card

Three weeks ago, Cleartrip turned all of six years old. As one can readily imagine, it was a very special day for all of us. It was made all the more special because a customer sent us the most amazing birthday card that day. Rishabh Agarwal, a software-engineer turned professional photographer, took the time out… Read more →

Design frustration

Anneke Short, a London-based designer recently created a series of posters to illustrate what goes on in a designer’s mind. Each poster is a short sentence that Short “either found [herself] thinking or that [she has] heard [her] designer friends say”. The posters are witty and each poster’s message rings home to anyone who is… Read more →

A special Christmas ticket

We had someone special book a very important trip with us recently. It was such an important trip Kedar felt we had to do a special, one-off redesign of our flight ticket. Merry Christmas and a happy new year…

The ultimate productivity tip

The Ultimate Productivity blog has the best productivity tip we’ve ever come across: Hard to argue with that — whether it’s work, fitness, personal goals or something else, the best way to hit your goals is to keep working at them. [via Coding Horror]

Who shared what where?

For those who believe ‘oversharing’ is a problem on today’s Internet, this cartoon nails the proliferation of sharing services and their specific nuances. [From Lieke Muller’s Social Media Journey]

A periodic table of SEO

Search engine optimisation, or SEO, has always been a dark corner of the Internet — a shadowy industry with white hats and black hats and plenty of ethical and unethical practices to go around. The last 12 months have made life in the SEO industry increasingly difficult as Google declared an aggressive war against SEORead more →