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Welcome to guidebook, a website dedicated to preserving and showcasing Graphical User Interfaces, as well as various materials related to them.
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Site last updated on 6th October 2006:
two articles about Xerox: “Xerox xooms toward the office of the future” and “The lab that ran away from Xerox”, and a funny essay about... the cow metaphor
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Posters
Three of 14 posters for Macintosh’s 20th birthday present its groundbreaking GUI:

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Did you know...
Windows XP icons were created in part by the design studio at IconFactory. Link points to external site Unfortunately, the team was not hired to redo all the icons, hence many inconsistencies between them.
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Featured GUIRISC OS 3.11
This is one of the most popular editions of this largely unknown GUI for British Acorn Archimedes machines. It features some very interesting mechanisms, such as the icon bar at the bottom of the screen (years before Windows 95), unique pop-up menus and interesting use of drag and drop throughout the GUI.


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Featured componentDock
The infamous Dock in Mac OS X is a feature that you can either love or hate. Having its roots in NeXTSTEP, Dock features much more eye candy, while trying to combine the functions of both application launcher and switcher.


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Featured iconHelp
Is it even a little bit surprising that most icons for help system feature a question mark in one or other form? Check out all the icons for help and see what GUIs escaped the obvious association – for good or bad.


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