in Fontblog

IDZ-Design-Workshops: unternehmerisch denken

Das Internationale Design Zentrum IDZ in Berlin bietet ab sofort ein Weiterbildungsprogramm zur unternehmerischen Professionalisierung von Designern an.

in Dezeen

Eugene lounge chair by Stefan Diez for e15

Milan 2010: German designer Stefan Diez launched Eugene, a veneered plywood lounge chair for German brand e15, at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile last week.

in Dezeen

Competition: five pairs of Reykjavik Eyes spectacles to be won

Dezeen have got together with designer and optician Gunnar Gunnarson of Icelandic spectacle company Reykjavik Eyes to give away five pairs of their titanium spectacle frames.

in webtoolkit4.me

Mono Columnist: A free wordpress theme by webtoolkit4.me

Mono Columnist is my first free wordpress theme featured here, in webtoolkit4.me. This theme is very simple, only one column and a footer. No widgets, no troubles, no weird setup.

in Dezeen

DnB NOR Headquarters by a-lab

As part of a waterfront development for Oslo called Bjørvika Barcode, Norwegian architects a-lab have designed an office and residential building with a covered garden punched through the middle.

in Dezeen

“Erupting beauty at furniture show” – Alice Rawsthorn in The New York Times

Dezeenwire: New York Times design critic Alice Rawsthorn reviews last week’s furniture fair in Milan – link.
Related: see all Dezeen’s stories from Milan 2010.

in Dezeen

Archigram Archival Project launched

Dezeenwire: an online archive of work by architects Archigram has been launched by the University of Westminster in London. More details in the press release below.

in Web Designer Wall

CSS3 Gradient Buttons

Last week I talked about Cross-Browser CSS Gradient. Today I’m going to show you how to put the CSS gradient feature in a good practical use.

in Fontblog

Die Datenstruktur einer Twitter-Meldung

Eine Twitter-Statusmeldung besteht zwar nur aus den berühmten 140 Zeichen, doch mit diesen wird ein Vielfaches an zusätzlichen Daten hinter den Kulissen mit transportiert.

in Dezeen

Casa Orquidea by Andrés Remy Architects

Argentinian studio Andrés Remy Arquitectos have completed a house in Pilar, Buenos Aires, consisting of volumes stacked at sloping angles.

in Dr. Web

Nützliche Weiterbildungsangebote für Web-Worker

-->Web-Worker - egal ob Seitenbetreiber, Designer oder Entwickler - können sich keinen Stillstand leisten. Möchte man wettbewerbsfähig sein, sollte man sich regelmäßig weiterbilden.

in magCulture

This magazine stinks

Don’t get too close now, this new issue of mono.kultur literally stinks.

in Fontblog

Neuer Masterstudiengang »Gutenberg-Intermedia«

An der Fachhochschule Mainz laufen die Vorbereitungen für den neuen Masterstudiengang Gutenberg-Intermedia auf Hochtouren.

in Fontblog

»Stilvorlagen« an der HAW Hamburg

Das Department Design an der Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften in Hamburg veranstaltet auch in diesem Semester wieder die Vortragsreihe Stilvorlagen zu aktuellen Grafikthemen – nicht nur

in Dezeen

Nara by Shin Azumi for Fredericia

Milan 2010: designer Shin Azumi of London and Tokyo presented a collection of wooden furniture including this horned chair for Danish brand Fredericia at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan

in webtoolkit4.me

8 Tilable fabric texture patterns

8 amazing textures from Webtreats. In the zip file you can find tilable .PAT and PSD files in 2 resolutions.

in You the Designer

33 Marvelous Artworks of Incredible Hulk

The Hulk is a fictional character introduced by Marvel comics in 1962. His series was officially published as “The Incredible Hulk”.

in Slashdot

UK University Researchers Must Make Data Available

Sara Chan writes "In a landmark ruling, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office has decided that researchers at a university must make all their data available to the public.

in Slashdot

SETI To Release Data To the Public

log1385 writes "SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is releasing its collected data to the public.

in Slashdot

Adobe Stops Development For iPhone

adeelarshad82 writes "Adobe's principal product manager Mike Chambers announced that Adobe is no longer investing in iPhone-based Flash development.

in Slashdot

Google Acquires Chip Maker Startup Agnilux

bobwrit points out a story at PC Magazine, from which he extracts "Google has purchased Agnilux, a secretive chip house made up of engineers who architected the heart of the iPad, then left the compan

in Slashdot

Brain Training Games Don't Train Your Brain

Stoobalou writes with this excerpt from Thinq.co.uk: "A new study has shown that brain training games do little to exercise the grey matter.

in Slashdot

Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia

Sparky Anduril writes "In this book author Allan Walker writes to inform Joomla! website administrators and developers how to enrich their websites with the inclusion of multimedia.

in Slashdot

Simple CMS For Mixed Mac/Windows Team?

Quasar Sera writes "I am looking for a content and/or project management solution for a marketing research team using both Macs and PCs.

in Slashdot

McAfee Kills SVCHost.exe, Sets Off Reboot Loops For Win XP, Win 2000

Kohenkatz writes "A McAfee Update today (DAT 5958) incorrectly identifies svchost.exe, a critical Windows executable, as a virus and tries to remove it, causing endless reboot loops."

Reader jswackh

in Slashdot

Steve Jobs Recommends Android For Fans of Porn

hansamurai writes "After being asked about the App Store's recent ban on 'sexy apps,' Steve Jobs responded, 'We do believe we have a moral responsibility to keep porn off the iPhone.

in Slashdot

Legal Spying Via the Cell Phone System

An anonymous reader writes "Two researchers say they have found a way to exploit weaknesses in the mobile telecom system to legally spy on people by figuring out the private cell phone number of anyon

in Slashdot

Woman Tells State Judiciary Committee, "DoD Implanted A Microchip Inside Me"

The Georgia House Judiciary Committee took up a bill that would "prohibit requiring a person to be implanted with a microchip," and would make violating the ban a misdemeanor.

in Slashdot

Ubuntu LTS Experiences X.org Memory Leak

MonsterTrimble writes "Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Beta 2 is experiencing a major memory leak due to patches for X.org.

in Slashdot

Cox Discontinues Usenet, Starting In June

Existential Wombat was one of several readers to note that Cox Communcations customers have been put on notice that their Usenet access will soon dry up, unless they want to pay a monthly surcharge fo

in Slashdot

NASA Solar Satellite's First Sun Images

coondoggie writes "NASA today showed off the amazing first pictures of the Sun taken from its 6,800lb Solar Dynamics Observatory flying at an orbit 22,300 miles above Earth.

in Slashdot

Group Calls For Google Antitrust Probe

CWmike writes "Advocacy group Consumer Watchdog called on the DOJ to launch a broad antitrust investigation into Google's search and advertising practices and consider a wide array of penalties, inclu

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Chapter Spotlight: AIGA Upstate New York

AIGA Upstate New York, covering all of New York State minus the metro NYC area, energizes its chapter though dedicated volunteer participation and support.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Order, Disorder and Notgeld

Dire times in post-WWI Germany spurred the creation of notgeld , emergency money. Blechman looks back at the inventive graphics of this illegal tender.

in thinkvitamin

24 of the coolest corporate offices - http://bit.ly/ceeEBj (via @richardmoross & @simongoble) #tv

24 of the coolest corporate offices - http://bit.ly/ceeEBj (via @richardmoross &

in magCulture

Judging 2: D&AD Magazines and Newspapers

Had a great day at the beautiful Olympia building is Kensington yesterday, judging for D&AD.

in Six Revisions

Fundamental Typography Guidelines for Motion Designers

The do's and don'ts of typography used in animation.

in Dezeen

Ark House by Axis Mundi

New York studio Axis Mundi have designed a house for a mountainside in Montana, USA, which incorporates a 60 foot internal bridge

in Smashing Magazine

Five Tips For Making Ideas Happen

in magCulture

Grown in the lab

The next issue of Creative Review features their yearly review of work, the Annual, and a large ‘A’ on the cover that was grown in a lab using pollen cells.
Full details on their blog.

in Boagworld

Chris Lea on hosting and customer support

Chris Lea works for Media Temple probably the best known hosting company within the web design world. He shares his advice on hosting and their experience of dealing with customer support.

in Dezeen

Foglie by Matali Crasset for Pallucco

Milan 2010: French designer Matali Crasset presented a lighting collection with branching forms in Milan last week.

in Fontblog

Kein Logo für die Documenta 13

Die Kasseler Documenta kündigt an, dass das Mailänder Designbüro Leftloft in den kommenden Jahren die visuelle Identität der Kunstausstellung entwickeln wird.

in Dezeen

Smart Grid Gallery by Jaime Hayón

Milan 2010: Spanish designer Jaime Hayón created an installation for Italian energy company Enel at the Interni Think Tank in Milan last week. 

in Six Revisions

The History of Computers in a Nutshell

Computers have wedged themselves into every facet of our lives: They are what we would use as the symbolic representation of the modern world.

in Ace Jet 170

Pattern and Shape

I found this 1964 Kurt Rowland book when we were in England the other week. Don't know much about him but he seems to have written loads of stuff on visual education.

in Dezeen

Giovannoni WASHLET by Stefano Giovannoni for TOTO

Milan 2010: Japanese bathroom brand TOTO launched a toilet by Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni in Milan last week.

in Dr. Web

Action Photography: 34 exzellente Fotos aus Natur und Sport

-->Zur rechten Zeit am rechten Ort zu sein und die Technik sicher zu beherrschen, darauf kommt es bei Action-Fotografie ganz besonders an.

in Dezeen

AG Cafe by Kidosaki Architects Studio

Tokyo studio Kidosaki Architects have completed the interior of a combined cafe and gallery in Aichi, Japan, with nest-like profiles cut out from the top of one wall.

in magCulture

LWL goes B&W

The May/June issue of Little White Lies takes a visual lead from it’s main subject, Francis Ford Coppola’s surprise return to movie-making with ‘Tetro’.

in webtoolkit4.me

Touch Gesture Reference Guide

As the author states “The Touch Gesture Reference Guide is a unique set of resources for software designers and developers working on touch-based user interfaces.”

in SeptemberIndustry

Alt Group – Hudson Gavin Martin Identity

Hudson Gavin Martin Corporate Identity
Design Alt Group
“The American horror film “Night of the Living Dead” from 1968 made cinema history for two reasons.

in SeptemberIndustry

Cartlidge Levene – Hi-res Images

WalkRide Newcastle Gateshead Map
Design Cartlidge Levene
“‘WalkRide’ is an information and movement identity for Newcastle/Gateshead that seamlessly combines information for both pedestri

in Slashdot

Fate of Terry Childs Now In Jury's Hands

snydeq writes "Closing arguments concluded Monday in the city of San Francisco's case against Terry Childs, the network administrator charged with violating California hacking laws by refusing to hand

in Slashdot

Hidden Cores On Phenom CPUs Can Be Unlocked

An anonymous reader writes "One of the major ways a semiconductor manufacturer manages to make the most of its chips is through binning.

in Slashdot

25th Anniversary of Hackers

theodp writes "Sharks gotta swim; bats gotta fly; hackers gotta hack.

in Slashdot

Study Finds Fast-Food Logos Make You Impatient

A study conducted by the University of Toronto has found that exposure to fast-food logos can cause people to feel impatient and make them more likely to buy things.

in Slashdot

Cassini's Elaborate Orbital Mechanics

jamie found an article at the NY Times about the extreme orbital mechanics gyrations required to extend the Cassini mission at Saturn by seven more years.

in Slashdot

Gizmodo Blows Whistle On 4G iPhone Loser

Stoobalou writes "Not content with its iPhone scoop, Gizmodo has probably ruined the career of a young engineer.

in Slashdot

Escalating Gmail/Spamming Attacks

We've been getting submissions about an uptick in compromised Gmail accounts in the last few days, but nothing that could be substantiated.