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Found Type Friday #90

Seb Lester's work is amazing, stunning and jaw-dropping. And astonishing. And also phenomenal. The man that brought us the mighty Soho and Neo Sans is a master letterer and collector of found type.

in SeptemberIndustry

SI Special – Homework: Part 2

Design & AD Homework From the Editor This is it people: the conclusion of this rather epic two-part series – a showcase of selected projects from the bowels of Homework, Copenhagen.

in Dezeen

MINI Scooter E Concept

MINI Scooter E Concept

in Slashdot

IBM Demos Single-Atom DRAM

An anonymous reader writes "A single-atom DRAM which was demonstrated with a slo-mo movie of the atomic process of setting and erasing a bit on a single atom, getting IBM on the next Science.

in Slashdot

E-Books Are Only 6% of Printed Book Sales

An anonymous reader writes "MIT's technology blog argues that ebook sales represent 'only six pecent of the total market for new books.' It cites a business analysis which calculates that by mid-July,

in swissmiss

Captain Vegetable

(via itsjustbrent)

in Fontblog

Meine aktuelle Lieblingsschrift

Wer sich an meine PDF-bestückten Beiträge Die 12 häufigsten Satzsünden und die Berliner-Schriftausstellung-Treppe erinnert, wird bemerkt haben, dass ich im Moment mit einer Lieb

in swissmiss

What is good Design?

What is good design is one of these questions I am being asked constantly. The sheer complexity of the answer usually makes me break out in a nervous sweat.

in Dezeen

Dezeen podcast: John Pawson at the Design Museum

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in Dezeen

Sperone Westwater gallery by Foster + Partners

in Fontblog

Kurz und (links)bündig: immer auf Twitter

Wer Fontblog auf Twitter verfolgt weiß seit 10 Minuten, dass die Financial Times Deutschland am Montag in neuem Gewand erscheint.

in swissmiss

Contxts

We all know the scenario, you just got back from your gathering of professionals and you want to connect with all of the people that you met.

in Fontblog

Das Buch ist tot, es lebe das Lesikon

Am 11. November 2004 hatte ich mein Wikipedia-Schlüsselerlebnis. Warum weiß ich das so genau?

in swissmiss

Writer for iPad

Whenever fellow Swiss Oliver Reichenstein comes out with a new product/service/site I pay attention.

in Smashing Magazine

HTML5: The Facts And The Myths

in Six Revisions

How to Customize the WordPress Admin Area

WordPress is one of the best CMSs out there — if not the best (but of course, I’m biased because I’m a WordPress fanatic).

in Fontblog

Shanghai Design Biennale 2010

von Helmut Ness, Vorstand Fuenfwerken AG

Die Wirtschafts- und Finanzmetropole Shanghai präsentiert sich dieses Jahr als Gastgeber der Weltausstellung unter der Vision »Better City, Better Life

in Dr. Web

PulseCMS - Inhaltsverwaltung für kleine Websites

-->CMS steht üblicherweise für Content-Management-System. Bei Pulse heißt CMS jedoch Content Management. Simple.

in Dezeen

Drop by Paul Cocksedge

Drop by Paul Cocksedge

in You the Designer

35 Blue Websites for Web Design Inspiration

One of the factors we need to consider in designing our websites is the color we choose. Colors connote different psychological meanings.

in You the Designer

Rounded Corner Business Cards: 40 Modern Designs

Traditional business cards have sharp corners which is less attractive these days.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Conrad, Mauldin and Nast: A Personal Perspective on Editorial Cartoons, Past and Present

Will the editorial cartoon follow the daily newspaper into oblivion? Dooley takes a hard look at his beloved profession.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Degrees of Temporary

Interview with Claudia Zanfi, co-founder of the cultural organization aMAZElab in Milan.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Circus: The Photographs of Frederick W. Glasier

Rediscovered: Frederick W. Glasier. Glasier made extraordinary photographs of the American circus during its heyday.

in swissmiss

Digital Tools helping in going Paperless

Based on my question from two days ago, I would like take the conversation a step further by asking the following: What tools do you use (or know of) that help us in the quest to go digital and say go

in Fontblog

Endlich: der »iA Writer« fürs kreative Schreiben

Ich schreibe diesen Text mit einer neuen Software, einer App, auf dem iPad. Sie heißt schlicht »Writer« und stammt aus dem Labor der Information Architects (iA).

in swissmiss

Google New

Do you find it hard to keep up with all the good stuff Google is coming out with these days? I do.

in swissmiss

The Feast Conference

I am thrilled to be attending the The Feast Conference October 14-16 in NYC. I thoroughly enjoyed the past two year’s events and can’t wait to see some of this year’s speakers.

in swissmiss

Building a better pizza box

A company called Eco Incorporated has invented the GreenBox, a better pizza box that we can at least get a little more use out of before we throw away. Think built-in Paper Plates! (via core77)

in Fontblog

Southern-Comfort-Plakatwettbewerb

Mit dem nationalen Wettbewerb »Creative Exchange« ruft die Getränkemarke Southern Comfort vom 1. Oktober bis zum 30.

in swissmiss

UFOS flying around my head

The latest issue of FREITAG’s The Daily Reference made me smile. More info here.

in swissmiss

Museum for Rescued Letters

Lucky Berliners! They have a Museum for Rescued Letters. The Museum of Letters in Berlin is better known to the locals as Buchstabenmuseum.

in Fontblog

Heute Nacht, Dark-talk Detroit einschalten

Unsere Freunde von Type-radio haben mir gerade gemailt: »Vielleicht hast Du es schon gehört: Gestern haben die Dark-talks Detroit begonnen.

in swissmiss

Online Printing Quote Machine

Young designer Shane Snow always disliked searching for printing quotes. So, what’s a designer to do? He made his very own printing price finder machine.

in swissmiss

Try Not To

THIS YEAR I WILL TRY NOT TO was born out of frustration, complacency and laziness. Most designers are seduced by design trends. They’re easy to appropriate, and even easier to imitate.

in Fontblog

Edenspiekermann startet Design-Kolloquium

Am 29. Oktober 2010 startet Edenspiekermann eine eigene Veranstaltungsreihe. Auftakt ist eine Gesprächsrunde zum Thema »iPad & Co.

in Dezeen

UNStudio Tower by UNStudio

UNStudio Tower by UNStudi</p>
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in Fontblog

»Welt aus Schrift«, Ausstellung, Katalog [Update]

[Update: Aktuelle Informationen über Führungen, Vorträge und viele Bilder gibt es auf der Facebook-Fanseite von »Welt aus Schrift« www.facebook.com/WeltausSchrift zu entdecken.]
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in Six Revisions

Giveaway: Win PHP Link Directory Licenses

PHP Link Directory (also known as phpLD), the most widely used directory script on the internet with over 100,000 websites that use it, has teamed up with Six Revisions to give away 3 licenses to the

in SeptemberIndustry

Six – Recent Projects Special

Design Six

in SeptemberIndustry

Progress Packaging x SI

Production Progress Packaging It’s been a while since I’ve posted something Progress Packaging related on SI and seeing as they’ve recently launched an undeniably clean, new website (with th

in swissmiss

The Future of the Book

Meet Nelson, Coupland, and Alice — the faces of tomorrow’s book. Watch IDEO’s vision for the future of the book.

in Slashdot

MPAA Asks If ACTA Can Be Used To Block Wikileaks

An anonymous reader writes "With the entertainment industry already getting laws to block certain sites, it appears they're interested in expanding that even further.

in Slashdot

The Surprising Statistics Behind Flash and Apple

Barence writes "PC Pro's Tom Arah has dug up some statistics that cast severe doubt over Steve Jobs' assertion that Flash is the technology of the past, and Apple's iOS is the platform of the future.

in Slashdot

Orion Spacecraft On the Path To Future Flight

gilgsn writes "Preparations for Orion's first mission in 2013 are well under way as a Lockheed Martin-led crew begins lean assembly pathfinding operations for the spacecraft.

in Fontblog

Konflikte im Design – eine Umfrage

Alexander Leu studiert Design an der FH Mainz und führt im Rahmen seiner Diplomarbeit eine Umfrage zum Thema »Konflikte von Designern« durch.

in Web Designer Wall

960 Grid System is Getting Old

For several years now the 960px grid system (960.gs) has been designers' favorite pick to help structure and design web layouts.

in Dezeen

Outdoor Kitchen by Studiomama

in Fontblog

Keine Angst vor dem Tod des Buches

Nelson, Coupland und Alice sind drei E-Book-Konzepte der weltweit agierenden Innovationsberatung Ideo (Palo Alto, Kalifornien).