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Paul Eluard Cultural Centre by OFF Architecture

Paris studio OFF Architecture have won a competition to design a cultural centre in Cugnaux, France, with their design featuring a woven wooden façade.

in Monoscope

Warren Buffet: Quote

Price is what you pay.

in Dezeen

Netherlands Pavilion by John Kormeling for Shanghai Expo 2010

Shanghai Expo 2010: here are some photographs of the Dutch pavilion by John Kormeling at Shanghai Expo 2010, taken by photographer Montse Zamorano.

in Dezeen

Dezeenmail #49

We’ve just sent out the latest issue of Dezeenmail – have a look at it here.

in Fontblog

Neuerscheinung: Das Geschäft mit der Identität

Soeben frisch bei uns im Lager eingetroffen: »Brand Identity Now!«, erschienen bei Taschen und meiner Ansicht nach ein unentbehrliches Nachschlagewerk für Marken-Designer.

in Dezeen

DezeenBarBasso movie

Dezeen movie: our latest movie was filmed at our DezeenBarBasso party with Wyborowa Exquisite wodka, held at the legendary Bar Basso in Milan last month.

in Smashing Magazine

The Poetics Of Coding

in swissmiss

A Tiny Apartment

(thank you sorella)

in Dezeen

OMA Book Machine at the Architectural Association

A 40,000-page book binding together 35 years of writing by architects OMA is on show at the Architectural Association in London.

in Dezeen

25% off a Togo sofa by Michel Ducaroy at Ligne Roset

Dezeen promotion: to celebrate their 150th anniversary French brand Ligne Roset are offering a 25% discount on their classic Togo seating range by Michel Ducaroy.

in Ace Jet 170

Electioneering

This is not a party political broadcast: I don't know what it's been like on the mainland but here in Belfast we've all enjoyed the predictable glut of party political stuff pushed through our doors.

in Dezeen

AIR3 by USIN-e

Lyon designers USIN-e have designed an aquarium in the shape of a test tube.

in Boagworld

Francisco Tolmasky talks about Atlas, Cappuccino and 280 slides

At the last Future of Web Apps Ryan and Stanton had a chat with Francisco Tolmask about the work he's doing on Atlas, Cappuccino and 280 slides.

in Six Revisions

The Anatomy of a Website

Because what makes up a website can be related and linked to the physiology of a human body, this article's comparison should help clients and beginners alike understand the complex nature of a site's

in Dr. Web

High Dynamic Range Photography: HDR-Fotos selbst gemacht

-->Per HDR lassen sich erstaunliche und beeindruckende Fotos erstellen. Was oft nach surrealer Kunst aussieht, ist weder kompliziert noch allzu aufwendig – und es kann jeder selbst machen.

in Ace Jet 170

Sea King

I know this doesn't help anyone but this is one of those books that you really have to see in the flesh to get why it's so irresistible.

in SeptemberIndustry

Manual: Hi-Res Images

Design Manual
Manual is a graphic design and branding consultancy based in San Francisco.

in SeptemberIndustry

StudioMakgill

Half Full Identity
Design StudioMakgill
“Half Full Bar & Kitchen is a new family run restaurant in North London – a relaxed and informal all-day restaurant.

in SeptemberIndustry

Xavier Encinas

Design Xavier Encinas
If you weren’t already aware, Mr. Xavier Encinas has given his site a bit of a refresh with some new work shot by photographer Benjamin Bouchet.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

The Leisure of Looking: A Pedestrian View in a High-Speed Era

As trolleys replaced the horse drawn carriage, only to be overtaken by the streetcar and the automobile, Booth Tarkington observes that “the faster people were carried, the less time they had to s

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Adventure Playground: John V. Lindsay and the Transformation of Modern New York

On Places, James Sanders on the transformation of New York City that began in the Sixties under Mayor John Lindsay — the reinvention of the city from a workaday zone to a scenic setting for urban pl

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Design Thinking Comes to the U.S. Army

Design is almost overnight the centerpiece of military doctrine and the U.S. Army has gotten design thinking quite right.

in Monoscope

Peter Nencini: Hand Werk Pound Shop

in Wired

What's Inside Triple Paste Diaper Cream?

Raw cholesterol, a food additive from the atomic age, and some waxy yellow gunk are among the ingredients protecting baby's precious bum.

in Wired

Handheld Breathalyzers Make Good Drinking Buddies

If you're going to carry a handheld breathalyzer, pick an honest one such as AlcoMate's AL9000, which, like the CHP's, is equipped with a fuel-cell sensor to precisely measure your level of drunkennes

in Wired

Designers Want to Improve Your Health With These Strange Objects

Everyone's got a fix for the American health care system, but a group of design students are imagining and building some out-of-the-ordinary objects for making people healthier.

in Wired

Craigslist Adult Ads Under Scrutiny — Again

Connecticut's attorney general is demanding that Craigslist turn over records to prove it is comporting with a deal to stop the online bulletin board from serving as a brothel.

in Dezeen

Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum by KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

German studio KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten have completed an art museum in Nanjing, China, with a series of narrow rectangular slits across the facade.

in Wired

5 Things Bungie Should Fix in Halo: Reach

More than a million people are playing the Halo: Reach beta, and Bungie wants them to help tweak the new shooter's mechanics.

in Graphic Rating

Creating a Content Slider for WordPress using TinySlider

I know that I have to make some kind of introduction about WordPress and content to connect it to the article’s headline but it seems that today I have no inspiration.

in thinkvitamin

Great article by @jasonfried called "Why Is Business Writing so Awful?" http://bit.ly/am7xvG #tv

Great article by @jasonfried called "Why Is Business Writing so Awful?" http://bit.ly/am7xvG

in swissmiss

Wintercheck Factory

Before starting WINTERCHECK FACTORY, Kristen worked on a construction site in Tribeca managing a real estate development project.

in Boagworld

Web Design News 04/05/10

This week: Steve Job's shares his thoughts on Flash, Ben Ward makes us understand the web and learn how to calibrate color for the web.

in swissmiss

Typepong

It’s a retro resurgence with a modern twist. Pong is back. But not just any old Pong. Oh no. It’s TypePong! Pong. With type.

in Fontblog

Slanted #10 – Heavy Metal. Lovers.

Die zehnte Ausgabe des Slanted Magazins ist erschienen. »Slanted #10 – Heavy Metal. Lovers.« widmet sich Frakturschriften und harter Musik.

in You the Designer

Ultimate Collection of Free Photoshop Gradients

The Photoshop gradient is a fill consisting of two or more colors blending together.

in Experience Matters

FITC 2010: Thoughts from a First-Time Speaker, Long-Time Attendee

David Fasullo | Critical Mass Toronto

Flash was only the beginning.
Today, if there’s one thing FITC is known for, it’s inspiration.

in Six Revisions

Simple Strategies for Engaging Your Visitors

Engaging your visitors should be your top priority.

in Dezeen

Zierikzee Apartment Buildings by Kingma Roorda Architecten

Rotterdam studio Kingma Roorda Architecten have completed two apartment blocks on the quayside in Zierikzee, the Netherlands.

in swissmiss

swissmiss=5

swissmiss, the blog, is turning 5! This occasion calls for a proper celebration: Good folks, good food and alphorns! We will celebrate in style, at Galapagos, in DUMBO on May 26th, 2010.

in Design By Grid

Steven Holl

in swissmiss

Smories

Smories are free original stories for kids, read by kids. 50 added every month.
Amazing! Can’t wait to show it to our little Ella!
(thank you @wesayso)

in swissmiss

HTML 5 for Web Designers

A List Apart just launched HTML5 for Web Designers. The HTML5 spec is 900 pages and hard to read. HTML5 for Web Designers is 85 pages and fun to read.

in swissmiss

Origami Typeface?

Origami Typeface (title by me) by Gesa Hansen. Made me look.

in swissmiss

CounterEvolution

Walking down the hallway to my studio this morning I noticed a new studio neighbor. Their door was slightly ajar and I saw this amazing table and stool (pictured above).

in Web Designer Wall

Make Web Not War 2010 (Montreal)

On Thursday May 27th, web developers from all over Canada will be coming together to talk about the ever evolving web, discover new platforms, take part in a codefest & network with some of th

in Fontblog

Monotype startet Webfont-Betaphase

Monotype Imaging, der US- amerikanische Mutterkonzern der Linotype GmbH, hat unter dem Namen »Web Fonts« die Public-Betaphase eines neuen Online-Font-Services gestartet.

in Ace Jet 170

Where the ideas come from

This is exciting! Michael Johnson speaking at Queen's on Thursday 20 May. Download the details to find out how to sign up. The details

in Dezeen

The Imperfectionist by Sophie Duran

Designer Sophie Duran of Rotterdam has created a collection of facial jewellery including these lips that can be inflated with a hand pump.

in Dezeen

Arctic Circle Airport by Narud Stokke Wiig and Haptic

Architects Narud Stokke Wiig of Norway and Haptic of London have completed a feasibility study for a new international airport just outside the Arctic Circle in Norway.

in magCulture

Overmatter

Magazines being braver, more innovative than newspapers, according to consultant Juan Senor.
Mark Porter looks at the redesigned Independent newspaper.
I’ve contributed to ‘Launching the Style De

in swissmiss

swissmiss PSFK Talk

Below is a video of the talk I gave at this year’s PSFK conference. Thank you for having me Piers!

in Dezeen

MS café by Wunderteam

Polish design studio Wunderteam have completed a café with a faceted wooden bar, situated on the ground floor of the Muzeum Sztuki in Lodz, Poland.

in Ace Jet 170

Light and Heat

From about the same time as the Looking and Seeing series.

in Fontblog

✪ Russische Schulschrift Propisi …

Wenn ein Kind in Russland in die Schule kommt, heißt sein erstes Buch »Asbuka« (aзбука, zu deutsch ›Alphabet‹).

in Dezeen

Spun chair by Thomas Heatherwick

British designer Thomas Heatherwick recently launched a chair shaped like a spinning top made of spun steel and copper.

in thinkvitamin

Must-read article for start-ups: http://bit.ly/bIYVuC #tv

Must-read article for start-ups: http://bit.ly/bIYVuC #tv

in Dr. Web

Eigene jQuery Plugins entwickeln - erste Schritte

-->Das Rad täglich neu zu erfinden, ist nicht die pfiffigste Strategie. Zumal die jQuerie-Entwickler-Gemeinde ebenso kreativ wie produktiv ist.