Last year, Small Planet Digital invited me to work with them on the design of an iPhone app for Design Observer. It began as a simple reader, and evolved a little over the course of the project to highlight more of what makes Design Observer a resource for the community. It was great fun to work with the group there and to work on the project itself.
Initially, we were planning on embedding more fonts onto the device, but opted to use system fonts so that we wouldn't run into backwards compatibility problems down the road. The original type treatments can be seen in the portfolio pages. The final implementation worked out well, however. Download the free Design Observer iPhone app to see for yourself.