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Believe In

Believe In Stationery Design Believe in “Devon based design & branding agency biz-R has announced a complete relaunch after rebranding itself as ‘Believe in’.

in swissmiss

Placehold.it

Designing a website? Need a placeholder graphic? There’s a website for that: placehold.it.
(via Laura)

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PlayShapes

PlayShapes is a modular set of 74 geometric wooden shapes which can be endlessly arranged or stacked to produce hundreds of 3D creations.

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BBQ Bruce

I just had to learn that no outdoor space is too small to have a grill. Only have a balcony but crave some grilled burgers or sausages? Don’t you worry, BBQ Bruce to the rescue.

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Moshi Moshi

You’re all for minimal, sleek design and don’t like to hold up your cellphone up to your ear when on a call?

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Cheat Sheet Placemat

This Cheat Sheet Placemat made me smile.

in Slashdot

The Limits To Perpendicular Recording

peterkern writes "Samsung has a new hard drive and says it can now store 667 GB on one disk, which comes out to be about 739 Gb/sq. in.

in Slashdot

How High-Tech Gadget Trends Differ By US Region

Ant writes in with news of a study revealing differences in gadget preferences by US region.

in Slashdot

King Tut's Chariot a Marvel of Ancient Engineering

astroengine writes "King Tutankhamun, who ruled Egypt over 3,000 years ago, looks as if he was chauffeured around the desert in one of the earliest-known high-performance vehicles.

in Slashdot

Hands On With the BlackBerry Torch 9800

adeelarshad82 writes "Research in Motion announced the company's first slider-style BlackBerry, the Torch 9800, which is also the first BlackBerry with both a touch screen and hard keyboard, and the f

in Slashdot

Illumos Sporks OpenSolaris

suraj.sun sends in this news from The Register. "If you were hoping that someone would fork the OpenSolaris operating system, you are going to have to settle for a spork.

in Slashdot

No, Net Neutrality Doesn't Violate the 5th Amendment

An anonymous reader writes "Yesterday we discussed the theory that net neutrality might violate the 5th Amendment's 'takings clause.' Over at TechDirt they've explained why the paper making that claim

in Slashdot

Hardware Hackers Reveal Apple's Charger Secrets

ptorrone writes "In this 7-minute video we explore the mysteries of Apple device charging.

in Slashdot

Officials Use Google Earth To Find Unlicensed Pools

Officials in Riverhead, New York are using Google Earth to root out the owners of unlicensed pools. So far they've found 250 illegal pools and collected $75,000 in fines and fees.

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Android Outsells iPhone In Last 6 Months

tomhudson writes "Despite all the hype about Apple's latest iPhone, Android has sold more in the last 6 months (27% of all smartphone sales) than Apple (23%).

in Slashdot

The Bus That Rides Above Traffic

An anonymous reader writes "China is the new tech king. They're developing a new, two-lane bus system that travels over traffic below.

in Slashdot

Artist Photoshops Scenes From WWII Into Present Day

Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov has taken old World War II photos and photoshopped them over the locations in present day.

in Slashdot

Connecticut AG To Grill Amazon, Apple Over E-Book Price Fixing

suraj.sun tips news that Connecticut's Attorney General has demanded a meeting with Apple and Amazon to discuss anti-competitive pricing methods in the e-book market.

in Slashdot

Oscilloscopes For Modern Engineers?

Every few years someone asks this community for advice on oscilloscopes.

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Filmmakers Resisting Hollywood's 3-D Push

gollum123 passes along a piece from the NY Times on the building resistance to Hollywood's 3-D plans — from filmmakers.

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iPhone Jailbreak Uses a PDF Display Vulnerability

adeelarshad82 writes "Latest reports indicate that the website that 'jailbreaks' iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches does so by means of a PDF-based vulnerability in OS X.

in swissmiss

Suitcase Picnic Table

I think our studio should invest into a few of these Suitcase Picnic Tables so we can sit out in DUMBO Park on the water and enjoy our lunch in style. No?
(Thank you Jenn)

in swissmiss

Beautiful Thinking

“Eunoia is the shortest word in English containing all five vowels – and it means “beautiful thinking”.

in Dezeen

Small House with Big Spiral Staircase by Avehideshi Architects

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*Threads

How cool is this Beast Jersey TShirt? It’s designed by a young Brooklyn based designer called Jeremiah Boncha. Jeremiah answered my plea for IKEA assembly help over twitter yesterday.

in Fontblog

✪ Paper for Great Graphic Design, für 14 € statt 37 €

In der Druckwelt beeinflusst die richtige Wahl der Papierart jedes Designprojekt. Gerade Designer klagen oft über den Mangel an wirklich gutem Referenzmaterial.

in swissmiss

lo-fi sofa

Lo-Fi Sofa by Christiane Högner. Made me smile and want to take a nap.

in Dr. Web

JavaScript- und Ajax-Schnipsel in Adobe Dreamweaver: Verhalten, Spry und Widgets

-->Dreamweaver bietet einige Optionen an, Bereiche „interaktiv“ zu gestalten. Der einfachste Weg führt über etwas JavaScript.

in webtoolkit4.me

Never ending patterns!

In this new, well-designed website you’ll find some packs of  100% Completely Tileable Seamless Patterns, with their source files included just in case you are in the mood of spicing them up!

in Dezeen

Tree House by Mount Fuji Architects Studio

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Cup of Heroes

Thoughts on design, sports, and the author's return to a South African township during the World Cup.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Two Rupees Worth

Now that the dust has settled on India's launch of their rupee symbol we are starting to see its application beyond the initial fanfare.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories and Collected Thoughts

Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists’ Enumerations from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art celebrates a form of documentation that is familiar to e

in Wired

Leica's Latest GPS Cam Is a Pretty Shooter at a Premium Price

The Leica V-Lux 20 would almost be the perfect GPS camera if it weren't insanely expensive.

in Wired

Learn a New Language Fast

Want to learn a foreign tongue? New research says adult learners get a lot less information from the people who actually know how to pronounce stuff.

in Wired

How Max Headroom Predicted the Demise of TV Journalism

We think of him as an empty-headed relic of the 1980s, says Wired's Scott Brown.

in Wired

Does Every Film Need to Be in 3-D?

The 3-D moviemaking bandwagon is laden with flicks that don’t deserve the special-glasses treatment.

in Wired

Is Your Browser Ready for HTML5?

A new testing site tells you how well your browser is equipped to run the latest HTML5 web apps.

in Dezeen

Hanil Visitors Center and Guest House by BCHO

Cement Visitors Center by BCHO<

in swissmiss

Crib House

Dave Keune designed this crib/changing station/dresser combo called Nina’s House to solve the problem of making room for baby without having to renovate or move into a bigger place.

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SimFingers

I was googling away trying to find the best solution on how to create a demo video of an iPhone App.

in magCulture

Overmatter

The late film mag Electric Sheep launches an Anthology. Ex-NYTimes.com design director Khoi Vinh interviewed about his departure. Oprah magazine gets its long-awaited relaunch.

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10

Marion Bataille is coming out with a new book. YAY! (I am sure you are all famililar with the ABC3D book, right?) Acording to my reader Romain it should be available later this fall in France.

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When ideas have sex

At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas.

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Google Cheat Sheet

How handy is this Google Cheat Sheet!? Fantastic!
(via shiflett)

in Six Revisions

A 6-Step General Process for Producing a Website

When it comes to building a website, it helps to have a process to follow, especially if you are just getting started as a web designer.

in Dr. Web

27 Offline-Blogeditoren für Mac, Windows und iPhone/iPad im Test

-->Wenn Sie als Blogger für verschiedene Systeme schreiben, werden Sie sich dank teils unzureichender und stark von einander abweichender Funktionen der diversen Backends bestimmt schon häufiger

in magCulture

Making magazines

Wallpaper* art director Meirion Pritchard talks through the process of setting up and executing the magazine’s recent DIY covers.