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Social Six – Week Ending 10/15/10

What’s new in the ever-changing world of social media? Catch the second edition of our new weekly feature below and you’ll know just enough to keep up with, or just ahead of, the crowd.

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Rhythm

“Quality of life is not a question of speed. It’s a matter of rhythm.” – rhythm

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Blobs of Gel

These computer-controlled, shape changing blobs of gel made me look.

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Wie das Lesikon mit mir flirtet – eine Rezension

An John Lennon habe ich gelernt, dass religiöse Vergleiche gefährlich sind.

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7 Skills students need for their future

Tony Wagner is currently speaking at The Feast Conference. He is killing it. What a smart and fascinating man.

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Project 7

Brew for a Better World from Project 7 on Vimeo. What if that cup of coffee you drink every day could change the world? Project7 is doing exactly that. Simply put, you buy coffee and you do good.

in magCulture

Casamica

Tomorrow (16 Oct) a complete redesign of interiors title Casamica, a supplement to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, launches.

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The Feast Conference

I am excited to be attending The Feast Conference by AlldayBuffet in the NewYorkTimes Center today.

in Six Revisions

How to Teach Web Design Using Optimal Learning and Gestalt

This article attempts to give you, the reader, a leg up on how to teach new hires, colleagues, or your nephews and great-aunties the basics of Web Design using optimal learning and gestalt principles

in Dr. Web

Schrift im Web: Stolperfallen, Workarounds und neue Möglichkeiten

-->Derzeit müssen Webdesigner noch mit einem Format-Wirrwarr kämpfen, um die Schriften browserübergreifend auszuliefern. Dieses Problem wird im Verlauf der nächsten Jahre verschwinden.

in magCulture

Magazine books: 1, TypoMag

Good to see not one but two books about magazine design about to be published in plenty of time for Christmas.

in SeptemberIndustry

THIS IS Studio: Showcase

Design THIS IS Studio Ladies and gents, It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to the work of THIS IS Studio a multi–disciplinary design practice based in London established in 2006 by Barney B

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Graphic Intervention

A slideshow containing images from Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985–2010, now on view at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Forty Angles and a Mule

Photograph from series by Australian Andy Drewitt of donkey rescue facility.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Sustainable Health Enterprises Wins Prestigious Curry Stone Design Prize

Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), a nonprofit founded by Elizabeth Scharpf, that addresses the lack of access by girls and women to hygienic and affordable menstrual pads, has won the prestigiou

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Rhythm

Rhythmrhythm.com is one stunningly beautiful site. And the objects are of a minimalistic beauty as well. Well done!

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loosecubes

Loosecubes is a community of independent people building a global network of shared workspaces. They bring together people who have great space and people who want to work in it.

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Charlotte Kids Table Set

Jimmy Chiang, the CEO of Way Basics sent me a note about their third generation design of their table set called Charlotte.

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Beyond Helvetica…

Here’s an event I’d go to in a heartbeat if I’d live in Boston: “Beyond Helvetica: a look at the power of typography” – Lecture with Ken Barber and François Rappo

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To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish

To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish. An interesting post by Eric Karjaluoto over on ideasonideas.com.

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The School of Life

images via dezeen Alain de Botton has always tried to get ideas to impact on the way we actually live. So in the summer of 2008, Alain and some colleagues set up The School of Life.

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Distraction

One of the more embarrassing and self-indulgent challenges of our time is the task of relearning how to concentrate.

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The 7 Absolutely Essential Elements of a Kick-Ass Content Audit Presentation

You don’t want to present an adequate content audit. You don’t want a sorta decent audit presentation. But a content audit is a funny beast.

in Fontblog

Designmethodenfinder: Vom Axis Mapping bis zur Walt-Disney-Methode

Die richtige Designmethode kann die Qualität eines Designjobs, Projektplanung und Kundenkommunikation maßgeblich verbessern.

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Nespresso Battery by Mischer’Traxler

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Vintage Fitness Equipment

Some random Google Term Search brought me to this page featuring Vintage Fitness Equipment. What can I say? I am stunned. See more images.

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Zoom

The OXO Candela Zoom is an adorable bedside companion to ward off the darkness. LED lights provide eight hours of soothing light.

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Andrea

Seeing this, I wish my name was Andrea.

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Tango Video Chat

Tango is a brand new iPhone app that let’s you have free video chats on your phone. I just tried it. It’s da bomb and officially making my day.

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The Desk

Imaginary Forces talked to Alice Twemlow, Eric Abrahamson, Massimo Vignelli, David Miller, Kurt Andersen, Søren Kjær, Alfred Stadler, Jennifer Lai, and Ben Bajorek about the relationship between the

in Experience Matters

The 7 Absolutely Essential Elements of a Kick-Ass Content Audit Presentation

You don’t want to present an adequate content audit. You don’t want a sorta decent audit presentation.
But a content audit is a funny beast.

in Six Revisions

10 Basic Tips for Improving WordPress Themes

A lot of people use WordPress as their blogging platform.

in Dr. Web

Volle Breitseite: Webdesign jenseits des klassischen Spaltenlayouts

-->Zwei- und Drei-Spalten-Layouts beherrschen rund um den Globus das Webdesign - egal ob in Europa, Afrika, Asien, Australien oder Amerika.

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Federal Café by Barbara Appolloni

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in AIGA Design Forum: Home

Welcome to the best week ever for design!

With the “Gain” conference just days away, AIGA president Debbie Millman cuts the ribbon on an exciting week of celebrating the value of design.

in AIGA Design Forum: Home

How do businesses balance crowd participation and design?

Executive director Richard Grefé describes how AIGA responded to Gap’s idea to crowdsource the redesign of its logo.

in Slashdot

Sir Isaac Newton, Alchemist

Hugh Pickens writes "Natalie Angier writes in The Hindu, that it is now becoming clear that Newton spent thirty years of his life slaving over a furnace in search of the power to transmute one chemica

in Slashdot

Big Media Wants More Piracy Busting From Google

suraj.sun writes "Last month, executives from two music-industry trade groups, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)

in Monoscope

Mid-Century Hi-Fi Literature

From the great collection at Hi-Fi Literature.

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Wow

I just realized that last post was number 3001. Crazy.

in Monoscope

Classic Brazilian Album Covers

From the ever fabulous Sabadabada.

in YAML DevBlog

YAML 3.3 – Release Notes

Just right to celebrate YAMLs 5th birthday on October, 15th I present a new version 3.3 of this (X)HTML/CSS framework, so get in in the download section. What can you expect from this release?

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How to download a YouTube Video.

Earlier today I asked about what tools people use to download YouTube Videos. One that seems to stand out is Dirpy Studio.

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Skyroom by David Kohn Architects

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V&amp;A and him and her and whatsit and thingy

Mr Johnson very kindly sent me a full set of the V&A and me maps that johnsonbanks revealed to the world recently (OK, I coerced them from him). They are amazing.

in magCulture

Latest addition to magCulture/SHOP: Popshot

We’re very pleased to add a fourth magazine to the select range available mail order from our shop.

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LEGO + Letterpress

What happens when you combine two things that make me happy? LEGO + Lettpress = YAY! (via brainpickings)

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Milton Glaser Podcast Interview

Milton Glaser is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States. He has the distinction of one-man-shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Georges Pompidou Center.

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Everything Explained Through Flowcharts

How is the world going to end? What’s the best way to win an argument? Which heavy metal band name is right for you?

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CookieBoy

Jennifer just pointed me to these amazing Cookies by the Cookie Boy. That photocamera cookie is da bomb.

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Prommis City

This is the perfect coat for any little world traveler. I might have to email the Etsy seller and ask if she would make a custom size for our 4.5 year old Ella. It’s crazy adorable.