vesuvius said:
RoyalSchrubber's Vista one is more concentrated around OS development and is Vapid at the moment because Microsoft themselves have scarcely implemented it, i.e. practice what you preach. Before the flight or if you've an ipod/zune download DNRTV with Mark Miller who got me onto the essential  Edward Tufte ( pronounced without the 'e'). Mark will improve your pplication design forever in about 40 minutes by using simple but effective rules like, 'smallest effective difference' and cutting out 'noise'.

 Once you're aware of these simple but effective principles, you will rearrange your applications.
Guide is simple. It contains just one word - "A MESS."
No, really...