in Dezeen

Pieke Bergmans' blown-plastic VAPOR lighting "grows like a plant or animal"

in magCulture

Out now: Thin White Line

Another new football title has arrived; welcome Thin White Line, giving an Australian view of soccer. thinwhitelinemagazine.com  

in Dezeen

Montreal house by naturehumaine features a brick front and a monochrome back

in Dezeen

Samuel Wilkinson designs faceted stationery for Lexon

in Spiekerblog (en)


My remarks in interviews and videos about owning 13 bicycles has created quite a correspondence. Here now the proof, or rather, some proof that these bicycles do exist.

in Wired

Tech Giants, Telcos Get OK to Release Stats on NSA Spying

In Obama's speech 10 days ago outlining surveillance reforms, the president promised he would allow corporations like Google, Apple and Microsoft to be more transparent with their customers about NSA

in Dezeen

Southcape golf clubhouse by Mass Studies features curving concrete canopies

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Joseph Redwood-Martinez: A Necessary Incompleteness

On Places, Joseph Redwood-Martinez shares photographs and anecdotes from a research project investigating examples of incomplete architecture around the world.

in You the Designer

14 Guilt Free Creative Tools Under $100

At the start of the year, some (or most) of us sat back and wrote …

in Boagworld

Your web strategy is worthless!

Many of the so called strategies are less than useless at guiding the reality of running a web team. But what exactly should a digital strategy contain?

in magCulture

QVED2014: Munich, February 28–March 02

I already mentioned QVED2014 briefly here, but can share fuller details now.

in Ace Jet 170


This years Pentagram holiday book records the strange case of the wild dog that sued the manufacturing giant.

in Dezeen

Jewish cultural centre with an acutely angled corner by Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Simon Sadler: TEDification versus Edification

On Places, Simon Sadler explores the magical thinking and many contradictions of the TED Talks.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

OBlog: A Secret Art Show Inside a Condemned NYC Apartment Building

The show, called Surplus Candy, was the brainchild of street artist Hanksy.

in swissmiss

San Francisco, Boston and Milan!

Do you live in San Francisco, Boston or Milan? If so, you should know that CreativeMornings is looking for new organizers! CreativeMornings began to spread from NYC to new cities in 2009.

in Boagworld

8 Lessons for Writing Compelling Content

Andy Kinsey builds on his previous post about compelling content by introducing eight new lessons.

in Slashdot

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft & More Settle Lawsuits With Boston University

curtwoodward writes "Boston University hadn't been very aggressive with intellectual property lawsuits in the past.

in You the Designer

How to Choose the Right Font for Your Logo

Often it’s not what you say, but how you say it. Choosing the right font …

in Boagworld

How you can change your company to be digital first

As in-house web teams we like to moan about our organisations not getting digital. Perhaps its time we did something. But what?

in Six Revisions

Earning More From Web Design: Extra Services You Can Provide

5 additional website-related services you can provide your clients in order to increase your income.

in praegnanz.de

Außer Haus im 1. Halbjahr 2014

Es wird auch in diesem Jahr einige Gelegenheiten geben, den Gesellschafter van Aaken (also mich) auf diversen öffentlichen und nichtöffentlichen Veranstaltungen zu treffen.

in magCulture

Out now: US Wired

Magazine cover as icon – US Wired hasn’t lost its ability to create powerful imagery for big tech stories. Looking forward to reading their view on the Snowden – NSA revelations too.

in magCulture

At Work With: Jessica Lowe, Cat People

Cat People is a wonderful example of the strange corners magazines can occupy.