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Credits and Recognition

Geri Coady lavishes us with her generous spirit of appreciation and approbation for co-workers, webfellows and colleagues.

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Criticism

“To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” - Aristotle

in You the Designer

What if Santa has a Brand Book?

It’s that season again wherein a jolly round man goes through chimneys to deliver warm …

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In Their Own Write: Web Books and their Authors

Owen Gregory winkles answers out of authors of web books, the whys and wherefores of writing and publishing them.

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Valve Releases Debian-Based SteamOS Beta

An anonymous reader writes that, as promised, "Valve has put out their first SteamOS Linux operating system beta.

in Six Revisions

10 Gift Ideas for Creative Professionals

A list of gifts you can buy for creative professionals (e.g. designers, web developers, photographers, and so forth) this 2013 Holiday/Christmas season.

in Warpspire

My Photos on Exposure

The fine folks from Elepath recently launched their newest venture, Exposure.

in Warpspire

My Photos on Exposure

The fine folks from Elepath recently launched their newest venture, Exposure.

in 24 ways

Why Bother with Accessibility?

Laura Kalbag stamps the snow off the boots of web accessibility, making positive cases for its foundational place in our work.

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Nerdy Love Letterpress Cards

Love these nerdy love letterpress cards. Especially the one saying “Baby, let’s stay in bed and listen to some NPR”. (via bb)

in 24 ways

Keeping Parts of Your Codebase Private on GitHub

Harry Roberts prepares for Christmas by squirrelling away experiments and drafts in private Git repositories, and here he neatly explains how he puts it in his

in Slashdot

Microsoft's New Smart Bra Could Stop You From Over Eating

walterbyrd writes "A team of engineers at Microsoft Research have developed a high-tech bra that's intended to monitor women's stress levels and dissuade them from emotional over-eating.

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Kill It With Fire! What To Do With Those Dreaded FAQs

Lisa Maria Martin decries the common reliance on FAQs to deliver important content to users, asking us to bring that content out of the cold and offer i

in Ace Jet 170

TDL

Maybe I'm wrong but I suspect that, when it comes to The Designer's Republic, you may be either a lover or a hater.

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This week on Dezeen

Charlotte Perriand La Maison au Bord de L'Eau Louis Vuitton at Design Miami 2013

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Mitch Epstein & Eric William Carroll: Mitch Epstein's American Power premieres at the Walker Art Center

On Places, an interview with photographer Mitch Epstein after a theatrical performance at the Walker Art Center that paired cello music by Erik Friedlander with images from Epstein’s series

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Warren Lehrer: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley

An excerpt and slideshow from Warren Lehrer’s A Life in Books.

in Design Observer: Main Posts

John Bertram: John Bertram on Silence

On this episode of Insights Per Minute, John Bertram contemplates silence.

in Dezeen

Bowstring Truss House turns a warehouse with a spectacular roof into a home


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Peter Bo Rappmund: 800 Miles: Photographing the Trans-Alaska Pipeline

On Places, a portfolio of photographs by Peter Bo Rappmund, who has documented nearly every mile of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline.