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AIGA awards Steve Frykholm, John Maeda and Jennifer Morla with 2010 Medal

For their contributions to design excellence and the development of the profession, AIGA names Steve Frykholm, John Maeda and Jennifer Morla as 2010 Medalists, the highest honor of the graphic design

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Two Feet High and Rising: On Optimism, Speculation and Oysters

On Places, Mimi Zeiger reviews MoMA's ambitious new architecture and urban design show, Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront, which explores how New York Harbor might be adapted

in Design Observer: Main Posts

The Dream Job Project

How do you conceive of the future work to shoot for, and how you'll do it? I invite you to weigh in.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Hold Your Sawhorses!

Brazilian architecture firm StudioMK27 creates a controversial furniture collection based on the designs of construction workers.

in swissmiss

A blog…

A blog is a broadcast, not a publication. If it stops moving, it dies.
- Andrew Sullivan

in Wired

Quiet Policy Change Roils Billion-Dollar iPhone Apps Market

Apple's new iPhone developer agreement effectively mandates iPhone and iPad apps to be written with Apple's tools.

in Wired

Alt Text: Ultimate iPad vs. Virtual Boy Showdown

How does Apple's snazzy new tablet compare to Nintendo's short-lived 3-D videogame console?

in swissmiss

Google Search Stories

Google Search Stories Video Creator lets you create your own Search Story and share it with the rest of the world.

in Wired

Hey, Google Fiber Losers: Build It Yourselves

More than 1,100 communities ask Google to help them get fast broadband -- and only a few will be chosen.

in Wired

Gallery: 15 iPad Apps You Should Download Today

Apple's iPad app store has more than 3,000 new programs that will run on the new tablet -- but finding the good stuff is difficult.

in Dezeen

W101 by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Wästberg

Swedish architects and designers Claseeon Koivisto Rune will launch a task light made entirely of paper in Milan next week.

in Dezeen

Parc de la Ciutadella sports centre by Batlle i Roig Arquitectes

Photographer Filippo Poli has given us images of a new sports centre in Barcelona by Catalan architects Batlle i Roig.

in Fontblog

FontShuffle 1.2 ist da

Soeben hat Apple die neue, erweiterte Version 1.2 der von FontShop herausgegebenen iPhone/iPod-Touch-Applikation FontShuffle freigegeben.

in Monoscope

Hubble: The Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392)

in Dezeen

Lik+Neon by Gitta Gschwendtner

Designer Gitta Gschwendtner has completed the interior of a shop in east London that features lighting made of plastic milk bottles.

in thinkvitamin

Today on @thinkvitamin "Jeff Veen Talks Future of Typekit" by @tenaciouscb http://bit.ly/bZnjKc #tv

Today on @thinkvitamin "Jeff Veen Talks Future of Typekit" by @tenaciouscb

in Dezeen

Competition: five copies of My Playground DVD to be won

We’ve teamed up with Danish architects BIG to give away five DVDs of My Playground, a film documenting the navigation of urban spaces and some of BIG’s iconic buildings by teams of free

in Dezeen

//Slash sofa by Adrien Rovero for Campeggi

Swiss designer Adrien Rovero has created a sofa that can be transformed into a bed by re-arranging blocks of upholstery.

in Six Revisions

60 Beautiful Clean and Light Web Designs for Inspiration

We bring you this collection of light and clean websites, separated into different categories.

in Boagworld

Getting started with ecommerce

More from show 200: Drew and Rachel share their experiences of developing ecommerce websites.

in Fontblog

Aufpassen, Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter [Update]

Im Juni 2009, auf dem 14. Deutschen Präventionstag in Hannover, stellte der Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter (BDK) sein Projekt Web-patrol vor, eine Art 110-Notruf fürs Internet.

in Ace Jet 170

Touch and Go

Just back from a week on the mainland, avoiding the interweb, so I wasn't sure that this had happened.

in Dezeen

Morphê by Zbynek Krulich

In Milan next week architecture student Zbynek Krulich will present a collection of table accessories designed for the year 2050.

in Smashing Magazine

The Dying Art Of Design

in Dr. Web

jQuery-Plugin Color Animations - Menüs mit wechselnden Farben animieren

-->Roll-over-Effekte für Menüs haben eine lange Tradition und bieten gute Möglichkeiten, die Navigation interessanter und übersichtlicher zu gestalten.

in Smashing Magazine

Imperial Porcelain: Free Icon Set

in magCulture

Happy Birthday UK Wired

The UK edition of Wired is a year old this month, as this month’s gatefold cover featuring all the front covers shows.

in Dezeen

Glueline by Oscar Diaz

London designer Oscar Diaz will present a shopping bag made from canvas straps in Milan next week.

in Fontblog

Taub oder blind? [Update]

Die Frage ist anstößig und sprengt sowieso unseren Horizont – trotzdem stellen wir sie uns bisweilen, ausgelöst durch eine Begegnung oder ein Ereignis: Was ist schlimmer, blind oder t

in Slashdot

Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Successful Flight

lilbridge writes "The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane covered in 12,000 solar cells, took its maiden flight today in Switzerland.

in Slashdot

Google Gives the US Government Access To Gmail

schliz writes "Google condemns the Chinese Government for censoring its results, and Australia for planning to do the same.

in Slashdot

Japanese Astronaut Gets Designer "Space Suit"

Naoko Yamazaki knows you have to look good at work even if your work is in outer space.

in Slashdot

US Most Vulnerable To Cyberattack?

alphadogg writes "Several nations, most prominently Russia, the People's Republic of China and North Korea, are already assembling cyber armies and attack weapons that could be used to attack other na

in Slashdot

The Apple Two

theodp writes "Over at Slate, Tim Wu argues that the iPad is Steve Jobs' final victory over Steve Wozniak.

in Slashdot

IBM Patents Optimization

jamie(really) writes "IBM appears to want to patent optimizing programs by trial and error, which in the history of programming has, of course, never been done.

in Slashdot

Wisconsin DA Threatens Arrests Over Sex Ed

WrongSizeGlass writes "USA Today is reporting that the DA of Juneau County, Wisconsin is threatening teachers that they could face arrest over the new sex-ed curriculum.

in Slashdot

Ubuntu Claims 12 Million Users — Before Lucid

darthcamaro writes "It's always a challenge to try and figure out how many users a particular Linux distro has — but Canonical is now providing a new figure for Ubuntu that is 50 percent more th

in Slashdot

Photographers Want Their Cut From Google's E-books

It's not just the writers anymore: carluva writes "The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and several other visual artist groups are suing Google over its digitization of of millions of bo

in Slashdot

Wall St. Trading Servers To Power Off-Hour Clouds?

miller60 writes "As cloud computing gains traction, some Wall Street firms running armadas of servers to power high-frequency trading operations are contemplating leasing out their excess computing ca

in Slashdot

Man-Made Atomic Clocks the Best In the Universe

An anonymous reader writes "The widespread belief by astrophysicists that pulsars and white dwarfs are the best clocks in the universe is wrong, say two Australian physicists.

in Slashdot

An Animal That Lives Without Oxygen

Julie188 writes "Scientists have found the first multicellular animals that apparently live entirely without oxygen.

in Slashdot

How Did Wikileaks Do It?

grassy_knoll writes "Related to the Wikileaks video recently released and discussed here, the NY Times reports: 'Somehow — it will not say how — WikiLeaks found the necessary computer time

in Slashdot

Son Sues Mother Over Facebook Posts

Most kids hate having their parents join in on a discussion on Facebook, but one 16-year-old in Arkansas hates it so much he has filed suit against his mother charging her with harassment.

in Slashdot

Researcher Releases Hardened OS "Qubes"; Xen Hits 4.0

Trailrunner7 writes "Joanna Rutkowska, a security researcher known for her work on virtualization security and low-level rootkits, has released a new open-source operating system meant to provide isol

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Is Archer’s Use on Target?

Does the quirky slab serif typeface work as well for banks and politics as it does for cooking and crafts? Adams examines Archer’s appeal.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Be among the first to learn about Adobe Creative Suite 5

Sign up for an inside peek at Creative Suite 5 when it launches on April 12—and remember to use your AIGA member discount when it’s available to be ordered.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Register today for the AIGA Design and Business Conference and save

The early bird price for “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference” expires today, May 19 .

in thinkvitamin

Save $20 on the HTML5 Online Conference (only 5 available). Use code 24hoursale at http://j.mp/html5onlineconf #tv

Save $20 on the HTML5 Online Conference (only 5 available).

in Dezeen

Moderna Museet Malmö by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Stockholm studio Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have completed a museum in Malmö, Sweden, adding an extention clad in perforated orange metal.

in Monoscope

Hot Rod: 60 Years of magazine covers

in Experience Matters

If I were Community Moderator for the President: A Politically-unbiased POV

By Jeana Anderson | Critical Mass Chicago
Illustration by EffingBoring
I recently started following the White House on Twitter, @WhiteHouse for those of you who want to check it out.

in Dezeen

L’Artisan Électronique by Unfold and Tim Knapen

Another bonkers machine! This one is a virtual potters wheel by Belgian designers Unfold and Tim Knapen.

in Dezeen

Growth Modeling Device by David Bowen

Designer David Bowen has created a machine that scans an onion and makes a model of it every 24 hours.

in Smashing Magazine

CSS Specificity And Inheritance

in Dezeen

Wire-chair by Nendo

Japanese designers Nendo will present a chair made of thin steel rods at an exhibition of their work in Milan next week.

in swissmiss

Stop Honking

As New York bicyclists you are constantly exposed to the noise pollution of honking cars. Make a bold statement with this Stop Honking T-shirt by MyORB.