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The Future Of Home Decor: Vats Of Edible, Bioluminescent Algae?

The Living Things exhibition imagines a future in which all of our furniture has turned photosynthetic.<p>From the beer we drink to the polio vaccine, humankind has a symbiotic relationship with all sorts of micro-organisms—but we we tend to not think of them as our roommates. Living Things is a new …

The 16-year-old gif star who’s melting the art world

Philip Intile is entering his last year of secondary school. He already has his eye on a potential career path: one that loops on and on and on.<p>He’s only 16, but Intile is an artist (known as Pi-Slices in the world of gif art). He’s a gif-maker and the founder of GIF Artists Collective, a group of …

Digital Art

How to Add a Video Background to Your WordPress Site in 4 Easy Steps

Imagine going to a website with a large “hero” image in the header. Looks great, huh? Large images can make your site look amazing, but they don’t …

Web Design

A branding expert’s visual breakdown of the year’s most popular logo trends

When seeing a new logo, how many times have you asked yourself, “Where have I seen that before?”<p>This year, Bill Gardner asked himself that very question 25,000 times.<p>Since founding the popular online logo database LogoLounge in 2002, Gardner has seen more than 200,000 logos (some approved, some …

Graphic Design

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Illustrator Tutorials: 25 New Tutorials with Essential Tips & Tools

Learn Adobe illustrator essential tips and tools from professionals tutorials, which will help you learn how to use new techniques and become a …

Graphics

How to Create Visual Relationships With Contrast & Similarity

There are lots of different types of links here: articles, authors, comments, site sections, etc. Each type of link has a different distinction, whether it’s the color, underline, or italics. It’s a much more complex link hierarchy than Reddit, but the same principles of similarity apply.<p>Sidebar …

UI Design

G.I.S. Data -- What Can Maps Do For Your Business?

• <i>This is the first in a 5-part series about GIS: Geographic Information Systems</i><p>This morning, you probably woke up, got in your car, and drove to work.<p>Depending on how much coffee you consumed, this was either an act of auto-pilot or a military-planned, GPS-aided, traffic-jam-avoidance operation.<p>What …

Big Data

SXSW 2015: I Reprogrammed A Lifeform In Someone’s Kitchen While Drinking A Beer

Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home<p>A group holding red cups full of beer converged around a kitchen table littered with petri dishes, pipettes, and other basic laboratory equipment. Our host/lab director, Justin Pahara, explained how we were all going to take a custom …

E.coli

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Sound-Sensing LED Wall Art

Anyone can hang a poster from the wall. If you're willing to put a little more effort into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall art …

MIDI Arduino Drums

I've always wanted to learn how to play a drum kit, but my parents never let me because 'it takes up too much space' and 'it makes too much noise'.So …

Arduino

Custom Project Enclosure

[youtube:http://youtu.be/-vgvXat6GBU]<p>You have just finished building an awesome electronics project. Now you need to find a housing for it. You could just stick it in a plain plastic box. But project enclosures that you buy from a store are expensive and are rarely the right size.<p>So why not build …

Woodworking

WiFi Photo Booth made with Raspberry Pi and Arduino #piday #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi #arduino

G.I.S. Data -- What Can Maps Do For Your Business?

• <i>This is the first in a 5-part series about GIS: Geographic Information Systems</i><p>This morning, you probably woke up, got in your car, and drove to work.<p>Depending on how much coffee you consumed, this was either an act of auto-pilot or a military-planned, GPS-aided, traffic-jam-avoidance operation.<p>What …

Big Data

The Coding Language Course Roundup

Whether you’re a first-time coder or a seasoned programmer, we’ve got several great courses on coding languages for you to learn and improve your skills with. Follow along with our quality tutorials at your own pace, and<p>Oh, and did we mention that we have amazing offers on all these courses at TNW …

6 Downloadable Food Machines For The Urban Homesteader To Make On Their Own

No need to spend a lot on your next worm hotel or chicken coop. Now you can make them yourself with these open-source designs.<p>Open source product development started with software. Now it’s spreading to hardware as well. Projects like WikiSpeed and WikiHouse show how distributed groups of people …

Farming

10 Helpful JavaScript Libraries to Animate SVG

SVG is often a resolution-independent video. Meaning it’ll appear beneficial upon any good monitor without enduring virtually any lack of high …

JavaScript

The best iPhone apps for book lovers

If you love to read books wherever you go then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for book lovers. These apps will surely meet your …

44 Responsive Web Design Resources: The Ultimate List

GIFs<p>Froont created my favorite article of 2014. Check out their “9 basic principles of responsive web design” in GIF form!<p>Don’t like reading long …

15 Phenomenal Indoor Herb Gardens

Whether you live in a big city or someplace that gets cold 9 months out of the year, indoor herb gardens provide so many benefits. They purify the …

Gardening

20 DIY Beauty Products to Get Pampered on Less

From homemade face masks to body scrubs, butters, and more, try these natural, at-home beauty recipes to get gorgeous on a dime<p>As a morning …

Positioning in web design explained with GIFs. A visual manual for designers.

Understanding how positioning in the web works is crucial for responsive web design, as it allows us speak the same language with developers and …

10 Web design trends you can expect to see in 2015

Every year, Web design grows and so many awesome things are being published daily. I can only imagine that the best is yet to come in 2015, including many of the trends we predicted for 2014.<p>While many of those ideas and trends will still be around in 2015 (and probably 2016), it’s time to see what …

Nobody Tells This to Beginners: An Inspiring Video for Creatives Just Starting Out

18-year-old Saar Oz of Creavite created this beautiful and inspirational video for people who are just starting out in a creative field such as …

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

Simple Animated Checkboxes with Font Awesome | Code Snippets

Post Views: 1,732<p>Font Awesome is a great source for lighweight web icons that can be used in different web interfaces and apps. The icons can be also …

Web Design